Bishop Robert Mize papers
Bishop Robert Mize (1907-2000) founded the Saint Francis Academy (then the St. Francis Boys Home) in 1945 in Ellsworth, Kansas. In 1960 he traveled to the Province of Southern Africa and was consecrated Bishop of Damaraland, where he served until 1970. From 1973 to 1976 he again lived in South Africa as a missionary to the Diocese of Botswana. This collection contains materials related to his life and ministry in Africa, including photographs (found in box 1), hymnals and dictionaries, diaries, newspaper articles, reports, sermons, and other materials.
- 1930 - 1991
- Mize, Robert, 1907-2000 (Person)
Language of Materials
English, Afrikaans, Kwanyama, Setswana
Conditions Governing Access
No access restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Research Library staff may determine use restrictions based upon the physical condition of manuscript materials.
6 Linear Feet (6 boxes + 9 oversize folders)
RH MS 1045
RH MS R252
- Guide to the Bishop Robert Mize Collection
- Bishop Robert Mize papers
- Finding aid prepared by pb, 2008; revised by cl, 2010. Finding aid encoed by pb, 2008. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2018.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
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- Preferred citation
Bishop Robert Mize papers, RH MS 1045, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas