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Papers of Florence Jewel Baillie, 1897-1969

Identifier: BAI 2

Scope and Contents

The papers of Florence Jewel Baillie consist of:

  1. correspondence from John Baillie
  2. correpondence with the wider Fowler and Pearse families
  3. diaries
  4. general papers and correspondence


  • Creation: 1897-1969


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

17 boxes

Biographical / Historical

Florence Jewel Fowler was born in 1893, at Erdington, near Birmingham, the daughter of Richard Fowler, land agent & surveyor, and his wife Florence Pearse. During the First World War, she was a volunteer with the British Expeditionary Force in France, where she met John Baillie and, after the end of the war, they married at Leamington Spa.

Jewel took an active interest in her husband's work, accompanying when he travelled, sitting on charitable committees, looking after missionary furlough houses and much more. She also wrote a preface to his Baptism and Conversion and a foreward to his A Reasoned Faith.


From the Fonds: 13 metres

Physical Description

17 boxes

Archivist's Note


Grant Buttars 27 February 2003

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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