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Given by Miss Elizabeth Farrer

Bihar and Orissa 1939-1966

Memoir written as an answer to the Questionnaire on Missions and Missionaries in India during the British period, and immediately after Independence. Miss Ferrar worked with the Dublin University Mission (U.S.P.G.) at Hazaribagh, Bihar and Orissa, in the Diocese of Chota Nagpur from 1939-1966. 7pp. TS. 27 July 1976.

Voyage out in war-time conditions; description of situation of mission; training and early years; educational work; organisation; impact of India; contacts with all types and castes of Indiana inside and outside the mission; relationship with other missions; attitudes towards British rule; impact of the mission; adaptation to Indian life and Indian customs; political contact and influence of Gandhi. Impact and consequence of Independence.