Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC104
TitleAccession 104: Papers of Katherine Tristram
Extent4 volumes, 4 files, 3 docs., 4 packets, 7 photographs
DescriptionPersonal papers of Katherine Tristram relating to her service as a missionary teacher with the CMS in Japan.

Including letters to her family, 1897-1922, with extracts from her journals made by her friend, Alice Hodgkins, and extracts and copies of her correspondence with Alice Hodgkins, photographs and other miscellaneous papers.
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Mission Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Family Papers
Access ConditionsAccess to all registered readers
Finding AidsA catalogue of this collection (forming part of the wider CMS/ACC unofficial papers catalogue) is available on the online archive catalogue. Click on the Finding Number to display the summary contents list of the catalogue and to view the full catalogue. A paper copy of this catalogue is also available for consultation at Special Collections.
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryKatherine Alice Salvin Tristram (1859-1948) was the daughter of Henry Baker Tristram (1822-1906) Canon of Durham. She was educated at Gilchrist School and London University and became a mathematical lecturer at Westfield College, Hampstead. She was accepted as a CMS missionary in 1888 and served with the Japan Mission where she was Principal of Bishop Poole's Memorial Girls School, Osaka. She resigned from service with the CMS in 1928.

Reference: Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (Church Missionary Society, 1905), and unpublished additions to this register in the CMS archives
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS, c 1948; transferred on permanent loan to the Special Collections Department by the CMS in the 1980s.
Related MaterialThe Special Collections Department holds the Church Mission Society Archive, the official archive of the society (GB 0150 CMS), which includes papers relating to Katherine Tristram's service as a CMS missionary


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