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Church of Scotland Slide and Visual Collection
Identifier: CSWC 47
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: (1) Lantern slides and glass plate negatives of: China (Charles Somerville collection, Dugald Christie); Africa (Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, Nigeria); India; and Jamaica. Most sets come with indexes and commentaries and date from late 19th century to early-mid twentieth century. (2) Slides (35 mm) of: Africa (Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan and Egypt); Far East (including Taiwan and Hong Kong); Holy Land; Middle East; India (including Western...
Dates: 19th century-20th century
Collection of Stanley W. Smith (fl. 1937-1966)
Identifier: CSWC 28
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers and copies of items relating to the Methodist Mission and Church in Nigeria, in particular: articles, reports and papers about the mission (1922-1978); an index of relevant articles covering the period 1870-1970; transcripts and copies of diaries of Methodist missionaries in particular William Norcross, Paul Kingston and Christopher Hutchinson (from c 1920); and copies of letters from Alexander Fenby to his wife Grace (1927-1931).
Dates: [ca. 1920-1986]
Diaries of James William Westgarth (fl. 1906-1945)
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 of...
Papers of Alan Cox (b. 1926)
Identifier: CSWC 29
Scope and Contents Material includes correspondence about the collection (1993); prayer letters of Alan and Doris Roberts founders of the Home (1955-1960) and of Nona Bell, a sister at the Home (1961-1964); letters and accounts relating to money raised by Cox (1958-1960); notes on the history of the home by Alfred (Fred) Hasted (Welfare Officer), Bella Teite and Enid Johnson (various dates); letters to Hasted from Nigeria referring to the Home (1970-1982); and articles and reports relating to Uzuakoli, the Home...
Papers of E. M. T. Epelle (d. 1973)
Identifier: CSWC 22
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: correspondence (with Andrew Walls), papers and reports relating to Epelle's research (1966-1973); church histories (written by church history committees or Epelle) of Anglican churches in the Niger Delta Diocese (1966), unorthodox and Seventh Day Adventist churches in Aba and Opobo (1966, 1971), Methodist churches in Ikot Ekpene (1971), and Qua Iboe churches in East Central and South East states (1972); and some completed questionnaires on African tribal and...
Papers of Frank Longley (fl. 1950)
Identifier: CSWC 34
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: personal items relating to the Longleys and their work including press cuttings (1915-1987); circular letters from the Longleys in Nigeria (1931-1945); family and personal correspondence including detailed letters from Jessie Longley to her parents (1928-1987); notebooks and pocket diaries (1928-1989); addresses and talks on Nigeria (1937-1971); administrative material and correspondence relating to the mission work (1928-1974); letters from the children in Nigeria...
Papers of Margaret Clark (b. 1920)
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...
Papers of Neil Bernard (1909-1991)
Identifier: CSWC 46
Scope and Contents The material consists of papers, reports, correspondence, articles and press cuttings relating to: (1) South Africa: includes some early records such as on Lovedale (1884-1950s), material on the Paris Evangelical Society (1917-1960s), and material on the reaction of the churches to events in South Africa (1960s-1970s). (2) Zimbabwe: with materiel on Christian reaction to events (1951-1979). (3) Zambia: includes correspondence about the Livingstonia Mission (Rhodesia) Provident Fund (1953-1958),...
Dates: 1884-[ca. 1989]
Photographs of Emily Godfrey (1884-1978)
Identifier: CSWC 20
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographs, negatives and lantern slides (3 slides only) showing the hospital at Ama Achara, patients and staff, missionaries, church workers, other areas in Eastern Nigeria including Calabar, and mission work in general; most of the photographs are from the 1920s-mid 1940s but there are some earlier ones of Mary Slessor; and there is also a printed article on the hospital (1937).
Dates: 20th century
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 9
- New College Library Special Collections 1
- Missions 9
- Nigeria 9
- Kenya 2
- Malawi 2
- South Africa 2
- Zambia 2
- Bangladesh 1
- Calabar (Nigeria) 1
- China 1
- Christian literature 1
- Church History 1
- Efik language 1
- Gambia, 1
- Ghana 1
- Hong Kong (China) 1
- India 1
- Israel 1
- Jamaica 1
- Manchuria (China) 1
- Missions (Africa) 1
- Missions (Linguistic work) 1
- Nepal 1
- Pakistan 1
- Saudi Arabia, 1
- Taiwan 1
- Yemen, 1
- Zimbabwe 1 ∧ less
- Efik 2
- German 1
- Igbo 1
- Yoruba 1
- Foreign Mission Committee the Church of Scotland 1