Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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
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.
Printed copies of letters from LSA to 1st Lord Wavell (and to Sir [David] John Colville, Acting Viceroy [later 1st Lord Clydesmuir]) on subjects including: the constitution and the India Committee; Governorships; the General Election and the effects of a new Government.
Printed copies of letters from 1st Lord Wavell to LSA, with minutes of the Governors' Conference, on subjects including: conditions in Bengal; the food situation; post-war reconstruction; Wavell's Council, particularly the Finance Membership; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], the Indian Congress and Mohandas Gandhi, particularly on Gandhi's health and talks between him and Jinnah; a trade dispute with South Africa.
Printed copies of letters from 1st Lord Wavell (and Sir [David] John Colville, Acting Viceroy [later 1st Lord Clydesmuir]) to LSA on subjects including: the trade dispute between India and South Africa; progress on the constitution; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League] and the Indian Congress; Bengal; the food situation.