Archive / Papers / Hume Papers: Box 4


Donated by Mr Lee-Warner

  1. Correspondence relating to the Indian Defence League and the Indian White Paper, covering the period 1931-35. Contains correspondence between Col. Hume and the Indian Empire Society and Lord Fermoy; notes of a meeting of the Junior Imperial League Club with the names of office holders and resolutions passed, 29 March 1933; letter from Sir Samuel Hoare regarding the resolutions passed at the meeting; resolution and protests passed against the Government’s India policy at various meetings and from officers serving in India; correspondence with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Captain H.W. Lance, the Church Missionary Society, International Missionary Council, Indian Empire Society, Col. Waterfield, Lord Fermoy, Col. Seymour, Lord Lymington, Captain A.C. Rippon, A.B.M. Churchill, Sir Samuel Hoare, enclosing a printed letter and pamphlet on pensions for officers serving in India; Louis Stuart, Sir Francis Younghusband, H? Lawrence, the Editor of the Morning Post, H.R. Warner, Lord Wolmer. 89 letters.
  2. The Indian Review, vol. 34, no.5, 1933
  3. MS notes on India made for a talk to the Rotary Club; includes an extract on Constitutional reform by an Indian member of the Bengal Legislative Council Conference, August 1930; an offprint from an article in the Daily Mail l7 April 1933, ‘India and the lesson of Ceylon’.
  4. Pamphlet entitled ‘Civil appointments in India and Burma’. Gives conditions of service, etc. in Indian civil and political service and Indian Police and Frontier Service in Burma, 1945.
  5. Indian Civil Service Commission. Examination papers for 1915-17, 1922; syllabus of the examination for 1925; syllabus and some examination papers for 1926.
  6. Various other examination papers and papers connected with the Civil Service Commission, 1925-26.