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Alexander Gillon Macalpine. Malawi missionary papers and linguistic studies

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-48
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;...
Dates: 1893-1964

Papers of Robert Laws

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-75
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

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Laws, Amelia Nyasa, 1886-1978 (medical practitioner) 1
Laws, Robert, 1851-1934 (Scottish missionary) 1
Macalpine, Alexander Gillon, 1869-1957 1