Dixon China Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers comprising conference and other reports, addresses, bulletins and statements (some issued by the National Christian Council of China) relating to the religious and political situation in China.

Administrative / Biographical History

It is possible that the 'Dixon' is Dixon Edward Hoste (1861-1946) who was General Director of the China Inland Mission, 1902-1935. He was interned in Shanghai in the Second World War.

Reference: Who was who 1941-50

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Access to all bona fide researchers. All papers held at the Orchard Learning Resources Centre will be viewed at the Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department. Please contact the University Archivist for further information.

Acquisition Information

This source of this collection is unknown.

Other Finding Aids

The collection is uncatalogued.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.

Custodial History

Following the merger of the Selly Oak Colleges and the University of Birmingham in 1999 the custodial ownership of collections belonging to the Selly Oak Colleges and held at the Orchard Learning and Resource Centre (OLRC) was transferred to the University. These collections now form part of the University's Special Collections Department and are available for consultation at the Main Library on the University's Edgbaston Campus.

Related Material

The University of Birmingham, Special Collections Department holds a rich collection of archives relating to missions, charities and other religious and ecclesiastical organisations and individuals.