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Joseph Stephens' Archive

Joseph Stephens' Archive

(Archive)
Collector Stephens, Joseph Samuel Frithiof, 1841-1934
Alternative title Husebyarkiven, Joseph Stephens arkiv
Period 1860-1869
Extent 2 shelf meters, 19 volumes
Format Non digital
Language English
Archive institution Linnaeus University LibraryBox 451
351 06 Växjö
Placement
University Library, Växjö

Content

The archives hold a substantial and unique collection of material, 19 volumes or approximately 2 running metres, which relates to the time Joseph Stephens spent in India as a constructor at the building of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway (G.I.P.R.) in the 1860s. Apparently, it is largely intact and contains railway contracts, pay sheets for Indian workers, and correspondence (even outgoing letter copies are preserved). Some of the material is written in Hindi (contracts and accounts).

Document type

  • Diaries
  • Drawing/painting
  • Financial documents
  • Letter (including drafts)
  • Print

Subject, topics

  • Great Indian Peninsula Railway
  • G.I.P.R.
  • 1860s
  • (lcsh)

Subject, geographic

  • Indian Peninsula
  • India

External links

Identifiers (general)

  • urn:nbn:se:alvin:portal:record-104098 (nbn)
  • Identifiers (local)

  • alvin-record:104098 (alvin)
  • Licensing of the work

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