Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/A7
TitleUganda Mission
Extent6 volumes of letter-books and precis books and 15 boxes of original papers
DescriptionPost-1880 papers of the Uganda mission.
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionThe post-1880 papers are each individually marked in red ink, and this number, plus the year, comprises the reference for each item [e.g. G3 A7/1914/27]. Loose postcards: A7/1903/47, 184; A7/1908/134; A7/1933/70.
Administrative HistoryThe original expedition to the Nyanza region in 1876 [see A6] ended in 1885 with the death of Bishop Hannington. In 1889 the missionaries returned, but the work was administered as part of the East Africa mission [A5]. In 1897 the diocese of Eastern Equatorial Africa was divided, the Uganda protectorate becoming the diocese of Uganda and the mission was then made a separate administrative unit.
Of the areas occupied by CMS work began in Busoga (1891), Toro (1896), Bunyoro (1899), Kavirondo (1900-), Ankole (1901), the Acholi country (1904) and the Teso country (1908).
Custodial HistoryCatalogued by Rosemary Keen 1980.
CopiesAvailable on microfilm and online.

Church Missionary Society Archive, Section IV: Africa Missions, Parts 20 and 22.
Publisher: Marlborough: Adam Matthew Publications, 2005.
Location in the Cadbury Research Library: microfilm drawer C6.

Digital publication:
Church Missionary Society Archive: Africa Missions: Uganda Mission.
Publisher: Adam Matthew Digital.
Access: by institutional subscription: free to members of the University of Birmingham and visitors to the Cadbury Research Library and other subscribing institutions.
Related MaterialSee A6 and A5