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'Foundation stones in Manoharpur'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 73

Scope and Contents

A memoir by Gerald Dickson based on his diaries, 270 pages, with an index at the back, 4 pages.


  • Creation: 1971


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Biographical / Historical

Gerald William Dickson was the son of Canon W.A. Dickson, Rector of Fahan Parish, Co. Donegal. He attended Trinity College Dublin, and received theological training in England. After holding curacies in Gateshead and Ramsgate, he was a U.S.P.G. missionary in India, 1910-1939.


.01 cubic metre(s) (1 volume) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 22

Other Finding Aids

MSS Addenda, vol. I.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Dr Cashmore, May 1986, whose father, Bishop Thomas Herbert Cashmore, received the memoir from Gerald Dickson in 1971.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Dickson, Gerald William, fl 1890-1971, missionary

Includes index.
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Repository Details

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