This database features electronic reproductions of publications from the Church Missionary Society and the South American Missionary Society. These organizations were a prominent feature of British religious philanthropy from the eighteenth century onwards. Their publications were crucial to the promotion and funding of their work.
This database of primary sources explores the cultural and trading relationships that emerged between China, America, and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries. Documents in the collection include manuscripts, rare printed sources, paintings, objects, and maps.