Periodicals Relating to Moravian Missions


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 2160 Periodicals Relating to Moravian Missions
Held at: Moravian Church Archive and Library
Domain: printed
Title: Periodicals Relating to Moravian Missions
Date(s) of contents: 1790 -
Level of description: Collection
Extent and medium: Approximately 5 metres of printed volumes

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s): Moravian Church (Unitas Fratrum) and Trust Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel.

Administrative/Biographical history: The Moravian Church has produced periodicals documenting its missionary work since the late 18th century, notably Periodical Accounts (1790 - 1961); The Moravian Missionary Reporter (1879 - 1902) and Moravian Missions (1903 - 1956).

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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: The periodicals document Moravian mission activity worldwide from 1790 onwards and also include printed extracts of letters, diaries etc. Later issues (c. 1900) include illustrations and photographs.

System of arrangement: Shelved numerically by volume and date.

ACCESS AND USE

Language: Danish, English, French and German.

Conditions governing access: No access restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Reproduction in any form is subject to the permission of the archivist and/or the Moravian Church. Copyright restrictions may also apply.

Finding aids: A computer database of all periodical titles in the library of the British Province is available at the archive.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Copies: All volumes of 'Moravian Missions' are available on microfilm.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: 18 April 2002


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