Gwynne, L.H.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 33 SAD[297]
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      18 boxes

Scope and Content

Official papers relating to Gwynne's roles as C.M.S. missionary and Bishop in the Sudan and Egypt, 1899-1946 and as Deputy Chaplain General to the British Forces in France, 1915-1920; personal correspondence, 1946-1952; diaries,1899-1945;articles, lectures and speeches; sermons; intercessions; 238 photographs, mainly N. Sudan; museum objects; newspaper cuttings; miscellanea; printed material

Administrative / Biographical History

C.M.S. Missionary to Khartoum, 1899 ; Bishop of Khartoum from 1908 ; Bishop of Egypt and the Sudan, 1920-1945 ; Bishop in Egypt 1946

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Presented by H.C. Jackson, 1959; D. Jackson, 1963 & Mrs A. Brooks, 1992. These gifts also contained the papers of Rev. G.H. Martin which are now catalogued separately.


Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids

Separated Material

Other papers of Bishop Gwynne held in Church Missionary Society Archives, Birmingham University

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