Archive / Papers / Spear Papers: Box 56


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 58.

  1. Folder containing correspondence etc. concerning Spear & Spear – “India Remembered” or “An Indian Garland”, including some photographs and negatives.
  2. Folder containing dissertation by R.R. Jillani ‘Rural Development and Local Government in Bangladesh (Study of the Union Parishad Leaders)’
  3. Folder containing 3 papers:-
    • ‘Sayyid Ahmad Dehlavi and the Delhi Renaissance’ by Gail Minault
    • ‘Shahjahanabad – The Mughal Delhi 1638-c.1803’ by Hamida Khatoon Naqvi
    • Foreign Embassies to Aurangzib’s Court at Delhi 1661-1665′ by G.Z. Refai
  4. Folder containing paper by Gavin R.G. Hambly ‘Mallu Khan and Khizr Khan in the Twilight of Tughluqid Delhi: Competing Strategies for Survival in a Disintegrating Imperium, as Reflected in the Tarikh-i Mubarakshahi of Yahya ibu Ahmad Sihrindi’
  5. Folder containing 2 papers by Kenneth W. Jones:
    • ‘Politicized Hinduism: The Ideology and Program of the Hindi Mahasabha’
    • ‘The Arya Samaj in British India, 1875-1947’
  6. Correspondence concerning ‘Echoes of the Ancient World – The Mughals’