CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY ARCHIVE
Section II: Missions to Women
Part 3: Homes of the East, 1910-1948 (including Torchbearer from 1914), Daybreak, 1889, 1893-1894 & 1906-1909, and The Indian Female Evangelist, 1872-1880
This Part provides significant runs of a number of other important periodicals:
- Homes of the East, 1910-1948, another CEZMS periodical, contains articles about and letters from missionaries in China, India, Singapore and Ceylon. From October 1914, it also includes Torchbearer, a quarterly illustrated paper for children who were too young for Daybreak.
- Daybreak, 1889, 1893-1894 and 1906-1909, a quarterly CEZMS periodical began in 1885 as a magazine for young girls and was published by the Daybreak Workers’ Union. It features articles on missionaries, schools and work in the Zenanas in India, China and Ceylon.
- The Indian Female Evangelist, 1872-1880. This periodical was published quarterly by the Indian Female Normal School and Instruction Society. It includes articles and reports about mission work and activities at headquarters. The Indian Female Normal School mission stations were at Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Benares, Bombay, Gorakhpur, Jalna, Lahore, Lucknow, Peshawar and Poona.