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  • 7m01bt009?file=thumbnail
    Date: ca. 1864
    Contributing Institution: Union Presbyterian Seminary Library
    Description: In 1864, a Punjabi prince, the Maharajah Dulip Singh (son of Runjit Singh) visited Egypt. He was a Protestant convert and became acquainted with the AME staff, serving as a benefactor to the Mission. He requested the help of John Hogg and Sarah Dales to find him a pious Christian wife, and they recommended to him a young student in the School for Girls named Bamba. They were married in June 1864. See Elder, pp. 37-41, and Sharkey, pp. 36-37.
  • Q524jv71q?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1910
    Contributing Institution: Union Presbyterian Seminary Library
    Description: The American College for Girls in Cairo was dedicated on 28 March 1910, with former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt in attendance. Also in this photo is Miss Ella O. Kyle, principal and founder of the College. E.E. Elder states that Miss Kyle was not present when the photo was taken and was later "superimposed by the photographer" (see Elder, facing pg. 113).
  • 00000551h?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1931
    Contributing Institution: Union Presbyterian Seminary Library
    Description: Anna Thompson arrived in Egypt in 1871 and devoted a colorful 61 years to her work with and for women. Her impact is summarized in Sharkey, pp. 87-89; her papers are held at the Presbyterian Historical Society in Philadelphia, and a literature exists detailing her life and career.
  • 4j03d5428?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1898
    Contributing Institution: Union Presbyterian Seminary Library
    Description: Unidentified female members of the American Mission. A similar photo is found in Andrew Watson, "The American Mission in Egypt, 1854-1896," facing page 401, containing nine identified people. Some of them appear to be the same individuals.
  • Sn00b470b?file=thumbnail
    Date: ca. 1910
    Contributing Institution: Union Presbyterian Seminary Library
    Description: Portrait of Ella O. Kyle, who arrived in Egypt in 1883, and first served at the boarding school for girls in Asyut. In 1892, she became director of the American School for Girls at Ezbekia. In 1910, she founded the American College for Girls in Cairo (later renamed Ramses College for Girls) and served as its principal until her death in 1912.
  • Zg64ts99n?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1910
    Contributing Institution: Union Presbyterian Seminary Library
    Description: A list on paper found with the slides reads "Girls College Original Building." This view shows the extensive gardens that surrounded the College. The building was made possible by a gift of $18,000 from John D. Rockefeller in 1907. See Elder, pp. 133-34.
  • 5x21tn241?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1897
    Contributing Institution: Union Presbyterian Seminary Library
    Description: Image of seven graduates of Assiut College with three staff members : J.R. Alexander, Carrie Buchanan and S.G. Hart.
  • Mw22vc69d?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1894
    Contributing Institution: Union Presbyterian Seminary Library
    Description: The same photo is found in Andrew Watson, "The American Mission in Egypt, 1854-1896," facing page 377, but there it is dated 1892. Edge of slide is damaged by adhesive tape.
  • Q237j0015?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1885
    Contributing Institution: Union Presbyterian Seminary Library
    Description: This image shows the male AME missionaries present thirty years into the organization's history. In the front row, left to right : William Harvey, John Hogg, Gulian Lansing, S.C. Ewing, and Andrew Watson. In the back row, left to right : Chauncey Murch, John Giffen, Elmer Lansing M.D., J.R. Alexander, J.K. Giffen, and T.J. Finney. The same photo is found in Andrew Watson, "The American Mission in Egypt, 1854-1896," facing page 408.
  • 9019s886v?file=thumbnail
    Date: ca. 1920
    Contributing Institution: Union Presbyterian Seminary Library
    Description: A portrait of Robert Stewart McClenahan (not McClanahan) and his wife Margaret. They joined the AME in 1897. R.S. McClenahan was the Secretary/Treasurer of Assiut College, and Professor of Ethics and Biblical Instruction. He joined with Charles R. Watson to start the American University in Cairo, and served as the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences 1920-1928.