South India Collection


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 1835 IND
Held at: Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide (formerly known as the Henry Martyn Centre)
Domain: archival
Title: South India Collection
Date(s) of contents: 1898-1958
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 3 folders of letters and booklets and 6 books.

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s): Budgett, R B

Administrative/Biographical history: Miscellaneous collection connected with the Reverend R. B. Budgett with reference to the Church of South India and the Dornakal Diocese.

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated to the Henry Martyn Centre during the 1990s.

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: The collection consists of letters, pamphlets, articles and books concerned with the work of the Anglican Church and missions in South India. Among the items are orders of service and information booklets for the church in general and the Dornakal Diocese in particular. These are chiefly from the 1930s and 1940s, although one dates back to 1913. There are also leaflets describing the history of the Church Missionary Society missions in the area and a few books such as translations of the Bible and dictionaries.

System of arrangement: The collection includes three folders: one for the Church of South India, one for the Dornakal Diocese and one labelled 'India Misc'. This is the arrangement in which they were donated and have been maintained. The books are kept with the archival material.

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English, Hindi and Telugu.

Conditions governing access: Please refer to the repository.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: A handlist is available.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Copies: Can be provided

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2002


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Christians
Hinduism
Missionary societies
Missions
Religious activities
Religious texts

Personal names
Budgett | R B | Anglican churchman

Corporate names
Church Missionary Society
Zenana Missionary Society

Places
India
Madras
South Asia