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Papers, mainly printed but with many manuscript annotations and markings, relating to the Round Table Conference, 1931-2, n.d.

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 542

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Includes:
  1. (fol.2) papers circulated by Sankey to members of the Federal Structure Committee, September 1931
  2. (fols. 19, 77, 182) papers circulated for the use of the Cabinet, 1931
  3. (fol. 37) answers compiled by Sankey to a questionaire on Indian constitutional problems, July 1931
  4. (fol. 48) notes on possible safeguards in an Indian constitution, July 1931
  5. (fol. 51) a note on "Sonder-Rechte" and their place in a federal constitution, n.d.
  6. (fol. 56) reports of sub-committees of the conference, comparing them with recommendations contained in the Indian Statutory Commission's Report, Government of India and Provincial Governments' despatches and the Nehru Report
  7. (fol. 67) statement issued by the Government of India on the conversations between the Governor-General of India and Gandhi
  8. (fol. 69) list compiled by Sankey of constitutional questions still to be dealt with by the Round Table Conference, June 1931
  9. (fol. 72) list of heads to be provided for in a Government of India Bill
  10. (fol. 77) a sketch act of Parliament, embodying the recommendations of the Federal Structure Committee, July 1931
  11. (fol. 108) a provisional sketch constitution, providing for "provincial autonomy," April, 1932
  12. (fol. 132) questiomaire circulated by Sankey to the British members of the Federal Structure Committee
  13. (fol. 169) memorandum by sir Samuel Findlater Stewart of the India Office on certain financial provisions in an Indian constitution, July 1931
  14. (fol. 178) papers circulated by Sankey to British members of the Federal Structure Committee on the committee's agenda, July 1931
  15. (fol. 182) two cabinet papers on the communal problem in India, March 1932.

Dates

  • 1931-2, n.d.

Extent

188 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. hist. c. 542

Arrangement

They are kept as arranged by Sankey, whose indexes to them are at folios 1 and 55.

Repository Details

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