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Indian Nationalist Movement in the U.S. and Canada; Social and Economic Life; Students and Education; Political Life: General Histories (includes SANA 45-309)

 

Indian Nationalist Movement in the U.S. and Canada

Box 1, Folder 1

SANA 45. Ray Gardner. "When Vancouver Turned Back the Sikhs," McClean's Magazine, pp. 63-68. (photocopy) Nov. 8 1958

Scope and Content Note

"A brief but dramatic account of the 1914 Komagata Maru incident."
Illustration: Sikhs throwing stones, p. 31.
Box 1, Folder 2

SANA 52. "The Hindu Invasion, " Colliers, 155, p. 15. (photocopy) March 26, 1910

Scope and Content Note

"An example of scare literature concerning Indian immigration into the U.S."
Illustration: Faint illustration of "Bands of Hindus" with racist caption.
Box 1, Folder 3

SANA 54. "Hindus Too Brunette to Vote Here," The Literary Digest (New York), 76, p. 13. (photocopy) March 10, 1923

Scope and Content Note

"Cites California newspaper comments on the Thind case."
Illustration: Sikh in Garden with caption "The Problem."
Box 1, Folder 4

SANA 74. Khalsa Divan Society, Vancouver British Columbia, Petition of the Khalsa Divan Society for Voting Franchise. Vancouver, B.C.: Khalsa Divan Society, 1945. 9 pp. (photocopy) January 24, 1945

Scope and Content Note

"Brief to the provincial government stating the case for voting franchise for resident Indians with a two-page survey of their population by township, age, employment, and other characteristics."
Box 1, Folder 5

SANA 94. "Some Aspects of the Komagata Maru Affair, 1914," Canadian Historical Association Annual Report, pp. 100-108. (photocopy) May 1936

Scope and Content Note

"Examines the political implications of the Canadian immigration authorities' refusal to allow Sikh passengers of the Japanese ship Komagata Maru to disembark in Vancouver harbor."
Box 1, Folder 6

SANA 108. Herman Scheffauer. "Tide of Turbans," The Forum (New York), 43, pp. 616-618. (photocopy) June 1910

Scope and Content Note

"In this sensationalist, racist piece of journalism, typical of the era, Scheffauer bemoans the fact that existing treaties did not permit a legal ban on Indian immigration."
 

Social and Economic Life

Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

SANA 146. Amdan Te Kharach Di Riport. Stockton (California): Pacific Coast Khalsa Divan Society, 22 pp. (Punjabi) [1932?]

Scope and Content Note

"Annual financial report for the Stockton Sikh Temple listing donors by name, village, and district (in India)."
(Oversize Box 20, #1)
Box 1, Folder 7

SANA 147. Amdan Te Kharach Di Riport. Stockton (California): Pacific Coast Khalsa Divan Society. 12 pp. (Punjabi) 1937

Scope and Content Note

"Financial report for 1937 showing donations given to the Sikh Temple in Stockton, California, listing expenditures and noting that $1,812 collected for the Desh Bhagat Parvar Sahaik Kameti ... had been sent to India."
(Oversize Box 20, #1)
Box 1, Folder 8

SANA 148. Articles of Incorporation of Pacific Coast Khalsa Diwan (Free Divine Communion Society, California. Department of State. Chapter No. 69371. Stockton, California: The Society. 1 p May 27, 1912

Scope and Content Note

"Objectives of the Society include fostering the Sikh religion, seeking the welfare of all Sikh and other Indian students, and ameliorating the social and religious conditions of laboring classes of all nationalities."
Box 1, Folder 9

SANA 159. Constitution and By-Laws of the Hindustanees' Welfare and Reform Society of America. Imperial, California, 8 pp. circa 1920

Scope and Content Note

"This organization was formed to guard rights of members and other Indians and to promote good relations with Americans. "Illustration: Cover has "Forget me Not" stamp in gold
Box 1, Folder 10

SANA 171. Harold S. Jacoby. "A Half-Century Appraisal of East Indians in the United States." Faculty Research Lecture, University of Pacific, Stockton. 35 pp. May 23, 1956

Scope and Content Note

"Jacoby examines the nature of the assimilation process and the way in which it has affected various groups of South Asians. He also looks at types of immigrants, periods of immigration, and geographic distribution."
Box 1, Folder 11

Harold S. Jacoby. "Why So Few East Indian? A Study in Social Renitence." Typescript. 20 pp.

 

Students and Education

Box 1, Folder 12

SANA 235. Sudhindra Bose. "American Impressions of a Hindu Student," The Forum (New York). 53, pp. 251-257. (photocopy) February 1915

Scope and Content Note

"Personal account of an Indian student, reflecting his earliest ideas on American culture and society."
 

Political Life: General Histories

Box 1, Folder 13

SANA 251. "American-Made Hindu Revolts," The Literary Digest (New York), 51, p. 56. (photocopy) July 10, 1915

Scope and Content Note

"A review of an article from a Madras (India) newspaper, New India, about conspiracy and rebellion 'against the established government of India.' Mentions a large conference of Indians held at Stockton, California."
Box 1, Folder 14

SANA 257. John Daniel Barry. Sidelights on India. Forward by Har Dayal. San Francisco: [s.n.],. 15 pp. (photocopy) 1912

Scope and Content Note

"This collection of five articles which originally appeared in the San Francisco Bulletin during June and July 1912, examines Indians' demands for a free India. Based on conversations between the author and Har Dayal on the British rule."
Box 1, Folder 15

SANA 279. Hervey de Witt Griswold. Insights into Modern Hinduism. New York: Henry Holt & Co. (photocopy of Chapter 21 only: "Har Dayal and N. Sen Gupta, Indian Revolutionaries.") 1934

Box 1, Folder 16

SANA 307. Seiichi Sakuma. The Duty of Japan Towards Asia in Her Self-Interest. Tokyo: Matsushita Press. 7 pp. (10 copies) 1916

Scope and Content Note

"This translation of a speech calling for Japan to commit itself to an Asia free of European domination also mentions India and criticizes handing patriots over to the British."
Box 1, Folder 17

SANA 309. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Majhi janmathepa (The Story of My Transportation for Life) [s.l. : s.n.] 528 pp. (Punjabi) [1968]

Scope and Content Note

"A translation of a Marathi-language autobiography, first published in 1927, vividly describing Savarkar's life as a political prisoner in the Andaman Islands and his encounters with Gadar activists sent there after their failed revolution of 1915."
 

