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Pandita Ramabai Microfiche and Microfilm Collection
CFT00039  
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Description
Ramabai Dongre Medhavi, known as Pandita Ramabai (1858-1922), was an Indian evangelist, social reformer, Bible translator and theologian. She was a noted Sanskrit scholar as a child. Ramabai converted to Christianity in 1883, and became women's rights and social reform advocate. She developed Mukti, an orphanage and center of refuge for women. The microfiche edition (910 fiche) of this collection includes unpublished letters, photographs, periodicals, and copies of 249 books that were in her library and the Ramabai Mukti Mission. The collection also includes 6 rolls of microfilm, the records from the Ramabai Association, the US funding base for Ramabai’s work in the early years.
Background
Microfilmed by Schnappsburg University Press (2001). The archive of Pandita Ramabai is located in Kedgaon, India, on the Ramabai Mukti Mission compound. Copies of the microfilm/microfiche collection are located at multiple institutions including UC Berkeley, Wheaton College, Regent University, and Yale University. OCLC Number: 47998351
Extent
910 microfiche, 6 rolls of microfilm
Restrictions
All materials herein that are subject to copyright belong to the Pandita Ramabai Mission, Kedgaon, India.
Availability
Accessible with general microfiche collections. Scholarly use with parameters of copyright law. Interlibrary loan not available.