Scudder Family Historical & Biographical Journal
Volume 3, no. 1 Winter 2021
Scudder Profiles in Courage and Vision: Celebrating Dr. Ida Scudder and Dr. John and Harriet Scudder
In this issue we spotlight Dr. John and Harriet Scudder and their son Dr. Silas D. Scudder, founder of Scudder Memorial Hospital at Ranipet, India and granddaughter Dr. Ida S. Scudder, founder of Christian Medical College at Vellore.
The Missionary Scudder Family 1819-1970 by Susan Swanson, Scudder Association Foundation Board Member and Family History Committee member © Scudder Association Foundation, all rights reserved MISSIONARY SCUDDER FAMILY Dr. Silas Scudder Susan Swanson noted, “I was...
Who Was Miron Winslow’s Second Wife? Did Dr. John and Harriet (Waterbury) Scudder Recruit Their New Brother-in-law?
One little known story is the tender reunion of Harriet (Waterbury) Scudder with her sister Catherine (Waterbury) (Carman) Winslow who came to India as Miron Winslow’s second wife. This account also shines the spotlight on Harriet (Waterbury) Scudder whose contribution to the mission effort and to the family deserves more notice.
Dr. Ida S. Scudder, (1870—1960), Excerpt #One from A Thousand Years in Thy Sight, The Story of the Scudder Missionaries of India By Dorothy Jealous Scudder ©Scudder Association Foundation  ‘’Illay,* Amma,’ the brahmin replied proudly. ‘I would not think...
We include a separate artifacts article with newspaper clippings to show honors paid to Dr. Ida on the 100th anniversary of her birth, fifty years ago.
What Can We Learn from Dr. John Scudder’s Most Difficult Trials That May Inspire Us to Greater Courage in the Challenges of 2021?
There is much to consider about the preparation and trials that were required of the Scudder missionaries to India, and other missionaries in the family to other mission locations around the globe. Dr. John Scudder’s brother-in-law Jared Bell Waterbury and Dr. John’s son Henry Martyn Scudder have preserved some of these.
What does a monument to a haystack have to do with members of the Scudder family offering over a thousand years of service (in a total of combined years served) to the people of India, Hawaii, Japan, China, South Africa and Arabia?