Colonial women missionaries of the Committee for Women's Work, 1861-1967

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4 volumes in Colonial women missionaries of the Committee for Women's Work, 1861-1967

Ladies' Association for the Promotion of Female Education...1861 - 1895

The emphasis in both the minute books and the letter books, is very much upon the progress of establishing Christian schools in Africa, India, Burma, China, and Japan. Details include how many students have been recruited, how the teachers' health is coping with the foreign climate, teacher shortages, supply shortages...

  • Contributor:  Bodleian Library
  • Reference:  72559-A
  • Keyword:  religion british usa african asian history colonial missionaries women

Womens' Missionary Association, circa 1895-1904

These items retain their focus on the missionaries' principle project: the maintenance and growth of mission schools around the world. The picture of finances over this period is more sustainable than during previous years and rules intended to protect female staff are introduced. The missionaries have some concerns about a...

  • Contributor:  Bodleian Library
  • Reference:  72559-B
  • Keyword:  religion british usa african asian history colonial missionaries women

SPG Committee for Womens' Work, 1904 - 1967

The main focus of these records is the discussion of either candidates or prospective candidates, regarding their competance and whether their progress as a missionary should be supported or stopped. Descriptions vary in length from one line in a report to a full-page analysis. The letterbooks in this group usually...

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  • Reference:  72559-C
  • Keyword:  religion british usa african asian history colonial missionaries women

Miscellaneous Items, 1866 - 1960

These documents feature discussion on the subject of the Women's Missionaty Association joining the SPG as a subsidiary of it. Other developments include the proposal that marriage should no longer be a barrier to a woman becoming a missionary, and some of the missionaries asking for permission to ease their...

  • Contributor:  Bodleian Library
  • Reference:  72559-D
  • Keyword:  religion british usa african asian history colonial missionaries women
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