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Mary Kezia Bates diary, 1916-1918, 1927.

 Collection — Box: 5
Identifier: MS5042
Overview Mary Kezia Bates was born at the Mount Silinda mission in Rhodesia in 1888. She was the daughter of African Missionaries Francis and Laura Bates. She came to America in 1904 and studied at Oberlin until completing her nurse’s training at Kansas University. In April 1914, Mary started on her journey to Durban, South Africa, where as nurse she is to join the staff of the Board's hospital under Dr. McCord. Collection contains one transcription, done by Jeri Abbott, of Mary Kezia Bates's diary from...