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Samuel M. and Nellie Zook King Papers, 1902-1953 | Mennonite Church USA Archives

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Title: Samuel M. and Nellie Zook King Papers, 1902-1953Add to your cart.

ID: HM1/1022

Primary Creator: King, Samuel M. (1900-1997)

Other Creators: American Mennonite Mission (Dhamtari, India), King, Nellie M. Zook (1901-1998)

Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Flat

Date Acquired: 08/11/1995

Subjects: Mennonites - India, Mennonites - Missions, Missionaries - India, Missions - India

Languages: English, Hindi

Scope and Contents of the Materials

These papers document the work of a Mennonite missionary couple who served in India between 1936 and 1953. Samuel served as principal of the Dhamtari Christian Academy while Nellie taught English and home economics and worked with female evangelists.

This collection also contains a variety of administrative records created before 1936, including missionary expense reports, treasurer correspondence, and other miscellaneous correspondence, reports, and financial records.

Subject/Index Terms

Mennonites - India
Mennonites - Missions
Missionaries - India
Missions - India

Administrative Information

Repository: Mennonite Church USA Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 record carton

Access Restrictions: These materials are open for public research.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.

Acquisition Source: Nellie King (via Stan King), Pre-Acc. #95-67

Preferred Citation: Samuel M. and Nellie Zook King Papers, 1902-1953. HM1-1022. Mennonite Church USA Archives. Elkhart, Indiana.

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Teacher Correspondence, 1932-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Dhamtari Christian Academy Correspondence, 1938-1940Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Dhamtari Christian Academy, Lesson Plans, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Miscellaneous Educational Committee Materials, 1940-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Educational Committee, Correspondence with Teachers, 1944-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Dhamtari Christian Academy, Miscellaneous Materials, 1948-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Bihar Minutes and Correspondence, 1947-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 8: J.D. Graber Correspondence, 1947-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Travel Correspondence, 1947-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Historical Committee, 50th Anniversary Materials, 1948-1949Add to your cart.
Nellie King was a member of the planning committee.
Folder 11: American Mennonite Mission, Miscellaneous Materials, 1930-1952Add to your cart.
Includes copies of two speeches by S.M. King and materials related to a 1930 Mennonite Board of Missions resolution passed in response to a statement from the Lancaster County Conference Board of Bishops about Mennonite mission work in India.
Folder 12: American Mennonite Mission, Miscellaneous Materials, 1931-1953Add to your cart.
Inclues a copy of "A Bible Correspondence Course on the Book of Genesis," by E.I. Weaver, miscellaneous correspondence with Mennonite publishers in the United States, a calendar of significant events for 1931, scattered expense reports, copies of "The Indian Companies Act 1913, Memorandum of Association of The Mennonite Church of India Trust Assocation," and literature related to education and pedagogy.
Folder 13: "Diary of the American Mennonite Mission," Dhamtari, Central Provinces, India, 1902Add to your cart.
Includes handwritten entries from Jacob A. Ressler, Jacob Burkhard, J.S. Shoemaker, and J.S. Hartzler.
Folder 14: Missionary Expense Reports, 1905-1907Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Treasurer Correspondence, 1909-1917Add to your cart.
Mostly correspondence between Mennonite Board of Missions Treasurer G.L. Bender and American Mennonite Mission administrators.
Folder 16: M.C. and Sarah Lapp Reports and Writings, 1909-1920Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Student Fees, Charitable Institutions, 1923-1932Add to your cart.
Includes a ledger listing demographic information about students, parents, and family income.
Folder 18: Account of Clothing from America, 1928-1930Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Lists of Evangelists, Bible Women, and Their Supporters, 1932-1939Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Evangelistic Testing Program Materials, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Church Matters, 1941-1945Add to your cart.
Includes correspondence related to the disciplinary process for Isa Baksh, the first ordained national minister in the Mennonite Church in India.
Folder 22: Mid-India Representative Christian Council Meeting Materials, 1951Add to your cart.

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