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Sources for African History: Missionary Records in Microform

This is a selected list (designed for Stanford users) of a few major missionary records in microform held in the U.S. Check the CAMP catalog and World Catalog for additional holdings.

 

See also a selection of U.C. Berkeley African-related microform collections. (in pdf)

Some non-Stanford microform may be available on Interlibrary Loan.

 

GUIDE

Author: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.

Title: Papers of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions : Guide to the microfilm collection.

Imprint: Woodbridge, CT: Research Publications, 1994.

Pagination: 435 p.

Location: Hoover CD3299 .C36 H68 1994

Notes: Had missions in Angola, Cape Palmas, Gabon, Inhambane (Mozambique), Rhodesia, South Africa. Includes Letters from missionaries to Africa, 1834-1919.

The missions cover the period - Angola 1860-1956, Rhodesia 1889-1956, South Africa 1834-1967, West Africa 1836-1942, Gabon 1836-1870, East Africa 1888-1967.

The distributor Gale-Primary Source has an on-line content guide. Select letter P - Papers of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 

See World Catalog for Holdings.

For ex. WESLEYAN UNIV
HOWARD UNIV SMITHSONIAN INST PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIV OF WISCONSIN, MADISON

University of Iowa; Billy Graham Center (Wheaton College, Il.)

TITLE: Papers of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions [microform]. Unit 2, Letters from missionaries to Africa, 1834-1919.

IMPRINT: Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications, 1983.

75 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.

TOPICS: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions--Archives. Missions, American--History--Sources. Missions--Africa--History--Sources.

Holdings at New York Public Library, Research Library

Title: Papers of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions Unit 2. Letters from missionaries to Africa, 1834-1919. Corp.

Author: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.

Description: 89 boxes.

TOC: reels 149-172. Western Africa,--reel 173. Western Africa. Woman's Board.--reels 174-213. Southern Africa.--reels 214-216. Southern Africa Woman's Board.--reels 217-218. East Central Africa.--reel 219. East Central Africa. Woman's Board.--reels 220-212. Zulu East Africa.--reel 223. Miscellaneous documents.

Holdings at:

GRADUATE THEOL UNION LIBR. Berkeley, CA

FLORIDA STATE UNIV

UNIV OF IOWA LIBR

UNIV OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS

RICE UNIV, FONDREN LIB

AUTHOR: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.

TITLE: Papers of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions [microform].

IMPRINT: Woodbridge, CT : Research Publications, 1982-<1985>

<862> microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

TOPICS: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions--Archives. Missions, American--History--Sources.

NOTES: Includes guides. YEAR: 1982

 

Holdings at:

CAMP, Center for Research Libraries

UC, Irvine

UC, San Diego

Ohio State Univ.

Univ. of Wisconsin

Univ. of Virginia

Harvard

Princeton

 

Title: Archives
Author: American Missionary Association.
Publication: New Orleans, La. :; Amistad Research Center,
Year: 1983
Description: 261 microfilm reels : ill. ; 35 mm.
Language: English

SUBJECT(S): Missions -- History -- Sources.

Note(s): Title on film box: American Missionary Association
manuscripts./ Includes correspondence, minutes, reports, etc., mainly from 1839-1882.

Other Titles: American Missionary Association manuscripts.

Were active in Sierra Leone (Nov . 13, 1836-1882) and other countries (Liberia 1861-1869).

 

Guide to newly filmed CMS records.

Online Guide from Adam Matthew

Organization: Church Missionary Society.
Title: Church Missionary Society archive. Section IV, Africa missions : a listing and guide to Section IV. Imprint: Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Publications, 1999-
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents notes: [v. 1]. pt. 1. West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1803-1880 -- pt. 2. West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1820-1880 -- pt. 3-4. Nigeria - Yoruba, 1844-1880 -- pt. 5. West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1820-1880 -- pt. 6. Nigeria - Niger, 1857-1882 -- pt. 7. Sudan, 1905-1949.
Library Holdings: HOOVER - STACKS
Location HOOVER BV2500 .C48 1999 STACKS
Holdings at U. C. Berkeley

Church Missionary Society Archive.

Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Publications, 1996-

98 microfilm reels.

Location: Microfilm 77848 News/Micro

Guide: Microfilm 77848.guide

The Adam Matthew site has descriptions of each section.

