Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC608
TitleAccession 608: Photographs belonging to Mary Alice Thompson
Extent4 volumes
Datec 1895-1909
DescriptionA collection of photographs which belonged to Mary Alice Thompson, a CMS missionary based at Mid-China Mission. The photographs are mounted in one large album with ornate binding, possibly made of bamboo and three small albums bound in green silk. The albums are paginated and many of the photographs are captioned. They show scenes from daily life in China and Miss Thompson's missionary colleagues and their work in and around the mission station.
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 HistoryMary Alice Thompson (1856/7-1936) was accepted as an honorary missionary in 1892. She was located to the Mid China Mission, Szechwan where she served until 1900. She resigned from the CMS in 1906.

Source: Information supplied by CMS archivist
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS April 1989


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