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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.

  • Folder containing reviews by T.G.P. Spear of many books, papers etc. for many publishers.
  • 17 papers presented at the Indian History Seminar-Workshop “Delhi Through the Ages: Studies in Urban Culture and Society” at the Center for South Asian Studies, University of Winsconsin-Madison, Oct.31 and Nov.1, 1979.
    • New Delhi, Architecture & Politics by Suhash Chakravarty.
    • Architecture and Empire: Sir Herbert Baker & the Building of New Delhi by Thomas R. Metcalf.
    • The Supreme Court as an Agent of Integration in India by Rajeev Dhavan.
    • Organised Hinduism in Delhi and New Delhi by Kenneth W. Jones.
    • Percival Spear’s Vision of India: A Bibliographical Note by Ainslie T. Embree.
    • Britain and India: An Overall View by T.G.P. Spear.
    • Warriors, Servants, Scholars & Saints: The Culama of Delhi, 1803-57 by Barbara D. Metcalf.
    • Delhi – The Stop-Go Capital by T.G.P. Spear.
    • Percival Spear – A Bibliography.
    • Tabarrukat & Succession Among the Great Chisti Shaykhs of the Delhi Sultanate by Simon Digby.
    • Between Old and New Delhi: C.F. Andrews and St. Stephen’s in an Era of Transition by Hugh Tinker.
    • Shah Waliu’llah & Cultural Dilemmas in Delhi in the 18th Century by S.A.A. Rizvi.
    • Artists and Patrons in ‘Residency’ Delhi, 1803-1858 by Dr. Mildred Archer.
    • Shahjahanabad – The Mughal Delhi 1638- c.1800 by Hamida Khatoon Naqvi.
    • Foreign Embassies to Aurangzib’s Court at Delhi by G.Z. Refai.
    • India After Independence: Trends Ancient and Modern by Percival Spear.
    • Evangelicals and Bahadur Shah’s Kingdom of Delhi, 1837-1862 by Peter Penner.