Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC879
TitleAccession 879: Papers of Kristen Eskildsen Borup
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter written by Kristen Eskildsen Borup former CMS missionary in Uganda
ArrangementThis item 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 HistoryKristen Eskildsen Borup born 1866 in Aarhus, Denmark was accepted as a CMS missionary in Uganda in 1897. He was engaged in Industrial Mission work in Mengo from 1899 and superintended the building of the Cathedral and hospital there as well as being responsible for the introduction of cotton as a commercial product in Uganda. In 1905 he resigned from the CMS to join the Uganda Company.

Reference: Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (Church Missionary Society, 1905)
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS 2000
Related MaterialThe Special Collections Department also holds the Church Missionary Society Archive, the official archive of the society which contains material relating to Kristen Eskildsen Borup's missionary service.


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