George Bradley McFarland family papers circa 1862-1964, bulk 1880-1951

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George Bradley McFarland family papers, circa 1862-1964, bulk 1880-1951

George Bradley McFarland family papers circa 1862-1964, bulk 1880-1951

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.

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

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McFarland, George Bradley, 1866-1942

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Biographical Information 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. The McFarl...

McFarland, Bertha Blount

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Biographical Information 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. The McFarl...

Blount, James Gooding, 1843-1862

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Vajiravudh, King of Siam, 1881-1925

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King of Thailand (formerly Siam) 1910-1925 Title: King of Siam British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x0003cb ...

Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand, 1927-

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Bhumibol Adulyadej (b. 1927) King of Thailand, was crowned in 1946. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and educated in the United States and Switzerland, he learned to play a number of reed instruments including the clarinet and soprano saxophone. His chief areas of musical interest are early jazz and 1940's-style swing; he was influenced by Benny Goodman, Jack Teagarden, and Lionel Hampton, with whom he participated in jam sessions. His own compositions reflect his interest in jazz and swing, bu...

Angkor Wat (Angkor)

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Chulalongkorn, King of Siam, 1853-1910

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