Material on Indefinite Loan to the British Museum

Scope and Content

Correspondence, insurance quotes, and indemnity certificates concerning the permanent loan of material to the British Museum. This material consists of:

  • The commemorative inscription of the Ananta-Vasudeva temple at Bhuvanesvar, dated 1278 A.D.
  • Three Ujjain copper-plate grants of the rulers of Malwa.
  • The Taxila Plate of Patika.
  • Other stone inscriptions
These items were already at the British Museum before the first letter dated 6 June 1967 and have remained there. The correspondence includes some to confirm that the material is still with the British Museum. Much of the correspondence are photocopies of original letters. 67 items.