Papers of Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes, including correspondence and papers relating to the Nushki railway, 1899-1922; the Council of India, 1905-13; and the Burma railway, 1902-4.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes (1853-1940) was an Indian civil servant. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1940.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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