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Records of the Universities Mission to Central Africa - Collection 160

[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.]



[Note: What follows is a description of the documents in this collection which are available for use at BGC Archives in Wheaton, Illinois, USA. The actual documents are not, in most cases, available online, only this description of them. Nor are they available for sale or rent.]

Table of Contents

Brief Description of This Collection

Title Page and Restrictions

Historical Background of the Universities Mission to Central Africa

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

Lists of Microfilm in This Collection (Location Records)


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Brief Description.
Microfilm edition of 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. There are restrictions on the use of this collection. For more information, please see guide. Vol: 1 Microfilm CN # 160 .


Collection 160
[March 16, 2001]
Universities Mission to Central Africa; 1860-
Reports; 1860-1900
1 Reel of Microfilm

Restrictions

Note at the head of the microfilm reel:

"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 Archivist
United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
15, Tufton Street
London, S.W.1. ENGLAND



Historical Background

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.



Scope and Content

The microfilm contains printed reports from the Universities Mission to Central Africa. Originals of the reports are in the U.S.P.G. office in London.


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Provenance

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

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LOCATION RECORD
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Type of Material: Microfilm

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


Reel 1 - 35mm, positive copy. Universities Mission to Central Africa reports; 1860-1900.




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