RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoMU/OS/5/12
Extent50 files
TitleOverseas correspondence and report files for Africa: The Church of the Province of West Africa
DescriptionThe correspondence covers the activity of the Mothers' Union in the dioceses in question, concerning in particular: changes in personnel; financing, resourcing and training of MU Workers; missionary and development work, including accounts of Workers' safaris, and membership criteria; availability of MU literature, including in the vernacular, and the loan of teaching material from Mary Sumner House; contact with home branches, including links and gifts sent; visits of overseas members to England; conferences, both overseas and in the U.K. Reference is occasionally made to political events and the social, economic and cultural circumstances of the dioceses, as well as climatic conditions, local religious beliefs and attitudes to marriage and the family.

It should be noted that this description is indicative of the topics covered in the series and should not be taken to imply that every subject is covered in each diocesan file.
RelatedMaterialSee also the Church of Nigeria and African Extra Provincial Dioceses

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GB/109/7029Church of England; Province of West Africa; 1951-1951-
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