Church Missionary Society Archive

Scope and Content

  • West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1803-1880
  • West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1820-1880
  • Nigeria – Yoruba, 1844-1880
  • Nigeria – Yoruba, 1844-1880
  • West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1820-1880
  • Nigeria – Niger, 1857-1882
  • Nigeria- Yoruba, 1880-1934
  • Nigeria-Yoruba, 1880-1934
  • Nigeria-Niger, 1880-1934
  • Nigeria-Northern Niger, 1900-1934
  • West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1881-1934

Access Information

Please consult the Visiting the Library webpage containing access information for external visitors. The archives and special collections are available for consultation by special appointment only. To arrange an appointment please email specialcollections@hope.ac.uk . Allow at least 24 hours' notice. Please note that, in line with other archives and special collections, we require personal identification, and may, in some circumstances, ask you to provide references from your research supervisor or other suitable person or body.

The collections are reference only and must be consulted in the Reading Room with the supervision of the Special Collections Librarian.

Other Finding Aids

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