Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC490
TitleAccession 490: Papers of Miss Elfrida Whidborne
Extent1 file
DescriptionThese papers relate to Elfrida Whidborne's work on infant welfare in Omdurman, Northern Sudan 1929-1935
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 HistoryDr Elfrida Whidborne (1900-1965) began her missionary career in 1929 working in the Omdurman Hospital in Northern Sudan specialising in infant welfare. She also worked in the Nuba Mountains area and Salara. She resigned in 1949 on her marriage to Alfred Morris Gelsthorpe, bishop of Egypt and the Sudan.
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in July 1982 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 Elfrida Whidborne's missionary work.


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