Letter from Dr. Har Dayal to W. Norman Brown
A letter from Har Dayal to Indologist W. Norman Brown at the University of Pennsylvania. Dayal describes his acquaintances from various U.S. institutions, and indicates that he plans to visit Philadelphia for the Summer. Dayal also mentions his permanent residency in the U.K., although his letterhead has a Philadelphia address.
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks (December 27, 1938)
Har Dayal's letter to Van Wyck Brooks, dated December 27, 1938, was written from Dayal's Philadelphia address. In the letter, Dayal makes plans to meet with Brooks for the following January. Dayal mentions that he has been asked to speak for someone named Dr. Potter's "Humanist Society" in New York.
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks (January 9, 1939)
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks in Connecticut dated January 9, 1939, in which Dayal thanks Brooks and his wife for their generous hospitality. An interesting feature of the letter is the discrepancy between the address on the letter -- 701 Park Manor Aps, 40th St. & Girard Ave, Phila (Pa) -- and the postmark and stamp on the letter, which appears to be from Sweden.
"Jehan Warliker, Prince Seesodia of India"
Pamphlet advertising lectures by Jehan Warliker from the 1930s. The enclosed biography describes Warliker as a descendant of the Princely Clan of Seesodia, born in India but raised in England from childhood onwards under the care of an English nurse.
Pandita Ramabai, The High-Caste Hindu Woman (1888)
Originally published in Marathi, The High-Caste Hindu Woman by Pandita Ramabai (alternatively spelled Pundita Ramabai) was translated into English for this 1888 edition. Ramabai was born in 1859 in Maharashtra to a Chitpavan Brahmin family.
Old world girls to be M.D.'s
A newspaper article describing the upcoming graduation of Miss Dora Chatterjee as only the third "Native Hindu" woman to graduate from the college.
Rajani (October 1987)
The inaugural issue of Rajani, published in October 1987. Rajani was a Malayalam language arts and cultural magazine published in Philadelphia, PA and distributed worldwide.
Rajani (November 1987)
The second issue of Rajani (Vol. 1, No. 2), published in November 1987. Rajani was a Malayalam language arts and cultural magazine published in Philadelphia, PA and distributed worldwide.