Ref NoMMS/17/02/10
TitleAustralasia/South Seas [South Pacific]
Date(s) of Creation1786-1938
Level of DescriptionSub-Series
Extent15 boxes
Held at:SOAS University of London
DescriptionComprises the personal papers of missionaries who worked for the MMS (or its predecessors) in their districts in Australia, New Zealand and the Islands of the South Seas. Papers relate mainly to missionary work in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Australia (principally Tasmania and New South Wales). There is also a small amount of material relating to South Africa and Jamaica. Includes the papers of John H Bumby (WMMS), James Calvert (WMMS), John Hunt (WMMS), Richard Burdsall Lyth (WMMS) and John & Sarah Thomas (WMMS).
Access StatusTemporarily Closed
Conditions Governing AccessOnly to be viewed on microfiche.
Conditions Governing ReproductionFor permission to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library in the first instance
Language(s) of MaterialEnglish
Fijian
Tonga (Tonga Islands)
Related MaterialBrief biographical information on Methodist missionaries who worked in the Australian & South Seas districts along with references to where further information appears in printed sources is available from the Methodist Missionary Register. Please contact us for details.
Access Points - Places
Place CodePlace Name
2186224New Zealand
2077456Australia
2205218Fiji
4032283Tonga
6255151Oceania
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