Date of creation: 1935-1996

Extent: 5 boxes
CCCW catalogue: WEL (catalogued instalments, 2 boxes); additional material in course of listing (3 boxes, information available on request)
Keywords: Uganda, Makerere, medical mission

Revd. F.B.(‘Fred’, 1912-1986) and Dr Hebe Welbourn (b.1922) worked in Uganda from 1946 to 1964, Fred as chaplain and lecturer in Religious Studies at Makerere College, becoming a leading Africanist, and she as a doctor, originally at Mengo but later with regional responsibilities, specialising in child health. The collection includes published and unpublished sermons, lectures and other papers by Fred Welbourn and papers of Hebe Welbourn mainly describing the attitude to children and childhood in Buganda, including an unpublished manuscript titled ‘Child Rearing among the Baganda’ and associated correspondence.

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