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David Zogbaum Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00089

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

10 page letter written by David Zogbaum to his mother from February 8, 1965.  Zogbaum describes his interactions with the native peoples of the Solomon Islands, their lack of medical necessities, and the general neglect suffered by the natives by the English government.  Zogbaum also describes the contemptuous situation with other white settlers on the island and their efforts to maintain white dominion over the native groups.  Zogbaum proposes that aid in the form of sustaining capital from the Episcopal Church of the United States would do wonders to provide the people of the Solomon Islands with their medical and educational needs.

Dates

  • 1965 February 8

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Acquisition Information:

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Title
Guide to the David Zogbaum Letter
Date
2016-04-12
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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