Diary of J.B. Atkinson, 1925-74

Scope and Content

Typescript diary of J.B. Atkinson of the World Council of Churches, mainly relating to relief work in Austria, Korea, Malaya, Hong Kong and Vietnam.

Administrative / Biographical History

Captain James B. Atkinson was a member of the World Council of Churches.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

The diary was given to the Library by the author in 1970 and 1974.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 44100-18.

Related Material

See also Diaries of Captain James B. Atkinson (MSS. Eng. misc. c. 877-81).