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Church dedication (ca. 1950). Courtesy of MHC Archives (7).
 

Emmons White and friend (ca. 1930). Courtesy of MHC Archives (7).
 
 
 

 

Marathi Mission – American Board of Christian Foreign Missions (ABCFM)
1846 -1969
30 Mount Holyoke alumnae
14 born in India
6 died in India
Length of stay: 1 to 47 years    
23 married, 7 single

Madura Misson – ABCFM
1846–1963
12 Mount Holyoke alumnae
1 died in India
Length of stay: 4 to 43 years    
9 married, 3 single

Presbyterian Board – Northern India
1853–1929
10 Mount Holyoke alumnae
3 died in India
Length of stay: 3 to 28 years   
7 married, 3 single

Presbyterian Board – Western India
1887-1935
4 Mount Holyoke alumnae
1 born in India
2 died in India 
Length of stay: 2 to 37 years

4 married

 

Reformed Church in America – Arcot Mission
1851-1970
7 Mount Holyoke alumnae
1 born in India
Length of stay:  9 to 49 years    
4 married, 3 single

Baptist – Balasore, Orissa or Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
1847-1928
6 Mount Holyoke alumnae
1 died in India
Length of stay: 9 to 51 years     
4 married, 2 single

Methodist Episcopal Church in America – Dwarahat, Kumaon District, Kumaon District, Uttar Pradesh ?
1 Mount Holyoke alumnae     

Married 

Women’s Board- Methodist Church – Madras
1887-1899
1 Mount Holyoke alumnae
Died in India
Length of stay: 12 years   
Married

Indian Christian Missionary Alliance – Amroati, Berar
1894-1913
1 Mount Holyoke alumnae
Died in India
Length of stay: 19 years    

Single

Missionary daughters with no official direct connection with a missionary board 1885-1896
2 Mount Holyoke alumnae
2 born in India
Length of stay: 5 to 7 years    
1 married, 1 single

Total - 74 Mount Holyoke alumnae went to India as missionaries

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This page was created by Margaret O'Neal '08 in History 283, Spring Semester 2006 - oneal20m@mtholyoke.edu