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Collection Level Description: Michael E. Worsnip Thesis

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2364
Title: Michael E. Worsnip Thesis
Dates of Creation: 1985
Extent: 1 item

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

The thesis was produced by Michael E. Worsnip for the University of Manchester in 1985. Worsnip later resided in South Africa, was an Anglican priest, the author of various publications on race and apartheid, and an outspoken critic of the government.

Geoffrey Hare Clayton (1884-1957) was one time Archbishop of Cape Town.

Scope and Content

Thesis by Worsnip entitled The Church of the Province of South Africa and the Formation of a Social Conscience, 1948-1957, with Particular Emphasis on the Thought of Geoffrey Hare Clayton, 1985.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library as part of the Huddleston archive.

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Access Points

Worsnip | Michael E. | fl 1985 | author Anglican priest

Clayton | Geoffrey Hare | 1884-1957 | Archbishop of Cape Town

South Africa | Church history | 20th century


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