Timmermans, Glenn Henry


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0102 MS 380820
Held at: School of Oriental and African Studies Library
Domain: archival
Title: Timmermans, Glenn Henry
Date(s) of contents: ca. 1995
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 2 volumes

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s): Glenn Henry Timmermans

Administrative/Biographical history: Glenn Henry Timmermans is a professor of English at the University of Macao and is interested in the history of the British in China.

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Dr Timmermans in 2001.

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: Two unpublished typescripts about the lives and work of Mildred Cable, Evangeline French and Francesca French, missionaries in China and the Gobi Desert entitled "Cart tracks across the Gobi: the search for Midred Cable" by Patricia East and "The wild, wild Gobi: missionaries and adeventures in the tumult of the Chinese Gobi" by Brian McCredie.

System of arrangement: See Scope and Content

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English

Conditions governing access: Unrestricted

Conditions governing reproduction: No publication without prior written permission. Apply to SOAS Archives in first instance.

Finding aids: This description constitutes the only finding aid at present.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Mildred Cable and Evangeline and Francesca French were missionaries with the China Inland Mission. The surviving archive of the China Inland Mission is held in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Missionary work
Travel

Personal names
Cable |Mildred Alice | 1878-1952 | missionary, author and traveller
French | Evangeline | 1869-1961 | missionary and traveller
French | Francesca | 1871-1961 | missionary and traveller

Corporate names
China Inland Mission

Places
China
East Asia
Gobi Desert