Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC398
TitleAccession 398: Photographs taken by Archdeacon Archibald Shaw
Extent4 vols, 4 files, 1 box
DescriptionThis is a collection of photographs, in albums and also loose and glass slides mostly numbered and captioned showing life and missionary work in various locations in Sudan.
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Mission Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Family Papers
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 HistoryArchibald Shaw (1879-1956) began his missionary career in 1905 when he was posted to Bor in the Sudan. Together with John Comely, Edmund Lloyd, Frank Hadow, Arthur Thom and R.C. Wilmot he was part of the pioneering party of missionaries to the Sudan in 1906 and two years later was the only one of the party still working there. Between 1908 and 1936 he was based at Malek and was appointed Archdeacon of Southern Provinces of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan in 1922, a post he held until his retirement in 1937. In 1940 he was appointed Archdeacon Emeritus by Bishop Gwynne. He died in Kenya in 1956.
Reference: Register of missionaries: Men 1905-1907 (unpublished) (List I No. 1742)
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in 1978 and transferred to the Special Collections Department in July 2003
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 Archdeacon Shaw's missionary service.


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