Manuscript/Mixed MaterialScrapbook of articles about the American Colony, and loose en...
- Contributor: American Colony - Vester, Bertha Spafford
- Date: 1881
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Manuscript/Mixed MaterialDraft manuscript of hymn "Next Year at Jerusalem" by Horatio ...
- Contributor: American Colony (Jerusalem) - Spafford, Horatio Gates
- Date: 1870-09-01
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ArticleA Community in Jerusalem - American Colony in Jerusalem, 1870... The story of the American Colony in Jerusalem begins with Anna and Horatio Spafford of Lake View, Illinois, and the involvement of their family in the 1873 shipwreck of the luxury steamer, the Ville du Havre. The majority of passengers traveling aboard the Ville du Havre lost their lives in that catastrophe in the mid-Atlantic. Among the drowned were the Spaffords' four young daughters....