India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 150
Overview: The papers primarily document the administration of the debt-burdened estate of Auchinleck after the death of Sir Alexander Boswell in 1822. They include business and legal correspondence; accounts, receipts, valuations and other estate records; the process of the settlement of Sir Alexander Boswell's heritable estate; and other financial and personal papers.The papers also contain material pertaining to the related family of Douglas of Garallan, including land records, financial papers,...
Dates: 1634-1960, bulk 1822-1857
Call Number: MS 925
Overview: Reports of agents of the East India Company in Mahi Kantha in Gujarat (western India) and dispatches from East India officials in Bombay sent to London. The reports provide a history of the Mahi Kantha before 1821 and describe political events there through 1839. The documents are all copies.
Dates: 1821-1853, bulk 1821-1839
James Forbes archive: A voyage from England to Bombay with descriptions in Asia, Africa, and South America
Call Number: MSS 66
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises thirteen manuscript volumes, each of which contains numerous illustrations as well as transcriptions of letters originally composed while Forbes was in India, with a particular concentration on the natural history of India. The manuscript was finished in 1800, although most of the drawings are those done at the time of the voyage, circa 1765-1776. Volume 1 includes a presentation page, dated 11 April 1800, in which Forbes gives the set to his daughter, Elizabeth Rosée...
Dates: circa 1765-1800
Call Number: MS 345
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, writings, photographs, scrapbooks, research materials, and miscellanea documenting the personal life and literary career of Katherine Mayo, an author of several historical and investigative articles, essays, and books from 1896 to 1940. Correspondence files document the detailed literary research Mayo conducted and the strong public reaction generated by her writings. This is particularly true for such works as Justice to All (1917),...
Dates: 1835-1968, bulk 1918-1940
Call Number: Osborn c467
Overview: The papers document aspects of the life and career of Norton Nicholls, especially his Grand Tour (1770-1773), his friendships, and his family relationships. Major correspondents include Jane Floyer Nicholls, Karl von Bonstetten, Thomas Gray, John Minifie, and Thomas David Boswell.