Diaries of Miss E.M. Tovey
Diaries of Miss Tovey, as a missionary in China, 1917-18, with later diaries kept in England, 1927, and on holiday in Switzerland, June-Aug. 1932; written in The Missionaries' Anglo-Chinese Diary (Shanghai) and (1932) The Missionaries' Diary (Shanghai). The diaries for 1917 and 1918 include lists of letters sent and received, names and details of candidates for baptism, cash accounts and memoranda; those for 1927 and 1932 include some notes relating to China.
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. e. 2391].
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MSS. Eng. e. 2391-4; Photogr. c. 15, fol. 61.
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CMD ID 7030
Biographical / Historical
Miss E[leanor?] M. Tovey was a Christian missionary in China.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The diaries were bought from D.P. White in 1990.
A group photograph, probably including Miss Dovey, found in the 1918 volume, is now MS. Photogr. c. 15, fol. 61.
- Diaries of Miss E.M. Tovey
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