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Papers of Cecil Polhill (1860-1938) and Arthur Polhill (1863-1935)

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Identifier: CSWC 10
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a copy of a draft manuscript Two Etonians in China 1885-1925 by Cecil and Arthur Polhill. The manuscript includes sections written by both brothers and a short, abridged section of Evangelisation of the World by Benjamin Broomhall. The manuscript covers the brothers' early life, conversion, and work in China and refers to the Cambridge Seven and others working in China at the...

Papers of Colin Forrester-Paton (b. 1918)

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Identifier: CSWC 37
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: items relating to the Church in Ghana including the role of the Church of Scotland Mission, the Presbyterian Church and the Christian Council and in particular to the Church's relation to society and government on issues such as education, marriage and Ghanaian traditions; papers on Church Union; material relating to the Christian Council of Ghana's Committee on Christian Marriage and Family Life; and Ghanaian newspapers.

Papers of David Preston (History of the Colonial Mission of the Church of Scotland)

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Identifier: GD6
Scope and Contents The collection consists of twelve notebooks containing the unpublished manuscript version of the History of the Colonial Mission of the Church of Scotland.

Papers of Duncan Forrester (b. 1933)

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Identifier: CSWC 48
Scope and Contents The collection consists of reports, articles, press cuttings, pamphlets and other papers collected by Forrester relating to India and in particular to Indian politics and religion. Some of the material includes correspondence or drafts of papers to be published by Forrester. The material dates from 1950s-1970s, mainly from the 1960s and early-mid 1970s. Topics covered include: general elections; India emergency (1975); political parties; central government, administration and constitution;...

Papers of E. M. T. Epelle (d. 1973)

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Identifier: CSWC 22
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: correspondence (with Andrew Walls), papers and reports relating to Epelle's research (1966-1973); church histories (written by church history committees or Epelle) of Anglican churches in the Niger Delta Diocese (1966), unorthodox and Seventh Day Adventist churches in Aba and Opobo (1966, 1971), Methodist churches in Ikot Ekpene (1971), and Qua Iboe churches in East Central and South East states (1972); and some completed questionnaires on African tribal and...

Papers of Edward McKillop Young (1873-1942)

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Identifier: CSWC 8
Scope and Contents The collection consists of circa 1026 sides of Young's closely written commentary on the Bible, Christianity and God in modern society, with some reference to books read by him. The material is arranged as diary entries but there seem to be very few personal references apart from December 1941 when Japanese occupation of the area in which Young was living is mentioned. The material begins with page 833 and is obviously only part of a larger collection of notes.

Papers of Ernest Forrester-Paton (1891-1970)

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Identifier: CSWC 25
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers, reports and other material relating to the arrest of Forrester Paton in 1932; pamphlets, articles and printed items about Forrester Paton, Jesudason and the Ashram (1920s-1980s); letters to Forrester Paton's family before and after his death (1969-1992); and photographs of Forrester Paton, Jesudason and the Ashram (from c 1915).

Papers of Fergus Macpherson (b. 1921)

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Identifier: CSWC 49
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: transcripts and translations of oral interviews with Kenneth Kaunda and colleagues, and with many Zambians from different areas of the country; the interviews touched on social, political and religious changes in Zambia (mainly conducted 1960s-1973, but referring back to the 19th century and David Livingstone); papers on Zambian history and religion presented at oral history seminars (1971-1974); material on the African National Congress (Zambia), the United National...

Papers of Frank Longley (fl. 1950)

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Identifier: CSWC 34
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: personal items relating to the Longleys and their work including press cuttings (1915-1987); circular letters from the Longleys in Nigeria (1931-1945); family and personal correspondence including detailed letters from Jessie Longley to her parents (1928-1987); notebooks and pocket diaries (1928-1989); addresses and talks on Nigeria (1937-1971); administrative material and correspondence relating to the mission work (1928-1974); letters from the children in Nigeria...

Papers of George Armstrong Young (1898-1901)

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Identifier: CSWC 24
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence in English and Chinese (1938, 1946-86); material relating to Young's study of the Chinese language; material used by Young for evangelical work in China (1930s-1950s) and other miscellaneous items from his time in China; articles and sermons by Young in English mainly written after his return to Scotland; journals, articles and newspaper cuttings in English and Chinese mainly relating to China and the church (1940s-1980s); photographs, pictures and...

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