Periodicals Relating to Moravian Missions
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.
Copies: All volumes of 'Moravian Missions' are available on microfilm.
Date(s) of descriptions: 18 April 2002