SCOTTISH MISSIONARY ARCHIVES
Part 6: Free Church of Scotland Missionary Record, united Free Church Reports and other records
The Home and Missionary Record of the Free Church of Scotland, 1846-1851,
This monthly journal provides information on the work of the Free Church of Scotland in its missions abroad in Africa, India, Canada, Australia, Europe and the Middle East and also at home in Scotland. Topics include:
• Work with women
• Persecution of Native Christians in India
• Famine in India
• Missionary work in Central Queensland
• Railways in India
• Conversion of Jews in the Middle East
• Thomas Chalmer’s mission in Edinburgh
• Conditions of miners and railway workers in Scotland
United Free Church of Scotland – Reports on Foreign Missions, 1900-1905, 1909, 1911-1913, 1917
The United Free Church of Scotland was formed in 1900 with the amalgamation of the Free Church of Scotland and the United Presbyterian Church of Scotland.
These reports on the missions abroad in Africa, India, Canada, Australia, Europe and the Middle East contain a wealth of material covering:
• Medical work
• Women’s work
Also included is news on home work in Scotland.
Reports of the Darjeeling Mission, 1869-1884 and Reports of the Church of Scotland Eastern-Himalayan Mission, 1891-1904, 1906-1907 covering Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Sikkim and Darjeeling Zenana Mission are also included.
The rich material in this part provides the researcher with an invaluable source for the history of Scottish missions abroad and at home from the mid nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries.