Lucas, Edith M


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0102 MS 380627
Held at: School of Oriental and African Studies Library
Domain: archival
Title: Lucas, Edith M
Date(s) of contents: 1890-1891
Level of description:
Extent and medium: 1 file

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s): Cox | Edith M | fl 1890-1891 | née Lucas | missionary

Administrative/Biographical history: Edith M Lucas was born into a wealthy Jewish family, but converted to Christianity and served as a missionary with the China Inland Mission, working in Chinkiang in KiangSu province. After her marriage she became Edith Cox.

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Copied from the original letterbook in 1994.

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: Photocopy of a manuscript letterbook, 1890-1891, of Edith M Lucas, containing copies of circular letters to her friends describing missionary work, her experiences in China, her religious reflections, also including an account of Jews in China.

System of arrangement:

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English

Conditions governing access: Unrestricted.

Conditions governing reproduction: No publication without written permission. Apply to archivist in the first instance.

Finding aids: Database

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rachel Kemsley as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Date(s) of descriptions: Jul 2002


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Ancient religions
Christianity
Christians
Jews
Lay missionaries
Missionaries
Missionary work
Religions
Religious activities
Religious belief
Religious groups
Theology
Travel
Travel abroad
Women missionaries
Women's missionary work

Personal names
Cox | Edith M | fl 1890-1891 | née Lucas | missionary x Lucas | Edith M

Corporate names
China Inland Mission

Places
China
East Asia