Papers of Miss Eliza Orme
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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.
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.
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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
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.
Date(s) of descriptions: Created 11/02/2002, modified 17/09/2002