|Description||Personal papers of Emilie Stroelin as a missionary teacher with the Church of England Zenana Missionary Society, and later with the CMS, in Meerut, India. Including correspondence, building plans and photographc records.|
The correspondence includes letters sent to Miss Stroelin at the Civil Prisoners camp in Bombay, 1916.
|Administrative History||Emilie Stroelin (b c 1860) was born in Germany and was formerly a governess. In 1881 she went as a missionary to India under the Church of England Zenana where she was stationed in Meerut (Mirat). In 1904, she transferred to the service of the CMS and she continued to work in Meerut Girls Schools until 1916.|
Reference: Register of missionaries (clerical, lay & female) and native clergy from 1804 to 1904 (Church
Missionary Society, 1905)
|Custodial History||Presented by to the CMS Miss Plieninger, 1973; transferred on permanent loan to the Special Collections Department by the CMS in the 1980s|