Archer, William George (MS 10-11)

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Born 1907; read history, Emmanuel College, Cambridge; Indian Civil Service, 1930; Deputy Commissioner of the Santal Parganas, 1942-1946; editor of Man in India, 1942-1949; Keeper of the Indian section of the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1949; Royal Asiatic Society’s Burton Memorial Medal, 1978; died, 1979.

Two copies of ‘Civil justice in tribal India, with special reference to the Santal Parganas’, by William George Archer, [c. 1946].

70 leaves. 33 x 21 cm. Typescript; handwritten title-page and corrections. White paper boards with purple design, black cloth spine and corners.