Archive / Papers / Parsons Papers: Box 1


Given by Miss C. Parsons

Punjab: 1857; 1880-1912

  1. Printed booklet. A Personal narrative of the Siege of Lucknow During the Indian Mutiny of 1857 by Ana Ellen Huxham. One of last surviving women of Siege, died 1915. 24pp.
  2. Printed booklet: Our Voyage with Golden Fleece in 1862 by Mrs. Parsons, 12pp.
  3. Map, Delhi Cantonment, Civil Station, City and Environs (showing tramway and lighting mains) n.d.
  4. Map, Montgomery District,. Punjab (1″ = 16 miles). 1891 Annotated.
  5. Map, Sketch map of the Montgomery District 1891 (1″ = 16 miles).
  6. Envelope containing Lt. Colonel C.G. Parsons’ personal letters to his wife when on tour in the Sutlej River Valley 1901. Personal but containing interesting observations. 22pp.
  7. Letter from Lord Curzon concerning Chamba Gazetteer and progress in archaeological finds. 3pp.
  8. MS Report (foolscap) written by Lt. Colonel Parsons for his wife January-March, 1906. Tour from Bombay, Gauhati, Darjeeling, Calcutta, Lucknow, Amritsar, Lahore, Karachi etc. Very detailed. 86pp.