Mackenzie, A. mss., dates unknown

Papers of Anna Mackenzie, dates unknown, at the Lilly Library, Indiana University

Finding aid created by Ava Dickerson

Creator: Mackenzie, Anna (Rouch)
Creator: Killian, LaRita Jean Rouch
Title: Mackenzie, A. mss.
Collection No.: LMC 2939
Dates: dates unknown

Quantity: 3 linear feet

Abstract: The Mackenzie, A. mss. consist of correspondence by nurse Anna Mackenzie, as well as research materials and transcriptions gathered by author Larita Killian.
Location: Missing
Language: English .
Repository: Lilly Library
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500
Business Number: 812-855-2452

Biographical Note

Born to Effie Chandler, a participant in the Orphan Train program to Indiana, Anna Rouch Mackenzie worked as a nurse in Chicago before marrying a South African rancher and moving to Zimbabwe (then called Southern Rhodesia).

LaRita Jean Rouch Killian, CPA, is a professor of accounting at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus and a faculty research fellow for the Center for Business and Economic Research at Ball State University.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters of Anna Mackenzie, along with transcriptions and related research materials gathered by Killian for her book Zimbabwe Bound: A Woman's Journey through Africa. Killian relies heavily on Mackenzie's correspondence in the book to chronicle her life.


The collection is arranged following original order.


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Preferred Citation

[Item], Mackenzie, A. mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift: 2019