Billy Graham Center

Records of Blantyre Mission - Collection 149

[Note: The BGC Archives does not have the original documents of this collection. What it does have is a microfilm edition of the papers, which it purchased from a publisher, as did many other archives and libraries.]

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Table of Contents

Brief Description of This Collection

Title Page and Restrictions

Historical Background of the Life and Work in British Central Africa

An Essay on the Contents of the Collection (Scope and Content)

Lists of Microfilm in This Collection (Location Records)


Brief Description.
Microfilm of the monthly, and later quarterly, journal of the Church of Scotland, LIFE AND WORK.... This collection contains only the "Blantyre Mission Supplement" of that magazine, which details the activities of the mission station at Blantyre, Malawi. Purchased by the Billy Graham Center Library. Vol: 2 Reels of Microfilm CN # 149 .

Collection 149
[March 1, 2001]
Blantyre Mission; 1875-
Life and Work in British Central Africa; 1888-1919
2 Reels of Microfilm


Originals are housed in the National Library of Scotland and the Library, University of Edinburgh. Permission to quote from the film must be secured by the owner of the original, whichever is applicable:

The Keeper of the Dept. of Printed Books
The National Library of Scotland
Edinburgh, SCOTLAND


The Librarian
Edinburgh University
George Square
Edinburgh, 8. SCOTLAND

Historical Background

The Life and Work in British Central Africa was a journal of the Church of Scotland.

Scope and Content

This microfilm contains only the "Blantyre Mission Supplement" of the magazine Life and Work in British Central Africa, detailing the activities of the mission station at Blantyre, Malawi.



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

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Type of Material: Microfilm

The following items are located in the CENTER LIBRARY MICROFILM ROOM:

All reels are 35mm, positive copy.

Blantyre Mission Reports
Reel 1 - 1888-1904
Reel 2 - 1905-1919

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