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Papers of Arthur Ruffell Barlow

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Identifier: Coll-208
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material about the Church of Scotland mission in Kenya, about Kikuyu language and culture, and about the interests and concerns of Africans and their relation to the government. In particular it includes: Barlow's comments on and additions to theKikuyu-English Dictionaryby L.J. Beecher and G.S.B. Beecher (including volumes of the 1935 dictionary with Barlow's handwritten amendments) with correspondence (1956-1962) about the publication of a revised version; Barlow's...
Dates: 1903-1965

Papers of David Clement Ruffell Scott

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-223
Scope and Contents The collection consists of nineteen letters from Scott to his close friend the Reverend James Robertson written mainly from Blantyre, Nyasaland (Malawi) from the time of his arrival in 1881 to 1895, the year in which his wife and brother died. They describe in some detail the work of the mission and his experiences in Africa.
Dates: 1881-1895

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Female circumcision | Kenya | 1
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Barlow, Arthur Ruffell, 1888-1965 (Scottish Missionary) 1
Scott, David Clement Ruffell, 1853-1907, Scottish Missionary 1