Autobiography drafts of Thomas Westgate
Scope and Contents
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.
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Biographical / Historical
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.
1 archive box(es) (1 box) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
The collection is described at Y30469F in Photograph catalogue no. 24.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by the Westgate family, April 1982.
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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