Rowlands, Jane Helen


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0221 WM 1645
Held at: Anglesey County Record Office
Domain: archival
Title: Rowlands, Jane Helen
Date(s) of contents: 1921-1947
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.003 cubic metres

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s):

Administrative/Biographical history: (Jane) Helen Rowlands (Helen o Fn) was born in 1891 at Menai Bridge, Anglesey. She was a missionary in Sylhet, Assam, India (now Bangladesh), which was in political turmoil with racial tensions being high; she met Gandhi in 1926. In 1937 she addressed the Women's Missionary branch at Twrgwn, Bangor, Caernarfonshire. She died in 1955.

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: Letters, 1921 -1947; copies of The Link 1934-1935; photographs, including one of Rowlands with Mahatma Gandhi taken in 1926, and a collection of postcards.

System of arrangement: As outlined in Scope and Content.

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright restrictions.

Finding aids: Hardcopy of list available at Anglesey County Record Office.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further papers in Anglesey County Record Office

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Description compiled for Archives Network Wales and modified for Mundus.

Date(s) of descriptions: Entered in Mundus 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects

Personal names
Rowlands | Jane Helen | 1891 - 1955

Corporate names
Presbyterian Church of Wales
Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Church

Places
Bangladesh
South Asia
Sylhet