'Barbara Lea: Her Life as a Missionary in Africa'

Scope and Content

90th birthday commemorative volume comprising copies of documents and private letters collected by Barbara Lea, relating to her missionary service in Africa with the London Missionary Society. Also includes 3 boxes of slides.

Administrative / Biographical History

Daisy Barbara Lea was born on 30 Oct 1918, at Coventry. She trained at Birmingham General Hospital and Carey Hall. She was appointed to Kawimbe, Central Africa, with the London Missionary Society in 1945, and sailed on 13 May 1946. She served at Kawimbe, 1946-1966, and at Abercorn, 1966-1976. She retired on 31 August 1976.

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Acquisition Information

Donated to SOAS Library in March 2009 by Barbara Lea.

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

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