My Missionary Day and Other Poems.

All of these poems were written by women missionaries. (“These poems have been written by members of the West African Mission and most of them have appeared from time to time in The Drum Call.”)

Contributors are Lois Johnson McNeill, Jewel H. Schwab, Frank O. Emerson, Elizabeth M. Neely, Edna Emerson, May J. Taylor, Jean Newhouse (Age 10), Vera C.Wolfe, L.K. Anderson Ph.D., “Susan Reid Mc Neill’s mother,” “Paulette Anker, Swiss, aged 12”, Jean Austin Wolfe (age 10), Mrs. Albert I. Good, Julia Watson, and Irvin W. Underhill, D.D. Taylor’s poem “If” is offered with apologies to Rudyard Kipling; Anderson’s “Centennial Hymn” was written “after Gertrude Stein.” Notes within refer to Dager Biblical Seminary and to Hope School for Missionary Children.

Description: My Missionary Day and Other Poems.

Elat, Caméroun, West Africa: Halsey Memorial Press [1946]. 49pp. First and only printing? Illustrated wraps. Vignette illustrations. Wraps toned and with shallow chips and lightly-stained; margin edge of t.p. lightly stained; very good.


Price: $75.00

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