News/Micro Contents:
Part 1: West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1803-1880. 27 reels.
Part 2: West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1820-1880. 18 reels.
Part 3: Nigeria-Yoruba, 1844-1880. 17 reels.
Part 4: Nigeria-Yoruba, 1844-1880. 17 reels
Part 5: West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1820-1880. 17 reels.
Part 6: Nigeria-Niger, 1857-1882. 12 reels.
Part 7: Sudan, 1905-1949. 21 reels.
Part 8: Nigeria-Yoruba , 1880-1934. 23 reels
Part 9: Nigeria-Yoruba, 1880-1934. 23 reels
Part 10: Nigeria-Niger, 1881-1934. 36 reels
Part 11 Nigeria-Niger, 1880-1934 and Nigeria-Northern Nigeria. 20 reels
Part 12: West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1881-1934. 26 reels
Part 13: West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1935-1949 and Nigeria Missions, 1935-1942. 32 reels
Part 14: Egypt, 1889-1934. 17 reels
Part 15: Egypt 1889-1949. 14 reels
Part 16: South Africa, 1836-1843, Kenya, 1841-1888 and Nyanza, 1876-1882. 28 reels
Part 1 7: Kenya, 1880-1934. 29 reels
Part 18: Kenya, 1880-1934. 29 reels
Part 19: Tanganyika, 1900-1934, Nyanza, 1880-1886 and Rwanda, 1933-1934. 13 reels
Part 20: Uganda, 1898-1934. 17 reels
Part 21: South and East Africa, 1935-1949. 29 reels
Part 22: Uganda. 22 reels
Part 23: Africa General. 20 reels
Part 24: Mauritius, Madagascar, and the Seychelles, 1856-1929. 20 reels

Holdings at Stanford, Green Library

Title: The Taveta chronicle [microform].

Imprint: Mahoo, British East Africa, Church Missionary Society.

Call number: MFILM N.S. 2800
Library Holdings: GREEN - MEDIA-MTXT Library has: 1895-1901

Search Socrates.
Find Author: Church Missionary Society

for other titles at Stanford.

Guide to material filmed earlier.

 

 

AUTHOR: Center for Research Libraries (U.S.)
TITLE: Church Missionary Society archives relating to Africa and Palestine, 1799-1923; index to records on microfilm at the Center for Research Libraries.
IMPRINT: Chicago, 1968. 6 l. 28 cm.
LOCATION: Hoover Reference, Librarian's Desk Z7817 .C562 (Library has c.1)
LOCATION: Green Library Gen Ref Z7817.C4
TOPICS: Church Missionary Society--History--Sources--Bibliography.

use with

Church Missionary Society
Index Lists
Location: Hoover Reference Room, Librarian's Desk Z7817.C561

(on the shelves in the Hoover Reading Room behind the two Reference Librarians' desks.)

Holdings at CAMP, Center for Research Libraries

Author Church Missionary Society

Title [Records, 1803?-1914. [microform]]

Imprint [London] : Kodak Ltd., Recordak Division, 1960

Call # MF-653 Neg. MF-at lab. Index Neg. MF-155

Location CAMP MONOGRAPHS

Descript 276 microfilm reels : negative ; 35 mm

Contents Papers of West Africa (Sierra Leone) Mission, 1803-1914;Committee of correspondence records to 1880 of Yoruba Mission;...of Niger Mission;...of Nyanza Mission;...of South Africa Mission;...of East Africa Mission;...of Madagascar and Mauritius Missions;...of West Africa;...of Kenya Mission;...of Uganda Mission;...of Tanganyika Mission;...Nthn. Nigeria Mission;... Egypt Mission;...of Palestine and Sudan Missions

Be sure to check Socrates for additional holdings in Print such as - AUTHOR: Church Missionary Society for Africa and the East.
TITLE: Annual report.
IMPRINT: London.
LOCATION: Hoover Library S.P. GT. BRIT. (Library has [108-118, 1906/07-1916/17]; 127, 1925/26; 134-135, 1932/33-33/34; 141, 1939/40)

 

Guide

TITLE: Conference of British Missionary Societies archives, 1912-1954 : guide.
IMPRINT: Zug, Switzerland : IDC, 1987. 100 leaves ; 30 cm.
LOCATION: Hoover Reference Librarian's Desk Z7817 .C65 1987 GUIDE
TOPICS: Conference of British Missionary Societies--Archives--Catalogs. Missions, British--Archival resources--Catalogs.

