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CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY ARCHIVE
Section VIII: Home Papers

Part 1: Papers of the CMS Education Secretaries, 1902-1949

REEL 1

Catalogue to the Home Division Papers covering the Education Secretary section pp 30-34

H/H 3 Education Secretary Papers

H/H 3/A Administration

H/H 3/A1B
Visits to boys’ schools
Handwritten and typewritten reports arranged alphabetically by place
c1910-1948

REEL 2

H/H 3/A1C/1
Visits to girls’ schools
Typewritten reports arranged alphabetically by place giving name of the school, name of principal, number and age of pupils, dates of visits and remarks
1920-1932

REEL 3

H/H 3/A1C/2
Visits to girls’ schools
Typewritten reports arranged alphabetically by county giving name of the school,
name of principal, number and age of pupils, dates of visits and remarks
1933-1957

H/H 3/A2 Pts 1-2
Home Education Secretary reports to the Executive Committee giving information on exhibitions, visits to universities and schools, Girl Guides, Young People’s Union,
missionary study, Clergy Union
1920-1940, 1945-1948

REEL 4

H/H 3/A3 Pts 1-2
Essays on missionary subjects submitted to the Education Secretary for the George Welchman Essay Prize
1933-1934, 1936

Essays include: “The Contribution of Christian Missions to the Education of British West Africa”; “What are China’s chief problems today?”; “The Chinese Church in Action”; “The Five Year Movement in China”.

H/H 3/A4
Correspondence regarding arrangements for lecturers and publication of the James Long lectures endowed by Rev James Long, CMS missionary in Calcutta (died 1887) 1949-1959

H/H 3/A5
Miscellaneous memoranda and correspondence including letters regarding the training of Area Secretaries
1956-1959

REEL 5

H/H 3/AZ Miscellaneous

H/H 3/AZ 1
Circular book including Clergy Union Papers, “Quarterly Bulletin for Clergy”, printed pamphlets and papers regarding congresses, conferences and exhibitions
1920-1940, 1943-1950


Included also are: proceedings of Tinnevelly CMS Educational Committee, January 1923, Telegu missionary conference minutes, January 1923.

REEL 6

H/H 3/AZ2
Circular book including Home Missionary Education papers, “Bulletin for Speakers and Organisers”, sermon outlines, papers regarding training schools
1923-1928

H/H 3/C Committee Work

H/H 3/C1/1A

Home Missionary Education Council minutes
1924-1925

H/H 3/C1/1B

Home Missionary Education Council Acta
1924-1925

H/H 3/C2
Minutes of Sub-committees
Home Missionary Education Schools, Training Schools, Education Material, Minutes 1924-1934

REEL 7

H/H 3/C3
Minutes of Home Education Staff meetings, 1926-1929; of the Youth Service Bureau,
1940-1941, of the “Wayfaring Group”, 1941-1942, of the Youth Committee, 1942-1947 and the Home Education Staff Group, 1948-1951
1926-1929, 1940-1951

H/H 3/C4
Minutes of the Committee on Adolescent Work (renamed Youth Committee in
January 1926)
1923-1929

REEL 8

H/H 3/C5/1
Literature Board minutes
1952-1959

The minutes cover subjects such as: progress of books, plays and pamphlets in publication; prospective authors; meetings of the “Outlook” Group.

H/H 3/C5/2
Literature Board papers
1952-1959


Papers include: letters and memos regarding ideas for new books; reprints; correspondence with authors; manuscripts of books; photographs to be used in books; reports on books; typewritten drafts of books including “The Church in the World Today – Nigeria” by R P Wilkinson and “An Appreciation of Sir Henry Holland” by G M Oldham; bibliography of Christian books for ministers, ministers-in-training, catechists and other Christian leaders in West Africa.

REEL 9

H/H 3/C6
Syllabus Group Comments and papers
1954-1959


Instructions on how slides to accompany talks should be presented; printed leaflets on themes for preachers and speakers for CMS eg “Man and his Needs”.

H/H 3/G Conferences, gatherings etc

H/H 3/G1
Reports on Coleshill training school for leaders in the missionary education of the home church
1922

H/H 3/G2
Reports of “B” and“C” clergy training schools
1922-1925


Among those included are: Nottingham, Birmingham, Liverpool, Richmond, Reading.

H/H 3/G3
Lists of attendees at teachers’ conference, 1 April 1954
1954

H/H 3/G4
Oxford University overseas week – correspondence with Oxford CMS Fellowship 1958

REEL 10

H/H 3/O Outside Organisations

H/H 3/O1
Swanwick conferences on evangelism (Lothbury Group)
1954-1959


Correspondence, programmes, notes, proceedings.

H/H 3/O2
Cambridge University CMS Fellowship and Ridley Hall
1951, 1959


Correspondence, leaflets, proceedings.

H/H 3/O3
Student Volunteer Missionary Union; Student Christian Movement; Liverpool conference; exhibitions; Missionary Leaves Association; letters from mission schools
worldwide regarding exhibits
1911-1912

H/H 3/O4
Minutes and papers of the editorial board of East and West Review
1956-1959



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