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Women as Missionaries in Western India: A Case Study
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written by Ann Taylor Allen, fl. 1974-2012 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2016), 30 page(s)
Some historians portray missionaries as agents of empire who imposed an alien religion and culture upon oppressed populations. An alternative view, however, connects mission work with reform movements in such areas as education, health, child welfare, and the status and rights of women—initiatives that were by n...
written by Ann Taylor Allen, fl. 1974-2012 (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2016), 30 page(s)
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Western India Notes, Vol. 36, No. 2, April 1953
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written by American Presbyterian Mission in Western India, in Ann Taylor Allen Personal Collection, of Private Collection; edited by David Benjamin Updegraff, 1878-1953, in Western India Notes, Vol. 36, No. 2, April, 1953 (India: American Presbyterian Mission in Western India, 1953, originally published 1953), 22 page(s)
See the obituary of David Updegraff--a description of his career and achievements--on pages 29-30.
written by American Presbyterian Mission in Western India, in Ann Taylor Allen Personal Collection, of Private Collection; edited by David Benjamin Updegraff, 1878-1953, in Western India Notes, Vol. 36, No. 2, April, 1953 (India: American Presbyterian Mission in Western India, 1953, originally published 1953), 22 page(s)
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David B. Updegraff, 1878-1953, Memorial Minute [distributed by the Foreign Missions and Overseas Interchurch Service, Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church of the United States]
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written by Presbyterian Church of the USA. Board of Foreign Missions, in Foreign Missionary Vertical Files, of Presbyterian Historical Society ("David B. Updegraff") (Philadelphia, PA) (1953), 2 page(s)
An obituary for David Updegraff, describing his life and achievements.
written by Presbyterian Church of the USA. Board of Foreign Missions, in Foreign Missionary Vertical Files, of Presbyterian Historical Society ("David B. Updegraff") (Philadelphia, PA) (1953), 2 page(s)
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Western India Notes, Vol. 25, No. 1, April 1944
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written by American Presbyterian Mission in Western India, in Ann Taylor Allen Personal Collection, of Private Collection; edited by David Benjamin Updegraff, 1878-1953, in Western India Notes, Vol. 25, No. 1, April, 1944 (1944, originally published 1944), 21 page(s)
A 1944 issue of Western India Notes, describing the mission's adaptation to wartime conditions. It also contains an article by Melanie Updegraff (pp. 8-9).
written by American Presbyterian Mission in Western India, in Ann Taylor Allen Personal Collection, of Private Collection; edited by David Benjamin Updegraff, 1878-1953, in Western India Notes, Vol. 25, No. 1, April, 1944 (1944, originally published 1944), 21 page(s)
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Western India Notes, Vol. 24, No. 1, April 1943
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written by American Presbyterian Mission in Western India, in Ann Taylor Allen Personal Collection, of Private Collection; edited by David Benjamin Updegraff, 1878-1953, in Western India Notes, Vol. 24, No. 1, April, 1943 (1943, originally published 1943), 16 page(s)
An issue of the newsletter published by the Western India mission and edited by David Updegraff. Note the article by Melanie Updegraff, entitled "Diamonds."
written by American Presbyterian Mission in Western India, in Ann Taylor Allen Personal Collection, of Private Collection; edited by David Benjamin Updegraff, 1878-1953, in Western India Notes, Vol. 24, No. 1, April, 1943 (1943, originally published 1943), 16 page(s)
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Holy Water
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written by Melanie Updegraff, 1886-1973 (Presbyterian Historical Society, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (Philadelphia, PA)., Periodicals), in Western India Notes, October 1938, pp. 233-34 (1938), 2 page(s)
An article by Melanie Updegraff, published in Western India Notes, on a boy who converted to Christianity.
written by Melanie Updegraff, 1886-1973 (Presbyterian Historical Society, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (Philadelphia, PA)., Periodicals), in Western India Notes, October 1938, pp. 233-34 (1938), 2 page(s)
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Vishnu
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written by Melanie Updegraff, 1886-1973 (Presbyterian Historical Society, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (Philadelphia, PA)., Periodicals), in Western India Notes, October 1936, p. NA (1936, originally published 1936), 1 page(s)
Many Hindu activists in the independence movement equated Hindu religion with Indian national identity. Such nationalists often discouraged conversion to Christianity, a religion that they associated with British rule and Western cultural imperialism. The fact that Vishnu came from an "intouchable" family made hi...
written by Melanie Updegraff, 1886-1973 (Presbyterian Historical Society, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (Philadelphia, PA)., Periodicals), in Western India Notes, October 1936, p. NA (1936, originally published 1936), 1 page(s)
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[Issue No. 4, including articles
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(Presbyterian Historical Society, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (Philadelphia, PA)., Periodicals); edited by David Benjamin Updegraff, 1878-1953, in Western India Notes, Vol. 17, No. 4, August, 1936 (Mysore, Karnataka: American Presbyterian Mission in Western India, 1936), 16 page(s)
An issue of Western India Notes, a newsletter that reported on the everyday events in the Western India mission district. It was edited by David Updegraff and often contained articles by Melanie Updegraff, as well as other missionaries.
(Presbyterian Historical Society, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (Philadelphia, PA)., Periodicals); edited by David Benjamin Updegraff, 1878-1953, in Western India Notes, Vol. 17, No. 4, August, 1936 (Mysore, Karnataka: American Presbyterian Mission in Western India, 1936), 16 page(s)
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Quarter Century of of Progress: 1910-1935, Western India, Nipani
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written by David Benjamin Updegraff, 1878-1953 and Melanie Updegraff, 1886-1973, in Ann Taylor Allen Personal Collection, of Private Collection (Mysore, Karnataka: Wesley Press and Publishing House, 1935, originally published 1935), 28 page(s)
A brochure on the Nipani mission that describes its progress since its founding and its plans for the future. These brochures were designed to raise funds from home churches.
written by David Benjamin Updegraff, 1878-1953 and Melanie Updegraff, 1886-1973, in Ann Taylor Allen Personal Collection, of Private Collection (Mysore, Karnataka: Wesley Press and Publishing House, 1935, originally published 1935), 28 page(s)
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Gandhi Comes to Nipani, March 7th, 1934
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written by Melanie Updegraff, 1886-1973 (Presbyterian Historical Society, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (Philadelphia, PA)., Periodicals), in Western India Notes, Vol. 15, April 1934, pp. 15-16 (1934), 2 page(s)
Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of India's independence movement, visited the Kolhapur area several times. Here, Melanie Updegraff provides an account of a meeting with Gandhi. Though he believed deeply in religious tolerance and respected the Christian religion, Gandhi mistrusted missionaries, whom he accused of und...
written by Melanie Updegraff, 1886-1973 (Presbyterian Historical Society, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (Philadelphia, PA)., Periodicals), in Western India Notes, Vol. 15, April 1934, pp. 15-16 (1934), 2 page(s)
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