Guide TITLE: Inventory to the Conference of British Missionary Societies archives, 1912-1954. IMPRINT: Zug, Switzerland : IDC, 1987. 100 leaves ; 30 cm.
LOCATION: Hoover Reference Librarian's Desk Z7817 .C65 1987 LIST
TOPICS: Conference of British Missionary Societies--Archives--Catalogs. Missions, British--Archival resources--Catalogs.
Guide

AUTHOR: International Missionary Council.
TITLE: The joint International Missionary Council and Conference of British Missionary Societies archives : Africa and India, 1910-1945 : manuscript inventory.
IMPRINT: Zug, Switzerland : Inter Documentation, 1977. 8 sheets (404 leaves) ; 11 x 15 cm. LOCATION: Hoover. Mfiche. Z7817.I68 index Mfiche

OTHER: Conference of British Missionary Societies. Conference of Missionary Societies in Great Britain and Ireland.
TOPICS: Missions--History--Sources--Indexes. Archives--Great Britain--Inventories, calendars, etc. Manuscripts--Great Britain--Union lists. Missions--Africa--History--Sources--Indexes.

NOTES: Microfiche. "Original copy provided by the Conference of Missionary Societies in Great Britain and Ireland." The collection indexed here is available from the Cooperative Africana Microfilming Project, Chicago. Language: English Year: 1977 Item CSUX11188626-B (Books) AJP4072 (NOTIS)

Holdings at CAMP

Title: The Joint IMC/CBMS (International Missionary Council, Conference of British Missionary Societies) Archives [microform] : Africa & India, 1910-1945
Imprint: Zug, Switzerland : Interdocumentation, 1977

Call # FICHE CAMP SAMP
Location: CAMP MONOGRAPHS & SAMP MONOGRAPHS
Description: 2336 microfiches
Note: "Original copy provided by Conference of Missionary Societies in Great Britain and Ireland." Manuscript inventory: A-745:1-8

Holdings at LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, PRINCETON THEOL SCH

TITLE: IMC/CBMS archives [microform]. Joint IMC/CBMS missionary archives.
IMPRINT: Zug, Switzerland : Inter Documentation Co., 1977. ca. 1850 microfiches

OTHER: International Missionary Council. Conference of British Missionary Societies.
TOPICS: International Missionary Council--Archives. Conference of British Missionary Societies--Archives. Missions--Africa--History--20th century Sources. Missions--India--History--20th century Sources.

NOTES: Title from header. Covers the period in which the World Missionary Conference was held at Edinburgh, 1910-1945. Accompanied by printed guide: The joint IMC/CBMS missionary archives : Africa & India, 1910-1945 : inventory (c1979); and 5 microfiches (1987) upon which the guide is filmed.

Holdings at the Library of Congress Title: C.B.M.S. archives, London. Africa Committee minutes, papers.
Publication: Zug, Switzerland : Inter Documentation Co.,
Year: 1984
Description: 31 microfiches.
Holdings at Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley Title: IMC/CBMS archives [Africa & India, 1910-1945] Micro-ed.
Publisher: Zug, Switzerland : Inter Documentation Co., 1977.
Description: 2517 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm. in [52] boxes.
Contents: Boxes [1-8]. Africa General (403 microfiches) -- Boxes [9-17]. East Africa (426 microfiches) -- Boxes [18-21]. West Africa (176 microfiches) -- Boxes [22-26]. French-speaking Africa (258 microfiches) -- Boxes [27-28]. Portuguese Africa (101 microfiches) -- Boxes [29-33]. Central & Southern Africa (245 microfiches) -- Box [34]. Egypt (57 microfiches) -- Boxes [35-52]. India (851 microfiches)

Notes: Subtitle from manuscript inventory, which was published under title: The Joint IMC/CBMS missionary archives : Africa & India, 1910-1945. Guide, 404 p., cataloged separately, shelved with collection.
Holdings at Yale Author: International Missionary Council.
Title: Joint International Missionary Council/Conference of British Missionary Societies Missionary Archives, 1910-1945 (inclusive)
Notes: Microfiche. Geneva : Inter Documentation Co., 1977. 2,500+ fiche.
Location: Divinity, Special Collections (non-circulating)
Call number: Fiche Ms50
Holdings at UCLA

Title: IMC/CBMS archives, [Africa and India, 1910-1945]
Publisher: Zug : Inter Documentation Co. AG, 1977. Description: 2517 microfiche ; 10 x 15 cm.
Contents: Archive box 200-230. Africa general--231-262. East Africa--263-277. West Africa--278-281--.French-speaking Africa--282-284. Congo Mission News--285-297. French-speaking Africa--298-299, 1200-1206. Portuguese Africa--385-386. N.M.C., N.C.C.--387-390. Prov. Counc. Min.--1207-1212, 1221-1234. Central & South Africa--1235-1240. Egypt--391-396, 404-447. India--399-403. N.C.C. Review.

