Interview with Helen Baldwin [sound recording]

Scope and Content

Helen Baldwin interviewesd about her time as armed forces welfare officer in Lahore, 1945-47.

Administrative / Biographical History

Helen Baldwin (née Pratt) was from Kent, England. She was an armed forces welfare officer in Lahore between 1945 and 1947. She lived in Madras between 1950 and 1970.

Access Information

MP3 audio file can be accessed on CD-R in Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library. Users must bring their own headphones and computer to consult material.


Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

The recording is available for consultation without restriction, and short extracts (up to 200 words) can be published with an appropriate acknowledgement. Any publication of longer extracts or use of interviews for broadcast requires the prior written permission of Andrew Whitehead

Copyright held by Andrew Whitehead

Custodial History

Interview by Andrew Whitehead at Helen Baldwin's home, Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Related Material

Transcript with notes compiled by Andrew Whitehead available at SOAS Library. Reference: OA3/02/03


Research for the publication: Andrew Whitehead, 'A Mission in Kashmir' (Viking Penguin, 2007)