Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC522
TitleAccession 522
Extent1 file
DescriptionThis is a collection of papers relating to Harriet Sara Menge (nee Hall) which include a typescript copy of her journal in which she describes her voyage to India, a picture of the vessel, the 'Thomas Coutts' and additional notes and family letters.
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 HistoryHarriet Sara Menge was the first wife of Charles Caesar Menge (List I No.223), a CMS missionary in India, originally from Hanau, Hesse. After their marriage in 1840 they both returned to Nasik, Bombay to continue his work. In 1844 Harriet died at sea on another voyage.
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in September 1983 and transferred to the Special Collections Department in July 2003
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 the work of Charles Menge.


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