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Eunice Loeweke Collection
MSS 433  
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Description
Papers of Eunice L. Loeweke, missionary and translator working for Wycliffe Bible Translators in the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea from 1961-1993. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, negatives, slides, audio recordings and films documenting the language and culture of the Fasu people and other tribes of Papua New Guinea.
Background
Eunice L. Loeweke was born October 1, 1935 to Howard A. and Viola Loeweke. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.M. in music in 1957 and a M.A. in music literature in 1958. Loeweke then joined Wycliffe Bible Translators. After attending a Summer Institute of Linguistics training course in Mexico, she was posted to Papua New Guinea with Australian missionary Jean May in 1961.
Extent
8.2 Linear feet (16 archives boxes, 1 record carton, 4 flat boxes)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
Media is restricted. Researchers must request user copies be produced. Negatives in the negative archive are restricted. Researchers must request permission to view negatives from the director of UCSD Special Collections & Archives.