RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelSubseries
Alt Ref NoMU/OS/5/16
Extent36 files
TitleOverseas correspondence and report files for the Church in the Province of the West Indies
Date1909-1983
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; constitutional matters and membership; missionary and development work, including programmes of MU meetings; availability of MU literature; links with home branches; visits of overseas members to England and from England to the West Indies; conferences both overseas and in the U.K.; attempts to trace MU members from the West Indies living in the U.K. Reference is occasionally made to political events; the social, economic and cultural circumstances of the dioceses and race relations, as well as the impact of climatic conditions, local religious beliefs and attitudes to marriage and the family. The earlier branches are especially concerned with the establishing of branches.

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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GB/109/7608Church of the Province of the West Indies; 1883-1883-
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