Archive of Sir Louis Stuart
The papers cover almost solely the period from 1922 to 1949, with the greater part of the collection relating to Stuart's work in England, after his retirement, in connection with questions of Indian government and politics and the defence of the interests of former Indian civil servants. The collection includes papers of the Indian Empire Society and the India Services Pensioners' Association.
2.1 Linear metres (40 Physical Shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c 609, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. hist. c. 609-646; d. 364; e. 315-316
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12695
Archive of Sir Louis Stuart (1870-1949) Indian Civil Servant.
Biographical / Historical
Sir Louis Stuart (1870-1949) entered the Indian Civil Service in 1891, was Judicial Secretary to the Government of India, 1910-12; First Additional Judicial Commissioner, Oudh, 1914; Judicial Commissioner, Oudh, 1921; Puisne Judge, High Court, Allahabad, 1922-25; and Chief Judge of Oudh Chief Court, 1925-30. He retired in 1930, and was subsequently Hon. Secretary of the Indian Empire Society, Hon. Secretary of the India Services Pensioners' Association, and editor of the Indian Empire Review.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers came to the Bodleian Library in 1969.
- Catalogue of the archive of Sir Louis Stuart, 1910-1948
- 1975, EAD version 2017
- Language of description