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Finding Aid to the South Asians in North America Collection, 1899-1974
BANC MSS 2002/78 cz  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: South Asians in North America collection
    Date (inclusive): 1899-1974
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 2002/78 cz
    Extent: Number of containers: 20 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversize folder unit B. Copies of Boxes 13-20 : 4 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 3215 [Boxes 13-14]; 3216 [Boxes 15-16]; 3217 [Boxes 17-18]; 3218 [Boxes 19-20]). Linear feet: approximately 8.
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
    Phone: (510) 642-6481
    Fax: (510) 642-7589
    Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
    URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
    Abstract: Documents of the pro-Indian independence political group, Hindustan Gadar Party, headquartered in Calif. in the early 20th century, and other pro-Indian independence materials.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English, Bengali, Hindi, Panjabi and Urdu.
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    RESTRICTED ORIGINALS: BOXES 13-20. USE MICROFILM COPY ONLY WITH CALL NUMBER BANC FILM 2950. Use of originals only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94720-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html .
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], South Asians in North America Collection, BANC MSS 2002/78 cz, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Alternate Forms Available

    Boxes 13-20 available as microfilm (BANC FILM 2950).

    Separated Material

    Photoprints and negatives have been transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2002.183).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Hindustan Gadar Party--History
    Khalsa Dewan Society--History
    Ghadr movement--History
    East Indians--California--History
    East Indians--United States--History
    East Indians--Canada--History
    Revolutionaries--India
    Nationalism--India
    East Indians--United States--Politics and government
    East Indians--Canada--Politics and government
    India--Politics and government--1857-1919
    Singh, Khushwant
    Hindustan Gadar Party
    Khalsa Dewan Society

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The South Asians in North America Collection was transferred to The Bancroft Library from the South/Southeast Asia Library Service (SSEALS), 2002 Feb. 27.

    Accruals

    No additions are expected.

    System of Arrangement

    Arranged to the folder level.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Bancroft Library staff.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Documents of the pro-Indian independence political group, Hindustan Gadar Party, headquartered in Calif. in the early 20th century, and other pro-Indian independence materials. Includes newspapers, pamphlets, correspondence, photographs, interviews on cassette tapes with transcripts, posters, handbills, magazine articles (original and photocopies), lectures, theses, bibliographies and revolutionary poems.