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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...
Dates: 1870-[ca. 1986]

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...
Dates: [ca. 1906]-2001

Collection of Works of Rev. Thomas A. Pye

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Identifier: Coll-516
Scope and Contents The works of the Rev. Thomas A. Pye consist of:The Jesus Christ of Greeceon Socrates,A comparison of Aristotelian and Christian ethics,The seal of Roman Law on early Christianity, andThe influence of Christianity on Roman Law.
Dates: 20th century

Letter and portrait relating to William Chalmers Burns

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Identifier: MS BURN
Scope and Contents This collection contains two different items: a letter (and its envelope) sent from Rong Lin to Sir William Chalmers Burns, and a photograph portraying a Chinese carpenter and Christian convert named Chu Ting Yü.1. The photograph is a portrait of Chu Ting Yü, carpenter and convert to Christianity. He knew Rev. William Chalmers Burns and allegedly made his coffin when Burns died in 1868. Photograph 13 x 9 cm. mounted on card 17 x 11 cm, and dated 18 September 1889.2. Letter from Rong...
Dates: 18 September 1889; c [1864-1868]

Material relating to Bishop Kenneth Cragg, and to religious subjects

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Identifier: Coll-1757
Content Description The ms and ts/printed items are: 1 x copy ts sheet 'Islam in India' [1961 statistics], 1p 1 x ts paper, untitled, but concerned with 'talks about Islam', and referring to 'four fortnightly evening meetings, sponsored jointly by the Student Christian Movement and the Islamic Cultural Centre ... held at the Student Movement House in London' [1963], 7pp 1 x copy sheet 'Christian/Muslim Conversations. Summary of the Results',...
Dates: 1961-2003

New College Cartoon: Blik's 7

 Collection
Identifier: GD59
Scope and Contents Series of five cartoon strips entitled 'Blik's 7' based on the artwork of Muir Donaldson and satirical and creative work of Bill Armstrong, Andrew MacLean and Bryan Low, who were all students at New College Edinburgh. At the time of their creation, the strips were intended to be anonymous. The cartoons satirise theologians and Christianity in general. The five cartoon strips are: 1. "Blik's 7. Genesis" 2. "Blick's 7. Exodus" 3. "Blyk's 7. Levitical Wars" 4. "Blyq's 7. The Numbers Game" and 5....
Dates: 1978 - 1979

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...
Dates: 1903-1926

Papers of Mark Glasswell (1938-1995)

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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 Myra Carpenter (1900-1978)

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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...
Dates: 20th century

Papers of Rev. Earle Monteith Macphail

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Identifier: Coll-91
Scope and Contents The papers at shelfmark Gen. 2044-2073 consist of notebooks of notes from lectures at Edinburgh University and in India, 1878-1890.At MSS 2592-2593 there are personal papers including correspondence, a school notebook of handwriting dated 1875, and a school fees receipt dated 1869; photographs; notes of Natural Philosophy classes, 1879; and, essays, 1879. There is material marking celebrations of Edinburgh University Tercentenary; material of the Dialectic Society and the Diagnostic...
Dates: circa 1869-1930

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