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Church of Scotland China (Manchuria) Collection

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Identifier: CSWC 40
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: some early material relating to the mission in Manchuria including letters from John Ross (1870) and a memoir by Ethel Omelvena (1957); Moukden Medical College annual statements (1911-1948); material relating to the mission after the Second World War including extracts from minutes and reports and circular letters from missionaries (1946-1968); reports on visits to China (1980s); photographs of Manchuria, the mission and church (c 1910-1940s); maps and plans; Chinese...

Church of Scotland Slide and Visual Collection

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Identifier: CSWC 47
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: (1) Lantern slides and glass plate negatives of: China (Charles Somerville collection, Dugald Christie); Africa (Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, Nigeria); India; and Jamaica. Most sets come with indexes and commentaries and date from late 19th century to early-mid twentieth century. (2) Slides (35 mm) of: Africa (Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan and Egypt); Far East (including Taiwan and Hong Kong); Holy Land; Middle East; India (including Western...

Collection of Papers of Alexander Ramsay Mackenzie (1879-1929) and Eliza Jane Mackenzie (1879-1977)

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Identifier: CSWC 19
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: material relating to Chinese phonetics including 'alphabet blocks' and the New Testament in Chinese phonetic script (c 1920s); some further items relating to the Mackenzies' time in Manchuria, these are mainly artefacts or printed reports and pamphlets (1920s-1951); a small amount of correspondence about and reports on the mission including correspondence with Chinese Christians from the 1960s; lecture and other notes by Ellie Mackenzie on theological and mission...

Letters of John M. Leggate (c.1904-1985)

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Identifier: CSWC 12
Scope and Contents The collection is a transcription of letters written by Leggate from Manchuria between 1946 and 1949. The letters are mainly to his wife in Scotland but some are to his children and possibly to others. The transcriptions do not include the names of the recipients of the letters and are extracts from the letters only, all personal references having been removed. Leggate describes re-establishing the missionary work in Manchuria, in particular his medical work and the medical college at Moukden,...

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 Helen B. K. Maclean (fl. 1921-1954)

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Identifier: CSWC 14
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two version of an unpublished manuscript Memories of a Missionary by Maclean, the first dates from 1967 or just after, the second is the same version but amended and annotated at a later date and including photographs and pictures dating from c 1930s to 1984. It is an account of the relationship between Maclean and her friend Fragrant Tree, describing their backgrounds, their work for the mission and church in Manchuria and...

Papers of Isabel Fleming (1890-1983) and Jessie Service (1888-1958)

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Identifier: CSWC 7
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: diary entries by Fleming describing her arrival and early travel in China (c 1923-1925); memoirs by Fleming and Service describing the months around Pearl Harbour and missionary internment and evacuation (cover 1937-1942); and notes by Fleming on how God reveals Himself (1955).

Papers of John Robb Fleming (1910-1999)

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Identifier: CSWC 23
Scope and Contents The collection is in five main sections: (1) items relating to China and (2) to east Asia, (3) general items, (4) photographs and slides, and (5) sound recordings. (1) The China section includes: correspondence and other material on the mission and Church in Manchuria (1940s-1990s) and on Chinese Christians (1970s-1990s); reports, papers and correspondence relating to UK conferences and councils on China, to the Foundation for Theological Education and other Asian Christian organisations, and...

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...

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