"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.
Harold Swenson registering Miss Sarmi, Hindu student, 15-year old freshman.
Letter from F.B. McCuskey to Dean of the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania
Letter dated April 6, 1930 from F.B. McCuskey, Missionary in Charge at the American Presbyterian in Hoshiarpur, Punjab, to the Dean of the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, requesting the College update their records to reflect a change of address for Dr. Dora Chatterjee, who moved to Rawalpindi after marrying her husband, Mangat Rai. Dr.
Medical Co-eds From Far-away Lands
Newspaper clipping featuring portraits of Premola Shahane Poona, Saniyeh Habboob, and Mary Markuze, three students at the Woman's Medical College of Philadelphia.
Three Little Maids at Medical School
Newspaper clipping featuring a photograph of Premola Shahane Poona, Saniyeh Habboob, and Mary Markuze, three students at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania taken between 1928 and 1929.
Photograph of Kamala Cornelius Asirvatham with her Three Daughters
Photograph depicting Kamala Cornelius Asirvatham, member of the Pennsylvania College for Women class of 1918, with her three daughters. A framed image of a man is also shown. This image was reproduced in the June 1938 issue of the Pennsylvania College for Women Alumnae Recorder magazine.
PCW Class of 1918 Update in the Nov 1931 Alumnae Recorder
In this update on the Class of 1918, portions of a letter written by Kamala (Cornelius) Asirvatham to college president Helen Coolidge describe the impact of the death of her infant daughter, the application of her studies under Miss Meloy in social service work in Lucknow among members of different castes, and a discussion of the practice of purdah among women in Northern India.
Letter from Kamala Cornelius Printed in the June 1938 Alumnae Recorder
A letter from Kamala (Cornelius) Asirvantham, PCW `18 to Chatham University (then Pennsylvania College for Women) alumnae dated in March 1938 describing her life since leaving college. She describes her work as a teacher in Madras, her marriage to Dr. Eddy Asirvatham, and her work in Lucknow to provide education and activities for working adults and poor children.