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Papers of John Robb Fleming (1910-1999)

 Fonds
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...
Dates: 1942-1999

Papers of John William Arthur

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-207
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of correspondence and papers (1907-1949) including letters from Arthur to his mother; circular letters and newsletters from the Kikuyu mission; sections from Arthur's diaries and notes on his travels throughout East Africa; reports on missionary conferences; memoranda by Arthur and others on native affairs such as the labour question, land tenure, education and female circumcision; minutes, memoranda and papers of the Kikuyu Association and the Kikuyu Mission...
Dates: 1902-1954

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

 Fonds
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,...
Dates: 1912-1975

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

 Fonds
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,...
Dates: [ca. 1844-1849]

Papers of Louie Cowie (1901-1995)

 Fonds
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.
Dates: 1933-1969

Papers of Margaret Clark (b. 1920)

 Fonds
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...
Dates: 1947-1964

Papers of Myra Carpenter (1900-1978)

 Fonds
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 Neil Bernard (1909-1991)

 Fonds
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 material on Christian reaction to events (1951-1979). (3) Zambia: includes correspondence about the Livingstonia Mission (Rhodesia) Provident Fund (1953-1958),...
Dates: 1884-[ca. 1989]

Papers of Ragnhild Whiting (1912-2018) and Sister Marjorie Raphael (b. 1923), Society of St Margaret, Haiti

 Fonds
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...
Dates: 1956-1992

Papers of Richard Baxter (1925-2009)

 Fonds
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...
Dates: 1895-1993

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Laws, Robert, 1851-1934 (Scottish missionary) 2
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Drake, Frederick Seguier, 1892-1974 (English Baptist priest; Dean of the School of Chinese, University of Hong Kong) 1