Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = Malawi
Found in 14 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 CSWC Small Collections Box 1
Identifier: CSWC 64
Scope and Contents 6 pages of newspaper cuttings written by Rev. Alex Caseby adhered to A4 paper. The newspaper cuttings were part of a series called Diary extracts, describing live in Livingtstonia, Malawi.
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the papers of Colin Legum, an Anti-Apartheid activist and political exile, and later newpaper political correspondent. It includes correspondence files, committee minutes, freelance articles, files in legal document wallets labelled alphabetically, office filing, published periodicals, journals, research files, press cuttings, notes, publications, and newspapers relating to the post-colonial history of many countries mostly in Africa, but also in the Middle East and in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950s-1970s
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.
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 material 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
Fonds — Box CSWC Small Collections Box 2
Identifier: CSWC 89
Scope and Contents Volume of anthems, New Testament, empty wallet and photographs and prints of studio portratis of Robert and Margaret Laws
Dates: 20th c