Minutes of meetings of the Calcutta Vernacular Literature Committee, 7 January 1851 - 23 March 1860, 131 folios. The following signatures occur: J.R. Colvin, M. Wylie, W. Seton-Karr, J. Long, R.B. Chapman, W. Kay and H. Woodrow. Some of the concluding portion is in the hand of E.B. Cowell.
Calcutta Vernacular Literature Society: Minutes
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- Dates of Creation1851-1860
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- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Calcutta Vernacular Literature Society produced magazines and translations in Indian vernacular languages of books such as Robinson Crusoe.
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Presented by the executors of Professor E.B. Cowell, 1903.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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