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Church Missionary Society photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS
Scope and Contents The Church Missionary Society photograph collection consists of photographic prints, glass and film negatives, and lantern slides. The prints in CMS 1-17 were selected from the CMS’s Photo Bureau, the majority being mounted on sheets of paper annotated with captions. Many photographs would have been taken to illustrate articles in the society’s periodicals including ‘Church Missionary Gleaner’, ‘Church Missionary Intelligencer’ and their successors. Little is known of the...
Dates: 1881 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence and papers of Robert Walker

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 339
Scope and Contents

Letters from Robert Walker in Uganda to his family, letters to the Walker family from other correspondents and miscellaneous items connected to Walker's missionary work in Uganda.

Dates: 1888 - 1995
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Diocese of Central Tanganyika [i.e. Tanzania] 1927-1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469G
Scope and Contents A collection of 137 photographs and other pictures. The collection was mounted on sheets of brown paper for display at exhibitions and bazaars in the 1950s, but has now been transferred to an album. The photographs represent various aspects of the activities of the Diocese, and were gathered from local mission staff, who in many cases wrote descriptive notes on the backs. The majority are amateur snapshots not exceeding 14 x 8 cm, but there are a few larger ones, including some of people...
Dates: 1927 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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History of Nigeria bookshops

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 144
Scope and Contents

Notes and extracts collected by Thomas concerning the history and administration of the Nigeria Bookshops of the Church Missionary Society, with related papers.

Dates: 1969
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Sir James Stephen: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7888
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence of Stephen and papers relating to a life of Stephen written by Dr. Evelyn Christian Martin.

Dates: 1807-1953 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Uganda Mission history

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 164
Scope and Contents The history of the Uganda Mission of the Church Missionary Society from its inception in 1876 to the Jubilee Year in 1927 (266 loose pages). There is much in his history concerning the exploits of Bruce, Speke, Baker, Grant, Stanley and other missionaries and explorers. Accompanying this material are fifteen xerox pages of notes and a list of names compiled by G.K. Baskerville, reconstructing the early Church Missionary Society baptismal records which were lost at Natete in 1888. It was...
Dates: 1876 - 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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