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Marie-Claire Delahaye fonds
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1956 - 1965 (Creation)
- Marie-Claire Delahaye
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26 photographs. - 52 leaves
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Marie-Claire Delahaye worked as a nurse in Barotseland in western Zambia from 1956 – 1960 and again from 1962 – 1965. In that time she spent one year at Mwandi, one year at Nalolo and two and a half at Senanga. Upon her return in 1962 she lived for one year at Lealui before returning to Senanga until 1965. Delahaye spoke Silozi, the language of the Lozi people, exclusively while living in Zambia. She worked in missionary hospitals and dispensaries.
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The fonds consists of photographs and textual records relating to Delahaye’s years working in Zambia, Africa with the Lozi people.
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Material was donated to the Museum of Anthropology by Marie-Claire Delahaye in 1970.
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Copied from MemoryBC on November 24, 2015 by Katie Ferrante.
Finding aid added December 8, 2015.