Interserve Scotland


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0237 50
Held at: Centre for the Study of World Christianity, University of Edinburgh
Domain: archival
Title: Interserve Scotland
Date(s) of contents: 1880-
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 2 boxes of minute books, 2 boxes of correspondence,

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s): Interserve Scotland

Administrative/Biographical history:

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition: The collection was deposited at the Centre for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World by the mission in 2001.

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: The collection comprises the archives of Interserve Scotland. Minute books of the Indian Female Normal School and Instruction Society, Edinburgh Auxiliary , the Zenana Bible and Medical Mission, subsequently the Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship and now Interserve from 1880-1975. Correspondence, papers and 73 lantern slides. The society was principally concerned with medical and educational work in Asia.

The collection also includes society publications:
Annual Reports of the Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship 1956-1959.
Annual Reports of the Zenana Bible and Medical Mission 1930-1947.
Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship prayer calendar 1978-1983, 1985- 1988.

System of arrangement: The collection is arranged by type of material.

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English.

Conditions governing access: Contact the repository for details.

Conditions governing reproduction: Contact the repository for details.

Finding aids: None.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material:

Records of Interserve England and Wales are held at SOAS Library, University of London.

Records of Interserve Ireland are held at 14 Glencregagh Court, Belfast BT6 0PA.

The National Library of Scotland holds copies of the society's journal publications such as The Indian Female Evangelist.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: 25th April 2002


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Educational missionaries
Educational missionary work
Medical missionaries
Medical missionary work
Mission schools
Missionaries
Missionary work
Religious activities
Religious groups
Schools
Women missionaries
Women's missionary work
Zenana missionary work

Personal names

Corporate names
BMMF International
BMMF Interserve
Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship
Indian Female Normal School and Instruction Society
Interserve
Interserve England and Wales
Interserve Scotland
Zenana Bible and Medical Mission

Places
Asia
India
South Asia