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Papers of the Bombay Club

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 78

Scope and Contents

Volumes of minutes, complaints and suggestions, with related correspondence and other papers.


  • Creation: 1867 - 1977

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Biographical / Historical

The Bombay Club was formed in 1862, replacing the Indian Navy Club, which closed on the dissolution of the Indian Navy. The Club met until 1959, when it closed as a result of changing social circumstances and the effects of prohibition.


.02 cubic metre(s) (2 volumes) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 22 V

Other Finding Aids

MSS Addenda, vol. I.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volumes were the only records that could be found by the last President, C.R. Sharp, at the dissolution of the Club. He handed them to Mr G.P. Brownie, who presented the volumes to the R.C.S. in December 1977.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Bombay Club

Includes index.


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