Zanzibar diary of the U.M.C.A., 1962
Scope and Contents
'Extracts from the Zanzibar diary of the Universities Mission to Central Africa 1864-1909', 69 pages with a title page and note. The extracts are in two sections, 1864-1888 and 1888-1909.
- Universities' Mission to Central Africa (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
The Oxford and Cambridge Mission to Central Africa was founded in 1858. It became the Oxford, Cambridge, Dublin and Durham Mission to Central Africa in 1860, and the Universities' Mission to Central Africa in 1865. It merged with the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts in 1965 to become the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.
1 volume(s) (1 volume (71 pages)) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
MSS 47 V
Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 109.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Copied from the original typescript of Sir John Gray by P.M. Simpson, 1962, after some editorial amendments by D.H. Simpson.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.
Universities' Mission to Central Africa
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