Primary Materials Published by the Gadar Party (includes SANA 326-344)

Box 1, Folder 18

SANA 326. Angan Di Gavahi, Angrezi Raj Vich Praja De Dukh Di Kahani. (Gadar parti de pustakan dilari, no. 3). San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Press. 32 pp. (Punjabi) 1915

Scope and Content Note

"This lament on India's impoverishment under British rule uses charts and tables drawn from varied sources to discuss taxation, mortality rates due to plague, treasury surplus, military expenditures, grain exports, famine in India and grain exports during periods of famine." Similar to SANA 328.
Box 1, Folder 19

SANA 328. Ankon Ki Gavahi, Angrezi Rajy Men Praja Ke Dukh Ki Kahani-Angrezi Raporton Ki Zabani. (Gadari risala, no. 3). San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Press, 48 pp. (Hindi) [191?]

Scope and Content Note

An expanded version of SANA 326 above.
Box 1, Folder 20

SANA 329. Azadi Di Gunj. (Kitab 8). [San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party. 20 pp. (Punjabi) [193?1]

Scope and Content Note

A collection of poems inspiring the reader to be prepared for revolution.
Illustration: Photo of Giyani Teja Singh Ji on the cover.
Box 1, Folder 21

SANA 330. Azadi Di Gunj. (Kitab 11). [San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party,]. 12 pp. (Punjabi) [193?]

Scope and Content Note

"This pamphlet includes four poems which are dedicated to jailed or fallen patriots while the cover depicts the revolutionary Bhagat Singh."Illustration: Photo of Bhagat Singh on the cover.
Box 1, Folder 22

SANA 331. Azadi Di Gunj. (Kitab 12). [San Francisco. Hindustan Gadar Party]. 16 pp. (Punjabi) [193?]

Scope and Content Note

"Collection of revolutionary poems with portrait of Baba Harnam Singh Kari Sari who was hanged for his anti-British activities."
Box 1, Folder 23

SANA 332. Azadi Di Gunj. (Kitab 14). [San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party]. 4 pp. (photocopy) (Punjabi) [193?]

Scope and Content Note

"In this compilation of two cartoons and four poems, the poems call for action, unity, and revolution. One cartoon pictures a Hindu and Muslim fighting while an Englishman looks on; the other show an executioner preparing his victim."
Illustration: Two cartoons as described above.
Box 1, Folder 24

SANA 335. "A Balance Sheet of British Rule in India." Handbill, 8 3/8 x 12 in. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Office, 1 p. (photocopy) Undated

Scope and Content Note

"Lists eleven ways in which the British exploit India and Indians."
Box 1, Folder 24

SANA 339. Ram Chandra. The Balance Sheet of British Rule in India. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party,] 1 p. Handbill Undated

Scope and Content Note

"Chandra seeks to show, in this extract from Hindustan Gadar, that the 'drain theory' explains British imperial economic policy and its exploitation of India. List of Gadar publications at end."
Box 1, Folder 25

SANA 336. J. K. Basi . Khudgarazi Phasad Khare Kardi Hain. [San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party]. 16 pp. (Punjabi) [193?]

Scope and Content Note

"Basi finds selfishness to be a source of conflict among men and concludes that it is an impetus for colonialism and war. He notes with irony that this self-seeking tendency pits the subjugated against each other rather than unifying them against their exploiters."
Box 1, Folder 26

SANA 337. William Jennings Bryan. British Rule in India. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party, 14 pp. Undated

Scope and Content Note

"Bryan's harsh commentary, originally published in 1906, was used by the Gadar Party who reprinted it several times in many European languages."
Box 1, Folder 27

William Jennings Bryan. Bharatavarshe Ingrej Shasana. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party, 31 pp. (Bengali) 3 copies Undated

Scope and Content Note

Bengali translation of Folder 7, #5 (SANA 337).
Box 1, Folder 28

William Jennings Bryan. Die Britische Herrschaft in Indien. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party, 15 pp. Undated

Scope and Content Note

German translation of SANA 337.
Box 1, Folder 29

William Jennings Bryan. [Qué es la verdad?]. [s.l: s.n.]. (photocopy) Undated

Scope and Content Note

Spanish translation of SANA 337.
Box 1, Folder 30

SANA 338. Ram Chandra. The Appeal of India to the President of the United States. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar, 12 pp. [1918?]

Scope and Content Note

"A collection of 3 letters from the editor of the Hindustan Gadar to President Woodrow Wilson commending this statement that all weaker and subject nations must be independent and free. The letters seek to confirm that Wilson included India and other countries under British domination in his appeal."
Box 1, Folder 31

SANA 340. Ram Chandra. Exclusion of Hindus from America due to British Influence. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party 1916

Scope and Content Note

"This collection of newspaper items about U.S. policy on Indian immigration in 1916 suggests that U.S. policy was influenced by the British."
Box 1, Folder 32

SANA 341. Ram Chandra. India Against Britain. A Reply to Austin Chamberlain, Lord Harding, Lord Islington and Others. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party. 62 pp. [1916]

Scope and Content Note

"Chandra chose these excerpts from his previously published articles to refute statements and allegations made by loyalists to the British Raj. Includes list of Gadar publications."
Illustration: Photographs with names of hanged and imprisoned. Photograph of envelopes bearing Seal of Martial Law and opened by Censor."
Box 1, Folder 33

SANA 342. Har Dayal ,. Barabari Da Arth. [San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party]. 8 pp. (Punjabi) 3 copies [193?]

Scope and Content Note

Translation of SANA 447 'The Meaning of Equality.'
Illustration: Photo of Bhagat Singh on the front cover and photo in memory of Madan Lal Dhingra on the back cover
Box 1, Folder 34

SANA 343. Har Dayal,. Gulami Di Zaihir [Ik Tavarikhi Lekh]. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Press. 16 pp. (Punjabi) 1918

Scope and Content Note

Essay on how orthodox religion and narrow traditions in India contribute to feudalism and predispose the people to accept colonial rule. Punjabi version of SANA 343.
Box 1, Folder 35

SANA 343. Har Dayal. Gulami Ka Zehar. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Press. 16 pp. (Urdu) 1918

Scope and Content Note

Urdu version of SANA 343.
Box 1, Folder 36

SANA 344. Har Dayal. The Indian Peasant. [San Francisco]: Hindustan Gadar Party, 4 pp. (Punjabi) Undated

Scope and Content Note

"Har Dayal, in this appeal to the educated to work for the betterment of the poor, pleads that people be valued for their achievements instead of being ranked by caste or class."
 

