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

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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,...

Papers of Karl Gützlaff (1803-1851) and the Chinese Union

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Identifier: CSWC 9
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopies of material describing the work of the Chinese Union and defending it against criticism, including: motto, constitution, rules and regulations of the Chinese Union; names of Chinese members and preachers and statistics relating to their activities (1849); list of books published by the Union; lists and numbers of baptised (1844-1849); lists of places to which preachers had been sent; finances of the Union (1845-49); notes by Gützlaff on China, Korea,...

Papers of Louie Cowie (fl. 1933-1965)

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Identifier: CSWC 27
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: circular letters from Cowie describing her work and the mission in Yemen and some holidays taken in retirement (1933-1969); a medal given to Cowie for her services in Yemen; a Church of Scotland pamphlet on the mission (1964); Cowie's New Testament in Arabic; and a set of slides of scenes and mission work in Yemen.

Papers of Margaret Clark (b. 1920)

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Identifier: CSWC 32
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: circular letters from Clark describing her work in Gambia and Nigeria (1947-1963); material on the mobile bookshop including lists of books sold and examples of Christian literature (1958-1964); a Christian book list for Nigeria compiled by the Christian Council of Nigeria; material on the Methodist Girls' League in Eastern Nigeria (1938-1963); programmes and other items, including tape recordings, relating to the formation of the Methodist Church Nigeria (1962); and...

Papers of Myra Carpenter (fl.1928-1970)

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Identifier: CSWC 18
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: letters from Carpenter to her parents sometimes enclosing letters from others (1922-1951); notes, correspondence, reports and other material relating to Tanishan Orphanage (1924-1954); reminiscences, notes, articles, addresses and talks by Carpenter on her time in China and on women in China (1928-1960s); pamphlets, circulars and other material relating to the China Inland Mission (also OMF) and the British and Foreign Bible Society (from circa 1920s mainly...

Papers of Neil Bernard (1909-1991)

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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),...

Papers of Ragnhild Whiting (b. 1912) and Sister Marjorie Raphael (b. 1923), Society of St Margaret, Haiti

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Identifier: CSWC 21
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two main series: (1) Ragnhild Whiting material which includes: biographical information on Whiting (1986-1990); diary and journal entries by Whiting describing her work in Haiti (1980-1991); notes for talks and addresses given by Whiting on Haiti (1985-1990); material for a biography of Whiting by her daughter mainly abstracts from journals and letters (1980-1992); letters to Whiting about her work (1986-1991); newsletters, pamphlets and circulars relating to St...

Papers of Richard Baxter (b. 1925)

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Identifier: CSWC 35
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: annual reports written by Baxter (1956-1958); circular letters sent by the Baxters to friends and supporters (1955-1969); notebooks and diary entries written by Baxter describing his visits to congregations and village churches around Mulanje (1961-1962); general correspondence including a copy of a letter written by John Moir (1895, 1955-1960s); material relating to the United Church Lay Training Centre in Chilema (1965-1968); papers, articles and reports on Malawi...

Papers of T. Ralph Morton (1900-1977) and Jenny Morton (1901-1986)

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Identifier: CSWC 11
Scope and Contents The collection is in two main parts: letters from Ralph Morton (and from 1927 his wife Jenny) to his parents and brothers describing his life and work as a missionary in China with some reference to the political situation and attitudes to religion (1925-1937); and letters from the Mortons to Robert and Dorothy Mackie referring to Morton's life as a student in Glasgow (1924) and to life in China (1925-1930); the collection also includes a few 'miscellaneous' items such as a Manchurian Student...

Papers of the Rt. Rev. Stanley Booth-Clibborn (1924-1996)

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Identifier: CSWC 44
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of material relating to the Booth-Clibborns' visit to Kenya to monitor the 1992 elections with reports, briefings, press releases and cuttings and correspondence (1992-1993); also includes other press cuttings and articles about Kenya (1972-1993); and some material on the Africa Christian Press.

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Oldham, Joseph Houldsworth, 1874-1969 (missionary and ecumenist) 3
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