Notes: Original manuscripts housed in the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.

 

Guide AUTHOR: Council for World Mission (Great Britain)
TITLE: Council for World Mission archives, 1775-1940 [microform]. Missionary Society archives.
IMPRINT: Zug, Switzerland : Inter Documentation Co., [197-?]- microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm.
LOCATION: Green Library Microtext
MFICHE 594 (Library has Inventory, v. 23: Central Africa, 1876-1899)
Guide AUTHOR: University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies. Library.
TITLE: The archives of the Council for World Mission (incorporating the London Missionary Society) : an outline guide / [prepared] by the late C. Stuart Craig.
IMPRINT: London : University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, Library, 1973. [22] p. ; 22 cm.
LOCATION: Green Library Microtext CD1069.L73L66 1973
Guide Title: Council for World Mission archives, 1775-1940 : preliminary catalogue.
Imprint: Zug, Switzerland : Inter Documentation Co., [197-?] Physical Description: [8] p. ; 29 cm.

Notes: Cover title. The archives of the Council for World Mission are deposited in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Guide to the microfiche ed. of the archives (MFICHE 594), a portion of which is located in the Current Periodicals/Microtext Room. The full microfiche ed. is held by Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, Calif.

Subject (LC): Commonwealth Missionary Society--Archives--Catalogs. London Missionary Society--Archives--Catalogs.
Location: GREEN CD1069.L73 C6 1970Z 1 MEDIA-MTXT

Holdings at Graduate Theological
Union

AUTHOR: Congregational Council for World Mission.
TITLE: The archives of the Council for World Mission, 1775-1940 [microform] Missionary Society archives. Council for World Mission archives.
IMPRINT: Zug, Switzerland : Inter Documentation Co., [1979]-<1983> + guide (38 p. ; 29 cm.)
<23,398> fiches in <529> containers

TOPICS: London Missionary Society--History--Sources. Commonwealth Missionary Society.--History--Sources. Missions--History--Sources. Missions--Africa--History--Sources. Missions--Oceania--History--Sources. Missions--Asia--History--Sources.

NOTES: Index and inventory: Boxes 527-529. Sets H-2112- have title: Council for World Mission archives; sets A-774- have title: Missionary Society archives...... Manuscript guide composed by GTU Library lists container (box) numbers, fiche numbers, series (H) numbers, and titles of all sections of the Archive. One copy of guides located in Technical Services Dept., one in Storage area along with microfiche collection, and one in book collection at call no.: BV2361 C6. Box to be numbered 528 is being claimed (2/21/84sls).

Holdings at the Billy Graham Center
(Wheaton College, IL)

 

TITLE: Archives of the Council for World Mission, 1775-1940 microform. Council for World Mission archives. Records, 1775-1940.
IMPRINT: Micro ed. Zug, Switzerland : Inter Documentation Co., 1978. ca. 17,700 microfiches

OTHER: Commonwealth Missionary Society. London Missionary Society. Council of World Mission (Great Britain). University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies. Library.

TOPICS: Livingstone, David, 1813-1873. London Missionary Society--Archives. Missions, British. Missions--Africa.

Contents: Commonwealth Missionary Society: board minutes and committee records. -- London Missionary Society: Board minutes -- Committee minutes - - Candidate papers -- Missionary portraits -- Home -- Secretarial deputations -- Europe -- Russia -- Greek Mission -- Jews -- Americas -- West Indies -- Papua -- Australia -- South Seas -- Ultra-Ganges -- Mauritius -- Madagascar -- Africa -- South Africa -- Central Africa -- Matabeleland -- India general -- North India -- South India -- China general -- Fukien -- South China -- North China.

