Archive / Papers / Spear Papers: Box 24


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 reviously listed as Box 25.

  1. Folder containing reference notes under various subject headings, ‘Register of Bentinck’s TSS at SOAS’ and the Bentinck family tree from 1682 to 1929, all in Spear’s handwriting.
  2. Folder containing copies of extracts from ‘Bengal and India Secret Letters’ vols. 21 and 22 and enclosures, and minutes on various subjects by Sir Charles Metcalfe and by Bentinck.
  3. Folder containing reference notes by Spear on various subjects.