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Christian Missions in Africa: Reference Works on Christian Missions in Africa

Guide purpose and history

This guide is a work-in-progress. It replaces an old Penn Libraries research guide, Christian Missions in Africa.

Reference works

Mission statistics, atlases

Biographical Information

Use these biographical directories, registers, and dictionaries to identify physicians, surgeons, and nurses who served as missionaries. With personal names and biographical information, you can search contemporary magazines and newspapers for mentions.

National biographical dictionaries

These broad databases will include notable missionaries and church figures..

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