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Mary Andrews interviewed by Diana Ritch [sound recording]
Bib ID 1594972
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Andrews, Mary, 1915-, Interviewee
 
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Description 1987 
8 tape reels ; 5 in. 
Summary

Deaconess Mary Andrews talks about her family background, first awareness of missionaries, school life, early nursing experience and Bible Training College. She then discusses being sent to China, her experiences at the Chinese College of Studies in Beijing, learning Chinese language, culture and history, outbreak of WWII, living and teaching in China at this time. She then discusses her missionary experience in India and returning to Australia at the end of the war. Andrews then talks about becoming a deaconess in 1951, returning to China in 1985, women's ministry in the church and her current work.

Biography/History

Biographical information available (2 p.)

Notes

Recorded on Dec. 14, 1987 in Sydney?

Also available online via the Internet at: http:/­/­nla.gov.au/­nla.oh-vn1594972

Related Material Typescript memoirs 1915-51 held at NLA MS 7433. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Detailed summary available (7 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 116 leaves) 
Subjects Missionaries - Australia - Interviews.  |  Deaconesses - Australia - Interviews.
Occupation Missionaries.
Other authors/contributors Ritch, Diana, 1943-, Interviewer

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