1. First History and Report of Christian Science Society, Accra, from June 1960 to October 1963. (Accra: Lona Press) n.d., 1–2, Church Archives. Further development resulted in recognition as First Church of Christ, Scientist, Accra, in 1976.
  2. “Resume, Miss Jeannie Dove, Accra, Ghana, n.d., Church Archives.
  3. Jeannie Dove, “Casting away the garment,” Christian Science Sentinel, 6 September 1975, 1551.
  4. Dove, “A Glimpse of Soul and Body,” The Christian Science Journal, September 1976, 500–501.
  5. Dove, Testimony, The Christian Science Journal, October 1972, 595.
  6. “But what can I do?” Church Archives, F258172, 1970.
  7. Dove had previously lived in England after World War II and was married there. She explained that her husband’s “cruel attitude” after his hospitalization for “a nervous breakdown” made life unbearable. They were divorced in 1957. She wrote, “Soon after the divorce I found Science which has brought me much joy and happiness.” Dove to the Department of Branches and Practitioners, 21 January 1969, Church Archives.
  8. “But what can I do?” 1970
  9. “Resume,” n.d., Church Archives.
  10. Clara Georgina Simpson, “Testimony of Healing,” n.d., Church Archives. In subsequent correspondence Simpson dated the healing to 1967.
  11. African American Georgia L. Newton was in the same Normal class; decades earlier, Lulu M. Knight had become the first person of color to teach Christian Science. Others have followed in the United States, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
  12. “Summary of background on the purchase of Jeannie Dove’s house,” Lloyd G. Marts to The Christian Science Board of Directors, 6 April 1981, Church Archives.
  13. “Breaking free from feeling trapped,” Sentinel Radio Edition, 28 November 1987, https://sentinel.christianscience.com/sentinel-audio/sentinel-radio-edition/1987/breaking-free-from-feeling-trapped