Fonds F3069 - Nancy E. Copithorne fonds

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Nancy E. Copithorne fonds

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CA ON00340 F3069

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  • 1910 - 1983 (Creation)
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    Copithorne, Anne Elizabeth, 1908-1984

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36 cm of textual records
654 photographs and negatives

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(1908-1984)

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Anne Elizabeth (Nancy) Copithorne (1908-1984) was a United Church missionary to Angola. She was born in 1908 in County Cork, Ireland, and immigrated to Canada after World War I with her family. She received nursing training at Vancouver General Hospital in 1930, and in 1934 training in public health nursing at the University of British Columbia. In 1935 she entered the United Church Training School to prepare for work as a missionary. She served the Woman's Missionary Society for 33 years, mostly in Angola.

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This material forms part of the General Council program of the United Church of Canada Archive.

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Fonds contains four series: 1) Correspondence, 1925-1979, 2) Reports, 1940-1972, 3) Written Works and Ephemera, 1935-1983, 4) Photographs, 1910-1980.

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  • English

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1986.078C

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updated March 2021 AZ

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