Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Missionary Research Library collection on mission work in Africa, 1903 -- 1972

Missionary Research Library collection on mission work in Africa, 1903 -- 1972

This series is open for research.

4.25 linear feet; 4.25 linear feet; 9 boxes

This series contains materials compiled by the Missionary Research Library that document foreign mission work in Africa during the early and mid 20th century, including material pertaining to committees, conferences, education, churches, Christianity, religion, missions, missionaries, and other subjects and topics in Africa. Formats include reports, minutes, papers, photographs, and a drum.

This series is arranged by topic and format.

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Box 1 Committees and Conferences, 1931 -- 1960

Joint Study Committee on Broadcasting Opportunities in Africa; International Committee on Christian Literature for Africa; International Conference on African Children; Africa Committee

Box 2 Education, 1928 -- 1972

Mass Education; Theological Education; Moravian Schools of Surinam; Theological Education Fund

Box 3 Christianity, Religion, and the Church, 1940 -- 1966

Training of Native Ministry; Methodist Church of Nigeria; Christian Council of South Africa; Evaluation of the Church

Box 4 Missions, 1920 -- 1942

Egypt Missions and Government; African Methodist Episcopal; Mission to Congo; Basel Mission

Box 5 Missions, 1904 -- 1952

Congo Mission; Missions Protestantes du Congo Belge; German Missions; United Christian Missionary Society; Algerian Mission

Box 6 Drum with Hammer, circa 1920 -- 1950

Box 7 Photographs, 1918 -- 1940

Photo Album of West Africa; Photographs of Rhodesia

Box 8 Subject and Topic Files, 1903 -- 1945

Foreign Policy; Belgian Congo Situation; Colonization; Wilfrid and Fred Bunker; Cairo; Ethiopia;

Box 9 Subject and Topic Files, 1903 -- 1948

French and Belgian Colonies; Conseil Protestant du Congo; Peace Settlement; Algeria and Belgian Congo