The records of the Western Missionary Society, 1804-1826, 1936


Date: 1936 | Size: 1 volume(s), 1volume, 210 p., typed carbon


Transcription prepared by Edward I. George, under the direction of Rev. Gaius Jackson Slosser, as a senior thesis for a Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Western Theological Seminary. Records of Board meetings, October 1804 to July 1825, pertaining to missions in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan, primarily to Indians. Records of reading of journals, approval of awards of funds, handling of defectors, etc.

Background note

The purpose of this society was to promote knowledge of agriculture, literature, and Christianity among the Indians at Lake Erie and in Ohio.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 210 p., typed carbon.


Presented by Merle H. Deardorff, 1952.

Location of originals:

Originals in: Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • Western Missionary Society of Pennsylvania.


  • Minutes.


  • Indians of North America -- Missions
  • Presbyterian Church -- Missions.