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Accession Number: 01-1015


Young Nim You fonds. -- 1988-1993. -- 1 cm of textual records. -- 1 photograph.

Biography / History

Young Nim You is a graduate of Haushin University in Korea and has taken courses in theology. She is married to Kwang Il Lee and has a son, Tae Ook Lee, who was born in 1980. You was involved with the Korean Women's Association for Democracy and Sisterhood and came to Canada as a missionary in 1989 under the auspices of the Partners in Mission Program of the United Church of Canada. You returned to Korea in 1992.

Custodial History

This fonds was in the custody of Quentin Brown before it was donated to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of a photograph of Young Nim You; various Korean church-related journal issues and extracted excerpts, many with hand-written English explanations; Korean pamphlets relating to women's involvement in Korean churches and cultural groups; and a manuscript and published article written by You entitled Korean Sisterhood and published in Newsletter: Women's Inter-Church Council of Canada, March 1993. Also included are two posters and a calendar.


Title based on the contents of the fonds.

This fonds was donated by Quentin Brown.

Some of the material is in Korean.

Restrictions: N

The photograph of Young Nim You was taken by Louise Brown, former Women's Inter-Church Council of Canada member.

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