Primary Materials Published by the Gadar Party (includes SANA 345-373)

Box 2, Folder 1

SANA 345. Har Dayal . Nim Hakim Khatara Jan, Navan Zamana, Naven Zamanen De Naven Adarshya. San Francisco: Gadar Press. 47 pp. (Punjabi) 3 copies 1914

Scope and Content Note

"This sometimes caustic essay warns Indians, especially the youth, to beware of all political, social, or religious movements that do not focus solely on winning freedom and equality for India and Indians."
Box 2, Folder 2

SANA 346. Har Dayal. Shabash. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party. 4 pp. (Urdu) (photocopy) 1913

Scope and Content Note

"On revolution and the attempted assassination of Viceroy Hardinge in Delhi, December 1912. Also known as the 'Yuganter Circular'. Background available in the Government of India, Home Department, Political A, June 1914."
Box 2, Folder 3

SANA 347. Har Dayal. "'Social Conquest of the Hindu Race' and 'Meaning of Equality'." San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party. 8 pp. Undated

Scope and Content Note

These two essays, Issued together by the Hindustan Gadar Party, detail historical and political impediments to India's political and economic progress.
Box 2, Folder 4

SANA 348. Desh Bhakti Ke Git. Preface by Ram Chandra. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Press. 32 pp. (Hindi) [1916]

Scope and Content Note

"A collection of 44 nationalist songs and verses which evoke filial concern over the plight of India and stress the need for attaining self-rule."
Box 2, Folder 5

SANA 349. Eamon de Valera. "Hindustan Atte Airlaind," Airlaind De Panchayati Raj De Pardhan Di Valera Di Sapich Atte Do Lekh: "Hindustani Lok Te Pind" Te "Kisan Atte Us Da Jivan." San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar. 16 pp. (Punjabi) [192?]

Scope and Content Note

"A translation of de Valera's speech, "India and Ireland," delivered in February 1920 at a Friends of Freedom for India dinner and emphasizing common cause, is bound with two short essays. One essay describes India's 'traditional' system of government and how it has been distorted by the British, the other the suffering of the peasants under British rule."
Box 2, Folder 6

SANA 350. "Dynamiting Women and Children in India." Handbill, 8 ½ x 11 in. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party. (photocopy) Undated

Scope and Content Note

"Urges American labor to protest Britain's bombing of Indian striking laborers and demands self-rule for India, Ireland, and Egypt."
Box 2, Folder 7

SANA 351. A Few Facts About British Rule in India. (Bulletin no. 1). San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Office, 9 pp. (photocopy) [1915]

Scope and Content Note

"This scathing indictment of British imperialism in India includes criticisms by British civil servants and political figures."
Box 2, Folder 8

SANA 352. Louis Fischer. India is America's Business, A Lecture by Louis Fischer. [San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party], 8 pp. [1943?]

Scope and Content Note

"In this speech, delivered at a Town Hall session at the Curran Theater in San Francisco, Fischer describes British oppression in India and tells how Indians yearn for freedom."
Box 2, Folders 9-14

Gadar Di Gunj, Desh Bhagatan Di Bani. (Gadar di pustakan di lari, nos. 1-2, 67). San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party. (Punjabi) (Urdu) 1914-1931

Box 2, Folder 9

[No. 1], series: Gadar di pustakan di lari, no. 1 (one copy) (Punjabi) 1914

Scope and Content Note

Illustration: Mother India on cover.
Box 2, Folder 10

No. 2, series: Gadar di pustakan di lari, no. 5 (three copies) (Punjabi) 1916

Scope and Content Note

Illustration: Mother India on title page.
Box 2, Folder 11

No. 2, (Urdu) 1916

Scope and Content Note

Illustration: Mother India on title page.
Box 2, Folder 12

No. 1, second edition, (three copies) (Punjabi) 1931

Scope and Content Note

Illustration: Flag with map of India on the cover.
Box 2, Folder 13

No. 6, second edition, (Punjabi) 1933

Scope and Content Note

Illustration: Photo of Santokh Singh
Box 2, Folder 14

No. 7, second edition 1931

Scope and Content Note

Illustration: Flag with map of India on the cover.
"A series of pamphlets of revolutionary poetry and song describing in verse India's distressed condition and the immediate need for freedom. A second edition published in 1931."
Box 2, Folder 15

SANA 355. Ed Gammons . India in Revolt: Famine and Militaristic Terrorism Force Revolution. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party, 8 pp. [1919?]

Scope and Content Note

"Gathers together news and commentary on events in India and the U.S. such as establishment of martial law in Punjab, police firing on a crowd in Amritsar, Tagore's renunciation of a knighthood after the Amritsar tragedy, Irish-Indian unity in San Francisco, and the state of deportation hearings of Indians indicted in the 1917 conspiracy trial in San Francisco."
Box 2, Folder 16

SANA 356. Ed Gammons. Invincible India. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party, 16 pp. (photocopy) [1920?]

Scope and Content Note

"This anti-British tract includes testimony about police firings in Amritsar and the Hunter Commission which was set up to investigate the incident."
Illustration: British officer on horseback surrounded by bodies of slain Indians with caption "They might have laughed at a British general!"
Box 2, Folder 17

SANA 357. Ed Gammons. The Tragedy of India. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party, 8 pp. [1919?]

Scope and Content Note

"Gammons adds a plea on behalf of Indians being deported in the aftermath of the 1917 San Francisco neutrality trial to news from India on economics, politics and education."
Illustration: Photographs of Gopal Singh, Santokh Singh, and Bhagwan Singh.
Box 2, Folder 18

SANA 358. Hamari Khaua Jangi: Is Ka Sabab Aur Ilaj. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party?, 8 pp. (Urdu) Undated

Scope and Content Note

"On economic and political conditions in India, the divisiveness of conflict among India's different religions and the need for all groups struggling for independence to cooperate."
Box 2, Folder 19

SANA 359. Hindasiyan Di Gavahi. [San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party]. Parts 2 and 3. (Punjabi) [193?]

