Archive / Papers / MacWhirter Papers: Box 8


Papers of A.S. MacWhirter, tea planter in Assam, and his wife, Mrs M.E. (Edith) MacWhirter, writer, 1930s-1950s. Collection of personal papers, official documents, writing and notes, letters and cuttings with a specific focus on the work of the Indian Tea Association during World War Two.

Collection of maps:

  • Blueprint map: The provinces of Rangamatty, Rungpour and Coosbeyhar with the adjacent purgannahs of Baharbund and Bittrebund and part of Bootan. Surveyed by Rennell and Martin, 1765-1773,
  • Railway map: Map showing E.B.R. System, n.d.
  • Road map of India, Sheet C: North East India, n.d.
  • Road map of India, Sheet D: South India, n.d.
  • Double-sided map, printed on silk. Sheet A: India (part of), Burma (North West); Sheet B: Burma (North East), Siam (Thailand), French Indo China (part of), China (part of).
  • Survey of India map No. 78 in three parts.
  • Tourist map, Darjeeling.
  • Survey of India map of Jalpaiguri District