Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = AMS
Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Content Description This is an album containing approxmately 147 photographs with captions, showing staff, students, premises and scenes from the Gotch-Robinson High School (also known as Shoushan Middle School) in the 1920s. The school was a British Baptist school located in Tsingchowfu, Shantung, in North China. It was founded in 1917 by the English Baptist Missionary Society, and was dissolved in 1929 amid the changes in the education system after the Nationalists took over Shandong province.The album...
Identifier: CSWC 20
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographs, negatives and lantern slides (3 slides only) showing the hospital at Ama Achara, patients and staff, missionaries, church workers, other areas in Eastern Nigeria including Calabar, and mission work in general; most of the photographs are from the 1920s-mid 1940s but there are some earlier ones of Mary Slessor; and there is also a printed article on the hospital (1937).
Dates: 20th century
Fonds — Box CSWC Small Collections Box 2
Identifier: CSWC 91
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: an English Calabar dictionary by William Anderson (1849-1851); material used by William Marshall Christie while preparing his record of the mission including a manuscript notebook of locations of missionaries (1911-1945), a note of local church and mission records, notes of the work at the Slessor Memorial Home, Arochuku derived from the S.M.H Record Book (1915-1930), Zenana Quarterly Records (1887-1899) and the Women's Foreign Mission Annual Reports (1900-1908), and...
Fonds — Box CLX-A-1593
Content Description Extensive archive of letters, together forming a journal of seven years’ work for the Church Missionary Society in China. Addressed to ‘dear Friends’ of her church in Bermondsey, Hitchcock’s letters provide a detailed account of her journey to China and her mission there. Though evidently travelling frequently throughout south-east China, Hitchcock was stationed primarily on Haitan (Pingtan) island with Eleanor Jane Harrison, recording efforts to teach the Gospel to the local population and her...