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Anglesey Archives
Rowlands, Jane Helen, missionary, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WM 1645

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Jane Helen Rowlands (missionary) Papers

Short Title: Rowlands, Jane Helen, missionary, papers

Creation date(s): 1921-1947

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.003 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Jane Helen Rowlands

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: (Jane) Helen Rowlands (Helen o Fôn) was born in 1891 at Menai Bridge, Anglesey. She was a missionary in Sylhet, Assam, India, which was in political turmoil with racial tensions being high; she met Gandhi in 1926. In 1937 she addressed the Women's Missionary branch at Twrgwyn, Bangor, Caernarfonshire. She died in 1955.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Letters, 1921-1947; copies of The Link, 1934-1935; photographs (including one of Rowlands with Gandhi), 1926; and postcards, undated [20th century].

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Archives Service to catalogue in the language of the document.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been appraised for retention.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further papers are in Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, WDG.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title compiled from content of fonds. See also Cenhadwr, 1955; Griffith, G. Wynne, Cofiant Cenhades (1961).

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Minor list, Jane Helen Rowlands (missionary).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003. Amended October 2008.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Missionaries | Bangladesh
Postcards
Rowlands, Helen, | (Jane Helen) | 1891- | Photograph collections
Rowlands, Helen, | (Jane Helen), | 1891- | Correspondence

Personal names
Rowlands , Helen (Jane Helen) , 1891-

Corporate names

Places
Sylhet (Bangladesh)

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