Collection RC0662 - Laura G. Beecroft collection

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Laura G. Beecroft collection

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  • 1913-1925 (Creation)

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5 cm of textual records.

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Laura Beecroft, a missionary with the Christian and Missionary Alliance, began a period of work with the Christian and Missionary Alliance Girls' Training School in Jerusalem, Palestine during the year of 1912. Laura was a missionary and teacher of several subjects including history, Bible studies, and English grammar, composition, spelling and reading. Laura remained in this position until 1915, when in January of that year she relocated to Cairo, Egypt and studied Arabic. Later that year, Laura joined her mother and sister in New York until 1920 when she returned to the American Missionary School in Jerusalem for an unknown period of time.

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This collection consists of letters received by Laura’s brother, Frank Beecroft, a resident of Toronto, during her time in Jerusalem and Cairo. Also included are Christian Missionary Alliance circulars, one letter from Laura to her family in Canada, and correspondence from the Christian Missionary Alliance to Frank Beecroft.

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Collection (14-2008) purchased from Gord Russell of Alexander Books in May 2008.


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