Series 13
Unbound Printed Material, 1923-1974, undated
Boxes 19-22

Scope and Content Note

Includes scattered issues of the African Orthodox Churchman (1929, 1930, 1938, 1939, 1945, 1946 and 1948); Umkhuseli: The African Orthodox Defender (1954); The Bystander (1927); the Emancipator (1940); catechisms in different African languages (n.d.); printed material on apostolic succession (1946 and 1974); synod material (9133-1958); special service programs (1927-1960); notices of clergy deaths (1946-1958); St. Augustine weekly notices (1928); appeal for financial support (1945); twenty-fifth anniversary program of the African Orthodox Church in America (1946); twenty-fifth anniversary program of Holy Cross Cathedral (1952); and miscellaneous African Orthodox Church material (1935-1951). Other religious material includes items from non-African Orthodox Churches in South Africa such as the Anglican Church, the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Baptist Union of Great Britain and Ireland, Congregational Union of South Africa, the Ebenezer Congregational Church, the Ethiopian Catholic Church in Zion, The Methodist Church and the Kikuyu Independent Schools. There are also Kikuyu tracts, a Moslem publication, pamphlets of the Church Historical Society and miscellaneous printed religious material (1923-1967). The secular material in the series includes a pamphlet called The Awakening of a People (1950); and secular printed material on race relations (1924-1952).

Box Folder Content
19 4 Epiphany Examination at Endich Theological Seminary from The Negro Churchman, undated
20 1 The African Orthodox Churchman, 1929, 1930, 1938, 1939, 1945, 1946, 1948. This is the periodical of the African Orthodox Church in South Africa. [Published in Kimberley]
20 2 Umkhuseli: The African Orthodox Defender, 1954. This is Issue Number 1 of a publication edited by James Mdatyulwa and contains a letter from Alexander. It is not clear whether any other issues were published. No others were found in the collection.
20 3 The Bystander, 1927. This was a monthly publication of Christ Church Cathedral of the African Orthodox Church in Brooklyn, New York.
20 4 The Emancipator, 1940. This is a mimeographed newspaper distributed in Bulawayo and published by the Emancipator Press.
20 5 Catechisms in Different African Languages, undated
20 6 Printed Material on Apostolic Succession; 1946 and 1974
20 7 Synod Material; 1933-1958. See also Box 3 and 4.
20 8 Special Services Programs; 1927-1960. Included are programs for a patronal festival, a consecration service, a New Year's service and an ordination service.
20 9 Notices of Clergy Deaths; 1946-1958. Included are notices of the deaths of Paul Legheto Marumo, Herbert Conjwa, William Hinnings, and James Zwnlenjani Mdatyulwa.
20 10 St. Augustine Pro-Cathedral Weekly Notices; 1928.
20 11 Appeal for Financial Support; 1945. The printed pamphlet solicited funds to build a new St. Augustine's Cathedral.
20 12 Twenty-fifth Anniversary Program of the African Orthodox Church; 1946. The program commemorates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the African Orthodox Church in America.
20 13 Twenty-fifth Anniversary Program of Holy Cross Cathedral, New York; 1952.
20 14 Miscellaneous African Orthodox Church Printed Material; 1935-1951. Included in this folder is an announcement of the nomination of James Mdatyulwa as Bishop-elect, an announcement of the death of His Majesty King George VI and an announcement of the invalidation of the Separate Representation of Voters Act of 1951.
20 15 Church of the Province of South Africa; 1926-1949. Pamphlets of the Anglican church ar included in this folder. The contents consist of an appeal for building funds a codified edition of the Acts of the thirty-one synods of the diocese of Cape Town, a regulation concerning archbishops' certificates, disciplinary and liturgical regulations, acts and regulations of the thirty-third synod of Cape Town and the periodical Highway issued as a supplement to Church News. Church News.
20 16 The African Apostolic Catholic Church in New York; 1946. Included is a program for the service "enthroning" Reverend Hubert Rogers.
20 17 The African Methodist Episcopal Church; 1933. Included is a journal of proceedings.
20 18 The Baptist Union of Great Britain and Ireland; 1939. A list of text books used by lay preachers are included.
20 19 Congregational Union of South Africa; 1920. Included is the year book
20 20 Ebenezer Congregational Church; 1904. This folder contains the Constitution and Deed of Trust of this Johannesburg church.
20 21 The Ethiopian Catholic Church in Zion; 1904-1922. A constitution and the Acts and Resolutions of the 1922 Provincial Synod is included in this folder.
20 22 The Methodist Church; 1934. A pamphlet entitled Local Preachers' Studies is contained in this folder.
20 23 The Kikuyu Independent Schools; 1929. Included are the rules of the Association and a printed sheet entitled "African Orthodox Kanitha. ya Atheru othe. Kimenyithia".
20 24 The Ministry and Unity, Kikuyu Tracts; 1914.
20 25 Miraculous Conception, Death Resurrection and Ascension of Jesus as Taught in the Kuran, by A.H. Oberay; 1962.
20 26 Pamphlets of the Church Historical Society; 1897-1905. Titles include The Absolution of the Roman Jurisdiction, The Continuity of Possession at the Reformation, and The Test of Theological and Ecclesiastical Development. The Continuity of Possession at the Reformation, and The Test of Theological and Ecclesiastical Development.
20 27 Miscellaneous Printed Religious Materials; 1919-1967.
20 28 The Awakening of a People by I.B. Tabata; 1950.
20 29 Secular Printed Material on Race Relations; 1924-1952. Included are pamphlets entitled The Problem of the Colour Line, the Presidential Address of the African Peoples' Organization, the South African Institute of Race Relations' First Annual Report, Tears of the Black Folk and the Appeal Court's Judgement on the Separate Representation of Voters Act. Presidential Address of the African Peoples' Organization, the South African Institute of Race Relations' First Annual Report, Tears of the Black Folk and the Appeal Court's Judgement on the Separate Representation of Voters Act.
22 1 Printed calendars with printed photographs included; 1942-1948, 1955
22 2 Blank Diplomas of the African Orthodox Church given for the Degree of Licentiate in Theology and for a Bachelor of Divinity; n.d..
22 3 Two editions of the newspaper Abantu Batho; 29 June 1929, 11 July 1929.
22 4 Certificate of Consecration of Daniel William Alexander; 11 September 1927.
22 5 Certification of Election of Patriarch Kanyiles; 3 July 1972.
22 6 Oversized photograph of Daniel William Alexander, n.d..
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