Action Partners Ministries


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 2268 Action Partners Ministries
Held at: Action Partners Ministries
Domain: archival
Title: Action Partners Ministries
Date(s) of contents: 1902-
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: Over 100 boxes of archival material; audiovisual material; printed matter including society periodicals.

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s):
Action Partners Ministries
Sudan United Mission

Administrative/Biographical history:

See also:
John Lowry Maxwell, Half a century of grace: a jubilee history of the Sudan United Mission (London: Sudan United Mission,1953).
Jan Harm Boer, 'Missionary messengers of liberation in a colonial context: a case study of the Sudan United Mission', in Amsterdam Studies in Theology vol I (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1979).
Michele Guinness, The Guinness legend (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1989).
John Lowry Maxwell, Half a Century of Grace: a jubilee history of the Sudan United Mission (London,1953).
Peter James Spartalis, Karl Kumm, last of the Livingstones: pioneer missionary statesman (Bonn: Verlag fr Kultur und Wissenschaft, 1994).
Michele Guinness, The Guinness spirit: brewers, bankers, ministers, and missionaries (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1999)

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: The collection comprises:
Archival material including: the early writings of Karl and Lucy Kumm; minutes and correspondence of the Sudan United Mission and of Action Partners Ministries relating to their work in African countries such as Nigeria, Sudan, Chad, Cameroon, Ghana, Egypt, Kenya and the Congo.
Audiovisual materials such as lantern slides, slides, films, videos and photographs.
Periodicals: complete runs of the journals of the Sudan United Mission (Lightbearer (c1905-1991)) and of Action Partners Ministries (Pathways (1991 onwards)).
Other printed material, such as books and booklets by the missions' missionaries.

System of arrangement:

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English.

Conditions governing access: There is a thirty year closure period on archival material.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Copies:

Copies of much of the printed material held by Action Partners Ministries, such as mission periodicals, can also be found at the Centre for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World, Edinburgh (GB 0237).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: 13th March 2002


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Audiovisual materials
Christians
Films
Missionaries
Missionary societies
Missionary work
Photographic slides
Photographs
Religious activities
Religious groups
Religious organizations
Video recordings
Visual materials

Personal names
Kumm | Hermann Karl Wilhelm | 1874-1930 | founder of the Sudan United Mission
Kumm | Lucy Evangeline | 1865-1906 | ne Guinness | founder of the Sudan United Mission

Corporate names
Action Partners Ministries
Sudan United Mission

Places
Africa
Cameroon
Central Africa
Chad
Congo
East Africa
Egypt
Ghana
Kenya
Nigeria
North Africa
Sudan
West Africa