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Commemorating the University of Munich 500th Anniversary

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-724
Scope and Contents The collection of commemorative material includes: the correspondence between Furness, Edinburgh University, and organisers of the University of Munich commemoration; list of international guests; postcards of the University of Munich; menus; miscellaneous ephemera from theatres and concert halls; formal programme of events taking place between 25 June and 1 July 1972; formal invitation to Professor N. A. Furness; programme for celebration concert (Orff's 'Carmina Burana') in the Herkulessaal...
Dates: 1971-1972

Fine Art Postcard Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1048
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of photo albums (filed arbitrarly) and small drawer sets of postcards (filed geographically). They show European buildings, many ecclesiastical. The subjects are: Italian sculpture; paintings and drawings (possibly of French examples); church exteriors (England, Italy); church interiors (Italy, France, England); domestic exteriors (France); secular exteriors (Italy); secular interiors; doors and doorways (England); wells and fountains; bridges; gateways; steps and...
Dates: 1895-1960

'Notgeld' albums containing small illustrated German and Austrian notes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1861
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of two albums containing a collection of Notgeld, or 'emergency money' printed in Germany after all the low-value coins had vanished due to a shortage in metal during the inter-war period. Most notes are dating from 1921. They are called 'vouchers' rather than actual bank notes, and have an expiration date. They have very little actual monetary value: most of them are around 50 pfennige (pennies) ;...
Dates: early 1920s

Papers of Adrian Hastings (1929-2001)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 36
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material relating to: Hastings' study of and book on Christian marriage in Africa (1951-1974); the use of catechists in Africa by the Catholic church (1967-1970); the Catholic Institute of International Relations, including publications, papers, minutes and reports (1971-1982); the diploma of religious studies at Makere University, Uganda (1968-1972); seminars in Africa including a seminar for young Catholic men at Lubushi, Zambia (1962), and seminars on the church in...
Dates: 1935-1982

Papers of Arthur Koestler

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-146
Scope and Contents Consists of inscribed and annotated books from Koestler's library, along with English-language editions and translations of his work into many languages; and Koestler's manuscripts and papers from 1940 to March 1983. Also contains correspondence with or about members of Koestler's family; personal material including diaries, address books, medical files and other personal documents; literary manuscripts including interviews, broadcasts and speeches; correspondence with specific people; personal...
Dates: 1939-1993

Papers of Godfrey H. Thomson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1310
Scope and Contents Biographical and personal papers, c mid 19th century-1972; Publications authored and co-authored by Thomson, 1904-1954; Unpublished materials by Thomson, 1897-1954; Publications collected by Thomson regarding education, intelligence, psychology, and statistics, 1879-1971 Unpublished material collected by Thomson and authored by others, c mid 20th...
Dates: c1890s-1978

Papers of James Richardson

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-544
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of notes mainly on Egyptian hieroglyphics, including studies for a dictionary of hieroglyphics. In addition to the volumes and boxed notebooks there are a number of folded documents and miscellaneous manuscripts.
Dates: 19th century

Papers of Joseph H. Oldham (1874-1969) and Betty D. Gibson (1889-1973)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 2
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: correspondence and reports relating to the difficulties faced by German and German speaking missionaries after the war (1914-c 1923); reports on the history and activities of German missions, in particular the Basel Mission (1912-1951); correspondence between Oldham and Gibson about Gibson's visit to Africa and Oldham's IMC work (1933); and papers and correspondence collected by Gibson on missions and churches (including some German missions) in Congo, Rwanda,...
Dates: 1912-1975

Papers of Mark Glasswell (1938-1995)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 30
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: personal items relating to Glasswell's career (1964-1992); correspondence with students and colleagues in Africa (1966-1985); papers, articles and sermons on theology and on religion in Africa (c 1967-1984); and material on the North German Mission to West Africa, with correspondence with Rudolph Bultmann (c 1920-1969).
Dates: [ca. 1920]-1992

Papers of Neil Bernard (1909-1991)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 46
Scope and Contents The material consists of papers, reports, correspondence, articles and press cuttings relating to: (1) South Africa: includes some early records such as on Lovedale (1884-1950s), material on the Paris Evangelical Society (1917-1960s), and material on the reaction of the churches to events in South Africa (1960s-1970s). (2) Zimbabwe: with materiel on Christian reaction to events (1951-1979). (3) Zambia: includes correspondence about the Livingstonia Mission (Rhodesia) Provident Fund (1953-1958),...
Dates: 1884-[ca. 1989]

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