Association for the Furtherance of Christianity in Egypt


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0109 MSS. 2539-40, 2551, ff.30-85
Held at: Lambeth Palace Library
Domain: archival
Title: Association for the Furtherance of Christianity in Egypt
Date(s) of contents: 1883-1904
Level of description: Sub-collection
Extent and medium: 3 volumes of archival material

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s):

Association for the Furtherance of Christianity in Egypt

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Association for the Furtherance of Christianity in Egypt was set up in 1883 to assist the Coptic Church by improving the education of its clergy. It merged with the Anglo-Continental Society in 1904 to form the Anglican and Foreign Church Society.

See also:
Christianity in Egypt: proceedings at a meeting held in the Jerusalem Chamber, Westminster, February 22nd, 1883. (London, 1883).

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Given by the Jerusalem and the East Mission Fund, 1971.

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract:

The collection comprises papers (1883-1885), committee minutes (1883-1904) and executive committee minutes (1883-1885).

System of arrangement:

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English

Conditions governing access: A full reader's ticket is required.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids:

Edward Geoffrey Watson Bill, A catalogue of manuscripts in Lambeth Palace Library : MSS. 2341-3119 (excluding MSS. 2690-2750) (Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1983).

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material:

Lambeth Palace Library also holds the archive of the Anglican and Foreign Church Society (MSS.2908-25, 3504-5) with which the Association merged in 1904 to form the Anglican and Foreign Church Society.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: 22nd March 2002.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Ancient religions
Christianity
Clergy
Educational missionary work
Indigenous clergy
Missionary societies
Missionary work
Orthodox Christianity
Religions
Religious activities
Religious groups
Religious organizations

Personal names

Corporate names
Association for the Furtherance of Christianity in Egypt

Places
Africa
Egypt
North Africa