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Dr William Ewing's Palestine diaries and letters from him and his wife to Sydney and Flora Moody, 1888-1892, 1921-1946 and n.d.

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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 382, box 10

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Comprising:
  1. File 1: Diaries of daily events, kept by Dr Ewing while he and his first wife, Margaret, were missionaries in Palestine. Item 1: 2 Jul-31 Dec 1888 Item 2: Jan-Dec 1889. There is mention of the birth of their son, John Morton Ewing, on 24 June. Item 3: 27 Jul-31 Dec 1890 Item 4: Jan- 20 Apr 1892. The record ends with the death of another baby.
  2. File 2, fols. 1-24: Letters from Dr Ewing to Sydney and Flora Moody, 1921-1922, 1924, 1928-1929 and 1931. Dr Ewing left his church in Edinburgh in 1932 and returned to Jerusalem, to the Scots Mission, but died that summer from a heart attack.
  3. File 3, fols. 1-223: Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Ewing to Flora Moody, 1921-1922 and 1925-1929.
  4. File 4, fols. 1-105: Letters from Mrs Ewing to Flora Moody, Apr 1930-Sep 1931, 1935, 1937-1940 and 1945-1946.
  5. File 5, fols. 1-110: Letters from Mrs Ewing to Flora Moody, n.d.

Dates

  • 1888-1892, 1921-1946 and n.d.

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 382, box 10

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom