Van Mission Papers

Scope and Content

This collection consists of the papers pertaining to the establishment and progress of the Unitarian Van Mission from its inception in 1906 to its end in 1918, along with papers relating to the research project on the Mission by Rev John Roberts in the late 20th century. As such, there are original papers concerned with the Mission such as newspaper and journal articles from the time and photos of the Mission, and there are also the papers about the Mission from the later 20th century, such as letters from people who were involved to Roberts with anecdotes or later newspaper articles on the history of the Van Mission.