|Personal papers of Lorna Bowden relating to her service as a CMS missionary in the Weithaga District, Kenya. Including diaries, family correspondence, miscellaneous prnted and other papers, and photographs.
The miscellaneous papers include Lorna Bowden's notes for talks she gave. The photographs include the building of Weithaga church, 1934-1935.
|Lorna Alberta Bowden was accepted for missionary training by the CMS in 1921. She served in the Weithaga District, Kenya until her retirement in 1953.
Source: Information supplied by CMS Archivist.
|Presented to the CMS by Miss Lorna Bowden, Wells, Somerset, June 1973. Transferred on permanent loan to the University of Birmingham: Special Collections Department by the CMS in the 1980s.