Scope and Content Note

"Designed to tell the novice about India, this presents tables interspersed with short, didactic paragraphs on population, languages, occupations, life expectancy, daily income, education and military expenditures."
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

SANA 360. Hindustan Gadar Da Sapaishal Ailan. Poster, 13 x 19 in. San Francisco: [Hindustan Gadar Party]. (Punjabi) (Item 1 of 2) 1931

Scope and Content Note

"Denounces, in verse and prose, the execution of Rajguru, Sukhdev, and Bhagat Singh and calls on Indians to decide whether they will tolerate continuation of such brutal injustice. Photographs of the three revolutionaries. " Similar to SANA#361 below.
Illustration: Photographs of Rajguru, Sukhdev and Bhagat Singh.
Originals in Box 20, #2 (item 1 of 2)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

SANA 361. Hindustan Gadar Ki Spaishal Ailan. Poster, 11 x 17 in. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party. (Urdu) (Item 2 of 2) 1931

Scope and Content Note

"Announces the execution of revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Raj Furu, and Sukh Dev."
Illustration: Photographs of Rajguru, Sukhdev and Bhagat Singh
Originals in Box 20 (item 2 of 2)
Box 2, Folder 20

SANA 362. Hindustan Gadar Parti Da Kansatitushan. [San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party]. 8 pp. (Punjabi) (photocopy only ) [1920?]

Scope and Content Note

"The constitution of the Hindustan Gadar Party-also called the Pacific Coast Hindustani Association in the document-lists thirty-three by-laws and one amendment."
Illustration: Photograph of Bhai Kartar Singh Shahid
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

SANA 363. Hindustan Gadar Party. (Gadari ailan, no. 1). [San Francisco]: Hindustan Gadar Party. 2 pp. (Punjabi) (Urdu) Punjabi copy Missing (?) 1930

Scope and Content Note

"Inviting the fearless with good nervous systems and excellent vision to apply for training, this announces the Gadar party's decision to prepare for revolution in India by teaching Indians to fly aircraft."
(Oversize Box 20, #3)
Box 2, Folder 21

SANA 364. Hindustan Ghadar Parti Di Kansatitushan. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party. 29 pp. (Punjabi) (original and photocopy) 1928

Scope and Content Note

"A 1928 version of the Hindustan Gadar Party constitution."
Box 2, Folder 22

SANA 365. Hindustanion Ke Nam Khuli Chitthi: Hindustanion Ke Mazhabi Jhagron Ka Sabab. San Francisco: Pacific Coast Hindustani Association, 16 pp. (Urdu) Undated

Scope and Content Note

"An open letter to Indians describing the root causes of communal disorder and the need to for unity in attaining the common goal of freedom."
Callno. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

"Hind men gadar dalne ke ilzam men dhaniyon, jahazon ke kaptanon, governamint ke alchiyon, baypariyon par Farhad zulam" San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar. (Urdu) Poster 15 x 22 in. July 8, 1917

Scope and Content Note

List of 105 persons accused of trying to start revolution in India.
(Oversize Box 20, #4)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

"Hind men gadar dalne ke jurm." San Francisco, Hindustan Gadar P(ress). (Urdu) Poster 15 x 22 in. July 22, 1917

Scope and Content Note

Lists people arrested and circumstances under which some were arrested. A footnote states that the editor is also under arrest and the publication of Gadar is suspended.
(Oversize Box 20, #5 )
Box 2, Folder 23

Pyare Desh Bhagat Ji, Bande Mataram. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar,. (Punjabi) 1 p, 2 copies 1916

Scope and Content Note

A letter to the readers of "Hindustan Gadar," from the Office of the Yugantar Ashram if they regularly receive "Hindustan Gadar" and reminding readers of the patriotic duty to circulate copies among as many readers as possible.
Box 2, Folder 24

Pyare Desh Bhagat Ji, Bande Mataram. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar. (Urdu) 1 p. (Photocopy) 1916

Scope and Content Note

Urdu version of Box 2, #23
Box 2, Folder 25

SANA 367. "India's Heroes." Handbill, 5 ½ x 7 ¾ in. [San Francisco]: Hindustan Gadar 1916

Scope and Content Note

"Commemorates the '5000 Patriots' sentenced to life imprisonment during 1915 and 1916 with photographs of twelve of these men."
Illustration: Photographs of twelve imprisoned men
Box 2, Folder 26

SANA 368. "India's Martyrs. " Handbill, 5 ½ x 7 ¾ in. [San Francisco]: Hindustan Gadar 1916

Scope and Content Note

"Displays photographs of ten Gadar patriots who were hanged by the British after the 1915 attempted revolution in India."
Illustration: Photographs of 10 executed men.
Box 2, Folder 27

SANA 369. India's Voice at Last. India's Reply to British Propagandists and Christian Missionaries. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party. 18 pp. [192?]

Scope and Content Note

"Indignantly refutes stereotypic views and misconceptions about India perpetrated by the British in justification of colonial rule."
Box 2, Folder 28

SANA 370. Inqilab-i Hind: "Hindustan Men Angrezi Raj Ka Khakahl" aur "Duniya Kya Kar Rahi Hai?" ( Silsila kutb gadar, nambar 10). San Francisco: Yugantar Ashram. 32 pp. (Urdu) 3 copies 1920

Scope and Content Note

"Two essays by the editor of Hindustan Gadar on the condition of India under British rule and the need for independence."
Box 2, Folder 29

SANA 372. Frederic Mackarness. The Methods of the Indian Police in the 20th Century. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Office. 30 pp. 3 copies [1915]

Scope and Content Note

"This is a reprint of a 1910 collection of Mackarness's letters to the Nation recounting stories of police brutality and asserting that it is fostered by indifference and/or indirect support of the British colonial judiciary and administration."
Box 2, Folder 30

SANA 373. "An Open Letter to the People at Large." Handbill, 7 x 10 ½ in. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party, 2 pp. Undated

Scope and Content Note

"Anti-imperialist, anti-fascist statement with a poem on freedom by James Russell Lowell."
 

