Billy Graham Center
Records of the Council for World Mission - Collection
[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.]
Microfiche edition of the Council Archives, incorporating
the London Missionary Society founded in 1795, and the
Commonwealth Missionary Society founded in 1836. Includes
minutes, reports, candidates' papers, graphics, and
correspondence with missionaries in Europe, Russia, the
Americas, West Indies, Australia, the South Seas, Africa,
China, India, and other areas. Also includes journals of
missionaries, correspondence of David Livingstone, and
material about a mission to London Jews. Filmed from
originals in the Library of the School of Oriental & African
Studies, London. For further information, please see guide.
Vol: 17,716 Microfiche
[March 28, 2001]
Council for World Missions
17,716 Sheets of Microfiche
Originals owned by the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.
Microfiche prepared by:
Inter Documentation Company
Information on literary rights available from:
Nord Media, Inc.
127 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019
Interdenominational mission agency formed as the London Missionary Society in 1795; merged
with Commonwealth Missionary Society (founded in 1836) in 1963 to form the Congregational
Council for World Mission, which changed its name to Council for World Mission in 1973.
Scope and Content
The microfiche includes minutes, reports, candidates' papers, graphics, and correspon-dence with
missionaries in Europe, Russia, the Americas, West Indies, Australia, the South Seas, Africa,
China, India, and other areas. It also includes journals of missionaries, correspondence of David
Livingstone, and material about a mission to Jewish people in London. The microfiche was
filmed from originals in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.
Direct and precise access to the material is provided by thirty detailed microfiche inventories,
which relate topics to microfiche numbers. For more detailed information about the inventory
fiches and the organization of the rest of the collection, see the Preliminary Catalogue, published
by the Inter documentation Company AG, Switzerland. This booklet is located in both the
Reading Room and the Microfilm Room.
The microfiche in this collection was purchased by the Center Library.
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