Skip to main content

David Benjamin Updegraff, 1890 - 1953

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 7-9

Scope and Contents

Items pertaining to David Benjamin Updegraff (1878-1953), husband of Melanie Atherton Updegraff. Series includes mission documents and obituaries, as well as letters written by David Updegraff. Also included are letters written to Melanie Updegraff offering condolences after the death of her husband in 1953.


  • Creation: 1890 - 1953


Biographical / Historical

David Banjamin Updegraff was born in 1878 in Mt. Pleasant, Ohio. He attended Yale as an undergradute until 1903 and then attended the Princeton Theological Seminary, graduating in 1906. He began mission work as a representative of the Lafayetter Avenue Presbyterian Church in Western India in 1908, where he served in Kolhapur and Nipani until 1947. He and his wife retired to Ardmore, PA, and david Updegraff died in 1953.

Language of Materials


Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting or requesting repoductions from Bryn Mawr College Library

Bryn Mawr College Library
101 N. Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr 19010 USA US