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Given by Miss N. Dunphy

Small Collections Box 8

Ceylon: 1915 – 1926

Scrapbook of photographs and extracts, printed and personal, of Miss Dunphy’s childhood in India and Ceylon describing the work of her father, the Rev. Victor Dunphy in Talavakele, Ceylon 1915-19 and as headmaster of the Boys’ High School, Panchgani, Bombay Presidency 1921-26. There are group photographs, named and commented by Miss Dunphy. Account of the emergency owing to Prince of Wales’ visit, 1922-3. Description of the school. Copy of the prospectus; school photographs 1922, 1924 and 1925, again named and with comments on individuals. Extract from the Greater Britain Messenger Education of European children in India: some impressions of a Member of the Mission of help to India, by the Rev. D.G. Macpherson, May/June 1923. Other items: a school bill, and p.l of the Magazine. Photograph of entire station at Miss Dunphy’s sister’s christening, 1925, with a comment. Cartoon drawings of Miss Dunphy’s grandfather, J. Overton Dunphy, (PWD) 18481926, 1870s and 1880s and a bridge he built in Madras Presidency.