CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY ARCHIVE
Section II: Missions to Women
Part 4: The Indian Female Evangelist and successors, 1881-1956 (covering The Indian Female Evangelist, 1881-1893, The Zenana: or, Woman's Work in India, 1893-1935, and The Zenana: Women's Work in India and Pakistan, 1936-1956) from Interserve, London
This comprises a complete run of The Indian Female Evangelist and successors, 1881-1956, published by the Zenana, Bible and Medical Mission, after the Indian Female Normal School and Instruction Society had split into two parts in 1880.
- The periodical has a wealth of material on all manner of subjects concerned with women’s work in the missions and at home.
- There are accounts of missionary work in the Zenanas, schools and hospitals, descriptions of the various localities, customs and culture, poetry, prayers and a special section for children.
- Many of the descriptions are very detailed and provide rich evidence of conditions in India and Pakistan.