Papers of Miss Lilian Bull
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Administrative/Biographical history: Lilian Bull (d 1953) served as a CMS missionary in South China 1928-1946, 1948-1953. She died in England on 2 November 1953.
Custodial history: Deposited with the CMS per David Pluckrose, CMS Exhibitions Organizer, 1964; transferred on permanent loan to the Special Collections Department by the CMS in the 1980s.
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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
Scope and content/abstract: A small collection of papers of Lilian Bull relating to her missionary service with the CMS with the South China Mission at Yunnan, Kunming, and elsewhere which largely consists of photographs of missionaries and missionary work, but also includes a typescript of a diary of a journey she undertook in 1941 from Kinming to Burma and back, and a large scale map of the Yunnan province of China, in Chinese, c 1940.
System of arrangement: This collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Miscellaneous Papers.
ACCESS AND USE
Conditions governing access: Open Access to all registered readers.
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Finding aids: A catalogue of this collection to file and item level is available in electronic format on the University of Birmingham Information Services Online Archive Catalogue. A paper copy of this catalogue is also available for consultation in the Special Collections Department reading room.
Related material: The Special Collections Department holds the Church Missionary Society Archive, the official archive of the society, (GB 0150 CMS), which includes papers relating to Lilian Bull's service as a CMS missionary.
Date(s) of descriptions: Created 6/09/2001, modified 17/09/2002