Bangladesh liberation war

Scope and Content

Box file labelled "Pakistan / Bangladesh Sundries correspondence with subordinate staff" includes loose papers regarding;

  • Photocopy of personal experiences during the Bangladesh liberation war 1971;
  • File labelled "HPC Bangladesh and Pakistan reports" includes a full report to the board on the damage caused to the tea estates by the hostilities 1972;
  • Loose papers compromising of correspondence and live situation reports during 1971. Items show companies' efforts to maintain pay for displaced workers. James Finlay documents working with the British Government and Embassy to evacuate British / European nationals. Reports on the local political situation and updates on refugees 1970-1972.

Access Information

30 year closure period on all records. Data Protection Act restrictions for any records containing personal information.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents. Applications for permission to publish should be submitted sent to the University Archivist; any work intended for publication may require advance approval by Finlays, Archives & Special Collections staff will advise.

Related Material

Alterations to Pakistan and Bangladesh agency agreements GB 248 UGD 091/1/1/2;

The Baraoora (Sylhet) Tea Co Ltd GB 248 UGD 091/36.