Giberne, Papers of Caroline Cuffley


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0151 DA18
Held at: Birmingham - University of, Information Services, Orchard Learning Resources Centre
Domain: archival
Title: Giberne, Papers of Caroline Cuffley
Date(s) of contents: 1838-1862
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 1 volume of archival material including illustrations and photographs.

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s): Giberne, Caroline Cuffley (d 1885)

Administrative/Biographical history: Caroline Cuffley Giberne (d 1885) served with the Society for Female Education in the East and was stationed in Ceylon. By 1844, she was a Church Missionary Society (CMS) missionary teacher and was stationed in Kadathapuram, Tinnevelley, South India. She served with the CMS until 1862. She died at Bath on 14 June 1885.

Custodial history: This collection was deposited in 1950 with Selly Oak Colleges by Helen M. Neave. It was then transferred to the Orchard Learning Resources Centre which was opened in 1997 following the merger of the Selly Oak Colleges Library and the Westhill College Library.

Immediate source of acquisition:

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: Sketch book entitled Portraits of school girls and other persons'containing sketches by Giberne. There are sketches of nineteen of her pupils, together with brief descriptions of them, and letters, newscuttings, photographs and samplers made by her pupils.

System of arrangement:

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English.

Conditions governing access: Unrestricted.

Conditions governing reproduction: Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections (email: special-collections@bham.ac.uk). Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.

Finding aids: This collection is uncatalogued. Please address any enquiries about the collection to the University Archivist .

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Materials relating to Giberne's service with the Church Missionary Society (CMS), South India Mission, can be found in the official archives of the CMS held by the Special Collections Department. These include, for example, annual and other letters and half-year reports of female schools which she sent to CMS headquarters, 1841-61 (GB 0150 CMS). The Special Collections Department also holds the surviving archives of the Society for Female Education in the East (GB 0150 FES).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: Created 17/10/2001, modified 17/09/2002.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Drawings
Missionary work
Newspaper press
Photographs
Portraits
Press
Press cuttings
Religious activities
Samplers
School children
Students
Visual materials
Visual works
Women's missionary work

Personal names
Giberne | Caroline Cuffley | d 1885 | educational missionary in Sri Lanka and India

Corporate names

Places
Asia