Research papers of Ian M. Gateley

Scope and Content

This collection comprises papers and photographs assembled by Ian M. Gateley for the preparation of his PhD (Education) thesis. The thesis was submitted to the University of London under the title The Formal Education of African Women and Girls in Uganda: Some Factors and Social Changes Involved in its Acceptance, 1970-71 . In addition to notes on and copies of sources consulted, and photographs assembled the collection includes an unrevised copy of the thesis dated September 1970.

Administrative / Biographical History

Administrative/Biographical History

Ian Gateley is the author of two books: Practical suggestions for children's work (London: C.S.S.M, 1945) and My reasonable service?: practical suggestions for the Christian working overseas (with J.D. Gateley, Edinburgh: Pentland Press, 1995).

Reference: University of Birmingham, Special Collections Department, Online Archive Catalogue ( ). Accessed May 2002.


This collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Miscellaneous Papers.

Access Information

Access Conditions

Open. Access to all registered researchers.

Acquisition Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited with the CMS, 1970-1971; transferred on permanent loan to the Special Collections Department by the CMS in the 1980s.

Other Finding Aids

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Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.

Related Material

The University of Birmingham, Special Collections Department and the Orchard Learning Resources Centre hold a rich collection of archives relating to missions, charities and other religious and ecclesiastical organisations and individuals. This includes the Church Missionary Society Archive, the official archive of the society (GB 150 CMS), held at the Special Collections Department.