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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;...

Archive of the Scottish Congregational College

 Fonds
Identifier: GD11
Scope and Contents The archive is composed of: in Box 1, applications for admissions, miscellaneous materials and documents, and material on endowments; in Box 2, material on the William Smith Bursary, the John Wemyss Bursary, the Baxter Scholarship, the Whitelaw Scholarship, the Agnes Bowie Bursary, and legal documents concerning Inverleith Road, Edinburgh, and Lochend Road, Edinburgh; in Box 3, material relating to the John Pillans Bursary, the John Sutherland Bursary, the James Smith Prize, the Ferguson Prize,...

Collection of the Rt. Rev. Stanley Booth-Clibborn

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1063
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: 1 box of circa 20 glass plate negatives of the All Africa Youth Conference, 1960s, village elders, and the Limuru Conference Centre, Kenya 1 file of circa 60 letters relating to the Nigeria / Biafra war, 1969-1970 1 file of correspondence and printed matter relating to the National Council of Churches of Kenya, and NCCK Partners election...

Deaconess Hospital

 Fonds
Identifier: LHB12
Scope and Contents Management 1910-1948; administration 1894-1964; finance 1903-1948; Publications and photographs 1894-1948; staff 1926-1948; nursing 1894-1967; patients (bound and unbound records) 1894-1967

Grammar of the Foolah language by Robert Maxwell MacBrair

 Fonds
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.

Letters of Lawrence and Caroline Hogg

 Fonds
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...

Oldham Papers

 Fonds
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...

Papers of Arthur Ruffell Barlow

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-208
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material about the Church of Scotland mission in Kenya, about Kikuyu language and culture, and about the interests and concerns of Africans and their relation to the government. In particular it includes: Barlow's comments on and additions to theKikuyu-English Dictionaryby L.J. Beecher and G.S.B. Beecher (including volumes of the 1935 dictionary with Barlow's handwritten amendments) with correspondence (1956-1962) about the publication of a revised version; Barlow's...

Papers of Betty D. Gibson (1889-1973)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD5
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters (1928-1938) from Gibson to her family written while on missionary business in Europe, Palestine, Africa, and India; notes made by Gibson on African missions visited, on their activities, histories and records, and on meetings about missions (1933-1944) and on continental missions (ca. 1937-1948 including financial status); circulars and printed reports by the International Missionary Council and the Conference of Missionary Societies, and on Nyasaland and...

Papers of David Clement Ruffell Scott

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-223
Scope and Contents The collection consists of nineteen letters from Scott to his close friend the Reverend James Robertson written mainly from Blantyre, Nyasaland (Malawi) from the time of his arrival in 1881 to 1895, the year in which his wife and brother died. They describe in some detail the work of the mission and his experiences in Africa.