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Sarah Knighton served as a nurse at Jebba Hospital, Nigeria, 1900-1901.
Account of Sarah Knighton's voyage to West Africa and subsequent service as a nurse in Nigeria, 1900-1901, written by her father, Thomas Knighton, with two photographs; letter from Hugh Knighton to John Rabett, 1955, discussing the document.
The papers were donated to the library by John Rabett in June 1995.Accruals
16 photographs of Zungeru, Northern Nigeria, c1900, including one of Sarah Knighton; undated handwritten sheet of translations of phrases in a Nigerian language; Zungeru Herald & Sportsman, vol. 1, no. 7, 10th September 1904, donated by John Rabett, through the good offices of A.H.M. Kirk-Greene, on 10th June 1997.Access Conditions
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