Correspondence File 29: 1913-1948

Scope and Content

File in two sections reflecting when papers were received by Antony Bennett.

The first section of letters, dating from 1937 to 1948, are mainly written by John Gordon Bennett to his father, Joseph Bennett, with a few other letters he recieved from other family members. There are a few letters regading Justice of the Peace work.

The second section of letters, dating from 1913-1933, are written by John Gordon Bennett to his father, Joseph Bennett, mainly whilst he was a missionary in India.

With cover sheet by Antony Bennett giving brief descriptions of each letter and also a letter, dated 14 Sep [20]01, to him from Edith Bennett regarding the papers.


File compiled by Antony Bennett in 2001 from recently found papers which had belonged to Joseph Bennett. In terms of dates the first section of these letters overlap with those in correspondence file 28 whilst those in the second section overlap with many of the other correspondnece files.

Conditions Governing Access


Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

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

Copyright held by the Bennett family

Custodial History

Papers forming this file were received by Antony Bennett from Eleanor Bennett in September and December 2001.