Sir Charles Pawsey, I.C.S., C.S.I., C.I.E., M.C.
Sir Charles Pawsey, I.C.S. was appointed Assistant Commissioner in Assam in 1919 becoming Director of Land Records in 1932. He was made a Deputy Commissioner in 1935 and was D.C., Naga Hills during the Burma campaigns of 1942 to 1944.
Given by Sir Charles Pawsey, Lady Pawsey and Mr M. Pawsey
- TS copy sent by J.P. Mills, Adviser to the Governor of Assam for Tribal Areas and States, to Sir Charles Pawsey, 1 August 1944, of an old file recording the first siege of Kohima, 1879-80. 3 pp.
- Notes written by Sir Charles Pawsey for his own information:
- ‘The Naga problem.’ 1965. 14 pp.
- ‘The Naga problem continued, 1965-67.’ 19 June 1967. 8 pp.
- ‘The Naga problem (part 3), June 1967 – November 1968.’ November 1968 (2 copies.)
- Part 4 – report carried up to the end of 1969. February 1970. Postscript, March 1970. 3 pp. and note.
- Pocket file containing papers on early Naga troubles, 1950 etc.; copy of typed memorandum to the D.C. Naga Hills, 24 April 1947:
- Draft of memorandum on the subject of the status of the Assam Tribal areas vis-à-vis the Constituent Assembly;
- letter from Sir Andrew Clow to Sir Charles Pawsey, 26 April 1947;
- letter from Brigadier Steedman to Sir Charles Pawsey 23 March 1953;
- series of newspaper cuttings relating to the Naga problem – from The Statesman 13 September 1951; Assam Tribune Monday 6 April 1953; Daily Express, Friday 21 September 1956 etc.
- Pocket file containing papers on Naga troubles 1956-58: These are mainly newspaper cuttings, placed in order and dated, about the Naga uprising and Indian suppression; interspersed are letters from such people as Sir Keith Cantlie, J.H. Hutton, Gimson, Stephen Laing etc.
- Pocket file containing papers on Naga troubles 1959-61: Duplicated paper entitled ‘The fate of the Naga people: an appeal to the world’, by A.Z. Phizo, President, Naga National Council, 1960; newspaper cuttings, with one or two letters.
- Naga troubles 1962-63: ‘Letters from J.H. Hutton, George Supplee, Sanka Ao, George Patterson; newspaper cuttings.