Datta, Surendra Kumar
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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.
Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by his son, Professor S Prakesh Datta
CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
Scope and content/abstract: Includes correspondence and papers concerning the YMCA 1919 - 32; the Indian YMCA 1923 -37; Datta's notes on the YMCA in China and Japan 1930-31; correspondence and papers concerning Indian politics and constitutional reform 1927 - 1942; papers concerning education and Datta's work as Principal of Forman College; miscellaneous correspondence and papers 1908-1942 and family papers 1885 - 1953
System of arrangement: see catalogue
ACCESS AND USE
Language: English and
Conditions governing access: Access unrestricted
Conditions governing reproduction:
Finding aids: Detailed catalogue available.
Date(s) of descriptions: Adapted for Mundus 2004