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The flower in the desert / by John P McD Smith
Bib ID 146305
Format BookBook
Author
Smith, John P. Mc., 1946-
 
Description Henley Beach. S. Aust. : Seaview Press, 1999 
ix, 183 p., [6] p. of ports. : ports. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 1740080505
Summary

A biography of the Rev Canon P McD Smith MBE; childhood; health concerns; ordination; first Priest-In-Charge of Alice Springs; first Archdeacon of the Northern Territory; founder of St John's Hostel in Alice Springs; founder of St Francis' House South Australia; involvement with care of Aborigines; removal of children from their families.

Notes

"A biography of the Reverend Canon P McD Smith, MBE"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references (p. vii).

Subjects Smith, P. McD. (Percy McDonald)  |  St Francis House.  |  Clergy -- Australia -- Biography.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- History -- 20th century.  |  Child welfare.  |  Social identity - Mixed descent.  |  History - Biographies - Non-Indigenous.  |  Education.  |  Religions - Christianity - Anglican Church.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation.  |  Religions - Christianity - Clergy.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.  |  Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)

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