Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/G3 SN O
TitleOriginal papers [incoming]
Extent1 box
DescriptionThe original papers comprise all incoming papers sent by the mission secretary (or occasionally directly from the missionaries) to Group Committee. They consisit mainly of letters and reports, but include minutes and papers of local CMS and diocesan committees.
ArrangementThey are numbered [in red ink] for each year [from 1 January] and marked 'N. Sudan' or N. S.'. The date of receipt is also noted and often the initials of Secretaries and other headquarters staff dealing with the material. Some items, notably finance correspondence, were removed as soon as they had been entered in the precis books, others were removed in the normal course of administrative work. Usually in these cases a notes of the number of the item, plus the initials of the staff members and the department, remains in the packet.
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionThe incoming papers are each individually marked in red ink, and this number, plus the year, constitutes the reference for each item [e.g. G3 SN/1932/10].


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