International Fund for the Archaeological Exploration of India

Scope and Content

Material Concerned with the International Fund for the Archaeological Exploration of India. These are:

  • List of the Executive Committees in the represented countries of the International Fund for the Archaeological Exploration of India and a letter from Lord Reay, President, International Fund for the Archaeological Exploration of India, to set forward a scheme for raising funds for archaeological work in India and to seek approval for such a scheme. Printed material, 2 copies, letter dated February 1901.
  • "Memorandum" concerning the Government of India's proposal for decentralising various Government departments and how that could affect Archaeology. Printed, undated [c.1902].

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The material is part of the institutional records of the Society from its dealings with other Societies.

Archivist's Note

The papers were catalogued by Nancy Charley, RAS Archivist, in 2019.

Conditions Governing Use

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Custodial History

These papers were received by the Royal Asiatic Society in the course of its business.