Private Record Acquisition
The Private Archives collection in the U.P. State Archives Lucknow consists of documents, manuscripts and rare printed books. The collection is related to medieval Indian History, World Religion, Philosophy, Persian and Urdu literature, Mysticism and Culture.
The documents are in Persian, Urdu and English. These documents form some of the primary sources for Indian history. Majority of documents consist of Parwanas, Bai-namas, Rihanamas and form a rich source of information on the socio economic aspect of Medieval Indian history and provide ample material for scholars working on related topics.
Some documents are also related to the post independence period and contain correspondence of political personalities of India.
||Approximately 3070 documents such as private papers, rare books, typed scripts, newspaper clippings, microfilms etc.
||Early 17th century to 20th century
||Printed Books, Old Printed Papers, and others.
|Hand written epics
|News paper clippings
|Nishan of Prince Khurram
|Important Papers related to freedom movement|
|Chauri-Chaura Case-1922 session court decision copy|
|Letter of Chandra Shekhar Azad-1922|
|Letters of Roshan Singh -1927|
|Letters of Sachindra Nath Sanyal -1916-1940|
|Letters of Pt. Raj Narayan Misra -1942-44|
|Printed copy of Bhagwad Gita written in Sanskrit & Urdu, 1930|
|Nishan of Prince Khurram -18 Ry (early 17th century)|
|Photograph of Raja Mahendra Pratap|
|Photograph of Raj Narayan|
|The Historical record of the Imperial visit to India.-1911|
Detail of Private Records