Australasia/South Seas [South Pacific]

Scope and Content

Comprises the personal papers of missionaries who worked for the MMS (or its predecessors) in their districts in Australia, New Zealand and the Islands of the South Seas. Papers relate mainly to missionary work in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Australia (principally Tasmania and New South Wales). There is also a small amount of material relating to South Africa and Jamaica. Includes the papers of John H Bumby (WMMS), James Calvert (WMMS), John Hunt (WMMS), Richard Burdsall Lyth (WMMS) and John & Sarah Thomas (WMMS).

Access Information

Only to be viewed on microfiche.


Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

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