Helen (Woodsmall) Eldredge (1879-1959) was born in Selma, Alabama. She founded a physical education movement in India, traveled
extensively in Europe and the Middle East and became a writer and lecturer in Oriental subjects and international affairs.
The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, photographs, and related printed material.
Eldredge was born on January 19, 1879 in Selma, Alabama; attended University of Nebraska, Colorado College, and Columbia University;
in 1909, went to India and founded a physical education movement; married Mark Eldredge in 1911, and lived in India into the
1920s; traveled extensively in Europe and the Middle East; became a writer and lecturer in Oriental subjects and international
affairs; also known as a singer; she died on October 21, 1959 in Santa Barbara, California.
25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)
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