Contents: Correspondence with missionaries in Europe, Russia, the Americas, West Indies, Australia, the South Seas, Africa, India, China, and others. Included are journals of missionaries, correspondence of David Livingstone, and material about a mission to Jewish people in London. Interdenominational mission agency; formed in 1795; merged with the Commonwealth Missionary Society in 1963 to form the Congregational Council for World Mission, which changed its name to Council for World Mission in 1973.

Indexes: Limited finding aid available in repository reading room and BGC Library microform room.

  Various parts also held by Northwestern, Ohio State University, Ohio University, Univ. of Florida, Boston Public Library, Univ. of Indianapolis, Library of Congress. See World Catalog and individual library catalogs.

 

Holdings in CAMP

Author: Evangelische Missionsgesellschaft in Basel Title: The Ghana archive of the Basel Mission [microform]
Imprint East Ardsley, Yorkshire : EP Microform Ltd. ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Clearwater Pub. Co., 1978

Call #: MF-5604 CAMP BV3625.G6E9 1978
Loan copy: E-6738
Location: CAMP MONOGRAPHS
Descript: 153 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + 1 contents list (9 leaves ; 30 cm.) + 1 guide (59 p. : maps ; 30 cm.) Note Title on container: Basel Mission Accompanied by guide: The Ghana archive of the Basel Mission, 1828-1918 / introduction by Paul Jenkins

Contents: Reel 1-114. Incoming Ghana correspondence, 1829-1914 (Ser. D-1) -- Reel 115-128. In and out correspondence, Ghana 1914-1917 (Ser. D-3) -- Reel 129-130. English transcriptions of documents in series D-1 (Ser. D-12) -- Reel 131-141. German transcription of documents in series D-1 -- Reel 142-149. Annual accounts, Ghana, 1842-1916 (Ser. D-6-3) -- Reel 150-153. Remainder category, Ghana (Ser. D-10)

Subject: Evangelische Missionsgesellschaft in Basel -- Archives Missions -- Ghana -- History -- Sources

 

Holdings at

UCBerkeley
Columbia Univ.
New York Public
Michigan State
Univ. of Virginia
and other univs.

Corp Author(s): Maryland State Colonization Society. ; Maryland Historical Society.; Library.
Title: Microfilm edition of the papers of the Maryland State Colonization Society, 1817–1902.
Publication: [Philadelphia, Rhistoric Publications,
Year: 1970
Description: 31 reels. 35 mm.

Reel 1. Copy of guide. Minutes -- Reels 2-12. Correspondence received Reels 13-17. Correspondence sent -- Reel 18. Miscellaneous letters and minutes. Invoice books -- Reels 19-22. Financial records -- Reels 23-24. Special funds. Commissions and reports. Censuses -- Reels 25-27. Manumussions and emigrants
Reels 27-29. Liberian colonization. Newspapers -- Reel 30. Colonization pamphlets. Books -- Reel 31. Pamplets. Maps

 

Guide AUTHOR: Bennett, Elizabeth.
TITLE: Methodist Missionary Society archives, London : [guide to the microform collection] /
IMPRINT: Leiden, The Netherlands : IDC, 1991.
42 leaves ; 31 cm.
TOPICS: Methodist Missionary Society archives--Indexes.
NOTES: Guide to the IDC microfiche set: Methodist Missionary Society archives.
LOCATION: HOOVER CD1069 .L66 M48 1980 STACKS
Holdings at Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley AUTHOR: Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society (London).
TITLE: Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society (London) archives [microform]
IMPRINT: Zug, Switzerland : Inter Documentation Co., 1978-<1983> <18,970> fiches in <304 (i.e. 303)> containers of varying dimensions + manuscript catalog.
OTHER: Methodist Missionary Society (London).
TOPICS: Methodist Church (Great Britain)--Missions--History--Sources.

Holdings at CAMP

Also at
Univ. of Florida, Boston Public Library, Southern Methodist Univ. Bridwell Library

Title: Methodist Missionary Society archives [microform]
Imprint: 1791-1948
Holdings: All fiche shelved as a collection at F.D. 343+. Shelving arrangement follows that of guide.
ca. 1192 boxes
See details in CAMP / CRL Catalog.

