Mbereshi staff: Correspondence

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Correspondence of Rev Thomas Cocker Brown (Foreign Secretary, LMS, 1933-1948) relating to the staffing arrangements at Mbereshi and the position of the missionary-in-charge following a 'disturbance' at the mission, 9-19 March 1941, which focused on disagreements between members of the church and staff of the different educational establishments. Correspondents include Rev Griffiths Quick (missionary-in-charge and Principal of the Mbereshi Boys' Training School and teacher training department) who resigned from his post as a result of the disturbances in July 1941, Andrea Makulu and other teaching staff of the Boys' Boarding School, N. H. Porritt (Chairman of the Central Africa District Committee), K. D. Francis (Secretary C.A.D.C.), Harold Barnes, and Dr M. Morton. Also includes minutes of the Central Africa Executive Committee.

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