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.
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.
Number of containers: 7 boxes and 2 volumes
Linear feet: 3.25
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