Presbyterian Mission to Etah, India Photo Album, 1917-18, 1921-22
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Brief Description: Photo album of a Presbyterian mission to Etah, Etah District, Uttar Pradesh, India (1917-18, 1921-22), contains photographs and handwritten captions with identifications and ethnographic observations of northern India, including Etah-based missionaries, landscapes, villager portraits, a Ganges canal, Christmas tea with Christian Indians, schoolchildren, Indian weddings and bride-groom carts, Aghori (ascetic Shaiva sadhus), funeral pyre, a high caste girls school in Jhansi, a widows' home, mill grinding, bed construction, clothes washing, farming, water carriers, milkmen, house servants, storekeepers, mail carrier, luggage, wood, grass, and coal carriers, cow dung drying, elephants, camels, Woodstock College of Mussoorie, Reverend A. G. McGaw, Mrs. McGaw, Mrs. J. N. Forman, Miss Elizabeth D. Galbreath, and Miss Iva Maye Fish.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 35/1/37
Volume: 0.2 cubic feet
Acquired: 06/05/2012.
Subject Index
Music -- India
Music -- India - Business and Industry
Music -- India - History and Geography
Music -- India - Religion and Sociology
Photograph Albums
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Physical Access Notes: This album is fragile. Faded photographs are peeling from decaying paper pages wrapped in fraying binding, handwritten notes are fading, and handwritten notes on reverse of some photos.
Acquisition Notes: Tom Teper