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The Archive of a Ugandan Missionary – Writings by and about Revd Apolo Kivebulaya, 1890s-1950s - British Academy Scholarship Online
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The Archive of a Ugandan Missionary: Writings by and about Revd Apolo Kivebulaya, 1890s-1950s


This collection of sources offer a rare insight into the everyday concerns of African Christian converts. They centre on a well-documented figure, the Revd Apolo Kivebulaya (c.1865 -1933). Kivebulaya was a teacher and clergyman in the Native Anglican Church of Uganda. His writing offers insight into a literate Christian identity formed away from centres of power. Oral and written accounts about Kivebulaya illustrate how African admirers responded to him and how their societies were influenced by Christianity. Kivebulaya’s diaries, notebooks, correspondence, reports and autobiography show hi ... More

Keywords: Uganda, Congo, Christianity, Diaries, Biographies, Interviews, archives

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780197267233
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197267233.001.0001