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Papers of Arthur Ruffell Barlow
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material about the Church of Scotland mission in Kenya, about Kikuyu language and culture, and about the interests and concerns of Africans and their relation to the government. In particular it includes: Barlow's comments on and additions to theKikuyu-English Dictionaryby L.J. Beecher and G.S.B. Beecher (including volumes of the 1935 dictionary with Barlow's handwritten amendments) with correspondence (1956-1962) about the publication of a revised version; Barlow's...
Papers of David Clement Ruffell Scott
Scope and Contents The collection consists of nineteen letters from Scott to his close friend the Reverend James Robertson written mainly from Blantyre, Nyasaland (Malawi) from the time of his arrival in 1881 to 1895, the year in which his wife and brother died. They describe in some detail the work of the mission and his experiences in Africa.
Papers of Helen M. Taylor
Fonds — Box: Gen.2180, Folder: Gen.2180/3
Scope and Contents The collection covers the period of the controversy over the Central African Federation and the protests of the nationalist movement under Hastings Banda. The material includes papers, memoranda, telegrams and reports by Taylor and others relating to the position of the church, mission and teacher training college at Livingstonia and giving their opinions on the events in Nyasaland. Statements and correspondence are directed to the government, the Devlin Commission of Enquiry and to...
Papers of John William Arthur
Fonds — Multiple Containers
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...
Papers of Rev. Alexander Dewar
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of 8 volumes of notebooks containing diaries or journals covering the period 1892-1901. One of the small notebooks is headed on the inside cover, Hospital Hill, King Williams Town, and contains official stamps and franked postage stamps over the year 1904. Another is headed, Free Church of Scotland, Livingstonia Mission, 1895. Archival envelopes contain photographs and cards of people and places in Africa, and a collection of drawings and sketches of local subjects.
Papers of William Hutton Marwick
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: correspondence, personal papers and diaries, in particular letters to Marwick from his family and others referring to personal matters, to Marwick's editorship of publications and to the Ruskin Reading Guild, and on occasion to his work in Scotland and at the mission in Old Calabar (1881-1901); letters to Miss Elizabeth Hutton, who was later to become Marwick's wife, some about her appointment as a missionary at Old Calabar (1891-1899); the diaries of Marwick (1892,...
Records of the Calabar Mission
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: an English Calabar dictionary by William Anderson (1849-1851); material used by William Marshall Christie while preparing his record of the mission including a manuscript notebook of locations of missionaries (1911-1945), a note of local church and mission records, notes of the work at the Slessor Memorial Home, Arochuku derived from the S.M.H Record Book (1915-1930), Zenana Quarterly Records (1887-1899) and the Women's Foreign Mission Annual Reports (1900-1908), and...
Found in: New College Library Special Collections
- University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections 6
- New College Library Special Collections 1
- Missionaries 6
- Missions (Linguistic work) 3
- Female circumcision | Kenya | 2
- Calabar (Nigeria) 1
- Efik language 1
- Kikuyu language | 1
- Malawi 1
- Nyanja language | 1 ∧ less
- English 6
- Kikuyu; Gikuyu 2
- English 1
- Efik 1
- French 1
- Arthur, John William, 1881-1952, Medical Missionary in Kenya 1
- Barlow, Arthur Ruffell, 1888-1965 (Scottish Missionary) 1
- Dewar, Alexander, fl. 1892-1904, Minister, Missionary 1
- Hutton, Elizabeth 1
- Marwick, William Hutton, 1863-1940, Scottish Missionary 1