Salvation Army International Headquarters Africa Zonal Department


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 2133 AFZ
Held at: Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
Domain: archival
Title: Salvation Army International Headquarters Africa Zonal Department
Date(s) of contents: 1920s-2004
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 2 boxes

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s): Salvation Army | Africa Zonal Department | 1991-

Administrative/Biographical history: The Salvation Army Africa Zonal Department was created in February 1991 as part of the reorganisation of the International Headquarters' administrative structure. Prior to 1991 the oversight and supervision of the Salvation Army's work in overseas territories and commands was carried out under the direction of International Secretaries and Under-Secretaries in the Overseas Department. An International Secretary for Africa had been established by 1967.

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract:

These are the records of the Salvation Army International Headquarters Africa Zonal Department, 1920s-2004. This collection includes International Headquarters' papers relating to Africa that precede the formation of the zonal department.

In 2012 the Salvation Army Africa Zone included the following Territories, Commands and Regions:

Angola Command

Congo (Brazzaville) Territory

Democratic Republic of Congo Territory

Ghana Territory

Kenya East Territory

Kenya West Territory

Liberia Command

Malawi Territory

Mali Region

Mozambique Territory

Nigeria Territory

Rwanda and Burundi Command

Southern Africa Territory

Tanzania Territory

Uganda Territory

Zambia Territory

Zimbabwe Territory

System of arrangement:

This collection is arranged by the territorial origin of the material, with the exception of Administrative papers and correspondence and Press cuttings and publications. The records are arranged as follows:

AFZ/1: Administrative papers and correspondence

AFZ/2: Press cuttings and publications

AFZ/3: Salvation Army Congo (Brazzaville) Territory

AFZ/4: Salvation Army Nigeria Territory

AFZ/5: Salvation Army Southern Africa Territory

AFZ/6: Salvation Army Tanzania Territory

AFZ/7: Salvation Army Uganda Territory

AFZ/8: Salvation Army Zambia Territory

AFZ/9: Photographs

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English

Conditions governing access: Some files are closed. See individual records for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: Catalogue

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2012


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Educational missionary work
Evangelicals
Humanitarian assistance
Medical missionary work
Mission policy
Missionaries
Religious charities
Social work
Teaching materials

Personal names

Corporate names
Salvation Army
Salvation Army | Africa Zonal Department | 1991-

Places
Africa
Congo Brazzaville
Côte D’Ivoire
Democratic Republic of Congo
Gambia
Ghana
Kenya
Malawi
Nigeria
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe