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Professor V.N. Datta. Correspondence received while researching a book on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, 1919. Letters from Dr. P. Spear and HRH the Duke of Edinburgh.

Donated by Anup K. Datta.

Small Collections Box 8

  1. 12.12.1955. Letter from Dr Percival Spear, Selwyn College Cambridge, in response to letter from Prof. Datta, giving advice about the future direction of his career.
  2. 29.11.1968. Letter form Dr Percival Spear about Datta’s research into the Hunter Committee report.
  3. 2.12.1997. Letter from HRH the Duke of Edinburgh including comments about a recent royal tour to India which included a visit to Jallianwala Bagh
  4. 11.2.1999. Letter from HRH the Duke of Edinburgh with comments about recent writings on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.