Primary Materials Published by the Gadar Party (includes SANA 374-385)

Box 3, Folder 1

SANA 374. Pahili Navambar:: Gadar Parti Da Janam Din. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Press. 32 pp. (Punjabi) (2 photocopies) [1920]

Scope and Content Note

"Commemorative pamphlet celebrating the anniversary of the Gadar Party and the first Issue of the newspaper Gadar published November 1, 1913. Includes an article from the first Issue, Gadar Party, a report on British conduct in Egypt, and a poem."
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

SANA 375. Pardesi Hindustanion Ki Bharat Nivasion Ke Nam Par Khuli Chitthi. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party, [s.d.] 2 pp. (Urdu)

Scope and Content Note

"This open letter from Indians abroad tells their compatriots at home that the desire to free their homeland led them to found the Gadar Party."
(Oversize Box 20, #6)
Box 3, Folders 2-3

Bhai Parmanand. Tarikh-i-Hind. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Press. 384 pp. (Urdu) 2 copies c. 1918

Scope and Content Note

"Parmanand, a member of the Gadar Party, criticizes British rule in India and interprets Indian history from ... [a] nationalist perspective."
Box 3, Folder 4

SANA 377. Prezedant Wilsan Ki Taqrir. San Francisco: Pacific Coast Hindustani Association. 14 pp. (Urdu) 1918

Scope and Content Note

"Argues that Wilson's wartime declaration that weak and subject nations must be made free-was meant originally to address only the plight of small European countries-and should be extended to support freedom for subject nationals throughout the world."
Box 3, Folder 5

SANA 379. Rajasi Mantar, Yad Rakhan Valian Batan. [San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party]. 34 pp. (Punjabi) [193?]

Scope and Content Note

"Patriots are urged to recite daily this list of 110 reminders of unacceptable conditions in India under British rule."
Illustration: Photograph of Baba Nidhan Singh Chuga on the first page.
Box 3, Folder 6

SANA 380. Resolutions of the League against Imperialism for India. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party, 12 pp. Undated

Scope and Content Note

"The league condemns British imperialism, England's Independent Labor Party, and right-wing Indian nationalist leaders for undermining efforts to organize workers and peasants and preventing Indian workers from joining the international labor movement."
Box 3, Folder 7

SANA 381. Rusi Bagion Ki Dastanen. (Silsila kutb gadar, nambar 4). San Francisco: Gadar Party. 64 pp. (Urdu) 7 copies 1915

Scope and Content Note

Urdu version of SANA 382
Box 3, Folder 8

SANA 382. Rusi Gadarian De Samachar, Arthat Rus Di Gadar Parti De Bir Te Biranian Di Kahanian. (Pothian di lari, no. 6). San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar. 64 pp. (Punjabi) 2 copies [1916?]

Scope and Content Note

"This tale of the prelude to the Russian revolution and the dramatic events of Bloody Sunday tells of heroic men and women who by hard work and great sacrifice were able to overthrow a centuries-old monarchy."
Box 3, Folder 9

SANA 383. To the Friends of India. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party. 2 pp. (photocopy) 1919

Scope and Content Note

"Pamphlet pleading cause of Gopal Singh who was to be deported by the U.S. government. Includes his portrait."
Box 3, Folder 10

SANA 384. Wartman Zamana. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar, 14 pp. (Urdu) Undated

Scope and Content Note

"An anti-imperialist tract discussing the Jallianwala Bagh incident and stating that India must gain its freedom no matter what the cost."
Box 3, Folder 11

SANA 385. Yakam Navambar: Gadar Parti Ki Salgirah. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Press. 32 pp. (Urdu) [1920]

Scope and Content Note

Urdu version of SANA 372
Box 3, Folder 12

[The Hindustan Gadar Party Memorial Committee documents.]

Scope and Content Note

Contents

  • a.) Constitution
  • b.) Letters announcing the formation of the Committee (English, Spanish, Punjabi)
  • c.) Memorial Projects questions and answers
  • d.) List of martyrs and life prisoners.
Box 3, Folder 13

"Hindustan Gadar Parti di Maimbari da Faram" (Punjabi) Undated

Scope and Content Note

Membership form for the Hindustan Gadar Party.
Box 3, Folder 14

Har Dayal Samajak Fateh Hindu Kaum di Samajak Taskhir, [s.1: s.n.] (Punjabi) 3 copies Undated

Scope and Content Note

Article by Lara Hardayal on how to conquer a society to prolong colonial rule. He makes the point that military and political conquests are incomplete without social conquests. This is Punjabi translation of Hardayal's article "Social Conquest of the Hindu Race." Translation done at Stockton Gurdwara?
Box 3, Folder 15

Hindustan Ki Gawahi. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party, (Urdu) [193?]

Scope and Content Note

Urdu version of "Statistical Evidence of British Exploitation of India."
Punjabi version is SANA 359.
 

Political Life: Primary Materials About the Gadar Party (includes SANA 389-428); Political Life: Secondary Materials on the Gadar Party (SANA 429-464); Political Life: Other Nationalist Organizations (SANA 478); India and North America (SANA 502); Social and Economic Life (includes SANA 585-640)

 

Political Life: Primary Materials About the Gadar Party (includes SANA 389-428)

Box 4, Folder 1

Padmavati Chandra. New York City. Interview May 1974

Scope and Content Note

Transcript of SANA 391.
Box 4, Folder 2

United States vs. Ram Chandra et al. District Court, [S.D.] California, First Division. August 4, 1917. No. 6133, 254 Federal. Reporter. 635-637. St. Paul: West Publishing Co. 1919

Scope and Content Note

Summary of the conspiracy trial at which Ram Chandra was indicted along with Godha Ram, Sundar Singh Ghalli, Surendra Nath Kar, Ladli Prada Varma, and Munchi Ram.
Box 4, Folder 3

SANA 392. Darisi Chenchiah. "History of the Freedom Movement in India: The Ghadar Movement, 1913-1918." Undated

Physical Description: Unpublished manuscript. 63 pp.

Scope and Content Note

"Chenchiah, a student at the time he became involved in the Gadar movement, tells of the lives and sentiments of Indian students and workers in California, of the development of the Gadar Party, of party activities in Southeast Asia and of his own arrest and trial in Singapore."
Box 4, Folder 4

SANA 393. Royal S. Copeland. Senator. "Hindus are White": A Plea for Fair Play to Americans. New York: Hindu Citizenship Committee. 12 pp 1927

Scope and Content Note

"In this address delivered at a dinner given in his honor by the Indian Freedom Foundation, Copeland describes legislation that would declare Indians to be 'white,' thereby removing the 'racial' bar to their becoming U.S. citizens."
Volume 1

SANA 394. [Correspondence between the Friends of Freedom for India and the Hindustan Gadar Party.] 1919-1921

Scope and Content Note

"An unpublished collection of letters and telegrams exchanged between the two American-based Indian nationalist organizations. Most of the correspondence was sent by Agnes Smedley and Tarakanath Das and concerns efforts to prevent deportation of Indian nationalist during the years 1919 to 1921."
Box 4, Folder 5

SANA 395. Camille De Berri. The Regeneration of the Women of India. Berkeley (California): The Hindustan Association, 4 pp. [191?]

