South Africa

Scope and Content

Comprises the personal papers of missionaries who worked for the MMS (or its predecessors) in their districts in South Africa (including Bechuanaland and Namaqualand). There is a small amount of material relating to Ceylon [Sri Lanka] and Ireland. Includes the papers of, or material relating to, Samuel Broadbent, Thomas Jenkins, Sergeant John Kendrick, Jacob Links, Samuel & Sarah Palmer, Barnabas Shaw and William Shaw.

Access Information

Only to be viewed on microfiche.



Brief biographical information on Methodist missionaries who worked in the South African districts along with references to where further information appears in printed sources is available from the Methodist Missionary Register. Please contact us for details.

Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

For permission to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library in the first instance