Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC892
TitleAccession 892: Iran Diocesan Association
Extent8 boxes
DescriptionThis collection of papers relating to the Iran Diocesan association comprises: official papers including Executive Committee and Annual General Meeting minutes 1955-1997; files, in Farsi, on individuals and institutions in the diocese; papers relating to the consecration of William James Thompson; correspondence between Bishop Dehqani-Taft and the Archbishop of Canterbury, correspondence relating to Mahmoud Rezavi's grave and a quantity of printed papers, publications, newsletters and news cuttings as well as photographs particularly of Isfahan. Also included are various papers, many of which are photocopies, sent to the Iran Diocesan Association following requests for memorabilia in their newsletter 151 relating to the history of the Iran Diocese. 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 two series: Official Papers and Miscellaneous 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
Custodial HistoryDeposited with the CMS by the Iran Diocesan Association January 2006
Related MaterialSpecial Collections also holds CMS Official Papers relating to the Iran Diocesan Association which comprise the minutes of the Persia Diocesan Association 1921-1954 (PDA C1) and Unofficial Papers CMS/ACC186, CMS/ACC772 and CMS/ACC810


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