Scope and Content Note

"Reprint from The Campanile Weekly (Berkeley) which describes the deplorable state of education in India, particularly for women. Funds are solicited in order to sponsor students from India to be educated in American universities."
Box 4, Folder 6

SANA 408. Zinde Shahid Babe: Makamal Azadi ke Bani, 1914-1915 Wale Gair Tamand Surbir. Amritsar: Bandi Wanan Di Band Chadawant Kamiti. 16 pp. (Urdu) [1914-15]

Scope and Content Note

"Patriotic tract extolling the heroes of the 1915 Gadar movement in India."
 

Political Life: Secondary Materials on the Gadar Party (includes SANA 429-464)

Box 4, Folder 7

SANA 429. Mark Juergensmeyer. "The Ghadar Syndrome: Nationalism in an Immigrant Community," Punjab Journal of Politics. 1, 1-22. (offprint) October 1977

Scope and Content Note

"In this account of Indian immigrants and political activism, Juergensmeyer draws useful parallels between their experience and that of other ethnic communities."
Box 4, Folder 8

SANA 431. Gobind Behari Lal. "A Note for the U.C. Gadar Study Project." Unpublished manuscript, San Francisco. 9 pp. 1973

Scope and Content Note

"Lal, a San Francisco journalist, comments on the Gadar Party's early years, tells of his own participation in the movement, and assess the influence of Har Dayal."
Box 4, Folder 9

SANA 435. Gail Omvedt. "Armed Struggle in India: The Ghadar Party, I-III," Frontier (Calcutta). v. 7, no. 29 (November 9, 1974), pp. 3-6; v. 7, no. 30 (November 19, 1974), pp. 4-6; v. 7, no. 31, pp. 9-11 November 23, 1974

Scope and Content Note

"Primarily a look at the post-1920 period when the Gadar movement in Punjab branched off into a worker-peasant organization, the Kirti-Kisan, which later fueled the rise of the Punjab Communist Party."
Box 4, Folder 10

SANA 446. Bhag Singh. Baba Jawala Singh. Meerut Uttar Pradesh: Azad Press. 64 pp. (Punjabi) photocopy 1938

Scope and Content Note

"A brief biography of one of the most active Gadar leaders who had settled in Stockton, California. Singh was among the first to return to India in 1915 to fight for freedom but was arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment."
Box 4, Folder 11

SANA 459. Randhir Singh. The Ghadar Heroes: Forgotten Story of the Punjab Revolutionaries. Bombay: People's Publishing House. (photocopy) 1945

Scope and Content Note

"This popular account of the Komagata Maru incident and of post-1918 Gadar activity in India is based on interviews with Baba Sohan Singh Bhakna. Reprinted under same title in People's Path. 4 (November 1968), pp. 38-58."
Illustration: Faint photograph of Baba Sohan Singh Bhakna
Box 4, Folder 12

SANA 460. Rattan Singh . A Brief History of the Hindustan Gadar Party. San Francisco: [s.l.]. 8 pp. (photocopy) 1927

Scope and Content Note

"This short report submitted to the Assembly of the League against Imperialism mentions that Gadar Propaganda was used in China to dissuade British-commissioned Indian soldiers from suppressing the Chinese."
Box 4, Folder 13

SANA 464. Zinda Shahid Babe. Amritsar: Varma Electric Press. 16 pp. (Punjabi) (photocopy) Undated

Scope and Content Note

A collection of biographical sketches of the leaders of Gadar's 1914-15 revolutionary activities, this also contains remarks on the condition of the jails where Gadar prisoners were incarcerated.
Box 4, Folder 14

Bhai Magh Singh 'Akali.' Shahidi sakka jaito. Amritsar, Sud Printing Prais. 8 pp. (photocopy) Undated

Box 4, Folder 15

Rulia Singh. Pradhangi-Aidrais. Amritsar, Ujagar Singh. 26 p. (photocopy) Undated

Scope and Content Note

Address presented at the Shahidi conference in Anandpur.
Box 4, Folder 16

M.S. Panchi Ji (Sialkot Nivasi ). Sarahaddi Sher. Lahore: Ram Prasad Pusatakan. 8 pp. (photocopy) Undated

Scope and Content Note

Akali publication. (B. Bar?)
Box 4, Folder 17

[Balvir Singh ?]. Mistara Hari Kishana Jidi Phansi: Te Usdi Piari Mata Ate Bhain, 8 pp. (photocopy) Undated

Scope and Content Note

Akali publication.
Box 4, Folder 18

Nakkha Singh. Mangu di Maut. Amritsar, [s.n.]. 8 pp. (photocopy) 1936

Scope and Content Note

Akali publication.
Box 4, Folder 19

Bhai Bhag Singh. Azadi di Khich. Amritsar: Bhag Singh. 7 pp. (photocopy) Undated

Scope and Content Note

Akali publication.
Box 4, Folder 20

[Address to Shahidi Conference] [s.l.: s.n.]. 18 pp. (photocopy) Undated

Scope and Content Note

Akali publication.
 

