Archive / Papers / Stephens Papers: Boxes 19-21


I.M. Stephens. Deputy Director, Bureau of Public Information, Govt. of India 1930-32; Director, 1932-37; Assistant Editor, Statesman of Calcutta 1937; Editor 1942-51; Fellow, King’s College, Cambridge 1952-58; Historian, Pakistan Government 1957-60.

Collection of leaflets, pamphlets, booklets, periodicals etc. notable amongst which are:

  • Government of the Punjab, Lahore, publications describing the Sikh “plan” for the massacre of Muslims in 1947:- Nos. 42, 55, 61, 68, 69.
  • Pamphlets on the Sikh role in 1947 massacres and continuing communal strife:- Nos. 8, 9, 10, 16.
  • The Kashmir dispute:- Nos. 11, 12, 14, 51, 52.
  • The Sikh religion:- Nos. 1, 3-7, 28, 32, 63, 64.

A complete list of these pamphlets is shown below:-

Box 19

  1. Guru Nanak’s Religion – 1952
  2. Pakistan – Basic Facts – 1960
  3. A Brief Account of The Sikhs, by Ganda Singh (4th impression) – 1971
  4. The Sikh Religion – An Outline Of Its Doctrines, by Teja Singh – 1935
  5. Caste and Untouchability in Sikhism, by Jodh Singh – 1936
  6. The Twelve Months by Guru Nanak, by Fukhari Chhant; and The Parable of Sajjan, the Hypocrite, by S. Gurbachan Singh
  7. Why Keshas? (Human Hair) – An Answer, by Tejinder Singh – 1965
  8. The New Nazis, by Syed Azhar Husain Zaidi – (1948 ?)
  9. Tragedy of Calcutta – 1950
  10. The Tragedy of Delhi (Through Neutral Eyes), by D.M. Malik – 1948
  11. Kashmir in Maps – 1951
  12. Through Pakistan and Afghanistan (Oct. – Nov.1948) – a series of articles by M. Philips Price (Reprinted from The Manchester Guardian)
  13. The Indian Academic Profession: the Origins of a Tradition of Subordination, by Irene A. Gilbert – 1972
  14. Kashmir Documents – 1962
  15. Letters of Iqbal to Jinnah – 1944
  16. Chaos or Stability – a Dialogue on Intercommunal Relations in the South Asian Subcontinent, by Matiur Rahman – 1981
  17. Colonel Unni Nayar – Commemorative Volume – 1951
  18. Holt Mackenzie – The Forgotten Man, by P. Spear {now in Box 20, item 13a/b}
  19. Reflections on the Transfer of Power and Jawaharlal Nehru, by Earl Mountbatten of Burma – 1968
  20. A Message of Peace, by Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
  21. Life and Work of Hazrat Mizra Bashir-Ud-Din Mahmud Ahmad, by Mohammad Zafrulla Khan
  22. The Message of Ahmadiyyat (a lecture), by Mohammad Zafrulla Khan
  23. Why I Believe in Islam (a broadcast), by Mirza Bashir-Ud Din Mahmud Ahmad – 1942
  24. What Distinguishes Ahmedees from Non-Ahmedees, by M. Sher Ali – 1917
  25. An Outline of the Ahmadiyya Community, by R.A. Arshed
  26. Sind Club 1871-1971
  27. The Pathans, by Ghani Khan – 1947
  28. The Heritage of The Golden Temple, by Harbans Singh – 1967

Box 20

  1. Durand Line [International Frontier Between Pakistan and Afghanistan]
  2. “Operation Clean-up”, by Lt. Gen. Azam Khan
  3. “The Key” to “The Munshi”, by M.A. Khan Haidari
  4. The Song of Nanak, translated by Dr. Gopal Singh
  5. Jahawarlal Nehru – The Struggle for Independence, by The Right Honourable Lord Butler
  6. Pakistan at the Crossroads, by Lt. Gen. Azam Khan
  7. (a) “I am a Pakistani”, and (b) “Pakistan’s Pakhtuns”, letters from Phillips Talbot
  8. Durand Line [follow-up to item 29]
  9. Pakistan and the Commonwealth, by K. Sarwar Hasan
  10. Four Talks on Pakistan, by Lionel Fielden, broadcast in ‘The Third Programme of the B.B.C.’
  11. New Horizon, by the Peshawar Tribal Publicity Organisation
  12. The New World Order of Islam, by Mirza Bashir-Ud-Din Mahmud Ahmad
  13. A Present to His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, a welcome to India from the Ahmadiyya Community
  14. Intelligence Reports concerning the Tribal Repercussions to the Events in the Punjab, Kashmir and India
  15. Action and Relationship, by J. Krishnamurti
  16. The Role of Islam in the Modern National State, by E.I.J. Rosenthal
  17. Belief and Islam, by Halid-i Baghdadi
  18. The Political Economy of the Bangladesh Crisis, by Mary Kaldor and Javed Ansari

Box 21

  1. Abu Taher’s Last Testament – Bangladesh: The Unfinished Revolution, by Lawrence Lifschultz
  2. My Struggle Against Dictatorship, by Lt. Gen. Azam Khan
  3. National Geographic, vol.123, no.5, May 1963
  4. The National Geographic Magazine, vol.CIV, no.4, October 1953
  5. New Kashmir – Constitution and Outline Economic Plan…
  6. World Opinion on Kashmir
  7. A Biography of The Hon. Sir Ebrahim Haroon Jaffer, by Munshi Abdus Subhan
  8. International Tributes to Mr. Ahmed E.H. Jaffer
  9. Kashmir Before Accession
  10. Pakistan’s External Relations, by G.W. Choudhury and Parvez Hasan
  11. The Strategic Interests of Pakistan, by K. Sarwar Hasan
  12. Report of the University of Peshawar for the Year 1965, by Mohammad Ali
  13. Pathans – The People of Pakistan Series, no.1
  14. Armed Forces of Pakistan
  15. The Sikhs in Action
  16. Races of Afghanistan
  17. Sikhism and its Impact on Indian Society, by Hazara Singh
  18. Guru Nanak – Founder of the Sikh Faith – A Sketch of His Teachings, by Gurbachan Singh ‘Talib’
  19. The Marquess of Zetland, 1876-1961, by Sir Gilbert Laithwaite
  20. Historic Delhi, by Humphry Bullock
  21. A Brief Report on the Working of the University of Peshawar during 1961/62 to 1964/65
  22. RSSS (Rashtriya Swayam Sewak Sangh) in the Punjab
  23. Note on The Sikh Plan