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Diaries of James William Westgarth (fl. 1906-1945)

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Identifier: CSWC 6
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: a diary June 1906-Jan 1912 (almost daily entries describing his experiences and life with the mission dating from his departure from England); notebook 1915-1924 (notes on mission work, relations with schools and local churches, and agreements with chiefs and church leaders, includes notes on mission accounts and supplies); diaries 1923-24 (brief entries for most days); diary 1927 (entries for most days, diary covers the period of the Spirit Movement); and a copy...
Dates: 1906-1945

Grammar of the Foolah language by Robert Maxwell MacBrair

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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

Interserve Scotland

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 50
Scope and Contents The collection comprises the archives of Interserve Scotland. Minute books of the Indian Female Normal Schools and Instruction Society, Edinburgh Auxiliary , the Zenana Bible and Medical Mision, subsequently the Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship and now Interserve from 1880-1975. Correspondence, papers and 73 lantern slides. The society was principally concerned with medical and educational work in Asia. The collection also includes society publications: ...
Dates: 1880- 1988

L. C. Wood Collection (fl. 1920-1943)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 17
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 69 colour slides (5 cm x 5cm) with a full commentary for a lantern talk entitled A preaching walk through the Ningsia district given by Wood in England depicting scenes of life in China, church and mission work and missionaries and church leaders; and an album of 20 coloured photographs of scenes in Beijing.

Part box (including 69 slides and 20 photographs)

Dates: [ca. 1930-1940]

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Identifier: CSWC 51
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material (mainly from 1914 onwards) relating to the mission in general and to the work in Peru, Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia. It includes: 1. Minutes and reports produced in the mission offices in London and in the fields from 1914 onwards. 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...
Dates: 1896-1991

Letter from Rev. John Ross to his daughter Peggy Ross about Chinese religion, 1914

 Fonds — Box: CSWC Small Collections Box 1
Identifier: CSWC 79
Scope and Contents

This letter was pasted into a copy of The origin of the Chinese people, by John Ross, published 1916

Dates: 1914

Letters of John M. Leggate (c.1904-1985)

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Identifier: CSWC 12
Scope and Contents The collection is a transcription of letters written by Leggate from Manchuria between 1946 and 1949. The letters are mainly to his wife in Scotland but some are to his children and possibly to others. The transcriptions do not include the names of the recipients of the letters and are extracts from the letters only, all personal references having been removed. Leggate describes re-establishing the missionary work in Manchuria, in particular his medical work and the medical college at...
Dates: 1946-1949

Letters of Lawrence and Caroline Hogg

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Identifier: GD7
Scope and Contents The collection consists of twenty-six microfiche copies of letters. The first three (1910-1920) are letters written by Lawrence Hogg in Scotland before he went to India and the last two (1921-1923) are letters of Caroline M. Dixon before she married. The remaining letters record the Hoggs' many encounters with missionaries and Indian Church leaders, Hogg's views on independence, the contacts the Hoggs had with relatives in India and Upper Egypt, and offer a portrait of Christian work in...
Dates: 1910-1964

Oldham Papers

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Identifier: GD2
Scope and Contents The collection contains: Oldham's correspondence (1892-1965) including references to Oldham's conversion and his work in India with the YMCA, to his work to promote co-operation between missions and denominations such as through the 1910 World Missionary Conference, the 1937 Oxford conference and the World Council of Churches, to German missionaries in World War 1 and Germany in the 1930s, to Indian and African (particularly educational and East African) issues, to the establishment of the...
Dates: 1892-1990

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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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