Journals of Philip Rigby Rounds

Scope and Content

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.

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.

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Acquisition Information

Acquired from the creator in 1993.