These papers contain details of the domestic and professional life of a leading Indian civil servant who served until 1941, rising to the post of Deputy Director of the Department of Posts and Telegraphs. An introduction to the collection and biographical details of Rai Sahib Ghosh, written by Ayan Ghosh, based on the recollections of Panchugopal Ghosh and the late Niharbala Ghosh (respectively, the only grandchild, elder son and wife of Rai Sahib Ashutosh Ghosh) can be viewed by clicking on this link.
Box 1 – Personal papers; examination results and certificates; diaries; obituaries; personal correspondence.
Box 2 – Personal financial papers, especially with regard to the purchase and sale of property.
Box 3 – Household and personal account books, 1911-1953.
Box 4 – Personal financial notebooks, 1953-1965; papers relating to property ownership.