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Beginning of Our Spanish Work, 1949


Scope and Contents

Contents of letter lists the deaths of B. F. Elliot's two children (unnamed) and the death of Sophia Hines. Letter continues and writes Elliot spent 8 years in La Paz, Mexico and was assisted by Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Patterson. The Spanish work moved to El Paso to be supervised from the U.S., where La Trompeta Evangelica, a small printing plant was established. The letter then describes the ministry of Lyell Y. Janes, beginning with Janes joining the Spanish efforts in 1909 while the Pattersons relocated to Anderson, IN to publish Spanish literature. Janes returns to the U.S. in 1910 to work in the Bindery Dept. of the Gospel Trumpet in Anderson, IN before traveling to Jamaica to replace the Olsons. Olsons went to Panama where they resigned in Colon. Letter returns to the ministry of Janes as he launches a larger Spanish publishing work in Corpus Christi in 1934. The English church establishes in Corpus Christi in 1949 while the Spanish church and publishing plant also becomes established. Letter mentions Ellsworth Palmer as the editor of writing and closes with the thought that the Spanish work as a neglected ministry.


  • Creation: 1949



5 Sheets

Language of Materials

From the File: English

Repository Details

Part of the Anderson University and Church of God Archives Repository

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Anderson IN 46012 United States