In 1944 the Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal sent letters to the Government of India and Government of Bengal concerning the post-war reconstruction of the cultural life of India. Within this they also sought support of British Institutions. The material in this series is:
- Letter from K Nag, General Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal, to the Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society, to ask for the Society's support in their approach to the Governments of India and Bengal on the cultural reconstruction of India. Typed, dated 31 December 1944.
- Letter from K Nag, General Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal, to the Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society, to send part II of the pamphlet concerning the Society's proposals in connection with post-war reconstruction, Typed, dated 10 February 1945. The printed pamphlet "Proposals made by the Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal in connection with Cultural Reconstruction, Part II".
- Letter from Richard Burn to Richard Winstedt concerning the proposals for cultural reconstruction, Handwritten, dated 8 April 1945. With the letter are 18 pages of handwritten notes expanding his opinions.
- "Proposals of R.A.S. Bengal for Cultural Reconstruction in India Part II". 4 pages of handwritten notes on the proposals.
- Letter from Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society, to the General Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal, to inform him of the Council's general agreement with the proposals. If the Governments of India and Bengal request the views of the Society they will endeavour to express support. Typed, dated April 1945.
- "Cultural Relations between India and the United Kingdom" - note by the Royal Society to call an informal conference at the Society's rooms on 24 July 1945 regarding cultural relations. With the letter is an agenda for the meeting and a note prepared by Mr Justice Bigley on matters for consideration at the conference, a Copy of the Minutes of the meeting of the Special Council of the Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal for 24 March 1945 and Notes by Mr Justice Bigley relating to Cultural Relations. Typed, 6 pages.
- "Copy of a letter from Sir Cyril Norwood, President of St John's College, Oxford, to the Secretary of the Royal Society, dated 3 July 1945" in which he expresses his opinions concerning Cultural Relations with India, as he will be unable to attend the forthcoming meeting. Typed, 2 pages.
- Handwritten notes on the approach by the Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal to the Government of India. 3 pages, undated.