Tovey, E[leanor]? M


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0161 MSS. Eng. e. 2391-4
Held at: Bodleian Library - Special Collections
Domain: archival
Title: Tovey, E[leanor]? M
Date(s) of contents: 1917 -1932
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 4 shelfmarks

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s):

Administrative/Biographical history: Miss E[leanor?] M. Tovey was a Christian missionary in China.

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition: The diaries were bought from D.P. White in 1990.

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: Diaries of Miss Tovey, as a missionary in China, 1917-18, with later diaries kept in England, 1927, and on holiday in Switzerland, June-Aug. 1932; written in The Missionaries' Anglo-Chinese Diary (Shanghai) and (1932) The Missionaries' Diary (Shanghai). The diaries for 1917 and 1918 include lists of letters sent and received, names and details of candidates for baptism, cash accounts and memoranda; those for 1927 and 1932 include some notes relating to China.

System of arrangement: Arranged in chronological order

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English

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Finding aids: A full description is available in the Library.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: A group photograph, probably including Miss Dovey, found in the 1981 volume, is now MS. Photogr. c. 15, fol. 61.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: Edited for Mundus, October 2002


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