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.
The contents of this box were previously listed as Box 20.
- File marked “Sussex” containing correspondence with John Robinson of Encyclopaedia Britannica concerning articles “India-Pakistan, History of, Part 6”, and “Aurangzeb”.
- Microfilm in OHMS box:- letters to and from Holt Mackenzie and Amhurst(?) dated 1824/27 filmed by the National Library of Scotland.
- Microfilm in Kodak box:- filmed by the India Office Library – Records of the Madras Revenue Proceedings 1845, range 280, vols. 68 and 70 and 1847, range 281, vols. 20 and 21.
- Offprint from the Connoisseur Feb. 1972, by Mildred Archer “An artist engineer – Colonel Robert Smith in India (1805-1830).
- Paper by V.N. Datta “Bentinck. Rammohun Roy and the Abolition of Suttee” 1974.
- Two papers by DeWitt C. Ellinwood, Jr. “Indian Leaders’ Conceptualisation of World War One: the Views of Gandhi” and “The Indian Soldier and Change, 1914-1918”
- Two bundles of hand-written cards containing Spear’s research notes on “Clive”.