Handwritten letter from Barbara Hartland, Friends' Hospital, Itarsi, to her mother

Scope and Content

Describes the operation of the hospital during their absence in Tripuri; Lucille Fischer's maternity leave; recent medical cases at the hospital; attempts to encourage Indians to become self-reliant; Vidiamundah schools; the inadequacy of the traditional Quaker combination of medical work and preaching Christianity; the Quaker fear of political engagement; visiting the jungle

Additional Information

'8th letter'