Record

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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA44/1/3
TitleCorrespondence for use in the proposed 'Life' of Herbert Tugwell
Extent34 items
Date1895-1922
DescriptionCorrespondence of Herbert Tugwell, diary transcripts and extracts, draft addresses and other papers of Herbert Tugwell, mostly relating to an appeal by Tugwell for a Sailors' Institute at Lagos, 1909, though also relating to CMS affairs, and Tugwell's departure from the Northern Nigerian mission in 1922
Includes /14 Letter from Edmund Carr, from Holbrooke Hall, Derby, enclosing a donation towards the Sailors' Institute, and sharing recollections of Tugwell's father who held a weekly Bible class at Barford St Martin, Jan 1909; /17 Letter from Miss Florence E. Turner, from Portishead, Somerset, relating to her desires to respond to Bishop Tugwell's calls for more workers in his West African diocese, Jan; /25 Letter from Charles H. Wedgwood, a representative of the CMS Northern Nigerian Mission, from ?Kabwir, relating to enclosed gift of Bidaware as an expression of gratitude for the services of Bishop Tugwell and his wife to the region, Apr 1922; /27 Copy CMS circular letter by Herbert Tugwell relating to statement by Brass chiefs 'in defence of cannibalism which took place at Nimbi at the end of January 1895', Jul 1895; /28 Section of notes detached from a personal diary of Herbert Tugwell, containing diary entries from 11 Nov-2 Dec 1889, composed prior to Tugwell's departure to West Africa as a CMS missionary: entries contain details of services, daily activities and social engagements, notes from meetings/talks attended, and citations from scripture, nd. [late 19th century]; /29 Transcript of entries from Herbert Tugwell's diary whilst in Onitsha and Lokoja, possibly sent to his wife, Caroline, entries are for 20 Mar-20 Apr 1903 and relate to daily activities and meetings including visit of General Sir Frederick Lugard, High Commissioner and Commander-in-Chief of Northern Nigeria, 1900-1906, to Lokoja, and visit of Mr ?Ball to ?Gbegbe where he inspected the mission school and mission property, nd [early 20th century]; /30 Transcript of extract from diary of Herbert Tugwell, entries for 13-16 Dec, providing account of tour by Tugwell of villages including Pankshin and Kabwir: details include daily activities and climate, nd [late 19th-early 20th century]; /32 Manuscript draft address by Bishop Tugwell relating to a paper [?by the High Commissioner] concerning the social affairs of Lagos (sanitation etc), nd [early 20th century]
Arrangement
Arranged in approximate chronological order, as found; where inconsistencies occur, the original order in which the correspondence was found has been maintained; arrangement may have been undertaken by/for C. W. Wakeman, a CMS missionary, who is associated with proposals for a biography of Herbert Tugwell
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionThe correspondence was originally bundled with a label entitled 'Letters and Papers for the Proposed Life of Bishop Tugwell'