Archive / Papers / Spear Papers: Box 16


Bequeathed by Dr (Thomas George) Percival Spear. Lecturer, St Stephen’s College, Delhi 1924-40; various posts in Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India 1940-45; Bursar, Selwyn College, Cambridge 1945-70; Lecturer in History, Cambridge University 1963-69.

Research notes, continued from Box 15:

  1. Delhi – Europeans and Leading Persons (Col. R. Smith, Hindu Rao, Fraser, Skinner, C.T. & T.T. Metcalfe, Maj. Morrison)
  2. Mughal Family (Shah Alam, Akbar II, Bahadur Shah I & II)
  3. Delhi – Monuments (Canals, Asoka, Shalimar, Forts, etc.)
  4. Mughals and Government (Stipend, Etiquette, Nazar, Succession, Wellesley)
  5. Christians and Missionaries
  6. Hardcastle Papers (notes and extracts from autobiography of Lady Clive-Bayley (née Metcalfe, whose sister was a Mrs. Hardcastle)
  7. Metcalfe’s Letters
  8. Palace Intelligence
  9. Colebrooke