Billy Graham Center
Records of the International Missionary
Council/Conference of British Missionary Societies
Joint Archives - Collection 162
[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 archives relating to mission
endeavor of two major British societies. Primarily concerns
India and British Africa; includes material re: African areas
under Belgian, Portuguese, and French control as well.
Manuscript material is correspondence and memoranda related to
key mission figures Joseph H. Oldham (1874-1969) and William
Paton (1886-1943); much printed material is also included.
Filmed from originals held by each Society.
See Evangelism & Missions Collection of the Wheaton College Archives & Special Collections (formerly BGC Library) for guide to Africa and India (8-84).
Vol: 2,587 Microfiche
CN # 162
[March 28, 2001]
International Missionary Council / Conference of British Missionary Societies
Joint Archives: Africa and India; 1910-1945
2,587 Sheets of Microfiche
Originals are probably 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
British missionary societies; IMC emerged from the World Missionary Conference in 1910,
being formally established in 1921; CBMS, formerly known as the Conference of Missionary
Societies in Great Britain and Ireland, established in 1912.
Scope and Content
The microfiche primarily concerns India and British Africa, but includes material about African
areas under Belgium, Portuguese and French control as well. Manuscript material is
correspondence and memoranda related especially to key mission figures Joseph H. Oldham
(1874-1969) and William Paton (1886-1943); much printed material is also included.
For more detailed information about the organization of the collection and finding specific
information, see the published guide (published by the Inter Documentation Company) 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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