 

Guide

Organization: Societe des missions evangeliques de Paris.
Title: Paris Evangelical Missionary Society archives ... : guide to the microform collection.
Imprint: Leiden, The Netherlands : IDC, 1987-1998. Physical Description: 2 v. ; 31 cm.
Notes: "Departement evangelique francais d'action apostolique, Paris." Guide to the IDC microfiche set of the SMEP archives retained by the DEFAP.
Contents Note: [v. 1.] 1822-1935, IDC nos. H2100-H2107. Correspondance des champs de mission. Index alphabeâtique -- Index chronologique -- France. [v. 2.] 1936-1947, IDC no. H-2100 mf. 3811-4230. Cameroun -- Gabon -- Lesotho -- Madagascar -- Senegal -- Togo -- Zambeze -- Nouvelle-Caledonie -- Tahiti.

Library Holdings:: HOOVER - STACKS copy 1 Library has: v.1-2
Hoover Library BV2353 .S631 1987 STACKS

Holdings at CAMP Author: Societe des missions evangeliques de Paris Title: Paris Evangelical Missionary Society archives, 1822-1947 [microform] / Departement evangelique francais d'action apostolique, Paris
Imprint: Leiden, The Netherlands : IDC, 1987-1998
Call # FICHE CAMP
Location CAMP MONOGRAPHS
Descript microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm. + guide

 

Holdings in Green Library

Organization: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Foreign Missions.
Title: Africa letters, 1837-1903 : correspondence and report files of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America.
Imprint: Philadelphia : [Published for the Presbyterian Historical Society by Atlas Microfilming Service] 1969.
Physical Description: 31 reels ; 35 cm.
Notes: Microfilm of the original manuscripts. Includes indexes.
Subject (LC): Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.--Missions. Missions--Africa--History--Sources.
Location GREEN MFILM N.S. 1130 1 MEDIA-MTXT

Covers Liberia, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroun, and Gabon.

Don't forget the Hoover G.D./S.P. Catalog!

Has older print material.

AUTHOR: Presbyterian Church in the USA. Executive Committee of Foreign Missions. Nashville, Tenn.
TITLE: Annual report.
Title varies: Southern Presbyterian missions abroad 1916-26
IMPRINT: Nashville.
LOCATION: Hoover S.P. USA (Library has 1916; 1920- 21; 1923; 1925-27; 1929-38; 1940-44)
Guide

Title: Board of Foreign Missions correspondence and reports, 1833-1911 : guide to the Scholarly Resources microfilm edition.

Imprint: Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1996.
Physical Description: 33 p. ; 28 cm. Notes:
Guide to the microfilmed missionary correspondence of the Board of Foreign Missions, Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Published in cooperation with the Presbyterian Historical Society, Department of History, Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
Subject (LC): Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Foreign Missions--Archives. Missions--Indexes.
Location GREEN BV2570 .B63 1996
Information Center non-circulating

Holdings at Yale Divinity School

Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Board of Foreign Missions (Microfilm: Film Ms.11)

Documentation of work in Africa, Asia, and South America (1833-1911). (298 reels)

Holdings at U.C. Berkeley, Princeton Theol Sch (N.J.), Columbia University, Hamilton College Library (N.Y.), Pittsburgh Theo Seminary (PA), Univ. of Tennessee

 

Title: Correspondence and reports, 1833-1911
Corp Author: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Foreign Missions.
Year: 1996
TOC: Africa, 1835-1910. Reels 61-87, 217-239. -- Calendar of correspondence and personal name index. Reels 296-301.

(Printed Guide) Abstract: Majority of material is incoming correspondence from the mission field and outgoing correspondence from the Board headquarters. Other primary sources include: receipts of sale, inventories of supplies, diary accounts, sermon manuscripts, minutes of board meetings, annual reports on mission work, personal and field reports and a calendar of correspondence.

Note(s): Reproduction: Microfilm./ Wilmington, Del. :/ Scholarly Resources,/ Philedelphia :/ in cooperation with the Presbyterian Historical Society,/ 1996./ 301 microfilm reels; 35 mm.
Holdings at the Center for Research Libraries, Univ. of Colorado at Boulder, Univ. of Chicago, Univ. of Illinois, Duke, Rice Univ., and 5 others.

Title: Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions, 1833-1911
Corp Author: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Foreign Missions.
Publication: New York : Microfilm Graphic Corp. ; Philadelphia, Pa. : Atlas Microfilming Service ; Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, Inc. [distributor],
Year: 1953 1969

Description: 292 microfilm reels ; p., 35 mm.
TOC: reel 1-7, 8/9-22/23, 24/25-41/42, 43/44-59/60/60a. India -- reel 61-65. Africa -- reel 65.1-64.4. Africa -- reel 88-100. Africa, Africa -- reel 220. Africa, Chile, Colombia, Iran, Venezuela -- reel 221. Africa --reel 239. Africa, Brazil -- reel 240-241. Includes calendar.

