Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC843
TitleAccession 843: Papers of Evelyn Graham Shepherd
DescriptionPapers of Evelyn Graham Shepherd, CMS missionary Nigeria 1940-1967 including correspondence with family and friends and copies of letters of earlier missionaries; letters to Doreen Wren, CMS missionary in Elelenwa, Nigeria 1957-1974, photographs of CMS Girls' School, Lagos and other CMS missionaries, Lagos; printed papers relating to Nigeria including Church and welfare matters; School magazines of schools in Ibadan and Elelenwa where Evelyn Shepherd taught; other miscellaneous papers and items relating to Evelyn Shepherd's life in Nigeria. 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 HistoryEvelyn Graham Shepherd (1910-2002) served as a CMS missionary teacher in Nigeria 1940-1967. She worked firstly in Lagos from 1941-1945 and then Ibadan where she taught at St Anne's School. In 1958 she took up an appointment as Principal at Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girls' School, Elelenwa. In 1967, on her retirement, she was awarded the M.B.E.

Source: Information supplied by the CMS Archivist
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS July 2002


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