The Mission hospital at Pekalongan was founded in 1933 by the Roman Catholic congregation Sisters of Our Lady at Tegelen. See Jan Willemsen, Van tentoonstelling naar wereldorganisatie,94.
See Dutch Missionary Activities, an oral history project, 91 – 175.
Pekalongan is a Residency, regency and district of the province of Central Java. Its capital bears the same name and has a municipal council and a mayor. The city has 66,000 inhabitants, of whom 900 Europeans and 5,400 Chinese (Gonggryp 1934, 1155-1156).