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Scope and Contents The papers at MSS 3086-3090 consist of biographical notes on African and missionary colleagues dating from 1893; diaries from 1897 onwards; wayside and journey notes and jottings; extracts from newspapers; notes on folklore; letters; film strip showing pictures of missionary work; notebooks; and, correspondence with church ministers in Scotland. There are printed items, including the catechism and hymns in the Chitonga language; psalms in Tonga; dictionaries; the grammar of the Bemba language;...
Scope and Contents The Sarolea collection has been preserved in 234 numbered files in 81 boxes. The collection covers the years 1897-1952 and relate to all of the Professor's various activities and interests. For convenience, it can be divided into four main divisions.Firstly, there are the Everyman papers relating to the weekly literary journal Everyman, his life, work and books with which Sarolea had an interest from 1914. Within the ...
Scope and Contents The Papers of Professor David Abercrombie held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consist of personal material such as documents and diaries etc, and material relating to his involvement in university or departmental administration; lecture and tutorial notes and other academic notes; material relating to areas of research; and, material relating to publications and broadcast talks. There is a great deal of correspondence, including personal and non-academic...
Dates: 1937- 1993
Scope and Contents The Papers of Robert Laws consist of notebooks and papers mainly relating to the work of the Livingstonia Mission in Nyasaland (now Malawi), including notebooks on African languages. There is correspondence and other papers and also printed items including translations from the Bible and grammars.
Dates: c 1875-1934
- Subject: Linguists | X
- Malawi | Languages | 2
- Missionaries 2
- French language 1
- Language and languages | Study and teaching | 1
- Language transfer (Language learning) | 1
- Malawi | Politics and government | 1
- Missions (Linguistic work) 1
- Phonetics 1
- Romance philology 1
- Royal households | Belgium | 1 ∧ less
- English 2
- English 1
- Abercrombie, David, 1909-1992 (phonetician) 1
- Benes, Edvard, 1884-1948 1
- Laws, Amelia Nyasa, 1886-1978 (medical practitioner) 1
- Laws, Robert, 1851-1934 (Scottish missionary) 1
- Macalpine, Alexander Gillon, 1869-1957 1