Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC164
TitleAccession 164: Papers of Arthur Le Feuvre
Extent3 docs. and 40 items
DescriptionThis collection comprises the typescript reminiscences of Arthur Le Feuvre as a CMS missionary in Ceylon and Bengal, 1881-1908 and his subsequent work as chaplain, together with photographs, drawings and watercolours collected to illustrate the biography and other miscellaneous papers.
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary 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 HistoryArthur Le Feuvre of Ceylon, a planter, was accepted as a CMS missionary and was sent, as a lay evangelist, to North India in 1889. He was a member of first Band of Associated Evangelists with two other CMS missionaries, S. W. Donne and P. H. Shaul. He returned to England on furlough and was ordained as deacon on 1895 He subsequently became a railway and planter's chaplain in Bengal and Ceylon from 1908 until 1922.
Reference: Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (Church
Missionary Society, 1905) and finding aid to the collection.
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in 1946; transferred on permanent loan to the Special Collections Department by the CMS in the 1980s
Related MaterialThe Special Collections Department holds the Church Missionary Society Archive, the official archive of the society (GB 0150 CMS), which includes papers relating to Le Feuvre's service as a CMS missionary


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