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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.
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 2
- New College Library Special Collections 1
- Calabar (Nigeria) 1
- Efik language 1
- Female circumcision | Kenya | 1
- Kikuyu language | 1
- Nyanja language | 1
- Efik 1
- Kikuyu; Gikuyu 1
- Barlow, Arthur Ruffell, 1888-1965 (Scottish Missionary) 1
- Scott, David Clement Ruffell, 1853-1907, Scottish Missionary 1