Note(s): Title from container./ Calendar reel and guide should be used in conjunction with microfilm reels. Other Titles: Title in catalog :; Board of Foreign Missions correspondence and reports, 1833-1911 More Corp Auth: Scholarly Resources, inc.

CRL Call Number: MF-11584
Location CRL MONOGRAPHS

Descript 292 microfilm reels ; 35 mm

Online Guide from Adam Matthew

REGIONS BEYOND MISSIONARY UNION ARCHIVE
Part 1: Minute Books of the Regions Beyond Missionary Union, 1903-1955
Part 2: Correspondence and Reports of Regions Beyond Missionary Union: The Congo Mission, 1888-1955
Part 3: Correspondence and Reports of Regions Beyond Missionary Union; Peru, Argentina, India, Nepal, Kaliminta and Irian Jaya, 1893-1955
Part 4: Regions Beyond, 1878-1981, and Horizons, 1981-1990 Part 5: Correspondence and Reports of Regions Beyond Missionary Union: All Regions, c1955-1990

 

Harvard has. 47 reels

Emory has Part 1. Minute Books. 7 reels

Title: Regions Beyond Missionary Union archive : papers of the RBMU concerning the Congo, India, Nepal and Peru from the Centre for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World, New College, University of Edinburgh.

Publication: Marlborough : Adam Matthew, Year: 2002 Description: 47 microfilm reels (35 mm.)

Congo mission, 1888-1955 /Correspondence & reports Peru, Argentina, India, Nepal Kalimintan and Irian Jaya, 1893-195

 

 

Guide

Organization: Royal Commonwealth Society, London.
Title: Photograph Collection. Guide to the microform collection. Editor: John Falconer.
Imprint: Leiden, Netherlands : IDC, 1988.
Physical Description: 33 p.
GREEN JV1002 .R58 R68 GUIDE 1 MEDIA-MTXT

In Green

Title: Royal Commonwealth Society, London [microform] : photograph collection / editor, John Falconer.
Royal Commonwealth Society photograph collection.
Series: IX: Africa.
Imprint: Zug, Switzerland : IDC, 1986.
Physical Description: ca. 808 microfiches : chiefly ill. + 1 guide (33 p. ; 30 cm.)
Note: Microfiche reproduction of the collection which
consists of 45,000 historical photographs documenting
British imperial expansion and consolidation.
Africa is (H 3208)
Green Library
1)JV1002 .R58 R68 GUIDE 1 MEDIA-MTXT
2)MFICHE 2750 H3208 1 MEDIA-MTXT

 

Holdings in Green Library. Organization: United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.
Title: African archives of the U.S.P.G. [microform]
Imprint: East Ardsley, Yorkshire : EP Microform, c1972.
Physical Description: 52 microfilm reels : maps ; 4 in., 35 mm.
Notes: Includes index and finding lists to the African Diocesan records in the archives of the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel c. 1820-1900.
Location GREEN MFILM N.S. 3896 1 MEDIA-MTXT
Holdings in Green Library. Organization: United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.
Title: Calendar of African letters. [microform]/ introduction by Richard Bernard.
Imprint: East Ardsley, Yorkshire : E.P. Microform, [1955?]
Physical Description: 1 microform reel ; 4 in., 35 mm.
Notes: "Letters received by the S.P.G. from South Africa, Mauritius, St. Helena and Sierra Leone, between the years 1837 and 1874.... [and] the Wigram papers, a private correspondence covering the period 1877-1896. Subject (LC): Church of England--History. Church of England--Missions. Missions--Africa.
Location GREEN MFILM N.S. 3895 1 MEDIA-MTXT
Holdings in Green Library.

Organization: Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain)
Title: Gold Coast records of the U. S. P. G., 1753-1933. [microform]
Imprint: East Ardsley, Eng. : E. P. Microform Ltd., [197-?]
Physical Description: 12 reels ; 35 mm.
Notes: Microfilm. "Film no. 96923."
Contents Note: reel 1. Original missionary reports, 1906-33.--reel 2. Letters received, 1913-27.--reel 3-9. Original letters, Sierra Leone and Gold Coast, 1856-1933.--reel 10. Letters sent, 1900-35.--reel 11. Committee for Womens Work letters received, 1904-14.--reel 12. West Africa mss. 1753-1951.
Subject (LC):
Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain)
Missions--Ghana.
Location Status GREEN MFILM N.S. 3891 1 MEDIA-MTXT

In Green Library.

