Lorimer-Carter Papers

Scope and Content

The Series contains correspondence and notes by David Lockhart Robinson Lorimer to aid Roland Carter on a tour of the Gilgit region in 1946. There are also some notes that Carter made to try to answer Lorimer's queries and letters from "local notables" in Urdu. There is a further letter from Carter to Miss Nielsen, Royal Asiatic Society, to send the material for its Collections.


The series was divided into sub-series thus:

  • LOR/2/1 - Correspondence
  • LOR/2/2 - Manuscripts

Acquisition Information

The Lorimer-Carter Papers were sent to Miss Nielsen, Royal Asiatic Society, in January 1967 by Roland Carter.

Custodial History

The Lorimer-Carter Papers were in the possession of Roland Carter before accession to the Royal Asiatic Society.

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