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African Resources


The Universities' Mission to Central Africa

By country

Madagascar

Mauritius

Nigeria

Sierra Leone

South Africa

Individuals

Arthur Chandler, Bishop of Bloemfontein

John William Colenso, Bishop of Natal

James Hannington, Bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa

Frank Weston, Bishop of Zanzibar

Translations of the Book of Common Prayer

Kaguru. Portions of the 1662. London: SPCK, 1895.

Sukuma [Kisukuma]. Portions of the 1662. London: SPCK, 1897.

Other texts

A Narrative of "Griswold," the African Youth, from the Mission School, at Cape Palmas, Who Died in Boston, May 16, 1844.
Boston: Published by a Friend of Missions, 1845.

A Journal of the Bishop's Visitation Tour through the Cape Colony with an Account of His Visit to the Island of St. Helena, in 1849.
London: Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, October, 1849.

A Journal of the Bishop's Visitation Tour through the Cape Colony, in 1850
London: Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1853.

Abbeokuta; or Sunrise within the Tropics
An Outline of the Origin and Progress of the Yoruba Mission
By Sarah Tucker
New York: Robert Carter and Brothers, 1854.

The Good Tidings of Great Joy, Which Shall Be to All People.
A Sermon Preached in the Cathedral Church of Norwich, on Sunday, August 13, 1854, on the Occasion of Ordaining Henry Callaway, M.D. (Late A Member of the Society of Friends,) as a Missionary among the Heathen in the Diocese of Natal
By the Right Reverend John William Colenso, D.D., Lord Bishop of Natal.
London: Bell, Fleet Street., 1854
Cambridge: Macmillan & Co., 1854.

The Utmost Parts of the Earth: Some Account of the Settlement of Tristan d'Acunha, in the South Atlantic Ocean.
By William F. Taylor.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1856.

The Martyr of the Pongas: Being a Memoir of the Rev. Hamble James Leacock, Leader of the West Indian Mission to Western Africa.
By Henry Caswall.
London: Rivingtons, 1857. [External link]

A Memoir of John Armstrong, D.D., Late Lord Bishop of Grahamstown
By Thomas T. Carter
Oxford and London: John Henry and James Parker, 1857.

The Word of the Lord to Ebed-Melech the Ethiopian
By Samuel Wilberforce
From Mission Life, Volume I (first series) (February 1, 1866), pages 38-48.
Also published as The Word of the Lord to Ebed-melech the Ethiopian
A Sermon Preached in the Cathedral Church of Canterbury: on the Sending forth of Archdeacon Mackenzie and His Company to Africa, October 2, 1860.
London: Rivington and J.H. Parker, 1860.

Christian Consolation to Mourners: A Sermon, Preached in the Chapel of St. Augustine's College, on the Occasion of the Death of Jeremiah Moshesh, of Basuto Land, and Student in the College.
By Henry Bailey.
Canterbury: Printed at St. Augustine's College Press, 1863.

The Wholesome Discipline of Trials
By C. A. Heurtley
From Mission Life, Vol. 1 (first series) (April 1, 1866), pages 101-112.

Correspondence of the Most Reverend the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend the Lord Archbishop of York, the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of London with the Bishop of Capetown, concerning the Appointment of an Orthodox Bishop to Natal.
Oxford: Rivingtons, 1868.

Central African Mission
From Mission Life, Vol. II (March 1, 1871), pages 161-164.

The Diocese of Bloemfontein; being Extracts from the Journal of the Rev. W. H. Bevan
From Mission Life, Vol. III (1872), pages 425-432.

In Memoriam. The Bishop of Cape Town.
Sonnets "In Memoriam."
From Mission Life, Vol. III, Part II (New Series) (1872), pages 647-653.

Niger Mission: Bishop Crowther's Report of the Overland Journey from Lokoja to Bida, on the River Niger, and thence to Lagos, on the Sea Coast, from November 10th, 1871 to February 8th, 1872.
By Samuel Adjai Crowther
London: Church Missionary House, 1872.

The Communion Service from the Book of Common Prayer
With Select Readings from the Writings of the Rev. F. D. Maurice, M.A.
Edited by the Right Rev. John William Colenso, D.D., Lord Bishop of Natal.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1874.

The Pongas Mission
By Joseph Turpin
From Mission Life, Vol. V (1874), pages 308-316.

The Missionary Career of Dr. Krapf.
London: Gilbert and Rivington, 1882.

Sisterhood Life and Woman's Work, in the Mission-Field of the Church
By the Right Rev. Allan Becher Webb, D.D., Bishop of Grahamstown.
London: Skeffington & Son, 1883.

