Born: 14 November 1941, Sydeny, New South Wales, Australia
Mr Evan Wilfred Reece is the son of Reverend Laurie Reece who, along with his wife Daisy, was a Baptist missionaryat Warrabri (now Ali Curung) between 1960 and 1972. In May 1944 the South Australian Baptist Home Mission Department sent Reverend Reece to survey an are ministered b y the Lutherans. He travelled 600 miles, met many Warlpiri people and was convinced that considerable scope for mission activity existed.
The collection in the South Australian Museum comprises photographs and negatives taken by Reverend Reece, his journal of the 1944 survey of Central Australia, newspaper clipping and papers. This collection compliments an existing collection in the Archives, AA 591.