Items Added to Existing Pages 

April 2001



Portrait Gallery Page


Kali Temple, Hindu Mosque on the Hooghly River near Calcutta

The Kali Temple was built in 1809, and is an ancient site of Hindu pilgrimage.

[added:  April 9, 2001]


Sir William Jones (1746-1794), Linguistic Scholar Upon Whom Carey Relied

British Orientalist and Comparative Linguist, who Asserted that Sanscrit and Greek Derive from a Common Ancestor

[added:  April 17, 2001]


Reginald Heber, D.D.

(1783-1826; Anglican Bishop of Calcutta)

To read about Heber's literary influence, click here.

To read some of Heber's poetry, click here.

To read some of Heber's famous quotations, click here or here.

[added:  April 27, 2001]


Death Scene of the Anglican Bishop of Calcutta, Reginald Heber (1783-1826), a friend of Carey's

Heber is remembered for his hymn, "Holy, Holy, Holy."

[added:  April 26, 2001]




Gazetteer and Maps Page


The Mouth of the Ganges, 1802

Published in January 1, 1802 by J. Luffman, London, this map illustrates the Ganges, the Hoogly River, Calcutta, and Fort William.

[added:  April 19, 2001]



Memorabilia Page


Richard, Marquess of Wellesley, Governor General of Bengal, India, 1797-1805

The obverse side of this medal presents an image of Richard Colley Wellesley (1760-1842), the Governor General of Bengal, India, 1797-1805.

The reverse side of this medal presents an image of the battle at Seringapatam, May 4, 1799.  [Photography care of Ian Mahy.]

To view Wellesley's handwriting and signature from 1833, click here.

[added:  April 23, 2001]



Supporters of the Center Page


The Cobbler  45/3  (April 2001):1.

The Cobbler  45/3  (April 2001):7.

Written by a B.A.-seeking graduating senior and appearing in the William Carey College student newspaper, The Cobbler, this is a two-page story about the establishment of the Center for Study of the Life and Work of William Carey, D.D. (1761-1834) at William Carey College, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA.

[added:  April 18, 2001]


Created: April 9,  2001   Updated: May 8, 2001