Biography of the Rev. Charles Isenberg, Missionary of the Church Missionary Society to Abyssinia and Western India from 1832 to 1864.
By H. Gundert.
London: Church Missionary Society, 1885.

Eight Years in Kaffraria, 1882-1890.
By Alan G. S. Gibson, M.A.
S.P.G. Missionary to the Pondomisi, and Archdeacon of Kokstad
London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1891.

Journals of the Mashonaland Mission 1888 to 1892.
By G. W. H. Knight-Bruce, Bishop for Mashonaland.
[No place:] Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, 1892.

Samuel Crowther: The Slave Boy Who Became Bishop of the Niger
By Jesse Page
London: S. W. Partridge & Co., c. 1892.

The Purity of the Apostolic Succession and Mission in the Church of England
By W. K. Firminger (Zanzibar, 1895)

Some Account of the Diocese of Bloemfontein in the Province of South Africa from1863 to 1894
By William Crisp, B.D. Archdeacon of Bloemfontein
Oxford: James Parker, 1895.

Memories of Mashonaland
By G. W. H. Knight-Bruce.
London and New York: Edward Arnold, 1895.

The History of the Universities' Mission to Central Africa, 1859-1909.
By Anne Elizabeth Mary Anderson-Morshead.
London: Office ofthe Universities' Mission to Central Africa, 1897. [External link]

The Life of Charles Alan Smythies: Bishop of the Universities' Mission to Central Africa
By Gertrude Ward
Edited by Edward Francis Russell, M.A.
London: Offices of the Universities' Mission to Central Africa, 1899.

John Ludwig Krapf: The Explorer-missionary of Northeastern Africa.
By Paul E. Kretzmann.
Columbus, Ohio: The Book Concern, 19-- [External link]

Fifty Years in Western Africa
Being a Record of the Work of the West Indian Church on the Banks of the Rio Pongo
By A.H. Barrow, M.A., Vicar of Billinghurst, Sussex
London: SPCK, 1900.

My Diocese during the War
Extracts from the Diary of the Right Rev. Arthur Hamilton Baynes, D.D., Bishop of Natal
London: George Bell, 1900.

Happy Days and Happy Work in Basutoland.
By Maria S. B. Burton.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1902. [External link]

Sketches of Kafir Life, with Illustrations.
By Godfrey Callaway.
London and Oxford; A. R. Mowbray, 1905. [External link]

Handbooks of English Church Expansion
South Africa.
By A. Hamilton Baynes.
London: A.R. Mowbray, 1908.

Arthur Douglas, Missionary on Lake Nyasa: The Story of His Life.
Arthur Jeffreys Douglas.
Westminster: Universities' Mission to Central Africa, 1912.

Sister Henrietta, Community of St. Michael and All Angels
Edited by the Dowager Lady Loch and Miss Stockdale
London: Longmans, 1914.

Important Declaration from the Bishop of Zanzibar From the London Church Times, April 1, 1915

Dayspring in Uganda
By the Ven. Albert B. Lloyd, Archdeacon of Western Uganda
Introduction by the Rev. C. Mollan Williams.
London: Church Missionary Society, 1921.

Dawn in Swaziland
By C.C. Watts.
London: Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1922.

Conversion, Catholicism, and the English Church
By Walter Carey, D.D. Bishop of Bloemfontein
London: Mowbray, 1923.

John Walmsley, Ninth Bishop of Sierra Leone: A Memoir for His Friends
Arranged by E.G. Walmsley.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1923.

Frank, Bishop of Zanzibar.
By H. Maynard Smith.
London: SPCK, 1926.

Tucker of Uganda, Artist and Apostle 1849-1914
By Arthur P. Shepherd
London: Student Christian Movement, 1929.

The Changing Sudan.
By William Wilson Cash.
London: Church Missionary Society, 1930. [PDF]

Robert Gray: First Bishop of Cape Town
By E. Hermitage Day.
London: SPCK, 1930.

The Romance of the Black River: The Story of the C.M.S. Nigeria Mission
By F. Deaville Walker
London: Church Missionary Society, 1930.

Within the Green Wall: The Story of Holy Cross Liberia Mission 1922-1957
By Robert Erskine Campbell, O.H.C., Formerly Prior of Bolahun and Bishop of Liberia
West Park, New York: Holy Cross Press, [1957]

Apolo: The Apostle to the Pygmies
By William J. W. Roome (no date)

Partnership in Africa: The New Look in African Missions.
By E. D. K. Wood, Archdeacon of Mashonaland.
London: Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, no date.


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