Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC792
TitleAccession 792: Papers of John Harwood
Extent1 box
DescriptionPapers of John Harwood, CMS missionary in Africa and later on the CMS Headquarters staff at Liskeard Lodge. The papers relate to CMS Norfolk Broads Camp sailing holidays for young people which he organised 1974-1991 and include correspondence, letters of thanks, brochures, information leaflets and photographs of participants
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Official 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 StatusPartially closed
Administrative HistoryCanon John Harwood served as a CMS missionary overseas in Umuahia, Nigeria (1957-1962) and Freetown, Sierra Leone (1964-1966) and for a time in 1963 he was on the CMS Headquarters staff at Liskeard Lodge. On his return from Africa he served as Secretary to the Lectures Committee and was a member of the Overseas Service Group and on the Selection and Recruitment Advisory Group. As a youth leader with the Sailing Camps he was the Commodore of sailing and director of sailing instruction.

Reference: Information supplied by CMS Archivist
Custodial HistoryDeposited with CMS May 1999


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