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1900 Tablets, Communes and Holy Utterances, a collection of writings by Bahá'u'lláh, is published in the United States. [BFA2:26]
  • It is the first prayer book and first compilation of Bahá'í writings published in the West. [BFA2:26]
  • It was probably translated by Anton Haddad and published by the Behais Supply and Publishing Board. [BFA2:26]
Chicago Tablets; Communes and Holy Utterances; Anton Haddad; Behais Supply and Publishing Board; Sarah Farmer; Green Acre; Baha'i summer school; Publishing Trust
1927 1 Aug Geyserville Bahá’í Summer School, the first American Bahá’í summer school, is established on property in California donated by John Bosch. It was to operate until 1973 when a new road project divided the property. The land was sold and the funds used to purchase land in the mountains above the coastal town of Santa Cruz. The new school was named In honour of John and Louise Bosch. [BBD87; BW10:180; GPB340, Bosch]
  • BW5:28–9 says this was the second Bahá’í summer school in America but Shoghi Effendi indicates in GPB340 that Green Acre is formally established as a Bahá’í summer school in 1929.
Geyserville Summer School; John Bosch
1929 12 Aug Green Acre becomes a fully fledged Bahá’í summer school when the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United States and Canada obtains legal title to the property. [BBD91; GAP118; GPB340; SBBH126, Green Acre] Green Acre summer school
1931 May A permanent summer school is established at Louhelen Ranch near Davison, Michigan. [BW10:181; GPB340] Davison; Michigan summer school
1931 The first German Bahá’í summer school is held, at Esslingen. [BBRSM182; BW5:44]
  • UD98 and BW5p30 put this date as 1932.
Esslingen; Germany summer school
1936 summer Britain holds its first Bahá’í summer school. [GT137; UD109] Britain summer school
1938 Sep The first Bahá’í summer school to be held in India takes place in Simla. [BBRSM194; BW8:199] Simla; India summer school
1940 (in the decade) The first Egyptian Bahá’í summer school is held in the mid-1940s. Egypt summer school
1941 summer The first Canadian Bahá’í summer school is held, in Montreal. [BW9:28, TG84] Montreal summer school
1946 The first Bahá’í summer school in Argentina is held in Ezeiza. [BW11:45] Ezeiza; Argentina summer school
1957 28 - 30 Oct First Bahá'í Summer School held in Taiwan. Taiwan Summer School find reference
1961 Oct The first summer school to be held on Rarotonga Island takes place. Rarotonga Island summer school
1967 Mar The first Bahá’í summer school in Liberia begins. [BW14:174] Liberia summer school
1968 summer The first summer school to be held in Ireland begins. Ireland summer school
1974 13 Jul The dedication of the John Bosch Bahá'í Summer School in Santa Cruz, California. [Bosch web site] Santa Cruz; California John Bosch Baha'i Summer School
1980 Mar The first Bahá’í Summer School of the Cameroon Republic is held in Victoria. [BW18:166] Victoria summer school
1989 25 – 29 Dec The first International Bahá’í Summer School of Bophuthatswana is held at the Pilanesberg National Game Reserve, attended by 263 people from 12 countries. [BINS215:1–2] Bophuthatswana Summer School
1990 8 – 11 Jul The first summer school of Czechoslovakia is held in Jindrichuv Hradec, attended by 24 Bahá'ís from eight countries. [BINS230:2] Jindrichuv Hradec; Czechoslovakia summer school
1990 19 – 21 Oct The first summer school of Cape Verde is held in Tarrafal, attended by 30 people. [BINS247:8] Tarrafal; Cape Verde summer school
1992 21 – 23 Aug The first National Summer School of Bulgaria is held in Stara Zagora, attended by 75 people. [BINS278:1–2] Stara Zagora; Bulgaria Summer school
1993 24 – 26 Dec The first summer school of Angola is held in Luanda, attended by more than 20 Bahá'ís. [BINS309:1] Luanda; Angola Summer School in Angola

from the main catalogue

  1. Centres of Bahá'í Learning, by Shoghi Effendi and Universal House of Justice, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 1 (1991). [about]
  2. Reminiscences of the Summer School Green Acre Eliot, Maine, by Charles Mason Remey (1949). On the evolution of Green Acre from a meeting place for New England intellectuals and religious speakers into a Baha'i-managed summer school; Sarah Farmer's family and her personal difficulties; personalities of some early Baha'is; anecdotes by Remey. [about]
 
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