Zamin Ki Dost, 1866-1947

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Born Willimina Leonora Armstrong in NE in 1866 and educated in Philadelphia, Zamin Ki Dost went to India in 1887 as a medical missionary; her experience furnished the material for her book, Incense of sandalwood; near the end of the century she lectured throughout the US for Armenian Relief; in 1901 settled in Los Angeles, a semi-invalid from a broken spine, teaching philosophy from her home and writing stories and poems; published Son of power (1920), stories of India written under the pseudonym Zamin Ki Dost and in collaboration with Will Levington Comfort; she died in 1947.

From the description of Papers, 1930-1960. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38991269

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Born Willimina Leonora Armstrong in Nebraska in 1866 and educated in Philadelphia, Zamin Ki Dost went to India in 1887 as a medical missionary; her experience furnished the material for her book, Incense of sandalwood ; near the end of the century she lectured throughout the U.S. for Armenian Relief; in 1901 settled in Los Angeles, a semi-invalid from a broken spine, teaching philosophy from her home and writing stories and poems; published Son of power (1920), stories of India written under the pseudonym Zamin Ki Dost and in collaboration with Will Levington Comfort; she died in 1947.

From the guide to the Zamin Ki Dost Papers, 1930-1960, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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creatorOf Zamin Ki Dost, 1866-1947. A hymn to world peace ; Office for our dead / words and music by Willimina L. Armstrong ; arranged by A.D. Hunter. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Zamin Ki Dost, 1866-1947. Light of my eyes / words and music by Willimina L. Armstrong ; arranged by Henry G. Miller. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Zamin Ki Dost, 1866-1947. Papers, 1930-1960. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Zamin Ki Dost, 1866-1947. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1954. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Zamin Ki Dost, 1866-1947. America invincible ; Office for our dead/ words and music by Willimina L. Armstrong ; arranged by A.D. Hunter. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Zamin Ki Dost, 1866-1947. Have no fear / words and music by Willimina L. Armstrong ; harmonized by "C". University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Zamin Ki Dost Papers, 1930-1960 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
creatorOf Zamin Ki Dost, 1866-1947. Armageddon / words & music by Willimina L. Armstrong ; arranged by Henry G. Miller. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Zamin Ki Dost, 1866-1947. I hear his voice calling me / words and music by Willimina L. Armstrong ; arranged by "C". University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Zamin Ki Dost, 1866-1947. Lullabye / words and music by Willimina L. Armstrong ; arranged by A.D. Hunter. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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Birth 1866

Death 1947

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