Sir Reginald Maxwell, I.C.S., and Lady Maxwell.
Bombay Presidency: 1907-1944
This was listed as Box 11 in the original handlist.
- Original poster, Quit India and small printed slip 2 October 1942: Gandhi Jayanti Voice of India – ‘Quit India at once’, in original envelope addressed to Sir Reginald Maxwell.
- TS copy of letter from Sir Reginald Maxwell to his mother 22 December 1925 from Kaira. Meeting with the Hon. Sir Chunilal Mehta at Nadiad; describes Indian breakfast.
- Extract from letter 11 February 1926 on subject of inter-dining with Indians; their type of food; caste restrictions and regulations; hygiene.
- Newspaper cuttings and cartoon about Sir Reginald Maxwell from The Statesman, 3 September 1938.
- Two printed pages, 181-2 from Indian Information 15 August 1941, called ‘Personalities’ – sketch of Sir Reginald Maxwell’s career and other news.
- MS letter from Mahadev (Desai) from Sevagram, Wardha, C.P. to Sir Reginald Maxwell, 25 December 1940, expressing good wishes for the safety of his family at home.
- MS letter from Mahadev Desai, Sevagram, Wardha, 26 December 1941, of good wishes and friendship in spite of divergent paths.
- MS letter from Mangesh R. Telang to Lady Maxwell enclosing a painting of a Veena and two Sanskrit verses addressed to Sir Reginald and Lady Maxwell composed by Mangesh Telang.
- Letter from M.R. Telang in Karwar to Lady Maxwell in London, 6 March 1942, of friendship and domestic news.
- Letter from M.R. Telang in Karwar to Sir Reginald Maxwell, 8 January 1943, expressing regret at his leaving India, and alto asking incidentally what had happened about the idea of his receiving the title Maha’mahopadhyaya.
- Cutting from newspaper 14 April 1943 about Sir Reginald Maxwell’s departure.
- Seating plan and guest list at farewell dinner given by Lord Linlithgow at Viceroy’s house New Delhi to members of his council, Tuesday 12 October 1943.
- MS speech delivered by Sir Reginald Maxwell at the farewell dinner Tuesday 12 October 1943.
- Seating plan and guest list at farewell dinner given by the Viceroy (Viscount Wavell) to the Hon. Sir Reginald and Lady Maxwell, 24 March 1944.
- TS speech delivered by Sir Reginald Maxwell in reply to Lord Wavell’s speech, at the farewell dinner, 24 March 1944.
- TS letter of regret at Sir Reginald Maxwell’s departure from the President of the Legislative Assembly 28 March 1944 and rough MS by Sir Reginald Maxwell 29 March 1944.
- MS letter from Sir Richard Tottenham 7 April 1944 expressing regret at Sir Reginald Maxwell’s departure.
- MS letter from Bombay from Paramesihwar V. Gunishastri, Director of Tariff Commission, 28 February 1963, in answer to one of Sir Reginald Maxwell’s to his father; personal.