Terrell, Calvert and Troy (UGS 302): Past student transcriptions

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This set contains documents that have been transcribed by students in previous iterations of my UGS 302 course "Tales of the Trojan War", and then carefully edited by me. These transcriptions can be considered complete, although not all entities may have been indexed.

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Terrell to "Miss Adelle", April 4, 1894

Terrell to "Miss Adelle", April 4, 1894

Friendly letter from Terrell to a female acquaintance in response to a letter he had recently received from her.

6 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
Terrell to the Sultan, April 5, 1894

Terrell to the Sultan, April 5, 1894

Draft of formal letter from Terrell, in his role as head of the American diplomatic mission, to the Ottoman Sultan, regarding a petition by a naturalized American citizen of Armenian descent resident in Turkey and accused of abetting criminal activities.

3 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
Theo. Baldwin to A. W. Terrell, April 17, 1895

Theo. Baldwin to A. W. Terrell, April 17, 1895

A letter from a British(?) diplomat to Terrell regarding the death in Turkish custody at Bursa of an American citizen as a result of neglect and mistreatment.

5 pages: 80% indexed, 100% transcribed
H. O. Dwight to A. W. Terrell, March 18, 1895

H. O. Dwight to A. W. Terrell, March 18, 1895

Letter from H. O. Dwight to Terrell in which Dwight reports on certain inflammatory articles published in the Turkish-language press in Crimea, which he says are inciting Turks to attack Christian missionaries.

4 pages: 25% indexed, 100% transcribed
Unsigned letter written in Ergingan on October 21 of 1894(?)

Unsigned letter written in Ergingan on October 21 of 1894(?)

A page from a letter received by the Mission, probably in October of 1894, given the date of the massacre probably described here. No other pages were scanned from the archive, so the sender is unknown, although one may assume an American or an Armenian-American shopkeeper residing in northern...

1 page: 0% indexed, 100% transcribed
Text of a telegram from A. W. Terrell to W. Gresham, December 23, 1894

Text of a telegram from A. W. Terrell to W. Gresham, December 23, 1894

Draft of a telegram to be sent by Terrell to Walter Gresham, US Secretary of State, regarding a fact-finding mission to Turkey arranged in response to reports of massacres of Armenians in northwest Turkey in 1894.

3 pages: 0% indexed, 100% transcribed
Terrell to Walter Gresham, October 4, 1894 (rough draft)

Terrell to Walter Gresham, October 4, 1894 (rough draft)

Rough draft of letter from Terrell to Secretary of State Walter Gresham in Washington, D.C., regarding the treatment of American missionaries and their schools in Armenian Christian areas of Turkey. At the end of the draft is a separate note written by Terrell to his wife.

2 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
Memo regarding Greek Protestants of Ordou, 1895

Memo regarding Greek Protestants of Ordou, 1895

This document is a memo regarding the petition of the Greek Protestants of Ordou, on the Turkish Black Sea coast, to construct a church for their services. It was not written by Terrell, but presumably by a member of the English diplomatic mission, given the reference to "Her Majesty's Embassy"...

4 pages: 50% indexed, 100% transcribed
H. V. Hilprecht to A. W. Terrell, January 1894

H. V. Hilprecht to A. W. Terrell, January 1894

A letter from the curator of the Babylonian Section of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania discussing "the Armenian question" and requesting Terrell's help in getting some antiquities the Museum had purchased through Turkish customs for shipment to Philadelphia.

6 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
Lyman Gorham Smith to A. W. Terrell, April 5, 1895

Lyman Gorham Smith to A. W. Terrell, April 5, 1895

A letter to Terrell from a recent Harvard graduate interested in employment as an instructor in an American school or college in Turkey.

4 pages: 0% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Institution, Nationalities, Objects, People, Periods, Places, Political group, Religion, Roles, Transport, Turkish terms