Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC821
TitleAccession 821: Papers of Mary Noel Baxter
Extent1 box
DescriptionPapers relating to Mary Baxter's life as a CMS missionary teacher at St Stephen's Girls' College Hong Kong including her experiences in Stanley Internment Camp during the Second World War. This collection consists of typed transcripts of recorded reminiscences, typescript copies of Mary Baxter's letters home 1932-1941 and photographs including CMS Conference 1931. 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 HistoryMary Noel Baxter (1898-1996) CMS missionary Victoria, Hong Kong, South China Mission 1931-1947. Mary Baxter arrived in Hong Kong to teach at St Stephen's Girl College in 1929. In 1936 she was appointed as Warden of St Stephen's Hall at the University of Hong Kong. Although she was on leave at the outbreak of war in 1939 she managed to return to Hong Kong via Canada in 1940. When the Japanese occupied Hong Kong she was interned in Stanley Internment Camp for the duration of the war and on release in 1945 returned to England.

Reference: Information supplied by the CMS Archivist and information contained in Mary Baxter's Papers CMS/ACC821
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS March 2001
Related MaterialSee also CMS/ACC747


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