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 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Diaries of James William Westgarth (fl. 1906-1945)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 6
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: a diary June 1906-Jan 1912 (almost daily entries describing his experiences and life with the mission dating from his departure from England); notebook 1915-1924 (notes on mission work, relations with schools and local churches, and agreements with chiefs and church leaders, includes notes on mission accounts and supplies); diaries 1923-24 (brief entries for most days); diary 1927 (entries for most days, diary covers the period of the Spirit Movement); and a copy...
Dates: 1906-1945

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.

Dates: 1836-1843

Interserve Scotland

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 50
Scope and Contents The collection comprises the archives of Interserve Scotland. Minute books of the Indian Female Normal Schools and Instruction Society, Edinburgh Auxiliary , the Zenana Bible and Medical Mision, subsequently the Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship and now Interserve from 1880-1975. Correspondence, papers and 73 lantern slides. The society was principally concerned with medical and educational work in Asia. The collection also includes society publications: ...
Dates: 1880- 1988

L. C. Wood Collection (fl. 1920-1943)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 17
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 69 colour slides (5 cm x 5cm) with a full commentary for a lantern talk entitled A preaching walk through the Ningsia district given by Wood in England depicting scenes of life in China, church and mission work and missionaries and church leaders; and an album of 20 coloured photographs of scenes in Beijing.

Part box (including 69 slides and 20 photographs)

Dates: [ca. 1930-1940]

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 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 51
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material (mainly from 1914 onwards) relating to the mission in general and to the work in Peru, Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia. It includes: 1. Minutes and reports produced in the mission offices in London and in the fields from 1914 onwards. 2. Correspondence with missionaries in the field, with regional and national councils, with other missions operating in the same areas, and with other evangelical agencies. 3. Publications and printed material including issues...
Dates: 1896-1991

Letters of John M. Leggate (c.1904-1985)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 12
Scope and Contents The collection is a transcription of letters written by Leggate from Manchuria between 1946 and 1949. The letters are mainly to his wife in Scotland but some are to his children and possibly to others. The transcriptions do not include the names of the recipients of the letters and are extracts from the letters only, all personal references having been removed. Leggate describes re-establishing the missionary work in Manchuria, in particular his medical work and the medical college at...
Dates: 1946-1949

Papers of Alan Cox (b. 1926)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 29
Scope and Contents Material includes correspondence about the collection (1993); prayer letters of Alan and Doris Roberts founders of the Home (1955-1960) and of Nona Bell, a sister at the Home (1961-1964); letters and accounts relating to money raised by Cox (1958-1960); notes on the history of the home by Alfred (Fred) Hasted (Welfare Officer), Bella Teite and Enid Johnson (various dates); letters to Hasted from Nigeria referring to the Home (1970-1982); and articles and reports relating to Uzuakoli, the...
Dates: 1955-1993

Papers of Annie Gray Buchan (1895-1988)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 16
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of: notes and reminiscences written by Buchan after her return from China with some original items and correspondence (1925-1984); talks and addresses concerning China mainly given in the UK by Buchan (1928, 1946-1986); pamphlets and printed items about China including ones on and by Buchan (1941-1989); papers on Eric Liddell and personal items belonging to Buchan (1921-1987); and photographs and pictures of Buchan and China (1920s-1950).

Dates: 1921-1989

Papers of Cecil Polhill (1860-1938) and Arthur Polhill (1863-1935)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 10
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a copy of a draft manuscript Two Etonians in China 1885-1925 by Cecil and Arthur Polhill. The manuscript includes sections written by both brothers and a short, abridged section of Evangelisation of the World by Benjamin Broomhall. The manuscript covers the brothers' early life, conversion, and work in China and refers to the Cambridge Seven and others working in China at the...
Dates: 1903-1926

Papers of Colin Forrester-Paton (1918-2004) and Jean Forrester-Paton (1917-1998)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 37
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of: items relating to the Church in Ghana including the role of the Church of Scotland Mission, the Presbyterian Church and the Christian Council and in particular to the Church's relation to society and government on issues such as education, marriage and Ghanaian traditions; papers on Church Union; material relating to the Christian Council of Ghana's Committee on Christian Marriage and Family Life; and Ghanaian newspapers.

Dates: 1939-1994