Permit for the personal possession and consumption of alcohol, Madras, 1959.
Envelope of visiting cards.
Letters from JAB to Eileen, his wife: 1947 (3 letters with 7 enclosures), 1948 (5 letters with 9 enclosures), 1950 (2 letters with 12 enclosures), 1951 (1 letters with 3 enclosures), 1952 (1 letter), 1953 (2 letters), 1955 (2 letters), 1966 (2 letters), 1957 (5 letters with 2 enclosures), 1958 (1 letter), 1959 (7 letters), 1960 (3 letters)
Letters to his daughter Hester (Rosebud): 12 personal letters, 1950-59.
Envelope 4: Papers relating to the death of J.A. Borron
Telegram & letter from Mr. R.K. Tagat to Mrs. Borron with news of her husband’s serious illness, 1.3.1960.
Cards from floral tributes at funeral, 1960. (Full list attached).
List of payments made from his estate, and one letter from the CRO, London, 1960-1961
Letter from O. Forster re. death certificate, 17.3.1960.
Letters of Condolence, from Colleagues in India and elsewhere, who knew him professionally, 1 bundle and letters in folder, 1960.
Letter from The Rt. Hon. Malcolm Macdonald, British High Commissioner, to Mrs. Borron, 1960.
Letter (copy) from Donald Kerr, British High Commission in Delhi, to JAB’s daughter, Hester, 1960.
Memorandum Book of Press Cuttings arranged by JAB’s office in Madras sent to Mrs. Borron
Letter to Mrs Borron from Donald Kerr, 14.3.1960.
Letter to P. Balakrishnan, of Beach Hotel, Calicut, from Mrs. Borron in reply to his telephone call to Mr. Tagat, 7.3.1960.
Papers relating to the assistance and provision provided for J.A. Borron’s servants; letters to and from M.A. Gopalan & Kesavan; letters between Mrs. Borron, Mr. Kerr of the High Commission in Delhi, Mr. B. Tagat of the office in Madras & 0rs., 1960, 1961, 1964.
Letters from R.K. Tagat to Mrs. Borron thanking for a bequest from JAB’s estate and later for the photographs of JAB, 1960, 2.
Letter from R.K. Tagat to Mrs. Borron re. his visit to London, 5.7.1961.
Five letters from Owen Lattimore to Miss E. Eldon Pratt (later Borron) written from China, 1920-25.
Newspaper cutting from The Times announcing Prof Lattimore’s appointment at Leeds University, 13 November 1962
Doraisami, A.X., of Trichinopoly, thanking for details of the Colombo Plan, 28.2.1951.
Srinivasa Kini, U., of South Kanaca Dis. Teachers’ Guild, 1.3.1951.
Mair, Major No., of HO Madras (copy) thanking for lecture, 16.11.
Mahadeven, R.M., Commissioner of Police, Madras, for trophy presented by JAB, 13.8.1959.
Marsh, John, Director, Industrial Welfare Society, London, following his visit to India, 18.12.1959. (See also Photographs)
Keeble,.R.W.J., Secretary, The Standing Conference of Nat. Voluntary Youth Organisations, 7.2.1960.
Srinivas Rao, M., thanking for film show.& dinner, 29.2.1960.
Envelope 2: Articles by and about J.A. Borron; invitations; speeches.
Newspaper cuttings: Photograph of JAB attending a party at which Mr. V.K. Krishna Menon spoke, 6.1.1948; 0n the sterling area, 24.5.1950; departure on leave of JAB in The Mail, Madras, 22.5.1957; photograph.at Bombay Airport with Mr. & Mrs. A. Clarkson & Mr. Sukumaran, 13.6.1959; plus other cuttings, n.d.
Article written by JAB in Commercial Progress on ‘United Kingdom’s Condition after the War’, 1.5.1947.
Invitations to JAB: The Mayor of Madras on-visit by Lord Mountbatten to Madras, 28.1.1948; Reception for the Duke of Edinburgh to Madras, 31.1.1959; Dinner given by the Governor and Shrimati Medhi for the Duke of Edinburgh at Raj Bhavan, Guindy, & programme of dance performance, 31.1.1959, 2 docs.
Extract of speech (typed) given by the Hon. Sri Bhakthavatsalam in the Legislative Assembly, 27.3.1951.
Extract of Speech by Mr. N. Raghukatha Aiyar thanking JAB for the party and extract of JAB’s reply, 29.4.1951.
Envelope 3: News cuttings, publications and TS articles
‘Annadurai, E.V.R. and Dravidian Movement’ (7 pages a final (8) missing).
‘The Business of Banking in India’ by J.S.G. Wilson (36 pages).
‘Caste and Untouchability’ (5 pages).
‘India’s Untouchables, Dead Weight of-Ancient Prejudices’ by The Times
‘Communist Tactics in India’, article in The Daily Telegraph, 1.9.1959 (5 pages).
Mysindia, February 15 1959, ‘The World this Week Editorial: Lincoln and Gandhi stood for individual freedom, not a monopolistic state’.
The Hindu Weekly Review, 15.6.1959.
