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Collection 160 Records of the Universities Mission to Central Africa

 Collection
Identifier: CN-160
This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing the printed reports of the UMCA, the first mission society operated by the high church faction of the Anglican Church, and unique among Anglican missions in that primary authority rested not with a home committee, but with a bishop Oxford, Cambridge, Durham, and Dublin Universities.Originals of the reports are in the USPG office, London.

Dates

  • Created: 1860-1900

Conditions Governing Access

These microfilms have been prepared from copies of the reports in the possession of the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. Further reproduction is prohibited without written authority. Those wishing to quote from, reproduce or publish any material from these films must write to:

The ArchivistUnited Society for the Propagation of the Gospel15, Tufton StreetLondon, S.W.1. ENGLAND

Extent

1.00 reels_of_microfilm

Biographical or Historical Information

The Universities Mission to Central Africa, founded in 1860, was the first mission society operated by the high church faction of the Anglican Church, and was unique among Anglican missions in that primary authority rested not with a home committee, but with a bishop in the field. The mission was founded by a coalition of groups in Oxford, Cambridge, Durham, and Dublin Universities.

Accruals and Additions

The microfilm in this collection was purchased by the Billy Graham Center Library.

No Accession #
Title
Collection 160 Records of the Universities Mission to Central Africa
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Billy Graham Center Archives Repository

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