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‘Our Secretary in China’


Letters written by Agnes Moncrieff (also known as Nessie) to her mother, a friend and the YWCA of New Zealand have been compiled by Barbara Francis, a good friend of Agnes.  Our Secretary in China creates a picture of the life of Agnes when she was a YWCA International Secretary in China from 1930 -1945.  For all of those 15 years, her salary was paid by YWCA associations in New Zealand.


In late 2010, the YWCA of Greater Wellington launched the book ‘Our Secretary in China: from 1930-1945, The Story of Agnes M Moncrieff, YWCA of New Zealand International Secretary’ at the Parliament Buildings in Wellington.


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