Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC657
TitleAccession 657: Papers of Sylvia Louisa Kendal Bushe
Extent2 boxes
Datec 1900-1941
DescriptionThis collection includes family photographs, postcards, sketches and watercolours which belonged to Sylvia Louisa Kendal Bushe, CMS missionary in Japan. Other papers in the collection include Bible study notes, friendship book, printed papers and newscuttings relating to her missionary service in Japan and other miscellaneous personal items.
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 HistorySylvia Bushe (1890-1966) was a CMS missionary in Japan between 1921 and 1959 working in Central Japan Mission, Tokyo (1921-1925 and 1932-1941), Hiroshima (1926-1931). From 1945 to 1948, while back in England she worked in the Winchester diocese but later returned to Japan and continued her missionary work there until 1959.

Source: Information supplied by the CMS Archivist
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS in 1992


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