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Collection Level Description: Papers of Harihar Das

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. c. 341-2
Title: Papers of Harihar Das
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content

Typescript account of the embassy of Sir William Norris to the court of the Emperor Aurangzib in 1698-1702, by Harihar Das.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by the Rhodes Trustees in 1956.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39975-6.

Access Points

Aurangzeb | 1618-1707 | Emperor of India

Das | Harihar | fl 1900-1999

Norris | Sir | William | 1657-1702 | Knight and British Envoy to India


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