Guide to the Logan Family Papers, 1952-1994
The Logan family were Southern Baptist missionaries to Nigeria from 1952 to 1982. Wayne Logan was a dentist practicing in Enugu and Ibadan. In the late 1970s, the family moved to Lagos, where Dr. Logan taught orthodontics at the University of Lagos Dental School. The Logan Family Papers includes many slides documenting the Logan family's life in Nigeria, including missionaries, missionary children, churches, and local Nigerian culture. Also includes books from their library collection.
- Collection Number
- Logan Family papers
- 2.7 Linear Feet, 2025 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
The Logan Family Papers collection is divided into two series: Visual Materials and Printed Materials. The visual materials consist mostly of slides. Many of the slides document the Logan family's life in Nigeria and in America, from the children's birth to late teens. Others document village life, peoples, patients, markets, church-life, baptisms, weddings, amongst others. The printed materials include several books from the Logan family's collection that document African culture, history and customs.
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[Identification of item], Logan Family Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Visual Materials Series documents the Logan family's life in America and in Nigeria. The series also depicts life in Africa--customs, village-life, people, Lagos, teeth, patients, markets amongst others. Many of the trays had accompanying notes, which have been included at the beginning of their respective slides. Arranged in chronological order.
The Printed Materials Series contains books from the Logan's library, pertaining to Nigerian history, culture and language. The items are arranged in alphabetical order by author.
The Logan family were Southern Baptist missionaries to Nigeria from 1952 to 1982, working on behalf of the Southern Baptist Convention's Foreign Mission Board. Wayne Logan was a dentist and worked in the Baptist Dental Centre in Ibadan. After 1960 the family moved to Enugu, where they established a Dental Clinic. In the late 1970s the family moved again to Lagos, where Dr. Logan taught Orthodontics at the University of Lagos Dental School.
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The Logan Family Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2013.
Processed by Joanne Fairhurst; Meghan Lyon, January 2014
Encoded by Joanne Fairhurst; Meghan Lyon, January 2014
Accession(s) described in this collection guide: 2014-0007
Materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.