Papers of Mr J.A. Borron
Donated by Mrs H. Borron
Envelope 1: Letters of thanks to J.A. Borron
- Gopala Reddi, Sri. B., Finance Minister, Madras, 22.8.1949.
- Singh, M.B., of Hindustan Aircraft Employees’ Assoc., Bangalore, 1.9.1949.
- John, Dr. v K., MLC, George Town, 8.9.1949.
- Devadoss, Mr. D., Electrical Engineers’ Assoc., Madras, 5.11.1949.
- Aigar, C.P.R., Ootacamund, & also his visit to the U.K. 11.& 17.1949, 2 docs.
- Rajhgopalacher, C., at 60 Bazlullah Road, Tyagarayanagar, Madras, 6.4.1950, and re. a speech by Winston Churchill of 4th Nov., 18.11.1953, 3 docs.
- Srinivasan, S.N., Convenor of “Economic Forum”, thanking for B.I.S. releases with comments on them, 29.9.1950.
- Govinda Menon, P., Minister of Education, Trivandrum, thanking for pamphlet, 10.11.1950.
- Clark, G.B., British Far Eastern Broadcasting Service, Singapore, 14.11.1950.
- Perumalsami Reddi, C., 13.12.1950.
- Kurien, The Rev. T.M., Headmaster of Westley High School, Madras, showing of films, 25.1.1951.
- Seshadri, Sri. C.S., re. Malnad Conf. & Exhib., & Janab M.Mohamed Ghani of Government Brennen College, Tellicherry, re. films, 12.2.1951, 2 docs.
- 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)