Letter to Mrs Spring (Surrey, England) from 'Hugh' (Emmanuel Hospital, Nanning, July 15th)

Scope and Content

Handwritten letter referring to key political events at the time such as the Longzhou Uprising. See accompanying typed document 'References to Longzhou Uprising'. The unidentified missionary 'Hugh' appears to be a missionary to China (presumed to be an unaffiliated missionary, although involved with the Emmanuel Medical Mission).

Administrative / Biographical History

Emmanuel Hospital | Edinburgh Mission (by 1932 under Bible Churchmen's Missionary Society) [Source: The History of Western Medicine in China portal: http://ulib.iupui.edu/wmicproject/]

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Acquisition Information

Donated to SOAS Library in May 2004.

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

Custodial History

David Hails (Archivist, OMF - UK), presented the material to SOAS on behalf of Ann Spring - who in turn bequeathed the material on behalf of her late husband.

Related Material

See related SOAS reference: MS 381192

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