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File belonging to Joseph Oldham containing mixed material on African and ecumenical issues

 Collection
Identifier: MS 5026

Scope and Contents

File belonging to Joseph Oldham containing mixed material on African and ecumenical issues. Content includes: letter from Jospeh Oldham to Betty Gibson regarding a visit; comments by Oldham on a chapter on 'Ecumenical History' by Prof Latourette (1884-1968) and comments on chapters III and IV; notes by Gibson; 'African Research Survey. memorandum on the Economic and Social Problems of Africa' by Charlotte Leubuscher (1888-1961); two journal letters from 'Father Francis' , Delta State, Nigeria; four documents by the Royal Commonwealth Society of notes on the conditions in Southern Cameroons, Sierra Leone, Sarawak and Brunei, and the Federation of Nigeria; copy of The Christian Council Quarterly, no. 40, December 1955; and two copies of The South African outlook: a journal dealing with missionary and racial affairs, Nos. 1025 and 1026, September and October 1956.

Dates

  • 1930-1959

Biographical / Historical

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers at Centre for Research Collections, University of Edinburgh Main Library, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LJ. Contact repository in advance: is-crc@ed.ac.uk

Extent

1 file

Physical Location

MS 5026

Physical Facet

Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

Repository Details

Part of the New College Library Special Collections Repository

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