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Church of Scotland (General, Malaysia, Southern Africa and Jerusalem) Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 42
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: (1) General material: volume of accounts for stations in India, China, Africa, Saudi Arabia and Jamaica and showing other miscellaneous expenses (1944-1947); and letter registers recording letters received from missionaries in various stations (1950s-1960s). (2) Malaysia: draft history and notes on the Presbyterian Church in Perak between 1928 and 1963. (3) Southern Africa: papers and notes on the Church and sanctions (1986); press cuttings, papers and a letter from...
Dates: 1917-1988

Church of Scotland Slide and Visual Collection

 Fonds
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

Papers of Everitt Young

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1071
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of letters to Ivory Buchan (Margaret Ivory Ritchie Buchan) and includes: Edinburgh letters, 1931-1938, beginning on a regular basis in 1934, with comments on teacher training, and setting up a private school in Blackhall; South Africa letters, 1938-1951, going abroad for health reasons, early difficulties in South Africa, and about work in Benoni and Johannesburg.
Dates: 1931-1951

Papers of Marjorie Jean Oswald Kennedy

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1290
Scope and Contents Mounted photograph of Highland scene Packet of photographs c1970s inc. Edinburgh Castle Folder "Upwards of a Century" Family photographs Students taking exam, location unidentified Album of South African photographs: "Mr R Kennedy, with best wishes from T Wilson Cairncross, Cape Town, South Africa, 14 Oct 1896" ...
Dates: 19th-20th century

Papers of Neil Bernard (1909-1991)

 Fonds
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]

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 Sir John Jackson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1490
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the papers of Sir John Jackson, including: Photograph albums. Albums of newspaper clippings relating to Sir John Jackson's work, and to his and his family's personal life. Personal and business correspondence. Material relating to Sir John Jackson's candidacy as MP for Devonport in 1904, 1906, and 1910. Printed...
Dates: 1838-2002

Papers of the Christian Institute of Southern Africa (and Christian Institute Fund)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 45
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: minutes of the meetings of the Trustees of the Fund (1974-1976); papers, Director's Reports, newsletters, bulletins and digests issued by the Christian Institute and Fund giving information or responding to events in South Africa (1966-1977); correspondence including letters to the Fund from donors and from C. F. B. Naude (1973-1976); reports, articles, and bulletins by other organisations about the Institute, legal actions in South Africa, other anti-apartheid...
Dates: 1966-1983

Stereoscopic photographs of Boer War and other subjects

 Fonds — Box: Coll-1753
Identifier: Coll-1753
Scope and Contents An as yet unsorted box of steroscopic photographs
Dates: Publication: c1900

Typescript theses related to Malawi, Southern Rhodesia and South Africa, and Hausa manual

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1944
Content Description Three bound theses on subjects related to Malawi, South Africa and Southern Rhodesia, and one handbook to learn Hausa (a Chadic language spoken mostly in southern Niger and northern Nigeria). Teaching Yourself Hausa, by A. H. M. Kirk-Greene and Charles H. Kraft, 1966 (uncorrected draft). Annotation: "Presented by the author to the General Linguistics Library, June...
Dates: 1966-1982

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