Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC40/1/1-52
TitleOfficial papers of the Joint Select Committee upon the Government of India
Extentapprox. 56 items
DescriptionPrinted, typescript and manuscript memoranda, notes and correspondence; may contain copy correspondence and drafts; of the Joint Select Committee upon the Government of India, relating to Indian affairs, 1933-1934
Correspondents: Samuel [John Gurney] Hoare [1st Viscount Templewood of Chelsea; Secretary of State for India, 1931-1935], Sir John Anderson, Linlithgow, Rankeillour, Sir Munmohundas Ramji, Edward Cadogan, Derby, [Lawrence John Lumley Dundas] [2nd Marquess of Zetland, Earl of Ronaldshay; Secretary of State for India, 1935-1940], S. F. Stewart, [Charles Hardinge] [1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst; various political offices], Lord Eustace Percy, Austen Chamberlain and others
Includes: /1-/4, [24], [27], /33, /48-/52 Typescript correspondence [including drafts] of Hoare and Chamberlain relating to Chamberlain's acceptance of place on India Committee, White Paper, etc, 1933-1934; /5-/9, /17 Typescript correspondence of Anderson and Chamberlain, relating to Bengal, etc, 1933; /11 Printed Memorandum submitted by the British Indian Association of the Taluqdars of Oudh, [1933]; /12-/16, /21, /35 Manuscript and typescript correspondence between Linlithgow and Chamberlain, relating to India Committee, method of election to Central Legislature, etc, 1933-1934; /22-/23 Printed letter and 'Statement on the White Paper' from Munmohundas Ramji to Chamberlain, 1933; /25, /28a-/28b, /44a Typescript memoranda and notes on Indian Constitutional Reform, methods of election to the British Indian side of the Federal Legislature, etc, [1933]-1934; /41Typescript memorandum by Chamberlain, relating to conversation with Hoare and Halifax, 1934
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/13a is in addition to /13; /28a and /28b are in addition to /28; /44a is in addition to /44; /24 appears to be missing pages and is a draft copy of [27]; /31, /32, /39, /40, /42, /43 are detached or becoming detached from mountings


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