Photographs and postcards mainly of medical missionary work in Nigeria

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Activity: postcard depicting the crossing of a river by raft (with car on-board).

Groups: EG [Emily Godfrey] with 2 month old triplets at Ikotek Pene [Ikot Ekpene] hospital; nurse with 12 month old triplets; mother with triplets; postcard entitled 'Rescued twins with their mothers'; Christmas postcard of children at the leprosy service, Uzuakoli, 1963; outpatients outside new 'fulchings', 1937; Boys' brigade training and dedication course at bible school, 1958; postcard of mothers with babies; shield awarded to best 'bush' nurse, Ikot Ekpene, 1937; nurse (?Hesfi) with rescued babies at Ikot Ekpene, 1937; staff with babies outside maternity unit at Ikot Ekpene, Christmas Day [19]37; Dr Scott & Miss Stead with 'native' staff outside Ikot Ekpene hospital, July 1932; nurses Mollie, Efion, Ima, Udi, Golby, Adiala, Nicholson and Grace with triplets outside Ikot Ekpene hospital, ?1936.

People: Rev S[unday] E Nwacukwu, 1963; four images of a patient named Ugacju from Bende, suffering from a large cyst, showing her condition before, during and after treatment, 1934-1935.

Buildings: chapel and hospital, 1950; theatre at Amaetchara [Ama Achara] hospital, [19]35; ward at Amaetchara [Ama Achara] hospital, [19]35; outside of Amaetchara [Ama Achara] hospital, [1935]; missionary rest house and matron's house at Ikot Ekpene hospital.

Envelope with additional information on a few of the photographs.

Prints taken/received by B Umo Ephraim, Rev S[unday] E Nwacukwu, CMS Bookshop, Elizabeth Golby.

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