Rowlands, Jane Helen
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Administrative/Biographical history: (Jane) Helen Rowlands (Helen o Fôn) 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.
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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
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright restrictions.
Finding aids: Hardcopy of list available at Anglesey County Record Office.
Related material: Further papers in Anglesey County Record Office
Archivist's note: Description compiled for Archives Network Wales and modified for Mundus.
Date(s) of descriptions: Entered in Mundus 2004