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.
"First Hindu Woman Here Studying Medicine Is a Brilliant Student"
Photograph in a newspaper of Premala Shahane of Maharashtra, student at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, circa 1928-29. The caption indicates that Shahane's first name is 'Pamela', though elsewhere she is identified as 'Premala'. The caption also incorrectly states that Shahane was the first "Hindu Woman" at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania.
Letter from James L. Wilmeth to Senate Immigration Committee
Letter dated December 17, 1943 from James L. Wilmeth, National Secretary of the National Council of the Junior Order United American Mechanics to the Senate Immigration Committee in regards to Bill S. 1595, which if passed would permit the naturalization of Indian nationals in the United States.
Letter from Chas. D. Spotts to Senator Richard B. Russell
Letter dated May 29, 1944 from Reverend Professor Chas. D. Spotts, Secretary of the Commission on Christian Social Action Evangelical and Reformed Church, to Senator Richard B. Russell, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Immigration. Reverend Spotts wrote in support of Bills H.R. 4415, H.R. 4479, and S.