Blitz, September 6 1958.
Mankind No.33, (articles on India: ‘A Political Survey’; ‘Mr Nehru’s Old Age’) 10 May 1959.’
Mankind No.41, (articles on India: ‘Indian Nationalalism and Renaissance’, ‘India, China, congressism and communism’) January 1960.
Nambutui Brahman (2 pages).
The Onlooker, contains a photograph of JAB with P. Sukumaran,’15.6;1959.
‘Mr Kala Venkata Rao (Finance Minister)’, article from Deccan Chronicle, 31.3.1957.
‘Temple Architecture’ by Mr. V.M. Narasimhan, n.d., (7 pages).
Cochin (Cochin Government Press, Ernakulam, 1943)
SEAC Souvenir. A South East Asia Command account of the Burma Front, d.
SEAC Souvenir part two, d.
The Hindu Special edition: ‘The Dominion of India’, 15 August 1947
Envelope 4: Greetings cards
Christmas cards received by J.A. Borron, 1959 (list included)
T.W. Wallbank, A short history of India and Pakistan, (Mentor Books, New York, 1958)
Borron Papers: Box 1
Papers of Mr J.A. Borron, MBE.
Donated by Mrs H. Borron.
Envelope 1: Papers relating to the career of J.A. Borron before 1939:
Articles written by JAB about his experiences:
A Voyage to India, Chapter 1 two versions—(2 & 6 pages).
The Planter (4 pages).
Chapter 2, experiences as a Creeper – two versions (2 & 4 pages).
Big Game Hunting (5 pages).
The Volunteer (6 pages).
Extract of Report & reference from Pudukad Estate by Mr. H. Ashplant, for JAB on leaving to go into a billet in tea, 1927, 1928, 2 docs.
Letter from George Steuart & Co., Colombo, to J.A. Borron about a reference, 1927.
Notes on Bark Testing, 2 papers.
Notes on Budding, n.d. (4 pages).
Notes on Manufacture, n.d. (3 pages).
Press Cuttings, re. slump & effect on employees in Rubber Industry, 1934, 1 bundle.
Letter to Mrs. E.E. Borron from the Agent to the Governor General, Madras States, giving her permission to reside in Travancore, 1934.
Arnakal Tea Estates Ltd., Report of Ninth Ordinary General Meeting, & reference for JAB. on leaving & returning to England, 1934, 1935, 2 docs.
Address of welcome (copy) to Mr. and Mrs. Borron after their marriage, 1933.
Letter of Reference re. JAB from The Superintendent of The Kataboola Company, Limited, 1935.
Sidelights on Housekeeping in the East written by Eileen, JAB’s wife, c.1934, (4 pages).
Article entitled ‘A Puthu Duraisani — Her First Impressions by EEBEE’, c.1934.
Envelope 2: War service and employment by the British government
TS statement of war service of J.A. Borron
Replies to a questionnaire (not extant), 1p.
References from The Earl of Selborne, Mr. R. Levitt & The Lord Daryington 1936, 1945, 1946, 3pp
Letters from the Commonwealth Office in London, the-British Information Services & the High Commission in Delhi & some replies from JAB, 1946 from the India Office, London (1), 1950 (1), 1952 (2), 1953 (5), 1954 (4), 1955 (1), 1958 (8), 1959, incl. authority as to travel to & from the U.K.
(3), 1946, 1950-1960, 1 bundle.
Allowance Expenditure, new accountable system, and keeping of personal accounts, various docs., 1958, 1 bundle.
Envelope 3: Papers relating to service at the British High Commission, Delhi
Letter from D. Congdon, letter to JAB thanking for Report on Madras Newspapers, 27.3.1947.
Letter: King, W.F. (copy) re. party given-by JAB, 7.5.1951.
Letter: Ewer, W.N., of The Daily Herald, London, with letters to & from W.R. King of B.I.S., Delhi, Nov. & Dec. 1950, 4 docs.
Marked ‘Secret’: on political unrest in Madras, 7.1.1958.
Marked ‘Secret’ Mss. re. Award of President’s Police & Fire Services Medal — to Sri Oscar Lawrence Burrell, I.P., Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Madras State, 29 Aug. 3 docs.
South India – marked ‘Confidential’ re. Communism in India, 6.9.1959 (4 pages)
Letters of thanks from Sir Gilbert Laithwaite in London & R. Collins, in Delhi, n.d., 1959, 3 docs.
Envelope 4: Articles written by J.A. Borron
Text of a proposed book on India:
Chapter 1: Sidelights of India (11 pages)
Chapter 2: The British In India (11 pages)
Chapter 3: The Peoples of India, 2 versions. (11 pages)
Chapter 4: The Village (5 pages)
Chapter 5: Villages (cont’d.) (5 pages)
Kerala: marked Chapter 4: A Visit to Kerala; South India (3 pages) .
Kerala: Briefing given to Trade Commission before UAASI, 20 Aug. 1958 (7 pages)
Kerala State (marked Confidential), 2 versions,1959 (3 pages & 9 pages)
Election Manifesto of the Kerala Communist Party (6 pages + handwritten note on back.