Church Assembly Missionary and Ecumenical Council


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0105 MEC
Held at: Church of England Record Centre
Domain: archival
Title: Church Assembly Missionary and Ecumenical Council
Date(s) of contents: 1957-1973
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 2 cubic metres: volumes and files

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s): Church of England | Church Assembly: Missionary and Ecumenical Council | 1963-1970

Administrative/Biographical history: The Missionary and Ecumenical Council of the Church Assembly was formed in 1963 to combine the work of the Overseas Council and the Council for Ecumenical Co-operation; it met for the first time in January 1964. The Council was replaced by the Board of Mission and Unity in 1972.

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition: The archive was transferred to the Church of England Record Centre with the records of the General Synod, however the date of acquisition is unknown.

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: The archive comprises the Council records and those of its sub-committees including the Executive, Home and Finance Committees, the Study and Research Group and the papers of the Ecumenical Officers.

System of arrangement: The archive is divided into four parts: the Council and its committees, the Anglican Communion, the Missionary Societies and 'Other Churches and Organisations'.

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English

Conditions governing access: For access to the material pending cataloguing, please send an enquiry to the Church of England Record Centre. Please see CERCís institution listing for contact details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: This description is currently the only one publicly available for the archive; a full catalogue will eventually be included on the online catalogue accessible from CERC's webpages.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: For records of the bodies which preceded or superseded the Missionary and Ecumenical Council, see the other Mundus collection entries for the Church of England Record Centre. Material relating to the Council and its successors is also held at Lambeth Palace Library.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2013


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Anglicans
Church of England
Ecumenism
Education
Medical research
Missionary support organisations
Missionary work

Personal names

Corporate names
Church of England | Church Assembly: Missionary and Ecumenical Council | 1963-1970

Places
Africa
Asia
Latin America
South America
West Indies