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India -- Social conditions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Grant family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0543
Abstract Grant family. Elijah Grant and Elizabeth Phelps Grant, 1784-1866, and eight children. Papers consist of letters to Martha Grant, 1824-1847, compositions and journal. Primarily documenting the health of Martha, attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1842-1844 and activities of the family including mission work, education, and activities of her siblings, Joel, 1816-1873, John, 1822-1878, and Mary Zilpah Grant Burgess, 1811-1842, and in-laws, Susan Boyd Grant, b. 1815 and Abigail Fidelia Cowles...
Dates: 1836-1874

Herron papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0548
Abstract Herron, Mary Louise Browning 1834-1863; Missionary and Teacher. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1855. The papers contain correspondence, family material, biographical material and a published letter. The letters are. The papers primarily document missionary life in India. The collection also includes some family materials written after her death discussing family issues.
Dates: 1849-1886; Majority of material found within 1855 - 1863

Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0587
Abstract Smith, Edith Huntington Reed, 1878-1924; Teacher and missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1901. Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, and photographs. Primarily documenting her work and travels to Japan and India.
Dates: 1904-1924

White papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0600
Abstract White, Ruth Esther Parker, 1895-1989; Missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1917. Parts of the collection in Tamil. Papers consist of letters, speeches, writings, biographical information, memorabilia, and photographs. Primarily documenting her work with children in India and the social conditions of the country including famine and leper colonies.
Dates: 1908-1989