17th-19th century

The wonderfully rich and diverse South Asian manuscript collections of the National Library of Scotland are extremely varied, ranging from the papers of key East India Company representatives and colonial officials to records of daily life in Agra, Bombay, Lahore, and Madras. This collection weaves the story of India and Empire through the writings of Governor-Generals, Commander-in-Chiefs, Indian Princes, soldiers, traders, missionaries, explorers, historians, and so on.

Database Type: Archival Collections, Image Collection Interface Language: English Materials Language: English Subject: Global & International Studies, History (World), South Asian Studies Broad Category: Area Studies, Social Sciences