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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A. W. Terrell to his wife, December 7, 1894

A. W. Terrell to his wife, December 7, 1894

A letter from Terrell to his wife with a detailed discussion of his opinions of the Armenian massacres and the political situation in Turkey. On the last page Terrell talks briefly about his attempts to purchase antiquities for UT.

4 pages: 25% indexed, 100% transcribed
Consul Thomas Gibson to Terrell (?), December 1894 (forwarding)

Consul Thomas Gibson to Terrell (?), December 1894 (forwarding)

Two letters forwarded to Terrell or his office by Thomas Gibson, the US Consul in Beirut, with a cover letter explaining that they relate to complaints from American missionary schools in Mersine and Tarsus about the treatment of their Armenian faculty and their students.

17 pages: 100% 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
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
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
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 Gresham, September 11, 1894

Terrell to Gresham, September 11, 1894

Apparently a draft of a letter from Terrell to Walter Gresham, Secretary of State, requesting instructions on how to proceed with respect to the detention of Ottoman citizens (presumably Armenian) employed at American missionary schools in the central Turkish towns of Marash and Aintab.

8 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
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
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Institution, Nationalities, Objects, People, Periods, Places, Political group, Religion, Roles, Transport, Turkish terms