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|1904 1 Dec
||Sidney Sprague arrives in India. [BFA2:XVI]
- He is the first American Bahá'í travelling teacher in Asia. [BFA2:XVI]
||Sidney Sprague; Travel teaching; Firsts, Other
|1908 25 Apr
||Charles Mason Remey and Sidney Sprague sail from New York for Iran and Russia. [BFA2:289]
- For details of their journey see BFA2:289–95.
- In Tihrán Tá`irih Khánum, a Bahá'í woman with advanced ideas, hosts them at a meeting at which the women remove their veils. [BFA2:292–4]
- They give Tá`irih Khánum the address of Isabella Brittingham and the two women begin a correspondence. [BFA2:294]
|New York; Tihran
||Charles Mason Remey; Sidney Sprague; Tairih Khanum; Isabella Brittingham; Women; Gender; Equality
||A plot of land of slightly less than half an acre owned by Farah Sprague, a Covenant-breaker, is purchased, overcoming the final obstacle to beginning the construction of the International Bahá’í Archives. [DH169; MBW73–4]
||Farah Sprague; Covenant-breakers; International Bahai Archives
||Was she the Iranian-born wife of Sidney Sprague? See BFA2p155
||Bahá’í activity in Czechoslovakia is banned by the authorities, several members of the Prague community are arrested and Vuk Echtner is imprisoned for two years.
||Persecution, Czechoslovakia; Persecution, Other; Persecution, Arrests; Persecution
|1990 9 Jun
||The first local spiritual assembly in Czechoslovakia is formed at Prague. [BINS226:1]
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Czechoslovakia is formed with its seat in Prague. [AWH86; BINS246:3–4; VV113]
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- Sydney Sprague: In Memoriam, by Willard P. Hatch, in Bahá'í World, Vol. 9 (1940-1944) (1945). [about]
- Year With the Bahá'ís of India and Burma, A, by Sydney Sprague (1908). [about]