Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC668
TitleAccession 668: Papers of Thomas Philip Tindall
Extent4 boxes
Datec 1897-1955
DescriptionThis collection consists of papers and artefacts including letters, photographs, posters, booklets and teaching materials relating to Thomas Tindall's missionary career in China.
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, but subject to some access restrictions
Administrative HistoryThomas Philip Tindall (1886-1967) CMS missionary in China 1918-1931. He married Mary Griffiths in 1918 and the couple sailed for China where he worked as a teacher in the Kwangsi-Hunan mission. On his retirement from overseas missionary work in 1931 he was appointed as the CMS Organising Secretary for Bristol District and the Diocese of Bath and Wells. A post he held until 1940.

Reference: Information supplied by CMS Archivist
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS January 1992
Related MaterialThe Special Collections Department holds the Church Missionary Society Archive, the official archive of the society which includes papers relating to Thomas Tindall's service as a missionary.


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