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Microfilm No. 4

Given by Sir Eric Studd

Series of letters and journals in 9 volumes

  1. Letters written to his mother describing the preparations for the King’s visit in 1911, and a long letter describing the Durbar on 12 December 1911
  2. Letter from A.D. Hickley also describing the Durbar with comments on the formation of new provinces and capitals announced in the King’s speech.
  3. The Nepal shoot, 12-25 November 1924. Describes other members of the party and gives details of the shoot.
  4. Visit to Nepal, November 1925. Description of journey to Khatmandu, the Nepal valley, Khatmandu and other towns visited, and return journey to Calcutta.
  5. Masonic tour of India 1927-28. Journal and details of places visited and functions and entertainments given for the deputation.
  6. Grand Lodge Deputation Journal 1927-28. Journal of the tour giving places and dates.
  7. Shooting trip to Berar, Christmas 1928. Description of journey by train and car, and details of the shoot.
  8. Dooars shooting trip, February 1929. Inspections of new tea gardens and the details of the shooting party and the game shot.
  9. Apalchand shoot, April 1929. Journey to Jalpaiguri, inspection of tea gardens and description of the shoot and animals killed.
  10. Walking tour through Sikkim September-October 1930. Description of the scenery, plants and flowers, and their day-to-day journeys.