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Collection 148 Records of the Church Missionary Society for Africa: West Indies Mission

 Collection
Identifier: CN-148
This collection contains Microfilmed copybooks of letters sent to missionaries in the West Indies and loose incoming correspondence from missionaries. Copybooks are indexed at the beginning of volumes. West Indies missions were intended primarily for the proselytization of slaves in the British colonies. Topics covered include missions and nineteenth-century church and missions history in Great Britain and the Caribbean.

Dates

  • Created: 1819-1861

Conditions Governing Access

Permission to quote must be secured in writing from:

The General Secretary

Church Missionary Society

157, Waterloo Road

London, S.E.1. ENGLAND

Extent

14.00 reels_of_microfilm

Biographical or Historical Information

The Church Missionary Society for Africa and the Middle East was formed as part of the Anglican church to complement the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. Its primary concentration was on using non-ordained missionaries to bring the gospel to Africa and the East. Reel 1 of Collection 147 contains a history of the Society and its by-laws. The West Indies Missions were intended primarily for the proselytization of slaves in the British colonies.

Accruals and Additions

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

No Accession #
Title
Collection 148 Records of the Church Missionary Society for Africa: West Indies Mission
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Billy Graham Center Archives Repository

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