Action Partners Ministries
Reference code(s): GB 2268 Action Partners Ministries
Held at: Action Partners Ministries
Title: Action Partners Ministries
Date(s) of contents: 1902-
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: Over 100 boxes of archival material; audiovisual material; printed matter including society periodicals.
Name of creator(s):
Action Partners Ministries
Sudan United Mission
John Lowry Maxwell, Half a century of grace: a jubilee history of the Sudan United Mission (London: Sudan United Mission,1953).
Jan Harm Boer, 'Missionary messengers of liberation in a colonial context: a case study of the Sudan United Mission', in Amsterdam Studies in Theology vol I (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1979).
Michele Guinness, The Guinness legend (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1989).
John Lowry Maxwell, Half a Century of Grace: a jubilee history of the Sudan United Mission (London,1953).
Peter James Spartalis, Karl Kumm, last of the Livingstones: pioneer missionary statesman (Bonn: Verlag für Kultur und Wissenschaft, 1994).
Michele Guinness, The Guinness spirit: brewers, bankers, ministers, and missionaries (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1999)
Immediate source of acquisition:
CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
Scope and content/abstract: The collection comprises:
Archival material including: the early writings of Karl and Lucy Kumm; minutes and correspondence of the Sudan United Mission and of Action Partners Ministries relating to their work in African countries such as Nigeria, Sudan, Chad, Cameroon, Ghana, Egypt, Kenya and the Congo.
Audiovisual materials such as lantern slides, slides, films, videos and photographs.
Periodicals: complete runs of the journals of the Sudan United Mission (Lightbearer (c1905-1991)) and of Action Partners Ministries (Pathways (1991 onwards)).
Other printed material, such as books and booklets by the missions' missionaries.
System of arrangement:
ACCESS AND USE
Conditions governing access: There is a thirty year closure period on archival material.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copies of much of the printed material held by Action Partners Ministries, such as mission periodicals, can also be found at the Centre for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World, Edinburgh (GB 0237).
Date(s) of descriptions: 13th March 2002
- INDEX ENTRIES
- Audiovisual materials
- Missionary societies
- Missionary work
- Photographic slides
- Religious activities
- Religious groups
- Religious organizations
- Video recordings
- Visual materials
- Personal names
- Kumm | Hermann Karl Wilhelm | 1874-1930 | founder of the Sudan United Mission
- Kumm | Lucy Evangeline | 1865-1906 | née Guinness | founder of the Sudan United Mission
- Corporate names
- Action Partners Ministries
- Sudan United Mission
- Central Africa
- East Africa
- North Africa
- West Africa