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Papers of John David Hayes (1888-1957)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 13
Scope and Contents The collection consists of copies of material assembled by Barbara Hayes to illustrate her husband's life. It includes biographical data on the Hayes family; a series of articles written by Barbara Hayes about her life in China and focussing particularly on her husband's activities and work; some memoirs or articles written by Hayes himself or articles about him; transcripts of Hayes' 'Confessions' written for his trial in 1951; letters or extracts of letters written by Hayes and his wife;...
Dates: 1946-1973

Papers of John Harry Dring (1911-2000)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 1
Scope and Contents The collection is in three main sections: (1) biographical and personal items including articles and papers by Dring about his life and work, diary entries from his voyage to Argentina, and two photographs (1911-1989); (2) news and prayer letters, some under the title of Chaco Grace (1935-1995); (3) and correspondence between Dring, his mission, supporters, fellow missionaries, and family (1936-1995).
Dates: 1911-1995

Papers of John Robb Fleming (1910-1999)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 23
Scope and Contents The collection is in five main sections: (1) items relating to China and (2) to east Asia, (3) general items, (4) photographs and slides, and (5) sound recordings. (1) The China section includes: correspondence and other material on the mission and Church in Manchuria (1940s-1990s) and on Chinese Christians (1970s-1990s); reports, papers and correspondence relating to UK conferences and councils on China, to the Foundation for Theological Education and other Asian Christian organisations, and...
Dates: 1942-1999

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 Joseph H. Oldham (1874-1969) and Betty D. Gibson (1889-1973)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 2
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: correspondence and reports relating to the difficulties faced by German and German speaking missionaries after the war (1914-c 1923); reports on the history and activities of German missions, in particular the Basel Mission (1912-1951); correspondence between Oldham and Gibson about Gibson's visit to Africa and Oldham's IMC work (1933); and papers and correspondence collected by Gibson on missions and churches (including some German missions) in Congo, Rwanda,...
Dates: 1912-1975

Papers of Karl Gützlaff (1803-1851) and the Chinese Union

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 9
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopies of material describing the work of the Chinese Union and defending it against criticism, including: motto, constitution, rules and regulations of the Chinese Union; names of Chinese members and preachers and statistics relating to their activities (1849); list of books published by the Union; lists and numbers of baptised (1844-1849); lists of places to which preachers had been sent; finances of the Union (1845-49); notes by Gützlaff on China, Korea,...
Dates: [ca. 1844-1849]

Papers of Louie Cowie (1901-1995)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 27
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: circular letters from Cowie describing her work and the mission in Yemen and some holidays taken in retirement (1933-1969); a medal given to Cowie for her services in Yemen; a Church of Scotland pamphlet on the mission (1964); Cowie's New Testament in Arabic; and a set of slides of scenes and mission work in Yemen.
Dates: 1933-1969

Papers of Margaret Clark (b. 1920)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 32
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: circular letters from Clark describing her work in Gambia and Nigeria (1947-1963); material on the mobile bookshop including lists of books sold and examples of Christian literature (1958-1964); a Christian book list for Nigeria compiled by the Christian Council of Nigeria; material on the Methodist Girls' League in Eastern Nigeria (1938-1963); programmes and other items, including tape recordings, relating to the formation of the Methodist Church Nigeria (1962); and...
Dates: 1947-1964

Papers of Mark Glasswell (1938-1995)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 30
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: personal items relating to Glasswell's career (1964-1992); correspondence with students and colleagues in Africa (1966-1985); papers, articles and sermons on theology and on religion in Africa (c 1967-1984); and material on the North German Mission to West Africa, with correspondence with Rudolph Bultmann (c 1920-1969).
Dates: [ca. 1920]-1992

Papers of Myra Carpenter (1900-1978)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 18
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: letters from Carpenter to her parents sometimes enclosing letters from others (1922-1951); notes, correspondence, reports and other material relating to Tanishan Orphanage (1924-1954); reminiscences, notes, articles, addresses and talks by Carpenter on her time in China and on women in China (1928-1960s); pamphlets, circulars and other material relating to the China Inland Mission (also OMF) and the British and Foreign Bible Society (from circa 1920s mainly...
Dates: 20th century

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