- 4 January-15 December 1949 (Creation)
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Letters written from Jesuits in Northern Rhodesia to the Irish Fr Provincial Thomas Byrne SJ.
- Includes a letter from Fr Patrick J Walsh SJ, PO Box 87, Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia referring to the imminent opening of the secondary school in Chikuni. Remarks that without Frs Dowling and Gill they would not have been able to open the school. Remarks that they are still waiting for the rains to come so that the maize crop can be sown (4 January 1949, 4pp).
- Includes a letter from Fr Patrick J Walsh SJ, PO Box 87, Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia describing the difficulties of the mission while it remains under complete control of the Polish Province (30 October 1949, 3pp).
- Includes a letter from Fr Patrick J Walsh SJ, PO Box 87, Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia concerning the possibility of the Irish Province taking over the Lusaka Prefecture. Remarks that he would welcome the development as long as it was entirely independent of the Polish Jesuits (5 December 1949, 4pp).
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- Byrne, Thomas, 1904-1978, Jesuit priest (Subject)
- Dowling, Maurice, 1896-1965, Jesuit priest, chaplain and missioner (Subject)
- Walsh, Patrick J, 1911-1975, Jesuit priest and missioner (Subject)
- Gill, Joseph Mary, 1915-2006, Jesuit priest and missioner (Subject)
- Chikuni Mission (Subject)
- Irish Jesuit Mission to Zambia, 1946-1969 (Subject)
- O'Brien, Patrick JT, 1910-1991, Jesuit priest (Subject)