Nutt, William Harwood
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Custodial history: The papers were deposited with the London Missionary Society and form part of the special series of personal papers of individual LMS missionaries and officers.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited on permanent loan with the records of the London Missionary Society by the Congregational Council for World Mission (later Council for World Mission) in 1973.
CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
Scope and content/abstract: Papers, 1892-1904, of William Harwood Nutt, concerning his time with the London Missionary Society at Fwambo and Kambole in Central Africa, and comprising letters, 1892-1896, to and from his family and other correspondents; notes on supplies, 1892-1894; journals, 1892-1896, including notes on trips; meteorological registers, 1893-1895; surgical and medical records, 1894; three official papers on African affairs, 1895-1896; manuscripts, notes, and sketches, including maps, on Central Africa, its people, customs and beliefs, climate and topography; photographic negatives and prints of people and scenes; manuscript papers by Nutt on native treatment of disease in Central Africa, 1904.
System of arrangement: *
ACCESS AND USE
Conditions governing access: Unrestricted.
Conditions governing reproduction: No publication without written permission. Apply to the Archivist in the first instance.
Finding aids: Unpublished handlist.
Related material: The School of Oriental and African Studies holds the records of the London Missionary Society (Ref: CWM/LMS), including letters from individual missionaries, among them Nutt (Ref: CWM/LMS Central Africa Incoming Correspondence); Nutt’s candidate’s papers (Ref: CWM/LMS Candidates’ Papers Box 12 No 29); three reports, including industrial, medical and surgical work, by Nutt at Fwambo, 1893, and Kambole, 1894 (Ref: CWM/LMS Central Africa Reports Box 1 Files 9-11). SOAS also holds photographs of central Africa, c1893-1902, possibly taken by Nutt (Ref: MS 380617 Wareham Box 1 File 1).
Date(s) of descriptions: 27th February 2002