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Preliminary Inventory of the David Stoll Collection
2003C93  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: David Stoll collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1921-1999
    Collection number: 2003C93
    Collector: Stoll, David, 1952-
    Extent: 55 manuscript boxes (22.9 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Reports, newsletters, bulletins, writings, notes, printed matter, and sound recordings, relating to evangelical Protestant missionary activities in Latin America, and to activities of the Wycliffe Bible Translators and the Summer Institute of Linguistics in translating the Bible into languages of indigenous peoples, especially in Latin America. Used as research material for the books by David Stoll, Fishers of Men or Founders of Empire? (London, 1982), and Is Latin America Turning Protestant? (Berkeley, 1990).
    Languages: English, and Spanish or Castilian.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    Access to audiovisual materials requires at least two weeks advance notice. Audiovisual materials include sound recordings, video recordings, and motion picture film. Hoover staff will determine whether use copies of the materials requested can be made available. Some materials may not be accessible even with advance notice. Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives Audiovisual Specialist for further information.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], David Stoll collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2003.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    David Stoll is the author of Fishers of Men or Founders of Empire? (London, 1982), and Is Latin America Turning Protestant? (Berkeley, 1990).

    Scope and Content Note

    Reports, newsletters, bulletins, writings, notes, printed matter, and sound recordings, relating to evangelical Protestant missionary activities in Latin America, and to activities of the Wycliffe Bible Translators and the Summer Institute of Linguistics in translating the Bible into languages of indigenous peoples, especially in Latin America. Used as research material for the books by David Stoll, Fishers of Men or Founders of Empire? (London, 1982), and Is Latin America Turning Protestant? (Berkeley, 1990).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Wycliffe Bible Translators.
    Summer Institute of Linguistics.
    Bible--Translating.
    Missions--Latin America.
    Evangelicalism.
    Indians--Missions.
    Indigenous peoples.
    Latin America--Religion.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Phonotapes.