Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC459
TitleAccession 459: Papers of William Howard Murray Walton
Extent8 vols, 1 bundle
DescriptionThe papers of William Howard Murray Walton, CMS missionary in Japan 1915-1933, consist of copies of circular letters, magazine articles and translations of articles on Christianity published in Japanese newspapers written by Rev M S Murao and translated by Rev W H Murray Walton
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 HistoryRev. William Walton (1890-1980) was ordained in 1914 and the following year was accepted as a CMS missionary. He was appointed to the Hiroshima mission in central Japan where he was chiefly concerned with the development of newspaper evangelism. He continued this work after his transfer in 1923 to Tokyo until his resignation in 1933. In 1934 he became a member of the Far East Committee. He was the author of 'Japan and Christ', CMS 1928.
Reference: Register of Missionaries (Men 1915-1918) CMS unpublished
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in December 1980 and transferred to the Special Collections Department in 2005
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 Rev Walton's missionary work.


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