Archive / Papers / Spear Papers: Box 20


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 21.

  • Two bundles of book reviews and reprints of various papers, mostly by Spear, some being multiple copies; among them are:-
    • “Report on the Records of the Chief Commissioner’s Office, Delhi” – Spear
    • “Local records – A Delhi experience and suggestion – Spear
    • “Nazism and Communism, a comparison and a contrast” – Spear
    • “British historical writing in the era of the nationalist movements” – Spear
    • “The grounds of political obedience in the Indian State” – Spear
    • “Some aspects of Indian bureaucracy in the Gupta, Mughal and British Empires” – Gupta
    • “The position of the Muslims, before and after Partition – Spear
    • “Independence, Nationalism and Religion in South Asia” – 5 books reviewed by Spear
    • “Britain’s Transfer of Power in India: Review Article” – Spear
    • “From Colonial to Sovereign Status: Some problems of transition with special reference to India” – Spear
    • “Some Early Indian Nationalists and their allies in the British Parliament, 1851 – 1906” – Cumpston
    • “The East India Companies Reactions to the Charter Act of 1853” – Chatterji
    • “The Prospects of Democracy” – Spear
    • “History” – Spear
    • “Europe After The War” – Spear
    • “National Harmony” – Spear
    • “Communal Harmony” – Spear
    • “Memorandum on the Basis and Structure of Indian Government – Spear
    • “Mahatma Gandhi” – Spear
    • “Indo-British Relations in the Future” – Spear
    • “Lord William Bentinck” – Spear
    • “Bentinck and the Taj” – Spear
  • Parts of Spear’s Diary, 1918-?