Papers of Miss Lilian Bull


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0150 CMS/ACC127
Held at: Birmingham - University of, Information Services, Special Collections Department
Domain:
Title: Papers of Miss Lilian Bull
Date(s) of contents: circa 1928-1943
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent and medium: 2 items, 2 vols., 110 photographs

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s):

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.
Source: CMS archive

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.

Immediate source of acquisition:

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

Language: English

Conditions governing access: Open Access to all registered readers.

Conditions governing reproduction:

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.

ALLIED MATERIALS

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.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: Created 6/09/2001, modified 17/09/2002


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Photographs

Personal names
Bull | Lilian | d 1953 | missionary

Corporate names
Church Missionary Society

Places
China
East Asia