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JonnaLynn Mandelbaum papers, 1959-1988

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/gk9fc

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Mandelbaum, JonnaLynn.
Title: JonnaLynn Mandelbaum papers, 1959-1988
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 289
Extent: 1.33 cubic ft. (4 boxes)
Abstract:Consists of the research material and taped interviews of Jonna-Lynn K. Mandelbaum.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Taped interviews may not be reproduced.


[after identification of item(s)], JonnaLynn Mandelbaum Papers, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Joan S. Clemens, 2004.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Jonna-Lynn Knauer Mandelbaum, Methodist missionary nurse and nursing educator, was born on November 23, 1946 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. She received her bachelor's degree from Lebanon Valley College in 1969, a master's degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University in 1978, and a PhD in education from Georgia State University in 1986. In 1969 she went to Mozambique to serve as a missionary nurse for the United Methodist Church. She also worked in Swaziland and Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). She focused on international health issues throughout most of her professional career. She worked with nursing programs in Papua New Guinea and the Philippines, and served as the director of nursing programs in Central and Eastern Europe for Project Hope. Mandelbaum is retired and lives in New Mexico.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of the research material and taped interviews of Jonna-Lynn K. Mandelbaum. The material in the collection was used for research on her dissertation The Missionary as a Cultural Interpreter, which pertains to the Tswana culture in Mozambique. The collection contains manuscripts, articles, and correspondence from Charles Edward Fuller, Ira E. Gillet, Alf Helgesson, and Mary Rea. The manuscripts include information on missionaries B. F. Ousley, Mary and Julian Rea, and Erwin H. Richards. The collection includes tapes and transcripts of interviews with Fuller, Gillet, Helgesson, Mary Rea and other missionaries and individuals who lived in Mozambique and were familiar with the work of Methodist missionaries. The taped interviews are available in the library but copies cannot be supplied for use outside the library.

Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Fuller, [Charles Edward], articles and papers from, 1959-1974, undated
1 2 Gillet, Ira E.: [Correspondence, articles, transcripts], 1985-1986
1 3 Gillet, Ira E.: This I recall: my growing up, 1985
1 4 Gillet, Ira E.: Early years in Africa manuscript, undated
1 5 Gillet, Ira E.: B. F. Ousley's biography, undated
1 6 Gillet, Ira E.: Mary Rea's biography of Julian Rea, circa 1978
1 7 Gillet, Ira E.: E. H. Richard's biography, undated
1 8 Helgesson, Alf: The Tshwa response to Christianity, 1971
1 9 Helgesson, Alf: The Tshwa response to Christianity, 1971
2 1 Helgesson, Alf: Helgesson's Tshwa grammar, undated
2 2 Rea, Mary - Julian and Mary Rea's manuscript, Xeroxed 9-10-85, collated 1973-1978, circa 1978
2 3 Transcripts: Anderson, Bill and Dorothy, 1985
2 4 Transcripts: Broughton, Bruce, circa 1985
2 5 Transcripts: Dodge, Ralph E., 1986
2 6 Transcripts: Duncan, Hall, 1986
2 7 Transcripts: Fuller, Charles Edward, 1985-1986
2 8 Transcripts: Fuller, Edna, 1985
2 9 Transcripts: Greenberg, Dorothy, 1985
2 10 Transcripts: Greenberg, Harry, 1985
2 11 Transcripts: Helgesson, Alf, 1985-1988
2 12 Transcripts: Hough, Dorcas M., 1985
2 13 Transcripts: Kemling, Max, 1985-1986
2 14 Transcripts: Kurtz, Barbara, 1986
2 15 Transcripts: Lang, Victoria, 1985
2 16 Transcripts: Mbule, Artur, 1985
2 17 Transcripts: McKnight, Martha, 1985-1986
2 18 Transcripts: McKnight, Ted, 1985-1986
2 19 Transcripts: Mujongue, Chadreque, 1985-1986
2 20 Transcripts: Nordby, Juel, 1986
2 21 Transcripts: Rea, Mary, 1985-1986
2 22 Transcripts: Simpson, Nadine, 1985
2 23 Transcripts: Simpson, Robert, 1985
3 Tapes of interviews, 1985-1986
4 1 Richards, Erwin H: Elementary principles of the Sheetswa language, 1902
4 2 Missionary pamphlets, [1929, 1938, late 1930s]
4 3 Cadwallader, E. M.: Procedure for producing native African readers in southern Rhodesia, 1936
4 4 Documents pertaining to health education, 1958-1964
4 5 Tsonga language resources, 1960 and undated
4 6 Miscellaneous published anthropological studies, 1960, 1971
4 7 Donaldson, Franklin: The Sister Buck Memorial Hospital project in spiritual healing, [1966/1967]
4 8 Makhubele, L. L.: Traditional African concepts of illness and healing, 1969
4 9 Helgesson, Alf: African background and the Christian faith, 1972.
4 10 Knauer, J. L.: A statement on the medical assistant training school at Nyadiri, 1973
4 11 Rea, Mary P.: Bodine boarding schoool for boys, [1973]