'Missionary to Samoa: Annie Elizabeth French', article by Anthony Adolph

Scope and Content

Describes Annie French's life and work in Samoa, where she was a missionary for the London Missionary Society from 1897 to 1904. The article covers the period up to 1901, and uses extracts from Annie French's personal letters to her family to describe her work and experiences. Details of her work at Papauta Girls' School are included in the extracts.

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Acquisition Information

Given to SOAS Library by Anthony Adolph in December 1999

Related Material

Council for World Mission

Location of Originals

The original letters are in the possession of the Dakin family.


Article in Family History, the journal of the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies, awaiting publication (2000)

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