Name of creator(s): Clements | Marjorie Grace | 1904-1964 | missionary
Administrative/Biographical history: Born in New Cross, London, 1904; member of a Congregationalist chapel in Purley, Surrey; trained at Carey Hall, Birmingham; appointed London Missionary Society (LMS) missionary, dedicated at Purley, and sailed to north China, 1930; visited England, 1935; resigned for health reasons, 1936; worked in the Overseas Department of the LMS at Livingstone House, 1959-1963; died, 1964.
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: Letters, 1930-1933, of Marjorie Clements from northern China, largely to Mrs J May, including observations on her missionary work and on Chinese life.
System of arrangement:
ACCESS AND USE
Conditions governing access: Unrestricted.
Conditions governing reproduction: No publication without written permission. Apply to 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Finding aids: Unpublished handlist.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 Marjorie Clements (Ref: CWM/LMS North China Incoming Correspondence); her candidate's papers (Ref: CWM/LMS Candidates' Papers 2nd Series 1900-1950 Box 8 No 1); and a photograph including Marjorie Clements in China (Ref: CWM/LMS China Photographs Box 13 File 87).
Copies: Published on microfiche by IDC Publishers.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rachel Kemsley as part of the RSLP AIM25 project. Source: LMS Register of Missionaries, ed James Sibree.
Date(s) of descriptions: Mar 2002