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Private correspondence between LSA and Field Marshal 1st Lord Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, India, 1941-43, Viceroy and Governor-General of India, 1943-47], 1941-03 - 1949-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/13

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Wavell's talks with Liaquat Ali Khan [Prime Minister of Pakistan] and Shri Jawaharlal Nehru [Prime Minister of India]; the unhelpful bitterness of Winston Churchill's attitude towards India; Indian service pensions; the formation of India's coalition Government; attempts to form an interim Government; a proposed expedition to Mount Everest; air power in the South East Asia campaign.

Other correspondents include: G M Trevelyan.

Dates

  • 1941-03 - 1949-07

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Extent

1 file(s)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

Box 324

Existence and Location of Copies

See also the records of the India Office http://www.bl.uk/collections/orientaloffice.html and edited versions of letters and telegrams between LSA and the Viceroy in "The Transfer of Power, 1942-7, edited by Nicholas Mansergh.

Related Materials

See also AMEL 1/6 for LSA's official India Office papers.

Finding aid date

2004-10-12 15:06:35.437000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Contact:
Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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