Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC482
TitleAccession 482: Papers of Miss Elsie Rose
Extent28 files, 5 bundles, 1 vol
DescriptionThis collection consists of personal correspondence files with index, 1946-1969, as well as miscellaneous papers compiled for the centenary of the Anglican church in Uganda in 1977. There is a collection of photographs of various locations in Uganda and also newspaper cuttings and printed papers relating to the political situation in the country including items relating to Archbishop Janani Luwum. There is also a copy of 'Ordinary People' written by Theodora Crabtree for children containing anecdotes of her missionary parents life in Africa.
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into two series: Correspondence and Miscellaneous 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 HistoryElsie Rose served as a CMS missionary in Uganda 1946-1969 firstly as assistant to The Educational Secretary General for Protestant Missions until 1957 when she became head of women's training at Mukono, work sponsored by Mothers' Union. From 1963-1966 she was head of Mothers' union work in Namirembe and was Provincial Secretary for Women's Work and Mothers' Union 1968-1969.
Source: Information supplied by CMS Archivist.
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in January 1982 and transferred to the Special Collections Department in July 2003


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