This collection contains the papers of Hawaiian Presbyterian missionary and scientist Sereno Edwards Bishop (1827-1909) and
three generations of the Bishop family, chiefly dating from 1852 to 1884.
Subject matter includes: Hawaii and Hawaiian life; education both in Hawaii and Amherst, Massachusetts; travel; and missionary
Sereno Edwards Bishop (1827-1909), son of Presbyterian missionary Artemas Bishop (1795-1872), was
born in Kaawaloa, Hawaii, educated at Amherst College, Massachusetts, and returned to Hawaii
as a teacher at Lahainaluna Seminary and as a missionary. He wrote widely on native
and public affairs, and married Cornelia Ann Sessions Bishop (1826-1920) in 1852.
956 pieces in 10 boxes
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