Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Emily C. Wheeler, Susan A. Wheeler & Rev. Crosby H. Wheeler: National Armenia & India Relief Association & Euphrates College

The personal papers of Charles L. Huston document his life-long active service in the Presbyterian Church and its missionary work. Included in this collection are 42 photographs of Armenian and Indian children 1916-1933 sent by Miss Emily C. Wheeler < http://milhomme.blogspot.com/2013_04_01_archive.html > on behalf of the National Armenia & India Relief Association. Miss Emily C. Wheeler was the secretary of the National Armenian Relief Committee with headquarters at 40 King Street, Worcester , Massachusetts, USA. Susan Wheeler <http://milhomme.blogspot.com/2013/01/susan-wheeler-crosby-h-wheeler-emily-c.html > Rev. Crosby Wheelerhttp://milhomme.blogspot.com/2013/01/rev-crosby-h-wheeler-dd-founder.html >

Charles Lukens Huston was born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania on July 8, 1856, the second son of Dr. Charles Huston (1822-1897) and Isabella Pennock Huston (1822-1889). Huston was involved for most of his life in the Young Men's Christian Association and in the organization of the Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the National Association of Evangelicals, vice president of the World's Christian Fundamentals Association (1920-46) and a strong supporter of the Church's foreign missionary work and the Prohibition movement. He died at Coatesville, Pa. on March 14, 1951.

Posted are three of the photographs. The collection may be viewed at Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library website: < http://digital.hagley.org/cdm/search/collection/p268001coll25/searchterm/armenia/mode/all/order/nosort/page/1 >


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