Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC423
TitleAccession 423: Papers of Martin Parr
Extent3 files
DescriptionThis is a collection of papers which belonged to Martin Parr, chairman of CMS Executive Committee 1956-1970 and were used by FW Dillistone while writing his biography of Dr Max Warren, 'Into all the world: a biography of Max Warren' 1980. The papers mainly consist of letters from Max Warren to Martin Parr but also letters to B D Nicholls, CMS Publicity Director, from Martin Parr and a reprint of an article by Max Warren.
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary 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 HistoryMartin Parr chairman of CMS Executive Committee 1956-1970 and Max Warren (1904-1977) CMS General Secretary 1942-1963 corresponded until Warren's death in 1977 sometimes using their pseudonyms of Atticus and Cicero. At this time Warren was recognised as the most influential evangelical in Britain and a prolific writer on Church matters.
Source: Information supplied by CMS Archivist.
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in October 1979 and transferred to the Special Collections Department in July 2003
Related MaterialFor further personal papers of Martin Parr see CMS ACC469


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