Minute book of the Medical Sub-committee

Scope and Content

Signed minutes of the Medical Sub-committee. Matters discussed or recorded include: maintaining a register of medical students interested in medical missionary work; promoting medical missionary work (through literature, meetings, etc), particularly to students; appointment of medical missionary staff; furloughs; grants to individuals and to institutions; training; statistical information on medical institutions; budgets and expenditure; liaising with the Medical Advisory Board.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Sub-committee's remit was defined as to provide advice to the General Committee and the Women's Auxiliary on all medical matters affecting general mission work and all matters regarding medical missions; examine and report on the qualifications and suitability of all candidates for medical mission work; prepare annual statistical reports; and promote the work of medical missions and to raise funds for them.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Bound volume

Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

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

Copyright held by Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes

Related Material

The formative minutes of this sub-committee only appear within the minute book of the General Committee for 1903 (MMS/Home & General/Minutes/Box 1220), where copies of the minutes here can also be found.