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Archives of the Regions Beyond Missionary Union

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 33
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material relating to the mission in general and to the work in Congo, Peru, India, Nepal, and Kalimantan and Irian Jaya and includes: (1) minutes and reports produced in the mission offices in London and in the fields; (2) correspondence with missionaries in the field, with regional and national councils, with other missions operating in the same areas, and with other evangelical agencies; (3) publications and printed material including issues of the mission's journal...
Dates: [ca. 1872-1991]

Church of Scotland China (Manchuria) Collection

 Fonds
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]

Church of Scotland India and Nepal Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 41
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: (1) volume giving details of the missionaries and mission council in Rajputana, north-west India (1868-1976); (2) papers, reports and correspondence relating to the work in Calcutta in particular to the Scottish Churches Mission and educational work (1880-1930); (3) minutes of the Santal (Santhal) missionaries' committee (1950-1976); (4) minutes of the meetings of the Madras Christian College governing board in Edinburgh (1909-1949); (5) material relating to the...
Dates: 1868-1985

Church of Scotland Slide and Visual Collection

 Fonds
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...
Dates: 19th century-20th century

Collection of Anthony James Broomhall (1911-1994)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 26
Scope and Contents The collection consists of black and white and coloured slides and lantern slides relating to China, Taiwan, Malaya, the Philippines and Japan and to the China Inland Mission. The slides show a wide variety of town and country scenes, and images of people and places, festivals and occupations, religion, and church and mission work. There is a complete index listing each slide.

(574 slides plus indexes)
Dates: [ca. 1890-1979]

Collection of John Hector (1845-1934)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 4
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three volumes which seem to date from after Hector's return from India but contain extracts from lectures given and hymns, songs and verses collected while he was there: (1) volume, similar to a commonplace book, with hymns, songs and verses noted by Hector, some translated by him from Bengali or French, and some other notes and newspaper articles (various dates); (2) extracts from Hector's lectures to his students in Calcutta (extracts written by Hector at a later...
Dates: 19th century-20th century

Collection of Joseph Ross (1890-1969)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 3
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of letters from and articles about missionaries who knew Ross, who were connected with the Boy Scout Association or who were associated with Aberdeen. Much of the material was collected by Ross for use in his Sunday school classes, but some is more personal, many of the articles are cutting from Life and Work or other missionary publications, and there are some photographs. There is only a small amount on each...
Dates: 1920-1962

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

 Fonds
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 Stanley W. Smith (fl. 1937-1966)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 28
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers and copies of items relating to the Methodist Mission and Church in Nigeria, in particular: articles, reports and papers about the mission (1922-1978); an index of relevant articles covering the period 1870-1970; transcripts and copies of diaries of Methodist missionaries in particular William Norcross, Paul Kingston and Christopher Hutchinson (from c 1920); and copies of letters from Alexander Fenby to his wife Grace (1927-1931).
Dates: [ca. 1920-1986]

Collection of the Rt. Rev. Stanley Booth-Clibborn

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1063
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: 1 box of circa 20 glass plate negatives of the All Africa Youth Conference, 1960s, village elders, and the Limuru Conference Centre, Kenya 1 file of circa 60 letters relating to the Nigeria / Biafra war, 1969-1970 1 file of correspondence and printed matter relating to the National Council of Churches of Kenya, and NCCK Partners election...
Dates: 1957-1996

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Kikuyu language | 1
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Church Missionary Society 2
Laws, Robert, 1851-1934 (Scottish missionary) 2
Oldham, Joseph Houldsworth, 1874-1969 (missionary and ecumenist) 2
Arthur, John William, 1881-1952, Medical Missionary in Kenya 1
Baikie, Hugh Edward, 1906-1981 (Church of Scotland missionary to India) 1
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Barlow, Arthur Ruffell, 1888-1965 (Scottish Missionary) 1
Church of Scotland 1
Dewar, Alexander, fl. 1892-1904, Minister, Missionary 1
Drake, Frederick Seguier, 1892-1974 (English Baptist priest; Dean of the School of Chinese, University of Hong Kong) 1
Findlay, Mary Graham, 1920-2004 (Medical missionary; Superintendent Rainy Women's Hospital, Madras, India) 1
Foreign Mission Committee the Church of Scotland 1
Freshwater, Nancy (Annie), 1874-1959 (Married to missionary Will Freshwater) 1
Freshwater, Will, 1872-1936 (Missionary) 1
Harrison, Eleanor Jane, 1872-1930 (Missionary in China) 1
Hitchcock, Maud, b 1882 (née Sinclair | missionary in China) 1
Hutton, Elizabeth 1
Keir, Thomas Henry, Rev., 1907-1994 (Church of Scotland Minister) 1
Kenyan African National Union (founded 1960) 1
Kenyatta, Jomo, c 1897-1978 (Kenyan anti-colonial activist and politician) 1
Laws, Amelia Nyasa, 1886-1978 (medical practitioner) 1
London Missionary Society 1
MacBrair, Robert Maxwell, fl 1836-1843 1
Marwick, William Hutton, 1863-1940, Scottish Missionary 1
Moffat, Robert, 1795-1883, Scottish Missionary 1
Nyerere, Julius Kambarage, 1922-1999 (President of Tanzania) 1
Ross, John, D.D., Rev Dr, 1842-1915 (Scottish missionary, first translator of Bible into Korean) 1
Scott, David Clement Ruffell, 1853-1907, Scottish Missionary 1
Taylor, Helen M., fl.1933-1963 (Church of Scotland Missionary) 1
United Free Church of Scotland Training College, Edinburgh 1
United Free Church of Scotland (1900-1929) 1
United for Mission (UFM). Unevangelised Fields Mission (1931-) (Mission organisation) 1
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