Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC610
TitleAccession 610: Papers of Eliza Louisa Pilgrim
Extent1 vol, 5 items
DescriptionThis collection includes family letters, nursing certificates, photographs and a medal once belonging to the CMS missionary Eliza Louisa (Lilie) Pilgrim
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 HistoryEliza Louisa Pilgrim (1860-1947) trained as a nurse and spent two years in the Medical Mission Training Home Glasgow before being accepted as a missionary for Uganda. She was one of the first party of five women to be sent to Uganda in 1895 and her missionary career lasted for over thirty years in that country.

Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (Church Missionary Society, 1905)
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS May 1989
Related MaterialThe unofficial papers of Jane Chadwick Ref: CMS/ACC167 contains material relating to Eliza Pilgrim. Jane Chadwick was one of the party of five first female missionaries to Uganda with Eliza Pilgrim.


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