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Finding Aid to the George Bradley McFarland Family Papers, circa 1862-1964, bulk 1880-1951
BANC MSS 2007/104  
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Description
Contains correspondence, notebooks, scrapbooks, writings, photographs, and books relating to missionaries in Siam (now Thailand) and Cambodia. Photographs include pictures of life in Thailand and Cambodia, including Angkor Wat; of the royal family, including the coronations of King Vajiravudh and King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the funeral of King Chulalongkorn; and of missions in Thailand. Also includes the American Civil War diary of James Gooding Blount.
Background
George Bradley McFarland was born in 1866 to Rev. Samuel Gamble McFarland and Jane Hays McFarland while they were serving as missionaries in Siam (now Thailand). Except for a few years spent in the United States to obtain medical and dental degrees, George McFarland lived most of his life in Siam. After his first wife Mary Root McFarland died in 1923, he married missionary Bertha Blount in 1925.
Extent
Number of containers: 7 boxes and 2 volumes Linear feet: 3.25
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94270-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Collection is open for research.