Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA13
TitlePapers of James J. Ellis
Extent1 box
Description[Privately] printed letters of James J. Ellis, Wesleyan missionary, from Dharapuram, South India;
Nos 1-21 (first series), Feb 1913-Jun 1915 [Photocopies]
Nos 1-14 (second series), Jun 1916-Feb 1923 (no. 11 missing) [Photocopies]
Nos 1-14 (third series), Apr 1923-Jan 1934
May 1943 Final letter written 'somewhere in the Atlantic' on the way back to England, as from the Methodist Missionary Society, Marylebone Rd, London
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Administrative HistoryRev James J. Ellis, MSc, BD, served as a missionary with the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society (the Methodist Missionary Society from 1932) in South India. He was stationed at Dharapuram in the Trichinopoly District
Custodial HistoryThis collection was deposited with Selly Oak Colleges Library, 15 Oct 1979. It was then transferred to the Orchard Learning Resources Centre which was opened in 1997 following the merger of the Selly Oak Colleges Library and the Westhill College Library. In 2000, the custodianship of all archive collections held at the Orchard Learning Resources Centre was transferred to the University of Birmingham


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