Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC628
TitleAccession 628
Extent1 box, 1 bundle, 3 vols, 2 items
Datec 1894-1950
DescriptionA collection of papers, photographs, books and artefacts relating to the lives and missionary work of Rev Baring-Gould and his daughter Edith Baring-Gould
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Miscellaneous 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 HistoryEdith Baring-Gould (1871-1961) was the daughter of Rev. Baring Baring-Gould who was CMS Home Secretary from 1888 until 1894 and then became secretary in charge of the Ceylon, China, Japan and Canada Missions. He retired in 1913 and died in 1917. Edith was a member of the CMS Headquarters staff and served on many of its Committees in the 1940s and 1950s. Her active involvement with the CMS lasted more than 50 years
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in December 1989
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 Miss Baring-Gould's service with the CMS. There is also an additional deposit of her photograph albums relating to East Africa and the Sudan, 1927-1939, in the CMS Unofficial Papers (CMS/ACC28) and diaries (CMS/ACC21)


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