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Belgian Congo

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

James Lee Pottenger papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSM-2010-020
Collection Statement The manuscript collection describes the mission work of the Methodist Church in the Belgian Congo, specifically, the construction of a hospital and other facilities at Kapanga, Elisabethville and Mulunguwishi. A rich collection of letters sent back to James and Geneva Pottenger's parents describes life in the mission including their co-workers and the local residents. Besides the large quantity of letters sent home, there are numerous architectural drawings for buildings to be constructed at...
Dates: 1917 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1952