Fonds - Eva Bessie Lockhart fonds

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Eva Bessie Lockhart fonds

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  • [18-?],[1895?]-1970 (Creation)
    Lockhart, Eva Bessie

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22 cm of graphic material and other material

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Eva Bessie Lockhart was born in Upper Falmouth, Hants County, Nova Scotia on 10 January 1890, daughter of Charles and Beatrice (Lynch) Lockhart. She attended Preparatory School at Windsor Academy and later Teachers College in Truro where she taught for a few years. She graduated from Acadia University in 1916. In the fall of 1916 she left for India as a missionary under the auspices of the United Baptist Women's Missionary Union and the Canadian Baptist Foreign Missionary Board. She worked in Vuyyuru, Waltair, Cocanada and Tekkali for over forty years. She retired in 1955 and taught at the Feller Institute at Grand Ligne in Quebec and toured Western Canada on behalf of the mission board before returning to India for another four years. She spent her later retirement years in Wolfville and the Windsor Elms, N.S. She never married and had no children. Eva Bessie Lockhart died at Kentville, N.S. 10 July 1985 at the age of 95.

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Fonds consists of four series: photographs, correspondence and accompanying material, certificates and licenses, and personal papers

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