Missionary Council of the Church Assembly


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0109 MSS. MS. 2446, 3121-3128
Held at: Lambeth Palace Library
Domain: archival
Title: Missionary Council of the Church Assembly
Date(s) of contents: 1891-1955
Level of description: Sub-collection
Extent and medium: 9 volumes of archival material

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s): Church of England | Church Assembly: Missionary Council | 1921-1951 Church of England | United Boards of Missions | -1908

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Board of Mission for the Province of Canterbury was established in 1887, followed three years later by a similar Board for the Province of York. Together they formed the United Boards of Mission. In 1922 the Missionary Council of the Church Assembly was set up to develop the wrok of the Boards.

See also:
Reports of the Missionary Council in Proceedings of Church Assembly.

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Given by the Missionary and Ecumenical Council of the Church Assembly, 1964.

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract:

The collection comprises: minutes of the missionary literature sub-committee of the Board of Missions for the province of Canterbury, 1891-1899 (one volume; MS. 2446); reports to the Missionary Council from overseas bishops in Africa, Asia and Australasia, 1929-1955 (eight volumes; MSS. 3120-3469).

System of arrangement: *

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English

Conditions governing access: A full reader's ticket is required.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids:

Edward Geoffrey Watson Bill, A catalogue of manuscripts in Lambeth Palace Library : MSS. 2341-3119 (excluding MSS. 2690-2750) (Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1983).

Edward Geoffrey Watson Bill, A catalogue of manuscripts in Lambeth Palace Library, MSS. 3120-3469 (typescript).

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material:

Other archives of the Board of the Province of Canterbury and of the United Boards of Mission, and the records of the Missionary Council, are held in the Church of England Record Centre, Bermondsey.

Publication note:

Edward Geoffrey Watson Bill, A catalogue of manuscripts in Lambeth Palace Library : MSS. 2341-3119 (excluding MSS. 2690-2750) (Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1983).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: 22nd March 2002


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Missionary societies
Missionary support organizations
Missionary work
Religious activities
Religious organizations

Personal names

Corporate names
Church of England | Church Assembly: Missionary Council | 1921-1951
Church of England | United Boards of Missions | -1908

Places
Africa
Asia
Oceania