Autobiography drafts of Thomas Westgate
||Autobiography drafts of Thomas Westgate
(former reference: MSS 469c99)
||Westgate, Thomas Buchanan Reginald, fl 1899-1936, missionary
|Extent and Medium
||1 box; paper; Mixed
||Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library
|Content and context|
Thomas Buchanan Reginald Westgate was a Canadian missionary who joined the Church Missionary Society in German East Africa in 1902. He was imprisoned by the Germans during World War I, and returned to Canada after his release. He revisited East Africa in the 1930s.
Typescript drafts of chapters from 'A son of the Canadian Church' covering Westgate's time in German East Africa, 1902, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1909-1912 and 1913-1914 (3 sets). There are manuscript annotations and a few pages of notes.
Presented by the Westgate family, April 1982.
Access and Use|
Please cite as Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library, Autobiography drafts of Thomas Westgate, RCMS 179
The R.C.S. Photograph Collection includes material relating to Westgate's time in Africa, Y30469F.
The collection is described at Y30469F in Photograph catalogue no. 24. Indexed
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
|Westgate, Thomas Buchanan Reginald (fl 1899-1936) missionary|
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