Sketch book entitled Portraits of school girls and other persons containing sketches by Caroline Cuffley Giberne (d 1885), missionary teacher in India of her pupils (19), with brief descriptions of them, together with letters, newscuttings, photographs and samplers of her pupils.
Papers of Caroline Cuffley Giberne
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- ReferenceGB 150 DA18
- Dates of Creation1838-1862
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
Caroline Cuffley Giberne (d 1885) served with the Society for Female Education in the East and was stationed in Ceylon. By 1844, she was a Church Missionary Society (CMS) missionary teacher and was stationed in Kadathapuram, Tinnevelley, South India. She served with the CMS until 1862. She died at Bath on 14 June 1885.
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This collection was deposited in 1950 with Selly Oak Colleges.
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