Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/G/Y/A5/2
TitleGeneral correspondence
Extent4 files
Date1919-1949
DescriptionLetters and papers concerning land and labour rights of indigenous people including printed proof of a privately circulated paper of the Anti-Slavery and Aborigines Protection Society regarding land ownership rights of the indigenous people of Southern Rhodesia nd [c 1919]; typescript copy of a memorandum on 'Native policy in East Africa' by Sir Edward Northey, Governor [British East Africa] October 1919 and responses to proposals for forced labour in East Africa 1920-1921 (including specfic reference to the role and response of missionary societies); papers and correspondence dated 1932-1933 concerning the discovery of gold in Kavirondo and implications of the Kenya Native Land Trust Ordinance 1930 and the Morris Carter [Land Commission] Report 1932-1933 including correspondence with the Archbishop of Canterbury 1933. Also concerning secretaryship of the mission 1928-1929 (including correspondence with Ernest Carr 1928); a memorandum on Eldoret mission 1936; a paper on church union 1936; 'The presentation of the Gospel committed to our trust to Animists' by L. J. Beecher nd [?1938]; correspondence between Oliver H. Knight and Walter E. Owen regarding juvenile labour 1938; a printed map of the Giryama district showing CMS elementary and bush schools, churches and dispensaries 1940; correspondence with Archdeacon W. E. Owen relating to theological questions and interpretation of certain parts of the Old Testament 1943 and reference to appointment of the provost of Nairobi cathedral 1947.
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