Autobiographies of women are rare. Even important women have found it unimportant to record their life experiences in the printed word. Notes, diaries and letters may exist but often they remain in the family shelves. Biographies of women are also rare documents not easily available in print. Autobiographies and biographies of women and some men form a very important part of SPARROW collections and autobiographies and biographies written in Indian languages occupy a large space in SPARROW book collection. Given below are excerpts from some translated autobiographies and biographies with SPARROW translated from Marathi.