Africa Personal

Scope and Content

Personal papers of missionaries serving in the African mission field. Includes papers of Holloway Helmore, Roger Price, Robert Stewart Wright, John Mackenzie, John Campbell, Robert Moffat, John May, George Cullen Harvey Reed, William Ashton, William Charles Willoughby, William Harwood Nutt, Johannes Theodorus Van der Kemp, Alfred John Haile, and miscellaneous papers.


The papers of David Livingstone and also the papers of John Philip can be found in the Africa Odds series.

Conditions Governing Access


Alternative Form Available

Box 10-15 and additional Moffat materials in Box 4 have not been microfiched.

Archivist's Note


Related Material

See also collections of papers deposited at SOAS by individuals, and relatives and descendants of missionaries working in Africa. These include the following:

MS380813 Papers of Alexander and Doris Sandilands, missionaries in Bechuanaland [Botswana] and South Africa, 1927-1940

MS380815 Papers and photographs of Duoglas Harman, medical missionary in Changchow, Fujian, China, 1939-1950, and in Mbereshi, Northern Rhodesia, 1952-1955