Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC653
TitleAccession 653: Papers of Lorna Alberta Bowden
Extent3 vols, 1 folder, 1 item
Datec 1930-1952
DescriptionThis is a collection of papers, of CMS missionary, Lorna Bowden's including her diaries of visits to schools in Kenya, her notebooks and a pamphlet in the Kikuyu language
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 HistoryLorna Alberta Bowden (1892-1970) was accepted for missionary training by the CMS in 1921. She served in the Weithaga District, Kenya and retired in 1953.
Source Information supplied by CMS Archivist.
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS July 1991
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 Lorna Bowden's service as a CMS missionary. For other personal papers see ACC 296 and ACC425.


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