Papers of the 4th Earl of Minto concerning the Home Department of the Government of India. Edit


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  • 1898-1913, undated. (Creation)


  • 221 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    221 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows. (i) Papers relating to the 4th Earl of Minto's refusal to sign the Punjab colonisation bill, 1906-1907, with a memorandum for Lord Morley on legislation required for the Punjab Canal Colonies, 1910 (folio 1); (ii) Memoranda concerning legal training for junior members of the Indian Civil Service, 1907, and universal primary education in India, 1910, and a report on the work of the Indian Students' Department in London, 1913 (folio 18); (iii) Papers concerning relations between Indian dignitaries and local political officers, 1907, 1909 (folio 114); (iv) Notes on Indian gentlemen granted interviews with the 4th Earl, 1905-1910 (folio 118); (v) Note on the administration of Bikaner, 1898-1899 (folio 47); (vi) Memoranda by the 4th Earl on his reasons for releasing political deportees, 1910 (folio 172); (vii) Memorandum, undated, on the conferment of British protection on the Cis-Sutlej states (Patiala, Jind, and Kaithal) in 1809 (folio 189); (viii) Memorandum, undated, on a proposed Industrial Institute for Women (folio 189); (ix) List of principal officials in India, 1910 (folio 191).