Changpoo [also known as Chang-pu] Dispensary (Howie's), Feb. 1.90, 4.45pm, dull rain(?), F.32, 4 secs, 1890-02-01
Scope and Contents
The Rev. Alex Gregory, a young minister, and Dr James M. Howie, trained at Edinburgh, came out to China in 1888 and began work at Chang-pu (Changpoo) early in 1889. Gregory opened a boys' school but was invalided in 1892; he continued his interest in the mission until his death in 1945. Howie was joined by his wife after two years; he died of tuberculosis, aged 43, in 1904, Edward Band, ‘Working his purpose out: the history of the English Presbyterian Mission, 1847-1947' (London, 1948), pp. 311-314).
Conditions Governing Access
Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
Language of Materials
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Paton, Benjamin (Lewis, 1860-1936, doctor and missionary) (Person)