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|1912 31 Dec
||`Abdu'l-Bahá visits Oxford at the invitation of Dr T. K. Cheyne to address a meeting at Manchester College. [BW4p384-385, AB352–354, ABIM284, Journey West 20130210, [Ahmad Sohrab's Diary - The Great Tour p99]
- For biographical information see a paper by Crawford Howell Toy entitled Thomas Kelly Cheyne.
- See Hurqalya Publications for a translation by Stephen Lambden of a Tablet to Dr Cheyne as well as the address to Manchester College.
- After the visit of 'Abdu'l-Bahá the elderly and infirmed professor, who was unable to walk and had difficulty speaking, went on to write the book, The Reconciliation of Races and Religions.
A paper by Judy Greenway, a grand neice of Elizabeth Gibson entitled "From the Wilderness to the Beloved City: Elizabeth Gibson Cheyne" pays tribute to the woman whom 'Abdul'-Bahá lauded. This paper was given at the invitation of the Oxford Bahá’í Community in December 2012, as part of the celebration of the centenary of Abdu’l-Bahá’s visit to Oxford.
||`Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Dr T. K. Cheyne; Elizabeth Gibson; Elizabeth Gibson Cheyne; Stephen Lambden; Judy Greenway
|1920 20 Apr
||Shoghi Effendi leaves Haifa to take up his studies at Balliol College in Oxford. As instructed by 'Abdu'l-Bahá he stays in a sanitarium in Neuilly (Maison d'Hydrothérapie et de convalescence du Parc de Neuilly, 6 Boulevard du Château, Neuilly-sur-Seine) before leaving for England in July. [SEO58}
||Haifa; Oxford; Neuilly;
||Shoghi Effendi; Balliol College; Oxford; Neuilly
||Shoghi Effendi enters Balliol College, Oxford University. [CB284; DH149; GBF11-12]
- For his purpose in going to Oxford see GBF12.
- For his time in Oxford see PP34-8.
- A Q Faizi is reported to have said, during a talk to pilgrims in May-June, 1965 that "Shoghi Effendi was sent to Oxford to protect him from potential enemies, not to learn English or be educated." [SDSC273]
||Shoghi Effendi; Balliol College; Oxford University