Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC697
TitleAccession 697: Papers of Norman Henry Tubbs
Extent2 volumes, 1 bundle
Datec 1923-1928
DescriptionThis collection consists of photographs and postcards showing scenes from South India including Madras and Palamcotta, CMS missionaries and bishops of South India dioceses.
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 HistoryNorman Henry Tubbs (1879-1965), born in London and educated at Highgate School, Caius College and Ridley hall Cambridge was accepted as a CMS missionary in 1905. He was located to the United Provinces Mission where he worked in Allahabad, 1905-1909 and Agra 1911-1917. He was appointed principal of Bishop's College Calcutta 1917-1923. In 1923 he was awarded an honorary doctorate and appointed bishop of Tinnevelly and Madras, a post he held until 1929 when he was transferred to the bishopric of Rangoon. He resigned from CMS in 1934 and returned to England where he accepted the appointment of Dean of Chester.
Norman Tubbs died 2 Sptember 1965.

Reference: Register of CMS Missionaries unpublished manuscript addition 1905-1907
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS February 1993
Related MaterialThe Special Collections Department also holds the Church Missionary Society Archive, the official archive of the society which contains material relating to Norman Tubb's missionary service with the CMS.


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