Papers of Miss Eliza Orme


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0150 CMS/ACC355
Held at: Birmingham - University of, Information Services, Special Collections Department
Domain:
Title: Papers of Miss Eliza Orme
Date(s) of contents: circa 1882-1959
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent and medium: 6 vols., 158 photographs and 1 doc.

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s):

Administrative/Biographical history: (Frances) Eliza Orme (1882-1975) of London, school teacher, was accepted as a CMS missionary in 1908. She served with the North India Mission and worked at the Deogha Girls' Boarding School, later known as St Mary's Girls' School, from 1910 until 1959 when she retired.
Reference: CMS Manuscript register of CMS missionaries (Women, 1908-1910).

Custodial history: Bequeathed to the CMS by Miss Frances Orme, December 1976; 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: This collection comprises photographs and other miscellaneous papers relating to Eliza Orme's service as a CMS missionary teacher in India. The photographs include an album relating to her journey out to India and early years as a missionary; other photographs include ones of the school, pupils, and Girl Guides. The collection also includes a volume relating to the Golden Jubilee celebrations for St Mary's Girls' School in 1956 and a handmade school magazine presented to her on retirement in 1959. Miscellaneous items comprise poetry of Eliza Orme and some photographs of family members and of places in England and Scotland.

System of arrangement: This collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Family 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

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: Created 11/02/2002, modified 17/09/2002


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Educational missionary work
Photographs

Personal names
Orme | Eliza | 1882-1975 | Educational missionary

Corporate names
Church Missionary Society

Places
India
South Asia