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India

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Taylor Updegraff Allen Letters, 1920 - 1959

 Series — Box 1, Folder: 10-13
Scope and Contents Letters written by Ann Taylor Updegraff Allen to her family from the 1920s to the 1950s (folders divided by decade). The letters follow her through boarding school (the Kodaikanal School for Missionaries' Children, Highclerc Campus, as well as schools in England and Switzerland) to Bryn Mawr College, from where she graduated in 1942. Ann was the third child of David Benjamin Updegraff and Melanie Atherton Updegraff, following David Dirick (1919-1920), who died in infancy, and Melanie Parke...
Dates: 1920 - 1959

Gilbert and Minnie Bowles correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-032
Overview

This collection is comprised of two accessions of the letters of Gilbert and Minnie Bowles. The collection is comprised of both private letters and public letters meant for circulation among Friends, written by Gilbert Bowles and his wife Minnie Bowles during their religious visits to India and Japan.

Dates: 1930-1949

Zelma Corning Brandt papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M92
Overview Zelma Corning Brandt (1891-1990) was a social crusader active throughout the twentieth century. Her chief interests included the independence and development of colonial countries, American Indian affairs, nuclear disarmament, women’s issues, and geriatric concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, travel notes, diaries and writings, and publications and reports, especially from 1960-1989. Brandt’s longevity and attention to detail provide a complete view of various world and...
Dates: 1906 - 1989

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.

Dates: 1890 - 1953

Margaret Jenkins journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-095
Overview

This collection is comprised of three volumes of the travel journals of Margaret Jenkins. The first volume describes Jenkins's voyage from New York to San Francisco, and her voyage home from San Francisco to New York via Liverpool. The remaining two volumes describe Margaret Jenkins's trip to the Himalayan Mountains in 1911 and 1912, to visit her cousin, who was a missionary there.

Dates: 1875-1912

Melanie Atherton Updegraff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M145
Overview Melanie Atherton Updegraff (1886-1973) was a 1908 graduate of Bryn Mawr who went on to do missionary work for the Presbyterian Mission Board alongside her husband, Reverend David Benjamin Updegraff. The two were primarily stationed in Kolhapur and later Nipani, in West India. The collection includes correspondence between Updegraff and her sisters, children, and sister-in-law, among other family members, photographs of the Atherton and Updegraff families, an autograph collection, and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910s-1980s; 1685-2020