Political Life: Other Nationalist Organizations (SANA 478)

Box 4, Folder 21

SANA 478. Gyani Anokh Singh. Shahidi Valvale. Amritsar: Massa Singh Amarikan. 62 pp. (Punjabi) [1929]

Scope and Content Note

Illustration: Includes photographs of Lachman Singh Ji, Ajaser Singh Ji, Bhola Singh, Sohan Singh, Ude Singh, Basant Singh, Harnam Singh
 

India and North America (SANA 502)

Box 4, Folder 22

SANA 502. Anup Singh. India: Facts in Brief. New York: National Committee for India's Freedom. 71 pp. (photocopy) 1945

 

Social and Economic Life (includes SANA 585-640)

Box 4, Folder 23

SANA 585. Balbinder Singh Dodd. "Social Change in Two Overseas Sikh Communities." B.A. thesis, University of British Columbia, Canada. 44 pp. 1972

Box 4, Folder 24

SANA 605. Gary R. Hess. "The Forgotten Asian Americans: The East Indian Community in the United States," Pacific Historical Review, 43, pp. 576-596. (photocopy) November 1974

Box 4, Folder 25

SANA 637. Josephine C. Naidoo. "Being Non-White and Female: The Causes of Prejudice in Global Perspective." Paper presented at the National Conference of the National Association of Canadians of Origins in India (N.A.C.O.I.) Toronto, 22 pp. October 1, 1978

Box 4, Folder 26

SANA 638. Josephine C. Naidoo. "The East Indian Woman: Her Potential Contribution to Canadian Society: Recommendations." Paper presented at the Conference on Indians in Toronto, Toronto, Canada. 26 pp. May 14-15, 1977

Box 4, Folder 27

SANA 640. Josephine C. Naidoo. "Multiculturalism and South Asian Minorities in Canada." Paper delivered at the 88th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Division of Community Psychology, Montreal. 32 pp. September 1-5, 1980

Box 4, Folder 28

SANA 759. Ganda Singh. "The Sikhs in Canada and California: A Bibliography." 22 pp. [1970]

 

Secondary Materials about the Gadar Party

Box 4, Folder 29

Tilak Raj Chadha. "Punjab Communists: An Analysis-I." Thought, v. 4, no. 29, (Delhi), p. 5 (photocopy) July 10, 1952

Box 4, Folder 29

Tilak Raj Chadha. "Punjab Communists: An Analysis-II." Thought, v. 4, no. 31, (Delhi) pp. 7, 18. (photocopy) August 25, 1952

Box 4, Folder 30

Har Dayal. "The Future of the British in Asia-II" The New Statesman, pp. 573-575 March 29, 1919

Box 4, Folder 31

Sailendra Nath Ghose. "Deportation of Hindu Politicals." The Dial, v. 67, pp. 145-147. (photocopy) [Aug. 23, 1919 (?)]

Box 4, Folder 32

"Lal jhanda our inqilab-a Hindustan." [Lahore?], Government. of Punjab. (Urdu) Undated

Box 4, Folder 33

[Letterheads]

Scope and Content Note

  1. Ram Chandra's, Indian News Service #GP, 5 Wood St., Department of National Defense.
  2. Envelope printed Gurdit S. Bilga, Canadian Hindustani Congress Vancouver, Canada.
  3. Hindustan Gadar Party.
Box 5, Folder 1

David Machado. "The Ghadr Party and the Hindu-German Conspiracy." Unpublished manuscript (History 101) March 22, 1973

Box 5, Folder 2

Robie L. Reid. "Notes and Comments, the 'Komagata Maru' and the Central Powers." British Historical Quarterly, v. 6, no. 4, pp. 297-299. (photocopy) October, 1942

Box 5, Folder 3

"Saulat-a muhammadiya; Farqa galmadiya," Government of Uttar Pradesh. (Urdu) (photocopy) Undated

Box 5, Folder 4

"Sikhs allowed to land" April 6, 1899

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper article from San Francisco Chronicle.
Box 5, Folder 5

Sirdar Jawala Singh. "The Guru Govind Singh Sahib Educational Scholarships," Moorland, California: [s.n.]. (photocopy) Jan. 1, 1912

Scope and Content Note

Scholarship announcement.
Carton 5, Folder 6

Victoria Society of Friends of the Hindu. "Summary of the Hindu Question and its Results in British Columbia," Victoria, B.C. 12 pp. (photocopy) 1911

 

Pacific Coast Khalsa Divan Society Documents

Box 5, Folder 7

Act of Incorporation. Feb. 1915, with amendments of 1970. (photocopy) Feb. 1915, 1970

Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Khalsa Panth de Niyama Da Ghat-Panth Vich Bechaini. 6 copies

Scope and Content Note

"A betrayal of Sikh religious principles and the resulting disunity" : Names of opposing persons (their names as given in the temple under oath). Religious material
Box 5, Folder 8

Letterhead "Sikh Temple" PCKD Society, Stockton, California

Scope and Content Note

Illustration: Original letterhead.
Box 5, Folder 9

"Guru Nanak's Fundamental Formula for Peace, Joy and Bliss." New York [s.n.]. Small poster Undated

Box 5, Folder 10

Niyam-Upaniyam (Rules and Subrules) of the Pacific Coast Khalsa Divan Society. Stockton, California: PCKD Society. (Punjabi) 3 copies July 1931

Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Panth Khalsa Ji Valon-Sher Singh Pabi Da Bayikot. San Francisco: PCKD. (Punjabi) April 12, 1932

Scope and Content Note

Special Announcement by Pacific Coast Khalsa Diwan Society Boycott of Sher Singh "Pubbee."
(Oversize Box 20, #8)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Sapaishal Jor Mel-1. Haridas Mazumdar. Handbill 1931

Scope and Content Note

Announcement of talk by Haridas Mazumdar at Sikh Temple in Stockton.
Illustration: Photograph of Haridas Mazumdar.
(Oversize Box 20, #9 (2 items)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Supaishal Ugrahi. Handbill 1937

Scope and Content Note

Appeal for the families of the patriots.
Box 5, Folder 11

Sapaishal Jor Mel-2. Sarojini Naidu. Handbill 1929

Scope and Content Note

Asks the reader to listen to a patriotic lecture by Miss Naidu on September 26, 1929 in Stockton, California.
Illustration: Photograph of Sarojini Naidu.
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

"Shiromani Malva Khalsa Divan" and "Asliyat Ki Hai, 1935" 1935

Scope and Content Note

Two posters objecting to the tactics of Gyani Sher Singh and the editor of Sikh Sevak.
(Oversize Box 20, #10 (2 items))
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Shiromaui Malva Khalsa Divan-S.M.K.D. di Khuli Chitti, 1935 1935

Box 5, Folder 12

Khalsa Divan, Vancouver Audit Report--Partaliya Kameti Di Riport [1928-1932]

Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Sikh Sangatan Age Benati--Granthi Tarjan Singh, Gurudvra Satankatan

(Oversize Box 20, #11)
Box 5, Folder 13

Bhai Sunder Singh. Collection for funeral

Scope and Content Note

Illustration: handwritten list.
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

