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Diary of Marjorie Deasey, 1940-1974 [manuscript]
Bib ID 3641952
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Deasey, Marjorie, 1911-1999
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1940-1974] 
0.06 m. (2 folders) 
Summary

MS 9953 comprises brief diary entries recording incidents, events, people and the activities of Dudley and Marjorie Deasey at Balimo, Papua New Guinea from 1940-1974 (2 folders).

Biography/History

Marjorie Florence Deasey and her husband Dudley Rawson Deasey were missionaries with the Unevangelized Fields Mission/Asia Pacific Christian Mission. They lived and worked with the Gogodala people at Balimo, Papua New Guinea for over forty years. Marjorie's work included translating and teaching.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9953.

Photocopy.

Originals in private ownership.

Related Material Marjorie Deasey interviewed by Jon Ritchie in the Australians in Papua New Guinea (PNG) 1942-1975 oral history project; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 5920/35. 
Subjects Deasey, Marjorie, - 1911-1999 - Diaries.  |  Deasey, Dudley, - -1993.  |  Missionaries - Australia - Diaries.  |  Women missionaries - Australia - Diaries.  |  Women missionaries - Papua New Guinea - Diaries.  |  Australians - Papua New Guinea - Diaries.  |  Evangelicalism - Papua New Guinea.  |  Missions - Papua New Guinea.  |  Papuans - Missions.  |  Gogodala (Papua New Guinean people) - Religion.
Time Coverage 1940-1974 
Occupation Missionaries.

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