What inspires a woman to throw over her life from one day to the next, to go from apparent comfort and a great job in a big city to a remote post in a country she’s never been to, where they speak a language she hasn’t studied at all? And what would possess her to leave the first country after five years of hard work for an entirely different one, retraining herself all over again? (more…)
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Posted in Amherst College Alumni, British Raj, Missionaries, Photography, Turkey-missionaries, Uncategorized, William Earl Dodge Ward, WWI, tagged Amherst College missionaries, Dora Judd Mattoon Ward, India - missionaries, Langdon Ward family, Missionaries, Turkey, World War I on May 17, 2016| Leave a Comment »
Posted in Acquisitions, British Raj, Florence Dicken Statham, Henry Heathcote Statham, Manuscripts, Poetry, William Stephens Dicken, WWI, tagged Arthur Statham, British Raj, Dicken family, Florence Dicken Statham, Grasemann, Henry Heathcote Statham, Kate Scott Turner, Noel Statham, Popham, Siege of Lucknow, Statham family, WWI on December 31, 2013| Leave a Comment »
A hundred years ago Henry Heathcote Statham (1839-1924) and his wife, Florence Dicken Statham (1856-1938), sent this New Year’s card to their friends and family. The Dicken-Statham Family Papers have recently come to us, and so we share their New Year’s greeting with our readers.