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This series contains a various assortment of papers and letters relating to the Raynors, mainly dating to the early 20th century.
Among the holdings is a folder (10 of 10) entitled "Pop's Writings", an assortment of writings by Jesse E. Raynor from 1917-1924.
Included are a brief vocabulary of Kikuyu words, personal journal entries, and statistics and reports relating to the Christian
"The Circumcision Ceremony" is an undated typed work detailing the circumcision ceremony among the Kikuyu and the rituals
A series of scans of "From the jungles of Africa to the Canturbury" serve as the memoirs of Ruth Raynor's time in Africa.
There is a note fromThere is a collection of scans detailing the class schedule of the Moody Bible Institute in the beginning
of the 20th century. It lists the staff and contains a series of photos therein. an Emma Bassham swearing that she is the
mother of Jesse E. Raynor, dated 1916.
There is a collection of scans detailing the class schedule of the Moody Bible Institute in the beginning of the 20th century.
It lists the staff and contains a series of photos therein.
A single page entitled "Our First Christmas", undated, details the Raynor's first Christmas in Africa.
A newspaper clipping of the "Daily Breeze", dated Feb. 8, 1986 details the 100th anniversary of the Moody Bible Institute.
There is also an early 20th century photo envelope which conveyed duplicates of Raynor's photos from East Africa.
Contained is a letter from Donnie Wilcox to Mrs. Raynor informing her that she will use two of Raynor's photographs.