Archive / Papers / Spear Papers: Box 47


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 48.

  1. Folder containing :-
    • “Lord Ellenborough and Lord William Bentinck”
    • “Local Records – A Delhi Experience and Suggestion”
    • Uncorrected proof of “The Transition from Dependence to Sovereign Status: The Constitutional Aspect”
    • ‘Political Evolution of Pakistan”
    • “Lord William Bentinck”
    • Two copies of “Sardar Panikkar and Christian Missions”
    • “The Mutiny, 1857 – 1957”
    • “Village Administration Under British Rule”
    • “Delhi and The Mutiny”
    • Notes and tss of “The Emergence of India and Pakistan”
  2. Folder containing :-
    • Two copies of “The Pattern of Post-War Politics and India’s Part Therein”
    • “Mughal Delhi and Agra”
    • Notes and mss of “The population of India in the Early 19th Century”
    • Mss of “The Records of the Chief Commissioner’s Office, Delhi”
    • “Bentinck and The Taj
    • “Lord Ellenborough and Lord William Bentinck”
    • “Lord William Bentinck”
    • “Delhi University”
  3. Folder containing :-
    • “The Last Emergence of The Raj” by Eric Fykenberg
    • “The Cambridge Mission To Delhi” by John Harrison
    • Offprint, “Bentinck and the Taj”
    • Offprint, “The Mughal ‘Mansabdari’ System”
    • Offprint, “From Colonial to Sovereign Status – Some Problems of Transition With Special Reference to India”
    • “Bengal Past and Present – Bishop’s College, Calcutta”
    • “Mahatma Gandhi”
    • “Nehru”
    • Offprint, “British Historical Writing in the Era of the Nationalist Movements”
    • Two Reprints from “The Far East and Australasia, 1970”
    • Four copies, “India After Independence”
    • Notes and three copies of “Britain and India: an Overall View”