Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC469
TitleAccession 469: Papers of Martin Parr
Extent7 files
DescriptionThese are the papers of Martin Parr relating to his time in office on CMS Africa Committee 1945-67, the CMS Executive Committee 1953-1970 and colonial administrator in Sudan circa 1935-1943. Included are letters from Max Warren which are addressed to 'Cicero' and signed 'Atticus'.
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Official 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 HistoryAs a colonial administrator in Africa, Martin Parr was Governor of three provinces in Southern Sudan from 1935 to 1943 which brought him into close contact with CMS a connection which continued throughout his career until 1971. He was a member of the CMS Africa Committee 1945-1967; a member of the CMS Executive Committee 1953-1970 and Committee Chairman 1956-1970.
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in May 1981and transferred to the Special Collections Department in July 2005
Related MaterialFor further personal papers of Martin Parr see CMS ACC423


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