Congratulatory telegram on his C.I.E. from Sir Henry Wheeler.
Darbar Programme, 19 February 1927.
Two letters re military training in the 1914-18 war.
Newspaper cuttings: The Pioneer , Thursday August 20, 1914, on the Belgian Ardennes. The Pioneer, Saturday March 2, 1917, on India and the War-letter to the editor. The Statesman, February 4, 1922, book review ? A History of the Great War by John Buchan, Vol. I.
A group of letters and notes, explaining the reasons why Mr. Allanson resigned from the I.C.S. Restrictions on the use of this material were lifted in 1979.
Report of the Committee appointed by the Government of India to investigate the disturbances in the Punjab etc. London CMD. 681. H.M.S.O. 1920. Annotated by H.L.L. Allanson.
In the Court of Commissioners of the special tribunal of Arrah, 20 November 1917. Trial No. 1 of 1917 (20 November 1917); Trial No. 3 of 1917 (11 December 1917); Trial No. 4 of 1917 (19 December 1917); Trial No. 5 of 1917 (18 January 1918); Trial No. 6 of 1917 (5 February 1918).
Newspaper cuttings: The Times Friday, 9 July 1920, pp. 7-10, Parliamentary Report on Amritsar. The Morning Post Wednesday, 7 May 1919, article on Religious riots in India. The Times 16 January 1918 and 29 January 1918, articles on Terrorism in Behar. Three unnamed cuttings about the Arrah Tribunal ? therefore 1918. The Pioneer Wednesday, 7 November 1917.
Allanson: Box 2
Final Report on the Survey and Settlement Operations in the District of Sonthal Parganas 1898-1907 by Hugh McPherson.
Inside front cover are (1) the review of this work by H.L.L.A. from the Indian newspaper The Pioneer of 18 and 19 February 1911; (2) Part of a letter concerning these reviews, dated 20 February 1911, written by McPherson to Allanson.
The Subsidiary Report for the period 1906-10 written by H.L.L. Allanson.
Miscellaneous Papers connected with the Sonthal Parganas: MSS notes and TS transliteration.
Bihar & Orissa Legislative Council Proceedings, Thursday 7 December 1922 Vol. VI – No. 4 Official Report … including Withdrawl of Notification declaring Santal Parganas to be a backward tract. Patna, 1922.
Bihar & Orissa Legislative Council Proceedings. Vol. IV – No. 28, 1922.
Confidential note on the address sent me by certain rate-payers in Dumka, who appear to be chiefly Bengalis, by H.L.L. Allanson, 16 January 1912.
From … Commissioner, Bhagalpur Division and the Sonthal Parganas, to the Secretary to the Govt. of Bihar & Orissa, Revenue Dept. 22 July 1912. (Paharia question) (Cultivation and sale of sabai grass)
Various reports (typewritten) marked by Mr. Allanson as ‘Papers and writing connected with the Sonthal Parganas, and other official papers’, 4 October 1912.
Memorial from Jatindra Chandra Upadhaya and others praying that the whole of the district of the Sonthal Parganas with the exception of the small subdivision of Godda might be transferred to Bengal … correspondence between the Chief Secretary to the Govt. of Bihar & Orissa and the Commissioner of the Bhagalpur Division … Ranchi, 17 February 1913 (typescript).
Printed Report from H.L.L. Allanson District Judge, Cuttack to the Chief Secretary to the Govt. of Bihar and Orissa, on the working of the Religious Endowments Act (XX of 1863) … No. 93, 11 January 1919.
Note giving ‘a brief summary of the discussions in the Council or Assembly on the administration of the Santal Parganas and of any action taken by Government as a result of them’, 10 November 1927.
Copies of correspondence (TS) between the Chief Secretary to Government Bihar & Orissa, Patna, and Mr. Allanson, District and Sessions Judge, Gaya, on the future administration of the Santal Parganas, 10 November 1927 and 3 April 1928.
Report of the Santal Parganas Inquiry Committee. Bihar, Patna 1938.
Allanson: Box 1
Menu cards for: I.C.S. dinner, Town Hall, Calcutta, 29 December 1900; Bengal United Service dinner, 29 December 1911; Farewell dinner to L.F. Morshead, 29 March 1924; I.C.S. dinner, Bankipore, 21 November 1925; I.C.S. dinner, Bankipore, 19 March 1927.