Archive / Papers / Spear Papers: Box 57


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 59.

  1. older containing:
    • ‘Delhi – A Traveller’s View, 14th to 20th century’ by N.H. Kulkarnee
    • ‘Cultural and Political Role of Delhi During the Last Quarter of the 17th and the First Quarter of the 18th century’ by Satish Chandra
    • ‘America and South Asia in the Aftermath of the Afghanistan Annexation: Some Misperceptions, Perceptions, and Policy Alternatives’ by R.E. Frykenberg
    • ‘The Foundation and Early History of Delhi University’ [incomplete]
    • ‘Capital of the Sultans – Delhi During the 13th and 14th centuries’ by M. Athar Ali
  2. Folder containing correspondence etc. regarding Spear’s trip to India in early 1965
  3. Folder of ‘History of India, Pakistan, Period 6: India and European Expansion c.1500-1858’ in both manuscript and typescript form