Under many flags: my pilgrimage

Scope and Content

An account of a journey undertook in 1953-1954 to Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan, Manila, North Borneo, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Sierra Leone, the Gold Coast and the U.S.A. The volumes are undated, but the last entry in the epilogue is dated 1957.

Administrative / Biographical History

Theodora Eyton-Jones (c. 1890-1975) was born in China, the daughter of a missionary. In 1930 she undertook a visit to the Patriarchs of the Eastern Churches, which she described in her book 'Under eastern roofs' (1931). She married the Revd Leonard Patterson, and after his death adopted the name 'Eyton-Patterson', although she used her maiden name for writing.

Access Information

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs Patterson.


Includes index.

Other Finding Aids

MSS 11 V

MSS Addenda, vol. I.

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.

Additional Information

This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Jones, Theodora Eyton-, c 1890-1975