Amelia Collins

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Amelia Engelder Collins (June 7, 1873 – January 1, 1962)[1] was a prominent American Bahá'í from a Lutheran family. She became Bahá'í in 1919. She made large donations to several Bahá'í projects in Haifa, Israel, such as to the building of the Western Pilgrim House, the superstructure of the Shrine of the Báb the International Archives building and the purchasing of the land for the future Bahá'í House of Worship on Mount Carmel.

She was appointed a Hand of the Cause and vice-president of the International Bahá'í Council by Shoghi Effendi in 1951.



  • Harper, Barron (1997). Lights of Fortitude (Paperback ed.). Oxford, UK: George Ronald. ISBN 0-85398-413-1. 

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