Haig Papers

1. Personal account of events during the 1857 uprising in Lucknow and Sitapur. Lady V.M. Haig, wife of Sir Harry Haig, I.C.S. United Provinces from 1905; Acting Private Secretary to Viceroy 1925; Home Member 1932; Governor of U.P. 1934-39. Notes and recollections. 10pp.

2. Geoffrey Alexander Haig, I.C.S. Served in U.P. from 1931; Secretary, U.P. Dept. of Food and Civil Supplies 1946. Note: The First Compulsory Grain Procurement Exercise in the U.P. 7pp.

2 boxes, 1905-46.

Box 1 – 1857 narrative; reports on compulsory grain procurement and grain shortages in U.P., 1946; Description of a bombing in the Legislative Assembly, 1929; Notes by Lady Haig, including of a party with Gandhi.

Boxes 2-3 – Wanderings of a pilgrim in search of the picturesque, during four and twenty years in the East (held in two boxes)