South Asian Church Aid Association (formerly the Indian Church Aid
Association), Records of the

Reference code(s): GB 0151 DA39
Held at: Birmingham - University of, Information Services, Orchard Learning Resources Centre
Title: South Asian Church Aid Association (formerly the Indian Church Aid
Association), Records of the
Date(s) of contents: 1880-1980s
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 5 linear metres


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Administrative/Biographical history: The Indian Church Aid Association was founded in 1880; it was renamed the South Asian Church Aid Association in 1970

Custodial history: This collection was formerly held by the Selly Oak Colleges Library although the original provenance is unknown. 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.

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Scope and content/abstract: Minute books of Executive and Council, 1880-1983; account books, 1953-1974; register of members; administrative files; newscutting albums; photographs

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Language: English

Conditions governing access: Open This collection is held at Orchard Learning Resources Centre on the Selly Oak campus. All collections housed at the OLRC are currently made available for consultation in the Special Collections Department in the Main Library on the Edgbaston campus. Researchers are therefore required to make an appointment with the University Archivist to consult this collection and to give at least one week's notice of a visit in order for the material to be made available. Researchers are required to bring a letter of introduction with them on their first visit in order to obtain a reader's ticket.

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in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections (email: Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult.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



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


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South Asia