Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC528
TitleAccession 528
Extent2 items
DescriptionThis collection consists of two unnconnected items. One is a copy of extracts from letters of Rev. C.F. Cobb describing his experiences in the Indian Mutiny of 1857. The other is a printed pamphlet about Northern Nigeria by Max Warren.
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. Clement Francis Cobb first went out to India in 1852 as Principal of Jay Narain's College in Benares. As a result of their experiences during the Indian Mutiny of 1857 his wife's health declined and they returned to England where he retired but continued to do deputation work for the CMS.
Reference: Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (Church Missionary Society, 1905)
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in November 1983 and transferred to the Special Collections Department in July 2003


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