The Finding Aid of the Sarah S. Andrews Collection 0115

Finding aid prepared by Katie Richardson
Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
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July 2013


Title: Sarah S. Andrews Collection
Identifier/Call Number: 0115
Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (8 items)
Date: 1900s-1986
Abstract: Sarah S. Andrews served as a Christian missionary in Japan from January 16, 1916, until her death on September 16, 1961. She financed the building of four churches in Shizuoka, Shimizu, Okitsu, and Numazu. The collection includes six photographs of Sarah and/or members of her family, a short biography of her, and a copy of the publication Tachiba "Standpoint" A View From Japan from March 1986, which talks about the work that Sarah did as a missionary.

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Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Sarah S. Andrews Collection, Collection no. 0115, Churches of Christ Heritage Center, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

Biographical note

Sarah S. Andrews was born on November 26, 1892, in Dickson, Tennessee, to Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Andrews. She attended Dickson College before she set off for Japan on January 16, 1916, to serve as a Christian missionary.
Sarah served the Lord for 45 years as a missionary in Japan. She devoted most of her time, energy, and money to the cause. She bought property and built four churches in Shizuoka, Shimizu, Okitsu, and Numazu.
Sarah died on September 16, 1961, at her home in Tokiwa-cho, Numazu city, Japan.

Processing Information note

The collection was arranged and described by Katie Richardson on July 10, 2013.

Related Archival Materials

J.M. McCaleb Papers, Collection no. 0013, Churches of Christ Heritage Center, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University
Restoration Movement Publications no. 0066, Churches of Christ Heritage Center, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University

Scope and Content

The collection includes six photographs of Sarah and/or members of her family, a short biography of her, and a copy of the publication Tachiba "Standpoint" A View From Japan from March 1986, which talks about the work that Sarah did as a missionary.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Andrews, Sarah S., 1892-1961
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ--Missions.
Christian literature--History
Christianity--Japan--History
Japan
Missionaries, American
Missionaries--Japan--History
Photographs
Publications
Restoration movement (Christianity)--History