GUIDE TO SOURCES OF NIGERIAN HISTORY

NATIONAL ARCHIVES IBADAN

J.V CLINTON COLLECTION

The private collection of J.V. Clinton was acquired in 1973 by the National Archives from the family of the late journalist, Mr. J.V: Clinton, B.L., L.L.B. The collection included his old private letters few old photographs, manuscripts or typed works, old books and diaries of historical importance. The records will be a veritable historical source for the students of journalism and political education.

  General Published and unpublished articles on social, political and economic issues as it affects Nigeria in particular and mankind in general
Not dated  
 
CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY YORUBA MISSION

The Church Missionary Society, Yoruba Mission records were acquired in 1960. The Mission playeri a dominant role in the spread of Christianity, establishment of schools and health centres in their aree. of influence especially in Southern Nigeria. The Missionary activities became fully established m. Badagry around 1842 and subsequently spread to other areas of Abeokuta, Ibadan, Ijebu-Ode an.i many other notable towns.

The Society also played a dominant role in bringing lasting solutions to the problems of Yoruba Warn of 1886. The record of activities of the Mission in Nigeria were recorded in files, bound volume
diaries, microfilms and general publications.

  General Correspondence to and from the CMS Yoruba Mission and text of Sermons
1839-1946  
  Minute Books and Reports, Books of Accounts and Diaries 1844-1945  
 

COKER'S COLLECTION

  Rev. Coker's collection was acquired by the Department in 1962 with the assistance of one Mr. Webs1 a research student in the History Department under Professor Ade Ajayi. Rev. Coker played a doc:::: nant role in the establishment of United Xafu'e African Church in Nigeria as against the orthod Western European Protestant religion of the ~Sesleyan. CM.S and Catholic Missionary activities.
African. The collection includes correspondence relating to the stand of the U.N.A. Church on issue of Polygamy as it affects Christians. its inyolvement in the educational development of country, and the spread of evangelism and ~fissionary activities. The collection includes filed pap bound volumes and general publications of the UX.A. Rev. G. Oke the founder of the church.
  General Correspondence from and to Rev. Coker on UX.A
1879-1951  
  Cash Books, Registers, Ledgers and Diaries 1872-1945  
  Printed Matters - Books periodicals, newspapers and miscellaneous publications
1844-1945  
 
COKER'S COLLECTION
Rev. Coker's collection was acquired by the Department in 1962 with the assistance of one Mr. Webs1 a research student in the History Department under Professor Ade Ajayi. Rev. Coker played a doc:::: nant role in the establishment of United Xafu'e African Church in Nigeria as against the orthod Western European Protestant religion of the ~Sesleyan. CM.S and Catholic Missionary activities.
African. The collection includes correspondence relating to the stand of the U.N.A. Church on issue of Polygamy as it affects Christians. its inyolvement in the educational development of country, and the spread of evangelism and ~fissionary activities. The collection includes filed pap bound volumes and general publications of the UX.A. Rev. G. Oke the founder of the church.
  General Correspondence from and to Rev. Coker on UX.A
1879-1951  
  Cash Books, Registers, Ledgers and Diaries 1872-1945 50 vol
  Printed Matters - Books periodicals, newspapers and miscellaneous publications
1843-1957  

 

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