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Papers and photographs of Reginald Pringle

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 75

Scope and Contents

A wide range of papers relating to Pringle's time in India and photographs taken in India and other countries.


  • Creation: 1900 - 1980

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Biographical / Historical

Reginald J. Pringle (1910-1980) was educated at Edinburgh House, Felsted School in Essex and Emmanuel College, Cambridge. On leaving Cambridge he joined the Indian Civil Service, and in 1933 went to Bengal as Assistant Magistrate. He was successively Joint Magistrate; Assistant Private Secretary to the Governor of Bengal; Under Secretary, Commerce Department, Government of India; Deputy Secretary; Secretary to the Central Board of Revenue; Deputy Secretary, Finance Department, Government of India; Special Officer and Deputy Secretary, Government of Bengal; Collector of Central Excise, Madras; Chief Controller of Imports to the Government of India; and Joint Secretary to the Ministry of Commerce.


.01 cubic metre(s) (1 archive box) : paper/photograph

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Anne Denise Ellis, daughter of R.J. Pringle.


This collection level description was created by RAS.


Pringle, Reginald J, 1910-1980

Includes index.
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