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bMS 596

Scudder Family, North Arcot Mission, Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of America, Papers, 1847-1889: A Finding Aid.

Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 596
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Title: Scudder Family, North Arcot Mission, Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of America, Papers, 1847-1889.
Date(s): 1847-1889.
Quantity: 1 boxes
Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of the correspondence and sermons of Reverend William W. Scudder. Some letters and personal writings of the Scudder family are also included, and they include observations about the city of Arcot, the work of the mission; Hinduism, Indian politics, Wesleyanism, and Tamil ceremonies.

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Biographical / Historical

The Scudders were an American family who devoted more than 1,100 combined years to Christian medical mission service in South India. This involved forty-two members of four generations of the family. William Scudder was born c. 1826, gave twenty-two years of service to India, and was then a congregational pastor for eleven years in America. When he was sixty years old he went back to India for nine years of labor, and died in 1895.

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection consists of the correspondence and sermons of Reverend William W. Scudder. Some letters and personal writings of the Scudder family are also included, and they include observations about the city of Arcot, the work of the mission; Hinduism, Indian politics, Wesleyanism, and Tamil ceremonies.

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