Women's Christian College papers,
Manuscript Collection: MS 0603
Agency History/Biographical note:
The Women's Christian College was founded in 1915 in Madras, India.
In 1920 it became a sister college to Mount Holyoke. Many Mount
Holyoke graduates have since gone on to teach there. The College
specializes in nutrition, and advises other schools on diet for
students with limited means. It also has advised the military on
making healthy foods which will not spoil.
Scope and Content:
The Women's Christian College Records contain minutes from College
Council Meetings 1924-74, information on two daughter colleges,
publications, Mount Holyoke Alumnae files, materials concerning
anniversaries 1915-65, and photographs. The two daughter colleges
are Christa Seva Vidhyalaya and St. Christopher's Training College,
both in Madras, India. The publications include issues of "College
News" from 1949-58, various issues of the "Principal's Journal," and
the 1982/83 Principal's Report. The Mount Holyoke College Alumnae
files mostly contain fundraising brochures.
Cite as: Women's Christian College Collection, Mount
Holyoke College, Archives and Special
Collactions, South Hadley, Massachusetts
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted