Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = Malawi
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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
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...
Fonds — Box Gen.2180, Folder: Gen.2180/3
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...
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]
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...
Identifier: CSWC 39
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three main sections (1) personal items and early mission history; (2) Colvins in Malawi 1954-1958; and (3) Colvins in Malawi 1964-1974. Section (1) includes: personal items on Colvin such as his c.v.; and material on early mission and church history including publications and early accounts and photographs (1890s-1976). Section (2) includes: mission and church reports and papers (1950s); letters to the Colvins around the time that they were excluded from Malawi,...
Dates: [ca. 1890]-2001
Item — Box CLX-A-345
Scope and Contents Photo album containing around 100 black-and-white photographs showing the everyday life of missionaries and locals in Livingstonia, Isoko, Karonga. There are small handwritten captions in different hands. Some photos show the Livingstonia missionary School in Nyasaland (modern day Malawi), which was established in 1875 by Dr Robert Laws, a disciple of David Livingstone. Photographs include Dr Laws standing on the steps of Livingstonia Institution along with the new principal.
Collection — Multiple Containers
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...