Comments on the management of the tea estates owned by James Finlay and Company in the High Range of Travancore.
Interview with Walter Smith Sutherland Mackay [sound recording]
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- ReferenceGB 102 OA4/24
- Former ReferenceGB 102 OA2/166/1-4
- Dates of Creation16 June 1984
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 sound casettes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Walter Smith Sutherland Mackay - Employed by James Finlay & Co. in the management of tea estates in the High Range of Travancore of which Finlay were the Managing Agent. Assistant Manager 1924-32, Manager 1932-46, Assistant General Manager 1946-57.
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Copyright held by British Library
Recorded as part of the ’Memories of the British in India’ project by India Office Library & Records [subsequently the Oriental and India Office Collection, British Library]. This recording was previously held at SOAS Library as part of the 'British in India Oral Archive Project' collection [Reference OA2], removed from this collection in August 2014 to reflect the recording’s alternative provenance as part of the ‘Memories of the British in India’ project.
Location of Originals
Original sound recording of interview available at British Library Listening & Viewing Service [Reference: C63/116-121]