Archive / Audio / J. Walmesley

Interview number: 073

Interviewer: Thatcher, Mary

Interview date: 1976-06-22

Length 72 minutes

Condition notes: Clean

James Walmesley gives a detailed account of his career in the I.C.S., in Bihar and Calcutta, 1937-1947, including land agitation, the hurricane, the famine, the war, and the Calcutta killings

Coverage notes: Bihar districts, Calcutta, Ranchi; tribes castes; Congress; land agitation, hurricane, famine, rice price control, war, the Calcutta killings; 1937-1947