RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelSubseries
Alt Ref NoMU/OS/5/13
Extent41 files
TitleOverseas correspondence and report files for Africa: African Extra-Provincial Dioceses
Date1901-1972
DescriptionThe correspondence covers the activity of the Mothers' Union in the dioceses in question, concerning in particular: changes in personnel and criteria for membership; financing, resourcing and training of MU Workers; missionary and development work; availability of MU literature, including in the vernacular; 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 towards 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.
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