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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

Grammar of the Foolah language by Robert Maxwell MacBrair

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-785
Scope and Contents Autograph manuscript of MacBrair's 'sketch' of the grammar of the Foolah (or Foulah) language spoken by the pastoral Foulahs (or Fulani), the Teucorlars (or Tukulors) and the Laubies of the interior of Western Africa, bound together.
Dates: 1836-1843

Papers of Arthur Ruffell Barlow

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-208
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...
Dates: 1903-1965

Papers of David Clement Ruffell Scott

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-223
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.
Dates: 1881-1895

Papers of Helen M. Taylor

 Fonds — Box: Gen.2180, Folder: Gen.2180/3
Identifier: Coll-224
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...
Dates: 1958-1963

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 Rev. Alexander Dewar

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-887
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.
Dates: 1892-1904

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

Papers of Robert Moffat

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-220
Scope and Contents The collection consists of four letters from Moffat (c 1841, 1873-1875) referring to engagements and to payment for 'Scripture Lessons'; The Lords Prayer in Tswana in Moffat's hand (after 1870); an engraved, autographed portrait of Moffat; and the first verse of a hymn in the Tswana language in Moffat's hand (1841).
Dates: [ca. 1841]-1875

Papers of William Hutton Marwick

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-219
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,...
Dates: 1881-1901

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