Organization: United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.
Title: Reports, 1860-1900 [microform]
Imprint: East Ardsley, Yorkshire : EP Microform, c1974.
Physical Description: 1 microfilm reel ; 5 in., 35 mm.

Subject (LC):
Church of England--Missions--Africa, Central. Missions--Africa, Central--History.
Location GREEN MFILM N.S. 3892 1 MEDIA-MTXT

 

Universities' Mission to Central Africa (UMCA)

See the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. The UMCA was founded in 1858 "as a result of David Livingstone's sermon to Cambridge University, 'I beg to direct your attention to Africa.'" In 1965 the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel and the UMCA merged into the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (USPG).

 

In Green Library.

Title: Africa through western eyes [microform] : manuscript records of traders, travellers, soldiers, missionaries and diplomats in Africa.
Imprint: Marlborough : Adam Matthew Publications, 1999-

Physical Description: microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + guide.
Contents notes: parts 1 & 2: Original manuscripts from the Royal Commonwealth Society Library at Cambridge University Library (pt.1, reels 1-9; pt. 2, reels 10-15) reels 1-4. Notebooks and diaries, v. 4-44, 1896-1930 / Cuthbert Christy -- reel 5. African diaries and photographs, 1935 / A.R.H. Mann -- reel 6. Senegambia / Nigel Rolars. "Thirty years ago"-reminiscences of life in West Africa / Philip Louis Tengely. Account of a journey in French West Africa, c1901 / S. Forbes White. Journal of a visit to East Africa and Uganda, 1912 / James Dick. Jackson & Hunter scrapbook, c1889-1890 / Arthur Hunter -- reel 7. Letter from Uganda, 1896-1905 / Frederick Grant Banks. Uganda missionary history, 1876-1927 / George K. Baskerville. Uganda diary, 1895-1899 / Lt. Col. Claude G.H. Sitwell -- reels 8-9. Letters and diaries 1901-1963 / Arnold Paice -- reel 10. T.O. Fraser, David Livingstone, Charles Du Val, William Craig Napier -- reels 11-15. Sir John Hawley Glover

Subject (LC): Europeans--Africa--History--Sources. Travelers--Africa--History--Sources. Africa--History--19th century--Sources. Africa--History--20th century--Sources.

Library Holdings::
GREEN - IC copy 2 This location lacks main work. Supplement: guide pt.1/2
GREEN - MEDIA-MTXT copy 1 Library has: pt.1: reels 1-15. pt.2:reels 10-15. Supplement: guide pt.1/2

Location
GREEN DT32.5 .A36 GUIDE MEDIA-MTXT
PT.1/2 1 MEDIA-MTXT INPROCESS

GREEN DT32.5 .A36 GUIDE IC PT.1/2 2 IC non-circulating

GREEN MFILM N.S. 15059 1 MEDIA-MTXT

In Green Library.

TITLE: Colonial discourses [microfilm]
Series one: Women, travel, and empire, 1660-1914.
Part 1: Early travel accounts by women and women's experiences in India, Africa, Australasia, and Canada. Early travel accounts by women and women's experiences in India, Africa, Australasia, and Canada. Women, travel and empire, 1660-1914.
IMPRINT: Wiltshire, Eng. : Adam Matthew Publications, 1999. 25 microfilm reels + guide (39 p. : ill.; 15 cm.)

18th century to very early 1900s accounts by women traveling to Sierra Leone (includes accounts of the slave trade), East Africa, South Africa, Somaliland, guides for missionaries and travellers, Mary Kingsley's books (Cameroons, French Congo), "Pictorial Africa, Its Heroes, Missionaries, Martyrs".
Location; GREEN G240 .C65 1999 MEDIA-MTXT copy 1
Library has: Reels 1-25 Supplement: 1 guide
(Additional copies of the guide are in IC and HASRC.)

 

Some Libraries with Missionary Records in Microform
CAMP Catalog (CRL) Located at the Center for Research Libraries, Chicago
World Catalog Holdings of thousands of libraries.
Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA  
Northwestern University See their online catalog, NUCAT.
Yale Divinity School See their Guide to Archives & Manuscript Collections.



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