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Alexander Gillon Macalpine. Malawi missionary papers and linguistic studies

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-48
Scope and Contents The papers at MSS 3086-3090 consist of biographical notes on African and missionary colleagues dating from 1893; diaries from 1897 onwards; wayside and journey notes and jottings; extracts from newspapers; notes on folklore; letters; film strip showing pictures of missionary work; notebooks; and, correspondence with church ministers in Scotland. There are printed items, including the catechism and hymns in the Chitonga language; psalms in Tonga; dictionaries; the grammar of the Bemba language;...
Dates: 1893-1964

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

Colin Cameron papers relating to Nyasaland / Malawi

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-70
Scope and Contents Contained in the Colin Cameron Collection are personal letters of congratulation on his election and his appointment as Minister; various personal documents including his letter of appointment as Minister; personal and private correspondence; business, correspondence, and questions and answers of the Legislative assembly, 1963-64; material for speeches; ministerial material; and, constituency material. The Collection also includes material on housing rentals policy; passenger transport; main...
Dates: 1952-1969

Malawi Writers Group

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1135
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of copies of printed matter which includes: - 'The rain-maker', by Steve Chimombo - a play - 'African literature in English and the Malawi cultural background' by Steve Chimombo, 22 December 1974 - 'The Muse', Thursday 13 November 1975, edited by Ken Lipenga - the bulletin of the Writers Workshop - circular of the Writers' Group...
Dates: 1974-1976

Material relating to Henry Wilson Ord

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1306
Scope and Contents The material relating mainly to Malawi from the 1960s and 1970s was drawn together in January 1978 and placed in a bulky file after the death of Ord. The unsorted and uncollated file contains largely typescript copies of papers, data sheets, and correspondence during his period as economic advisor (African matters). The collection includes material on the shadow price for foreign exchange and labour in Malawi, crop estimates, crop and agriculture policy, district maize projections, GDP and GDP...
Dates: 1960-1985

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 Kenneth Mackenzie

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-64
Scope and Contents Contains material relating to Central Africa, 1958-64, and to Rhodesia, 1965-70. There is material on South Africa particularly on apartheid, the Springbok tour, and arms for South Africa; Congo; race relations; colour and citizenship; the United Nations; the UK; and, Sweden and other countries. There are newspaper cuttings and also pamphlets, the latter on African independence, the Church, Sweden, the rule of law, politics, immigration, Rhodesia, South Africa, and international agencies. In...
Dates: 1958-1971

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 Richard Baxter (1925-2009)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 35
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: annual reports written by Baxter (1956-1958); circular letters sent by the Baxters to friends and supporters (1955-1969); notebooks and diary entries written by Baxter describing his visits to congregations and village churches around Mulanje (1961-1962); general correspondence including a copy of a letter written by John Moir (1895, 1955-1960s); material relating to the United Church Lay Training Centre in Chilema (1965-1968); papers, articles and reports on Malawi...
Dates: 1895-1993

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

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Banda, Hastings Kamuzu, c1902-1997 1
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Chimombo, Professor, Steve Bernard Miles, b. 1945 (Poet: Writer; Journalist; Essayist; Publisher) 1
Foreign Mission Committee the Church of Scotland 1