Pirouet Donation


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 1835 PIR
Held at: Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide (formerly known as the Henry Martyn Centre)
Domain: archival
Title: Pirouet Donation
Date(s) of contents: 1926 - 1929
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 3 folders in half a box.

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s): Skipper, Dora

Administrative/Biographical history: Letters of Miss Dora Skipper, a missionary and teacher working for the Church Missionary Society in the Bukedi region of Uganda between 1926 and 1929.

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated in 1998 by Louise Pirouet, a member of the Henry Martyn Centre library committee.

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: Collection of around 100 letters describing in some detail Skipper's life and work in Church Missionary Society (CMS) missions in Nabumali and Ngora in Uganda. She paints a lively picture of the life of the people. Included are some letters of Mrs Winifred Mather, a CMS missionary at Mbale and Miss Robinson, a sister at Ngora Hospital.

System of arrangement: Catalogued in the same order in which they were received.

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English.

Conditions governing access: Refer to repository.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: A handlist is available.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The Henry Martyn Centre also holds the Billington Papers, the Leech Papers and the Guillebaud Papers.

Copies: Can be provided

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2002


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Missionary hospitals

Personal names
Mather | Winifred | Church Missionary Society missionary in Uganda
Robinson | - | Miss | hospital sister in Uganda
Skipper | Dora | Church Missionary Society educational missionary in Uganda

Corporate names
Church Missionary Society

Places
Africa
East Africa
Uganda