Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC580
TitleAccession 580: Papers of Dr and Mrs Peter Sturrock Sturrock
Extent2 vols, 64 items
DescriptionThis collection comprises various documents, letter books, extracts from journals and photographs which relate to the life and work of Dr and Mrs Peter Sturrock Sturrock as medical missionaries in Baghdad which was then part of the Turkish Arabia Mission. Included are articles from CMS periodicals as well as a number of copies of CMS Mission Baghdad Quarterly Paper 1898-1908.
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 HistoryPeter Sturrock Sturrock (No. 1447 List I) was born in Edinburgh, studied at Merton College Oxford and Gonville and Caius College Cambridge and qualifying as a doctor in 1896. He was accepted by CMS as a medical missionary and left England for Baghdad, then part of the Turkish Arabia Mission. In 1901 he married Ada Edith Clark, also a CMS missionary in Baghdad (No. 507 List II). The couple resigned their posts in 1901 and returned to England.
Reference: Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (Church Missionary Society, 1905)
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in September 1987 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 Dr and Mrs Surrock's service with the CMS.


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