Manuscript journals, Aug 1946-Sep 1948, of Philip Rounds, including the period while he worked for the teak merchants McGregor & Co in Toungoo, Burma (Myanmar), containing detailed daily entries including religious reflections, his preparations and journey to Burma, work and life there, and trip home via Africa, also including notes of letters sent and finances. Also includes miscellaneous inserted ephemera, some undated, including invitations, advertisements for hotels, and press cuttings.
Journals of Philip Rigby Rounds
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- ReferenceGB 102 MS 380572
- Dates of Creation1946-1948
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Burmese
- Physical Description3 volumes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Born, 1921; travelled to Burma to work for the teak merchants McGregor & Co in Toungoo, 1946; returned to Britain, 1948; ordained deacon, 1952; ordained priest, 1953; Canon at Salisbury Cathedral, 1977.
Conditions Governing Access
Acquired from the creator in 1993.