Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC783
TitleAccession 783: Papers of Philip James Ross
Extent1 box
DescriptionThe papers of CMS missionary Philip James Ross consist of his correspondence including personal letters and also copies of his link letters both mainly relating to the troubles in Biafra 1966 - 1969; printed papers relating to his missionary work in Sierra Leone 1978-1988 and in Nigeria and also to events in the diocese of the Niger Delta 1970-1994; photographs showing students at Trinity College Umuahia. PART OF THIS COLLECTION HAS BEEN RETAINED BY THE CMS AND SO IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR CONSULTATION AT THE CADBURY RESEARCH LIBRARY. IT IS CURRENTLY HELD AT THE CROWTHER CENTRE FOR MISSION EDUCATION AT CMS IN OXFORD AND ENQUIRIES ABOUT ACCESS SHOULD BE MADE TO THE CMS ARCHIVIST, KEN OSBORNE (; Tel: 01865787553)
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 HistoryRev Philip James Ross (1918-1993) served as a CMS missionary in West Africa from 1944 to 1983. From 1959 to 1968 he was associated with Trinity College Umuahia, Nigeria. In Sierra Leone he served at Bo 1969-1975 and Freetown 1975-1982. In 1952 he married, fellow missionary, Betty Ada Wilson in Nigeria
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS by Mrs Betty Ross 1999
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 the missionary work of Philip Ross


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