Photocopies of correspondence of Edith M Lucas

Scope and Content

Photocopy of a manuscript letterbook, 1890-1891, of Edith M Lucas, containing copies of circular letters to her friends describing missionary work, her experiences in China, her religious reflections, also including an account of Jews in China.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edith M Lucas was born into a wealthy Jewish family, but converted to Christianity and served as a missionary with the China Inland Mission, working in Chinkiang in KiangSu province. After her marriage she became Edith Cox.

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Acquisition Information

Copied from the original letterbook in 1994.

Conditions Governing Use

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

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China Inland Mission

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