Diaries, personal correspondence, and genealogy, 1900-1979, concerning Louise Alberta West Galt (b. 1876) and Howard Spilman Galt (1872-1948), who were missionaries to China between approximately 1899-1940, and their daughter Mable Mildred Galt (b. 1900), a social worker and minister's wife living in the United States. Of special interest is the diary of Louise A. W. Galt written during the summer of 1900 during the siege of Peking during the Boxer Rebellion.
The relationship of Howard Spilman Galt to the Galts of Virginia is distant.
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L. A. W. Galt was an American missionary who ministered in China from approximately 1899 to 1940. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
See also Galt Papers (I), (II), and (III), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary, and the Galt Family Papers (MS 78.3), Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.