Collection APL 051 - Rev. Walter Whatley Perrett collection

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Rev. Walter Whatley Perrett collection

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CA Them Days APL 051

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  • 19?? (Creation)
    Rev. Walter Whatley Perett

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2.0 cm textual records

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Rev. Walter Whatley Perrett (1869-1950) was a British Moravian Missionary on the coast of Labrador. Rev. Perrett first came to Labrador in 1892 and was stationed at Okak. Rev. Perrett did a great deal of work translating Eskimo/English language text, and also taught at the local school when needed. Walter Perrett and his wife, Helen (Ridgeway), had four daughters, Alice, Mabel, Ethel and Edna.

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Collection consists of English/ Eskimo language text by Rev. Walter Perrett, typewritten copy and handwritten copy by Doris Saunders; and a letter written by Rev. Perrett to a friend detailing his life in Okak, photocopy of handwritten original and typewritten text.

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Donated by Alice Perrault


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No restrictions

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Much material in THEM DAYS Archives has copyright protection. Researchers must obtain permission from copyright holders before publication in any form.

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  • English

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