Thomson, Claire


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0059 Mss Eur D1102
Held at: British Library, Asia Pacific and Africa Collections, India Office Private Papers
Domain: archival
Title: Thomson, Claire
Date(s) of contents: 1893-1964
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: One box of archival material.

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s): Thomson, Claire (b. 1893)

Administrative/Biographical history: Dr Claire Thomson (b. 1893) was a medical missionary working in various parts of India from 1939 to 1964.

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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: Illustrated memoirs of Dr Claire Thomson, detailing her life and work from early childhood to retirement, including an account of her work as a medical missionary in various parts of India, 1939-64; also some letters, health education material and photographs.

System of arrangement: Undifferentiated. The Thomson papers form part of the India Office Private Papers (formerly known as the European Manuscripts) held within the Asia Pacific and Africa Collections.

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English.

Conditions governing access: Unrestricted.

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ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: 23 May 2002


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Medical missionaries
Medical missionary work
Missionaries
Missionary work
Religious groups
Religous activities
Women missionaries

Personal names
Thomson | Claire | b 1893 | Doctor | medical missionary in India

Corporate names

Places
Asia
India
South Asia