Datta, Surendra Kumar


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0059 PP MS 78
Held at: British Library, Asia Pacific and Africa Collections, India Office Private Papers
Domain: archival
Title: Datta, Surendra Kumar
Date(s) of contents: 1884-1953
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 93 items

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s):

Administrative/Biographical history: Surendra Kumar Datta was born in 1878. He was lecturer in history and biology 1909-1914, and Principal 1932-1942 at Forman Christian College. He became YMCA national secretary for India, Burma and Ceylon 1919-27 and continued to be active in international YMCA afterwards. He represented Indian Christians in the Indian Legislative Assembly from 1924 to 1926 and at the Round Table Conference in 1931.

Custodial history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by his son, Professor S Prakesh Datta

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope and content/abstract: Papers include family papers

System of arrangement: see catalogue

ACCESS AND USE

Language: English and

Conditions governing access: Open

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: Catalogued

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: Adapted for Mundus 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects

Personal names
Datta | Surendra Kumar | 1878-1942 | academic and leading Indian Christian

Corporate names

Places
South Asia