Morrison Papers


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0165 0210
Held at: Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Domain: archival
Title: Morrison Papers
Date(s) of contents: *
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 1 box.

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s):
Morrison, Marion Ethel ( b 1883)
Morrison, Michael Andrews ( b c1854- )

Administrative/Biographical history: Michael Andrews Morrison was born c 1854, and was educated at Foyle Academy. He joined the British and Foreign Bible Society and was posted as a colporteur to Odessa in1877 and to Tiflis in May 1879. He married Janet Swan in 1878-9; their daughter Marion Ethel Morrison was born in 1883 (probably one of several siblings).

Custodial history: Source material in the possesion of Michael Andrews and Marion Ethel Morrison.

Immediate source of acquisition: Received from Marion Ethel Morrison, June 1966 and 15 July 1970.

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: The collection includes a manuscript and typescript copy of Marion Ethel Morrison’s account of the travels of Michael Andrews Morrison in Russia, Daghestan, Armenia, Azerbaijan,Turkestan, Romania, Serbia, and Germany, on behalf of the British and Foreign Bible Study during the period 1877-1917, with related articles and press cuttings by, or about, Michael Andrews Morrison.

System of arrangement: As arranged by Marion Ethel Morrison.

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English.

Conditions governing access: Open.

Conditions governing reproduction: No restrictions on photocopying or quotation apart from statutory ones.

Finding aids: In Guide.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Possibly in the archives of the British and Foreign Bible Society.

Copies: With family members in Australia.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: 27.v.1999.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects

Personal names
Morrison | Marion Ethel | b 1883 | daughter and chronicler of British and Foreign Bible Society colporteur Michael Andrews Morrison
Morrison | Michael Andrews | b c1854 | colporteur for the British and Foreign Bible Society

Corporate names
British and Foreign Bible Society

Places
Armenia
Asia
Azerbaijan
Caucasian States
Daghestan
Eastern Europe
Europe
Germany
Kazakhstan
Romania
Russia
Serbia
Turkestan
Western Europe
Yugoslavia