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1100068
  • Title
    James Mathers papers, 1905-1911
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 9471
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1905-1911
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1100068
  • Physical Description
    0.01 metres of textual material (1 folder)
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    James Mathers was a missionary for the Sydney City Mission from 1897 to 1911. Born in Lurgan, Ireland, in 1852, he grew up in Glasgow. He became an active lay missionary in Scotland. After emigrating to Sydney in 1897 he worked as a missionary in slum areas of The Rocks and Millers Point until his death in 1911.
  • Scope and Content
    Accounts and newspaper clippings relating to the Sydney City Mission; letters to James Mathers; various notes, some in James Mathers' hand recording a number of visits to people living in extenuating circumstances.
  • Source
    Presented by Malcolm Prentis, February 2014
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve.
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