Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC659
TitleAccession 659
Extent2 folders
DescriptionThis collection consists of material compiled by Derrick Brain in writing a biography of Evelyn Storrs Karney, CEZMS missionary to Sri Lanka. It includes research notes, correspondence with information sources, reminiscences of family and colleagues, extracts from Evelyn Karney's memoirs, newscuttings and articles about her work. It also includes a copy of a booklet on Evelyn Karney's life and work and the typescript of Derrick Brain's biography of her 'Mother to thousands'.
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 HistoryEvelyn Storrs Karney (1869-1953) CEZMS missionary in Ceylon 1896 to 1953; founder of the House of Joy, Talawa
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS November 1991
Related MaterialFurther publications and records relating to Evelyn Storrs Karney are held in the Records of the Church of England Zenana Missionary Society (CEZMS). See also CMS/ACC524.


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