Archive / Papers / Spear Papers: Box 19


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.

  1. File marked “Sussex” containing correspondence with John Robinson of Encyclopaedia Britannica concerning articles “India-Pakistan, History of, Part 6”, and “Aurangzeb”.
  2. Microfilm in OHMS box:- letters to and from Holt Mackenzie and Amhurst(?) dated 1824/27 filmed by the National Library of Scotland.
  3. 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.
  4. Offprint from the Connoisseur Feb. 1972, by Mildred Archer “An artist engineer – Colonel Robert Smith in India (1805-1830).
  5. Paper by V.N. Datta “Bentinck. Rammohun Roy and the Abolition of Suttee” 1974.
  6. 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”
  7. Two bundles of hand-written cards containing Spear’s research notes on “Clive”.