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Private letters from LSA to the Viceroy of India, 1940-05 - 1940-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/22

Scope and Contents

Printed copies of letters from LSA to 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] on subjects including: the war situation; aircraft and munitions production; the constitutional problem; Indian defence; talks with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League] and Mohandas Gandhi; dealings with the Indian Congress; the imprisonment of Jawaharlal Nehru; the appointment of General Sir Claude Auchinleck [as Commander-in-Chief, India].


  • 1940-05 - 1940-12

Conditions Governing Access

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


1 volume(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 322

Existence and Location of Copies

See also the records of the India Office

Related Materials

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

Finding aid date

2004-10-20 14:21:50.483000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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

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