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 30.
- File containing Spear’s application for the post of Reader in Indian History at SOAS, 1963, including his CV to date.
- Modern Asian Studies, vol.1, part 1, January 1967 which includes his article ‘Nehru’.
- Modern Asian Studies, vol.3, part 4, October 1969 which includes his article ‘Mahatma Gandhi’.
- Article ‘Who were the Chihilgani, the Forty Slaves of Sultan Shams Al-Din Iltutmish of Delhi’ by Gavin Hambly.
- Article ‘A Note on Sultaniyeh/Sultanabad in the Early 19th Century’ by Gavin Hambly.
- Reprint of ‘Britain’s Transfer of Power in India: Review Article’ by Spear.
- Two copies of reprint ‘Independence, Nationalism and Religion in South Asia’ by Spear.
- Three copies of reprint ‘Bentinck and the Taj’ by Spear.
- Reprint of ‘Nehru’ by Spear.
- Reprint of ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ by Spear.
- No. 38 of Oxford Pamphlets on Indian Affairs – ‘National Harmony’ by Spear.
- 17 copies of ‘An Offprint from Elites in South Asia’ edited by Edmund Leach and S.N. Mukherjee, 1970.
- 7 editions of ‘The Quarterly Review of Historical Studies’ Calcutta
- Volume III, (1963-64) Nos. 1 & 2, 3, 4.
- Volume IV, (1964-65) Nos. 1 & 2, 3, 4.
- Volume VIII, (1968-69) No. 4.
- Two copies of pamphlet printed in Marathi.
- Two reprints of ‘The Early Days of Bishop’s College, Calcutta’ by Spear.
- Typed article, 38pp. by Spear, ‘Patterns of British Leadership in British India, Theme with Variations’.
- Reprint of ‘Turkistan, History of,’ by Gavin Hambly, from the fifteenth editon of Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974.
- Part 73 of ‘History of the English-Speaking Peoples, by Sir Winston Churchill – India, Birth of the Raj’ including article ‘End of the Moguls’ by Spear.