Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC355
TitleAccession 355: Papers of Miss Eliza Orme
Extent6 vols., 158 photographs and 1 doc.
Datec 1882-1959
DescriptionThis collection comprises photographs and other miscellaneous papers relating to Eliza Orme's service as a CMS missionary teacher in India. The photographs include an album relating to her journey out to India and early years as a missionary; other photographs include ones of the school, pupils, Girl Guides The collection also includes a volume relating to the Golden Jubilee celebrations for St Mary's Girl's School in 1956 and a handmade school magazine presented to her on retirement in 1959. Miscellaneous items comprise poetry of Eliza Orme and some photographs of family members and of places in England and Scotland
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 History(Frances) Eliza Orme (1882-1975) of London, school teacher, was accepted as a CMS missionary in 1908. She served with the North India Mission and worked at the Deogha Girls Boarding School, later known as St Mary's Girls' School, from 1910 until 1959 when she retired.
Reference: CMS Manuscript register of CMS missionaries (Women, 1908-1910)
Custodial HistoryBequeathed to the CMS by Miss Frances Orme, December 1976; transferred on permanent loan to the Special Collections Department by the CMS in the 1980s


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