Collection DOC 408 - Collection of pamphlets relating to the Methodist Church in Fiji

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AU PMB DOC 408

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Collection of pamphlets relating to the Methodist Church in Fiji

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  • 1878-1970 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35 mm microfilm

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Cecil Gribble (born 1903) was a Methodist missionary and Director of Education in Tonga, 1943-46. He was General Secretary of the Methodist Overseas Mission from 1949 until his retirement in 1970. Rev. Gribble donated this collection of pamphlets to the Pacific Theological College Library.

Collection of 17 rare pamphlets by various authors relating to the work of the Methodist Church in Fiji. 13 of the pamphlets were published between 1900 and 1909, with many of these relating to the controversial issue of lay representation in the Fiji District Synod of the Wesleyan Methodist Conference of Australasia.

A detailed inventory of the pamphlets, together with summary notes prepared by John Garrett is available.

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Pacific Theological College Library, Private Bag, Suva, Fiji

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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