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MACKENZIE, MELVILLE DOUGLAS

MS 380483Copies of papers and photographs of Dr Melville Douglas Mackenzie as Special Commissioner, League of Nations mission to the Kru peoples of Liberia, 1931-1932. 3 boxes. Handlist.


MACKINNON, SIR WILLIAM, 1ST BT.

PP MS 1Personal, estate and business papers of Sir William Mackinnon (1823-1893). Co-founder of the British India Steam Navigation Company in 1862; Chairman of the Imperial British East Africa Company 1883-1895 and promoter of an expedition for the relief of Emin Pasha in 1886. 146 boxes. See A handlist of the papers of Sir William Mackinnon. London: SOAS, 1977.

This collection is also available on microfilm.


MALAYAN UNION PAPERS

MS 169518 & MS 169519Reports, statements and proceedings of: Malayan Union: Committee on the Qualifications appropriate to Malayan Union Citizenship; and Malaya: Constitutional Working Committee, collected and annotated by Sir Theodore Adams, Kuala Lumpur, 1946. 2 files. Handlist.


MANN, EBENEZER AND MABEL

MS 380302Papers, dated 1913-1967, of and relating to the Rev Ebenezer Mann (born 1881) and his wife Mabel Mann (born 1883), who served with the China Inland Mission in Kansu Province. Ebenezer Mann went out to China in 1903, his cousin Mabel Mann in 1905. They married in 1907 and worked mainly in

Fukiang until their retirement in 1944. In 1921 Ebenezer was appointed chairman of the Famine Relief Committee set up after an earthquake in Kansu Province. 1 box, 1 file. Handlist.


MAYBURY, MAURICE A.

PP MS 64Papers of Maurice A. Maybury (d.1995), Government adviser on Commerce and Trade in Uganda (1950-1960), Ethiopia (1967-1974) and Lesotho (1975-1977). Maybury also worked as an Adviser to the Ministry of Overseas Development and the United Nations. Includes Government and United nations publications, and reports and papers written and collected by Maybury on the setting up and organisation of trade. 3 boxes.


MAZE, SIR FREDERICK

PP MS 2Personal and semi-official letters, letterbooks, reports and circulars, dated 1922-1943 of Sir Frederick Maze (died 1959). Chinese Maritime Customs Service 1900-1943; Inspector-General, 1929-1942. 63 volumes. See Papers relating to the Chinese Maritime Customs 1860-1943 London: SOAS, 1973.

This collection is available on microfilm.


McLEAN, DAVID

MS 380401Letterbooks, dated 1862-1899, of David McLean (1833-1908). Manager of the Shanghai office of the Hongkong and Shanghai Bank 1865-1873; Manager of the Bank's London office 1873-1899. 13 vols. Handlist.


MEDICAL SERVICES MINISTRIES(formerly the Missionary School of Medicine)

MSMPapers of the MSM, dated 1903-1995, including minutes, student records, student fellowship files, publications and photographs. The Missionary School of Medicine was founded in 1903 to give basic medical training to non-medical missionaries. This included an emphasis on the use of homeopathic medicines. Deposited 1996. 16 boxes and 8 volumes. Handlist.


MELANESIAN MISSION

MelMThe Mission was founded in 1840 to evangelise the Melanesian Islands of the South Pacific, i.e., the Solomon, Santa Cruz and Northern New Hebrides Islands. Correspondence, photographs dated c. 1872-1963 and Southern Cross Logs 1895-1970. Includes papers of R.H. Codrington and Bishop Patterson. The surviving records date from c. 1848-1969. Deposited 1990. 44 boxes. Handlist.


METHODIST MISSIONARY SOCIETY

MMSThe archives, dated 1798-1950, document the work of the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society, the United Methodist Missionary Society and the Primitive Methodist Missionary Society in Europe, North America, the West Indies, Africa, India, Burma, Sri Lanka and Australia. The societies united in 1933 to form the Methodist Missionary Society. Biographical collections include papers of Thomas Birch Freeman, David Hill, Samuel Pollard, and Edwin Smith. Deposited 1978-1993. 1,760 boxes. See Elizabeth Bennett, Guide to the archives of the Methodist Missionary Society, 1979. Bound handlists. Also, library of approximately 6,500 books and pamphlets. Card index.


MICHELL, ROLAND LYON NOSWORTHY

MS 204772Diary, notes and papers of Roland Lyon Nosworthy Michell (1847-1931). In charge of Prince Ibrahim Pasha, son of the Khedive of Egypt, 1870-1878; Chief of the Statistical Department, Revenue Survey of Egypt; Commissioner of Limassol, 1879-1911. 7 boxes. Handlist.


MIGEOD, FREDERICK WILLIAM HUGH

PP MS 59Notebooks and writing by Frederick William Hugh Migeod (1872-1952) relating to West Africa. Served with the Colonial Civil Service in the Gold Coast, 1900-1919; accompanied a series of expeditions in the 1920s and 1930s in Lake Chad, Cameroon, Sierra Leone and across Equatorial Africa. 2 boxes. Handlist.


MILLMAN, WILLIAM

PP MS 34Correspondence, educational and language (Lokele) material, dated 1890-1957, concerning missionary work in Yakusu, Belgian Congo [Zaire} Central Africa, of William Millman (1872-1956) and of his wife's first husband, Walter Stapleton a pioneer missionary at Yakusu. 13 boxes. Handlist.


MILLS, JAMES PHILIP

PP MS 58Anthropological research notes and other papers, dated 1924-58, of J.P. Mills (b.1890). Mills joined the Indian Civil Service in 1913 and served in North East India until 1947. He was appointed Honorary Director of Ethnography for Assam in 1930 and was appointed Advisor to the Governor with overall responsibility for tribal matters in North East India in 1943. In 1948 he became Reader in Language and Culture with special reference to South-East Asia at the School of Oriental and African Studies and worked with Christoph von F├╝rer-Haimendorf from the inception of the Department of Cultural Anthropology at the School in 1950 until his retirement in 1954. 1 box.

Photographic albums are held in the Art and Archaeology section of the Library.


MOORE, REGINALD JOHN BEAGARIE

MS 380399Correspondence and papers, dated 1926-45, concerning the missionary work of Reginald John Beagarie [Mike] Moore (1909-1943). Served with the London Missionary Society's Central African Mission and the United Missions in the Copperbelt. Included in the collection is a copy of his anthropological study entitled "The Witchdoctor's Prescription". 2 boxes. Handlist.


MORAES, FRANCIS ROBERT

PP MS 24Diaries, notebooks, correspondence, articles, reviews, photographs and broadcasts dated c. 1950-1974, of Francis Robert Moraes (1907-1974). Journalist and author; editor of The Times of Ceylon and The Morning Standard; first Indian editor of The Times of India and editor-in-chief of The Indian Express; Appointed Sheriff of Bombay, 1961. 17 boxes. Handlist.


MOVEMENT FOR COLONIAL FREEDOM (LIBERATION)

MCFThe Movement for Colonial Freedom was founded in 1954 to campaign in Britain for the freedom of colonial subjects from political and economic domination. The archives comprise minutes, correspondence, subject files, reports, pamphlets and printed ephemera dating 1954-1970. There are many gaps for the early years. Also files, dated 1967-1969, of the Committee for Peace in Nigeria. 75 boxes. Handlist.


MUTINY SCRAPBOOKs

MS 380484Papers presented by Sir Cyril Philips relating to the Mutiny of 1857. Calendars, maps, notes and lists of those involved. 5 boxes. Handlist.