New Pages

May 2001


Philately and Numismatics Page

[modified and added:  May 23, 2001]


Department of Posts, India--Raja Rammohun Roy

[added:  May 23, 2001]


Biographies Page

[added: May 21, 2001]


Reference Texts Taken from:


The Baptist Encyclopedia.  Edited by William Cathcart.  2 Vols.  Rev. ed. 

(Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1883).


"Carey, William, D.D."    Vol. I, p. 182    Vol. I, p. 183    Vol. I, p. 183

[added:  May 21, 2001]


"Baldwin, Thomas, D.D."    Vol. I, p. 63    Vol. I, p. 64

[added:  May 17, 2001]


"Columbian University."    Vol. I, p. 251    Vol. I, p. 252    Vol. I, p. 253    Vol. I, p. 254

[added:  May 17, 2001]


"Fuller, Rev. Andrew."    Vol. I, p. 420    Vol. I, p. 421    Vol. I, p. 422

[added:  May 21, 2001]


"Furman, Richard, Sr., D.D."    Vol. I, p. 426    Vol. I, p. 427

[added:  May 17, 2001]


"Hall, Rev. Robert."     Vol. I, p. 487    Vol. I. p. 488

[added:  May 21, 2001]


"Havelock, Maj.-Gen. Sir Henry, K.C.B."     Vol. I, p. 510    Vol. I, p. 511

[added:  May 21, 2001]


"Judson, Adoniram, D.D."    Vol. I. p.  625    Vol. I, p. 626    Vol. I, p. 627

[added:  May 21, 2001]


"Judson, Mrs. Ann Hasseltine."    Vol. I, p. 627    Vol. I, p. 628

[added:  May 21, 2001]


"Marshman, Joshua, D.D."    Vol. II, p. 751

[added:  May 21, 2001]


"Pearce, Rev. Samuel."    Vol. II, p. 890    Vol. II, p. 891

[added:  May 21, 2001]


"Ryland, John, D.D."    Vol. II, p. 1018

[added:  May 21, 2001]


"Sutcliffe, Rev. John."    Vol. II, p. 1123

[added:  May 21, 2001]


"Staughton, Wm. D.D."    Vol. II, pp. 1096-1097

[added:  May 17, 2001]


"Thomas, John, M.D."    Vol. II, p. 1148

[added:  May 21, 2001]


"Triennial Convention."    Vol. II, p. 1164    Vol. II, p. 1165    Vol. II, p. 1166

[added:  May 17, 2001]


"Ward, Rev. William."    Vol. II, p. 1210

[added:  May 21, 2001]


Reference Page

The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge.

by Phillip Schaff [1819-1893] 

Edited by Samuel Macauley Jackson. 

Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1952 (reprint ed.).


The Baptist Encyclopedia.

Edited by William Cathcart. 

2 Vols.  Rev. ed. 

Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1883.


The Bengal Obituary [obituaries of Carey, Marshman,Ward, et al.]




Items Added to Existing Pages 

May 2001


Baptist Missionary Society Page


Baptist Missionary Society Sesquicentennial Lectern

The BMS donated a hand carved lectern to Westminster Abbey, Westminster, England, in 1949, commemorating the sesquicentennial of the BMS, which Carey helped to establish.  The lectern stands near the High Altar.  By kind permission of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster Abbey, the following links provide photograph images of the lectern:


Full Vertical View of Lectern   

"Attempt Great Things" 1            "Attempt Great Things" 2    

BMS Gift Inscription 1                BMS Gift Inscription 2


[added:  May 25, 2001]



Digital Library Page


David Brainerd, An Abridgement of Mr. David Brainerd's Journal Among the Indians

(Preface by Philip Doddridge; published in 1748, London, England)

[added:  May 29, 2001]


Review of William Carey and Joshua Marshman, translators, The Ramayuna of Valmeeki 

(by Sharon Turner in the Quarterly Review, 3, no. 6, May 1810)

[added: May 17, 2001]


William Staughton, The Baptist Mission in India

(published in 1811, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)

[added:  May 17, 2001]


Excerpts from The Oriental Baptist

(published from 1847 to 1879, Calcutta, India)

[added: May 29, 2001]



Internet Resources Page

Short Biographies of William Carey Page


William Carey

The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (1952), ed. Samuel Macauley Jackson

Vol. III, Page 412    Vol. III, Page 413




Memorabilia Page


Adoniram Judson Centenary Medal

    This 1914 medal commemorates the 1813 arrival of American Baptist missionary Adoniram Judson in Burma. 

    The obverse side reads "First American Baptist Foreign Missionary" and "Arrived in Burma July 13 1813." 

    The reverse side reads "American Baptist Foreign Mission Society" and "Centenary of the Founding of the Society 1814-1914".

[added:  May 23, 2001]



Portrait Gallery Page


View of Cawnpore, India (northwestern Bengal), from the Ganges River

(Rev. Henry Martyn, a friend of Carey's, preached at Cawnpore, 1809-1810)

[added:  May 7, 2001]


William Staughton (1770-1829)

Present at the Founding of the Baptist Missionary Society, 1792, 

  and Author of The Baptist Mission in India, 1811

[added:  May 17, 2001]


Richard Furman (1755-1825)

First President of the General  Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the 

United States of America for Foreign Missions (i.e. Triennial Convention)

[added:  May 17, 2001]


Thomas Baldwin (1753-1826)

First Secretary of the General  Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the 

United States of America for Foreign Missions (i.e. Triennial Convention)

[added:  May 17, 2001]


Christmas Evans (1766-1838)

Baptist Evangelist and Missionary in Wales, "Prince of Welsh Preachers" (Thomas Armitage, 1887)

[added: May 18, 2001]




Supporters of the Center Page


Carey Magazine  13/1  (Spring 2001):1.

Carey Magazine  13/1  (Spring 2001):7.

Published through the College's office of external relations, Carey Magazine addresses William Carey College's alumni and friends.  This story reviews 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:  May 8, 2001]



Created: May 7,  2001     Updated: June 11, 2001