Fonds - Archive of the Rhenish Mission Society

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Archive of the Rhenish Mission Society


  • 1799-1970 (Creation)

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The Rhenish Mission was founded in 1828. Already in 1829 she sent the first missionaries to South Africa, later the work expanded into today's Namibia, in Asia the work began in today's Indonesia, on the island Kalimantan/Borneo, later spread to the island Sumatra and the smaller islands in front of it. They also worked in Southern China and Hong Kong. The Rhenish Mission was founded 1828 Already 1829 the first missionaries were sent to South Africa, later the mission worked also in present-day Namibia. In Asia the work started in todays Indonesia, on the island of Kalimantan/Borneo, moving later also to Sumatra and smaller islands. So in South China and Hong Kong mission work was done. To the German colony, Kaiser-Wilhelmsland (today Papua New Guinea) were sent missionaries as well.

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Archive and Museum Foundation of the VEM (Archivtektonik)

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  • German

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  • Latin

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