Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC633
TitleAccession 633: Papers of Rev Brian de Saram
Extent7 folders
Date20th century
DescriptionThis collection consists of correspondence and papers relating to Rev Brian de Saram' s work as Vicar General to the diocese of Egypt and in connection with CMS affairs in Egypt.
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Official papers
Access ConditionsThe access conditions for this collection are currently under review. Please ask staff for details.
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 StatusPartially closed
Administrative HistoryRev Brian John Hector de Saram's connection with the CMS began in 1939 when he became a CMS mission partner in the Sudan. In 1959 he was ordained and was appointed the CMS Men Candidates Secretary 1959-1963. Subsequent appointments included Africa Secretary 1963-1970, mission partner in Cairo 1970-1972, Provost of All Saint's Cathedral Cairo 1972-1977, curate Crowborough 1977-1981, Vicar-General to the diocese of Egypt 1983-1984, Bishop's Commissary to Bishop Dehqani-Tafti 1984-1989. In 1944 he married Eileen Nobel Clarke who was a member of the CMS Women Candidates Committee 1964-1967.

Reference: Church Missionary Society archive
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS March 1990
Related MaterialThe Special Collections Department holds the Church Missionary Society Archive, the official archive of the society which includes papers relating to Brian de Saram's service with the CMS.


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