Fonds SCA433-GA505 - Photograph album of Canadian and British missionaries in India.

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Photograph album of Canadian and British missionaries in India.

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  • 1880-1896 (Creation)

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1 photograph album ; 3cm
98 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller

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Elsie Hooper was born in Udhagamandalam, India to David Hooper (1858-1906) and Hannah Hooper (nee Evans) (1868-1948). Hannah Carr Evans and David Hooper met and were married in Udhagamandalam in 1886. Hannah's parents Rev. Thomas Evans and Rhoda Helen Rowe were both Baptist missionaries, as were Rhoda's parents and grand-parents. Hannah was born in Prayagraj (then known as Allahabad). David was born in Wales and after attending seminary traveled to India in 1855. Elsie was sent to school in England and remained there. She married Herbert Prior Boulton (1884-1960) in 1915.

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One photograph album of Canadian and British Baptist missionaries in the Nilgiris District of India.

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Purchased from William Reese in 2023.


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  • English

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Unless otherwise indicated it is assumed that the people in the photographs are White, and are from either Canada or the United Kingdom.

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Created JB 2023.

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  • English

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