Transcript of the diaries of Elizabeth Brooking, wife of the Wesleyan Methodist missionary Robert Brooking

Scope and Content

Transcript of Elizabeth Brooking's diary for 1854 and 1857 whilst resident in Canada with her Methodist missionary husband, Robert, and their daughter Mary Jane. Reflects on their work around Lake Winnipeg, Norway House and Oxford House, Manitoba.

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Acquisition Information

Gift from Thorsten Sjolin of the Brooking Society, August 2009

Conditions Governing Use

No copying permitted

Related Material

A transcript of another diary of Elizabeth Brooking is available (MS 381079). For transcripts of Rev Robert Brooking's diaries see MS 380587.

Location of Originals

Original diary held by the United Church of Canada Archives, Toronto