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Memoir written by Mrs Carol Pickering detailing her life in India as the daughter of U.S. missionaries and her later life married to Donald Hardy, District Commissioner in Moradabad, 1946-47.

Memoir: ‘Recollections’. Description of life as a young girl at an American missionary school prior to a sojourn in the U.S in 1935-36. Returns to India in 1936 until 1943, living in Lucknow and Kashmir. After another trip to America, she returns to marry Donald Hardy in March 1946. Her husband is posted to Moradabad, and she describes domestic life there against the backdrop of the rapidly changing political situation. Describes the end of their positing and stay in Meerut and Naini Tal before leaving India in October 1947 from Bombay.