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The Archives Bulletin Board
May 2001:
Bring the Gospel to the World - Victor Plymire in Tibet

This photograph of a Tibetan Christian receiving a Gospel poster was taken by Victor Plymire in 1930.
The photograph is from Photo Album: Plymire, Victor G. IV.

Victor Guy Plymire (1881-1956) was an Assemblies of God missionary to Tibet from 1908 until 1949 when war caused him and his family to leave. The Plymire materials in Collection 341 consist of letters, articles, photos, maps, diary and other material. Topics cover information not only on his evangelistic work among various strata of Tibetan society but also about his evangelistic/exploration expedition of 1927-28 which crossed from northeastern to southwestern Tibet; Tibetan culture and society; and the Buddhist religion.

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