Rawles, Mabel Beatrice

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Typescript copies of circular letters, dated 1932 to 1934, from Mabel Rawles, educational missionary at Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India to friends and supporters at home. Also, news of her death in 1934 and the new Boarding Home for girls built in her memory.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mabel Beatrice Rawles b. 1889 at Brockley in South London. Studied at the London Day Training College and at Cambridge University. Appointed by the London Missionary Society in 1923 to work as an educationist at Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India. Mabel Rawles died suddenly, following an operation at Erode hospital, in March 1934

Conditions Governing Access


Acquisition Information

Deposited on permanent loan with the records of the London Missionary Society by the Congregational Council for World Mission (later Council for World Mission) in 1973

Other Finding Aids

This description constitutes the only finding aid at present.

Archivist's Note

This description compiled by Rosemary Seton, Archivist, SOAS.

Conditions Governing Use

No publication wihout prior written permission. Apply to SOAS Archives in first instance.

Custodial History

The papers were deposited with the London Missionary Society and form part of the special series of personal papers of individual LMS missionaries and officers.

Related Material

The School of Oriental and African Studies holds the records of the London Missionary Society (Ref: CWM/LMS), including letters and reports from individual missionaries and their application papers.

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