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The Finding Aid of the Sarah S. Andrews Collection 0115
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical note
  • Processing Information note
  • Related Archival Materials
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: Sarah S. Andrews Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: 0115
    Contributing Institution: Pepperdine University. Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (8 items)
    Date: 1900s-1986
    Abstract: Sarah S. Andrews served as a Christian missionary in Japan from January 16, 1916, until her death on September 16, 1961. She financed the building of four churches in Shizuoka, Shimizu, Okitsu, and Numazu. The collection includes six photographs of Sarah and/or members of her family, a short biography of her, and a copy of the publication Tachiba "Standpoint" A View From Japan from March 1986, which talks about the work that Sarah did as a missionary.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Sarah S. Andrews Collection, Collection no. 0115, Churches of Christ Heritage Center, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University.

    Biographical note

    Sarah S. Andrews was born on November 26, 1892, in Dickson, Tennessee, to Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Andrews. She attended Dickson College before she set off for Japan on January 16, 1916, to serve as a Christian missionary.
    Sarah served the Lord for 45 years as a missionary in Japan. She devoted most of her time, energy, and money to the cause. She bought property and built four churches in Shizuoka, Shimizu, Okitsu, and Numazu.
    Sarah died on September 16, 1961, at her home in Tokiwa-cho, Numazu city, Japan.

    Processing Information note

    The collection was arranged and described by Katie Richardson on July 10, 2013.

    Related Archival Materials

    J.M. McCaleb Papers, Collection no. 0013, Churches of Christ Heritage Center, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University
    Restoration Movement Publications no. 0066, Churches of Christ Heritage Center, Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Pepperdine University

    Scope and Content

    The collection includes six photographs of Sarah and/or members of her family, a short biography of her, and a copy of the publication Tachiba "Standpoint" A View From Japan from March 1986, which talks about the work that Sarah did as a missionary.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Andrews, Sarah S., 1892-1961
    Christian Churches and Churches of Christ--Missions.
    Christian literature--History
    Christianity--Japan--History
    Japan
    Missionaries, American
    Missionaries--Japan--History
    Photographs
    Publications
    Restoration movement (Christianity)--History