A small collection of papers of Lilian Bull relating to her missionary service with the CMS with the South China Mission at Yunnan, Kunming, and elsewhere which largely consists of photographs of missionaries and missionary work but also includes a typescript of a diary of a journey she undertook in 1941 from Kinming to Burma and back and a large scale map of the Yunnan province of China, in Chinese, c 1940
Papers of Miss Lilian Bull
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 150 CMS/ACC127
- Dates of Creationc. 1928-1943
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and Chinese.
- Physical Description2 items, 2 vols., 110 photographs
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Lilian Bull (d. 1953) served as a Church Missionary Society (CMS) missionary in South China 1928-1946, 1948-1953. She died in England on 2 November 1953.
Reference: CMS archive
This collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Miscellaneous Papers.
Conditions Governing Access
Open. Access to all registered researchers.
Deposited with the CMS by the CMS Exhibitions Organizer, 1964; transferred on permanent loan to the Special Collections Department by the CMS in the 1980s.
Other Finding Aids
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