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Bangor University
Khasi and Jaintia Hills Missionary Minute Books

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS KJ

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Khasi and Jaintia Hills Missionary Minute Books

Short Title: Khasi and Jaintia Hills Missionary Minute Books

Creation date(s): 1869 - 1913

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): Khasi and Jaintia Hills Missionaries.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Jones (1810 - 1849), a miller from Berriw, Montgomeryshire was the first Calvinistic Methodist missionary on the Khasi Hills, India and the first to reduce the Khasi tongue to writing.
Several published works are available on the history of the Presbyterian mission in the Khasi and Jaintia Hills e.g. The History of the Welsh Calvinistic Methodists' Foreign Mission to the End of the Year 1904 by John Hughes Morris and Gwalia in Khasia by Nigel Jenkins.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Two minute books of the Presbytery and Assembly meetings of the Presbyterian Church on the Khasi and Jaintia Hills, together with minutes of the District Committee of the missionaries on the Khasi Hills and copies of letters and statistics, 1869 - 1913.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 36406 - 36407

Language codes: wel eng kha

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by Rev. Ednyfed Thomas.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2002.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Assam (India) | Missions
Missions | India

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Assam (India)

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