This module is a rich repository of source materials on the work of this globally influential organisation, founded in 1799 as an Anglican evangelical movement and still active today.
Scholars of missiology and global history will find this varied archive an invaluable research resource. It includes records of both the CMS and the many other missionary societies which have become associated or amalgamated with it over its lifetime.
- Central records of the CMS and papers of key individuals associated with it
- Records of the the Loochoo Naval Mission (1843-1864), the first recorded Anglican and Protestant mission in Japan
- Archive of the Society for Promoting Female Education in China, India and the East
- Records of the Church of England Zenana Missionary Society
Please note that download options are not available during trials. Accept the “security certificate” when prompted, in order to access the resource.
Rhodes University has Free Trial Access to Church Missionary Society (CMS) Archives until 21 May 2019.