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A guide to materials relating to India at the British Library Western Manuscripts Collections

Dorota Walker’s guide to India-related material in the British Library (non IOR) manuscript collections (as detailed in FIBIS Journal 27) is now available online as a searchable pdf.

The index, called ‘A guide to materials relating to India at the British Library Western Manuscripts Collections’ can be downloaded from the following link:

http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelpregion/asia/india/indiaofficerecordsfamilyhistory/familyresearch.html

The pdf is listed on the right-hand column of the page, under the heading ‘PDF Files’.

The main guide is in chronological order. Use the comprehensive indexes to locate material:

  • Name index – begins on p723 of the document (also numbered Index page 1)
  • Place index – p846 (p124 of the index section)
  • Subject index – p893 (p171)

Users may find the search function useful (either the binoculars icon on the left hand side of the screen or ctrl+F).

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