Fonds F3747 - Jessie Duncan fonds

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Jessie Duncan fonds

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CA ON00340 F3747

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3 cm of textual records

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Jessie Duncan (1866-1952) was born in Port Hope, Ont. She attended the Model School in Stratford and Normal School in Toronto. She was appointed by the Women’s Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church to go to India in 1892. From 1892-1903 she was in Neemuch doing evangelistic work, then from 1903-1931 was in Indore, serving as Principal of the Girls’ High School. She retired in 1932.

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Fonds consists of two manuscripts written by Duncan, titled "India: A Manuscript by Jessie Duncan, a missionary in India for fourty years", and "India's womanhood on the march."

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Created by Laura Hallman, September 2022

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