Henry Venn Collection

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2020


Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Venn Collection
Dates: 1975
Collection Number: CFT00043
Creator/Collector: Venn, H. (Henry), 1725-1797 Shenk, Wilbert
Extent: 4 Boxes, 1.46 linear feet
Repository: Fuller Theological Seminary-David Allan Hubbard Library Archives
Pasadena, California 91182
Abstract: Henry Venn (February 10, 1796 - January 13, 1873) was honorary secretary of the Church Missionary Society from 1841 to 1873. He expounded the basic principles of indigenous Christian missions later addressed and made widespread by the Lausanne Congress of 1974.
Language of Material: English

Access

Supervised use only. Scholarly use within parameters of copyright law.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

Henry Venn Collection. Fuller Theological Seminary-David Allan Hubbard Library Archives

Acquisition Information

Gift of Wilbert Shenk. In September 2018, Shenk’s "Bibliography of Henry Venn’s Printed Writings with Index" was added to the Henry Venn Collection.

Biography/Administrative History

All bound volumes were created and donated to the Fuller Theological Seminary Library by Professor Wilbert Shenk. Staff removed the "Collected Writings of Henry Venn" from to the Fuller Seminary Library circulating collection prior to 2016.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Henry Venn Collection, c.1975 consists of 23 bound volumes related to Henry Venn’s collected writings. Thirteen volumes contain a bibliographic index of the Church Missionary Society correspondence by Clerical Secretary Henry Venn, dating from 1835 to 1873. The archival collections are available for research at the University of Birmingham, UK. Nine volumes are photocopies of the "Collected Writings of Henry Venn"; the materials were collected, photocopied, and bound by Wilbert Shenk. The articles, sermons, etc. are numbered according to the "Bibliography of Henry Venn’s Printed Writings with Index" by Wilbert Shenk; Elkhart, Ind.: Institute of Mennonite Studies of the Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminaries, [1975]. Not all materials listed in the "Bibliography" are present in the bound volumes.

Indexing Terms

Indigenous church administration
Missions
Venn, H. (Henry), 1725-1797
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
Church Missionary Society

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