South America

Records of the South American Missionary Society

These records were compiled by the wife of the founder of the South American Missionary Society, Captain Allen Gardiner. They cover the first 50 years of the Society’s work. My thanks to Book Aid for providing a copy of this public domain book for digitisation. Elizabeth Lydia (Marsh) Gardiner, Records of the South American Missionary…

Africa | Argentina | Chalmers, James | China | Crawford, Dan | Duff, Alexander | East Asia | Groves, Anthony Norris | Hsi, Pastor | India | Mackay, Alexander | Missionaries | New Zealand | Oceania | Samoa | Samuel Marsden | South America | Studd, C.T. | Uganda | Williams, John | Williams, Richard

Twelve Mighty Missionaries by Esthme Ethelind Enock [1874-1947]

Esthme Enock’s biographical sketches of 12 famous missionaries has just entered the public domain. This copy was kindly provided by Book Aid for digitisation. In the table of contents below I have linked to the bibligraphy pages on, where you will find further material on each missionary. Esthme Ethelind Enock [1874-1947], Twelve Mighty Missionaries….

South America

South American Problems by Robert E. Speer

Robert Elliott Speer [1867-1947] served as secretary of the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions in the United States. The Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions notes: Speer’s missiology reflected many of the principles of Rufus Anderson. He emphasized the primary evangelistic aim of foreign missions, the necessity of developing indigenous local churches with native pastors, and…

South America

South America, the Dark Continent by Emilio Olsson

This particular volume of Emilio Olsson’s book on the urgent need  for increased missionary effort in South America appears to have proved inspirational to at least one person. The inscription on the title page reads: “Edward Barton, 29th February 1904” – presumably the date on which the book was purchased. It continues: “Just before I…

19th Century | China | India | Japan | South America

Missions and Modern History by Robert E. Speer

Robert E. Speer sets out his threefold purpose in writing this history of 19th Century missions: To correct distortions of the facts; To demonstrate the significance of missions in world events; To inform the reading public of important recent events. My thanks to the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide for making these volumes available for…

Africa | Canada | China | Church Missionary Society | Congo | East Asia | History of Missions | India | Israel | Japan | Madagascar | Niger | Nigeria | Oceania | South America | Sri Lanka | Uganda

History of the Church Missionary Society by Eugene Stock – 4 Vols

Eugene Stock’s comprehensive History of the Church Missionary Society runs to 2,740 pages and 4 Volumes. My thanks to the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide for providing a set of these volumes to scan. These titles are in the pubic domain. Eugene Stock [1836-1928], The History of the Church Missionary Society. Its Environment, Its Men…