Robertson, Mary and Gordon, Missionary Papers

Manuscript Collection #1354

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Mary and Gordon Robertson Missionary Papers
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    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Letters (August 1917-August 13, 1919) written by Mary and Gordon Robertson of Africa Inland Mission while they were working in the Belgian Congo. They described their work providing education and religious training, how World War I was affecting the area, indigenous customs, and the practice of cannibalism which was still in existence in some villages.
    Extent: 0.05 Cubic Feet, 1 half document case, consisting of letters
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    August 14, 2019, (unprocessed) 0.05 cubic feet; Letters (August 1917-August 13, 1919) written by Mary and Gordon Robertson of Africa Inland Mission while they were working in the Belgian Congo. They described their work providing education and religious training, how World War I was affecting the area, indigenous customs, and the practice of cannibalism which was still in existence in some villages. Purchased from Denning House Antiquarian Books & Manuscripts with Elizabeth Price Crockford Missionary & Church History Endowment Funds.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased from Denning House Antiquarian Books & Manuscripts

    Access Restrictions

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    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Mary and Gordon Robertson Missionary Papers (#1354), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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