Circular letters written by Ruth Angrove from South India and Nepal

Scope and Content

Bundle of circular letters (some photocopies) written by Ruth Angrove from the C[hristian] M[edical] C[ollege] Hospital, Vellore, South India, 1961-1968 (8 items). Discusses her work as a dietician in Vellore and surrounding areas, comments on colleagues' work, staffing levels, political events, social activities, learning Tamil, etc.

Bundle of circular letters (some photocopies) written by Ruth Angrove from Kathmandu at the United Mission in Nepal, 1969-1985 (15 items). Discusses leaving Vellore, overview of situation in Nepal, her work as a dietician, training Nepalese staff, comments on colleagues' work, social activities, sabbatical in UK studying for Health Education diploma in Leeds and work in Glasgow area, on return role changes to advise health workers on nutrition programmes and travels around Nepal more, Methodism in Nepal and summation of end of work in Nepal and her current situation in Scotland.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ruth Angove (1930-2015) was seconded by the Methodist Missionary Society to serve as a dietician at the Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, India, from 1961 to 1969 and then worked at the United Mission to Nepal from 1969-1984.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit, accepted on behalf of the Methodist Church, from Ruth Angove of Edinburgh, September 2007

Archivist's Note


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For permission to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library in the first instance

Copyright vested with author; Christian Medical College and Hospital; United Mission to Nepal; Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes