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1880 June

Grout, Aldin

Autobiographical sketch

Springfield (Mass.) - Brief sketch of Grout's decision to become a missionary, arrival in Africa, and arrival of old age.

Aldin Grout Papers

1854 Nov. 25

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James and Elizabeth Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Adams, a missionary, is returning home and his wife will wish to visit missionary friends; the two Lindley daughters also heading to America. Charlotte and family are in good health.

Aldin Grout Papers

1880

Grout, Aldin

Incidents in the early history of the mission to the Zulus

Springfield (Mass.) - Lengthy draft of photocopy of Grout's narrative of the American Zulu mission from his arrival in 1834. Original of the manuscript is held in the archives at Yale Divinity School.

Aldin Grout Papers

1835 Mar. 16

Grout, Hannah Davis

Letter from Hannah Davis Grout to Elnathan Davis

Cape Town (South Africa) - Ordered to remain in Cape Town; learning Zulu language to prepare for Dingane. Advice for preparing for a long sea voyage: take care of your wife and suggestions for food to bring with (including cranberry sauce, fruit), clothing, and other goods. "And now my dear brother, perhaps you would like to know something of my own feelings since I left America respecting missio... more

Aldin Grout Papers

1834 Dec. 3 – 1835 Aug. 15

Grout, Aldin

Journal (fragment)

Boston (Mass. and Bethelsdorp) - Journal of voyage from Boston of South Africa and early days of his life as a missionary. Possibly rewritten at a slightly later date from original.

Aldin Grout Papers

1910 Feb. 25

Hoggan, Frances

Letter from Frances Hoggan to W. E. B. Du Bois

South Africa - Reminding Du Bois she is still in South Africa and describing some of her experiences on her trip as well as her observations of the native population. She also apologizes that she will not be able to come to Atlanta for his Council.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1854 Aug. 30

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Garden; now includes coffee plants. An English woman is now living with the Grouts, helping to care for the children. Aldin learns slowly, "we cannot get him to fix his attention on his books..." Grout's station, and others, now look more hopeful, the natives seeming more receptive.

Aldin Grout Papers

1880

Grout, Aldin

Autobiographical sketch

Springfield (Mass.) - Reminiscences of arrival in South Africa through crossing the Ingela River and meeting Dingane for the first time. Letter is incomplete, second sheet only.

Aldin Grout Papers

1845 Dec. 29

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James and Elizabeth Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Another son [Humphrey] was born to Grout and with on Dec. 27. Aldin is getting large and sometimes troublesome.

Aldin Grout Papers

1880

Grout, Aldin

Autobiographical sketch

Springfield (Mass.) - Brief sketch of Grout's life and missionary endeavors among the Zulus (incomplete).

Aldin Grout Papers