"Let us celebrate 'Damesh Prakash Gurpurb' Stockton: [Paisifika Kosata Khalasa Divan]. Handbill 12 ½ x 19 in. December 27, 1930, December 27, 1930

Scope and Content Note

Announcing commemoration at Stockton Gurdwara, of the Birthday of Guru Govind Singh.
Illustration: Guru Gobind Singh.
(Oversize Box 20, #12)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

"Shahidi Diwasa da Jora Mela." Stockton: Diwasa di Karaja Sadhaka Kameti. Handbill 12 ½ x 16 in. 1928

Scope and Content Note

Announcing commemoration at Stockton Gurdwara, May 23, 1928, of the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev.
Illustration: Guru Arjan Dev.
(Oversize Box 20, #13)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

"Siri Guru Arjanadeva Ji Maharaj da Shahidi Gurpuraba." Stockton: [Paisifika Kosata Khalasa Divan Society Inc.],. Handbill 9 ? x 17 in., 3 copies 1936

Scope and Content Note

Announcing commemoration at Stockton Gurdwara, May 23, 1936, of the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev.
Illustration: Guru Arjan Dev.
(Oversize Box 20, #14)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

"Siri Guru Arjana Dev Ji Maharaja da Shahidi Gurapuraba!" Stockton: [Paisifika Kosata Khalasa Divan Society Inc.]. Handbill 1937

Scope and Content Note

Announcing commemoration at Stockton Gurdwara, June 12, 1937, of the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev.
Illustration: Guru Arjan Dev.
(Oversize Box 20, #15)
Box 5, Folder 14

"Articles of Incorporation of the Pacific Coast Khalsa Diwan" May 27, 1912

 

Miscellaneous documents in the South Asians in North America Collection

Box 5, Folder 15

"Mass Meeting: India's Fight for a Republic." Handbill [1923]

Scope and Content Note

Advertisement for mass meeting on "India's Fight for a Republic" on April 20, 1923 at Eagles Hall, 273 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco.
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Tara Singh. Sir Sikander Hiyat Khan Nu Chitti, Amritsar: [s.n.]. (Punjabi) 1937

(Oversize Box 20, #16)
Box 5, Folder 16

[Open Letter Malva Committee] (Punjabi) (cyclostyled) Undated

Box 5, Folder 17

Desh-Bhagat Yadan, M.S. Dukhi, editor. Jalandhar: Awami Press, by Sukhdev Singh

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • Revolutionary Memories, January 1965.
  • Revolutionary Memories, August 1965.
  • Illustration: Gadar flag on cover in color.
Box 5, Folder 18

"Here's letter to the world from suicide." San Francisco Examiner. (photocopy) March 17, 1928

Scope and Content Note

Letter of Vaishno Das Bagai before suicide.
Illustration: Photo of Bagai.
Box 5, Folder 18

[Three news reports of the death of Kala Bagai Chandra], India-West (photocopy) October 28, 1983

Scope and Content Note

Illustration: Photo of Kala Bagai Chandra
Box 5, Folder 19

Prem Singh. "Baba Phula Singh Ji, 'Akali'" Amritsar: Khalsa Press. (Punjabi) 1923

Scope and Content Note

Biography of 18th century figure.
Box 5, Folder 20

Mohammad Shah. "Angrez Utte Sikh." Amritsar: Khalsa Press. (Punjabi) Undated

Box 5, Folder 21

Bhai Thakar Singh 'Sud.' "Angrez ne Panjab Kikun Lita." (Punjabi) Undated

Scope and Content Note

Account of how the British conquered Panjab and an account of the last king of Sikhs, Maharaja Dalip Singh.
Box 5, Folder 22

"Traitorous to Fire on Chinese! declares Party for Indian Independence!" The People's Tribune, Hankow. (fragile clipping) March 23, 1927

Scope and Content Note

Illustration: image captioned "At the Gates of Shanghai."
Box 5, Folder 23

Raja Pratap, Servant of Mankind. "Sisters and Brothers of the Human Family!" Gary, Indiana: Raja Pratap (care of the "Sun"). Handbill Undated

Box 5, Folder 24

Vasakha Singh. "Desh Bhagat Parvar Sahayite Kameti di Apil valon Baba Sant Vasakha Singh et al." Amritsar: Narinder Printing Press. 15 pp. (Punjabi) Undated

Box 5, Folder 25

Kirpal Singh. 'Panchi', "Shahidi Jivan," Part 1. Amritsar: Punjabi Hindi Pustak Bhadhar 1930

Scope and Content Note

Lives of the martyrs.
Box 6, Folder 1

Arshi Udhariyan. Amritsar: Malva Kavi Sabha di Sabha di agia anusar Hind Pal aind Kampani. (Punjabi) Undated

Scope and Content Note

Collection of poems.
Box 6, Folder 2

Ist Indien Loyal? [s.l.: Indian National Party] [1915?]

Box 6, Folder 3

India's "Loyalty" to England. [s.l.]: Indian National Party December 1915

Box 6, Folder 4

Edward Lucas. ["Hardayal's Feat of Memory."] [1956]

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten account by Dr. Edward Lucas of Hardayal's incredible feat of memory with note by Frieda Hauswith at end. On stationary from Hotel Elliot in Astoria, Oregon.
Box 6, Folder 5

Salim Khan. "A Brief History of Pakistanis in the Western United States." M.A. thesis. California State University, Sacramento 1981

Box 6, Folder 6

Watson L. Johns. "The Hindu in California," University of Oregon. Typescript (photocopy). In consecutive pagination: Balwant Singh Brar. "The East Indians in Sutter County" Spring 1941

Box 6, Folder 7

Mary Bamford. Angel Island: The Ellis Island of the West. Chicago 1917

Box 6, Folder 8

Gobind Behari Lal. "Indian Flag First Flew in S.F." [s.l.: s.n.] Undated

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clipping along with excerpt "Gobind Behari Lal" from Who's Who in America, 1967.
Box 6, Folder 9

"Bhupesh Guha and Sushila: Exotic Presentations of Hindu Dances with Native Accompaniment." New York: George Leyden College Undated

Scope and Content Note

Publicity handbill for dances of Bhupesh Gupta and Sushila.
Illustration: Photos of dancers.
Box 6, Folder 10

Sewa Singh. Sikhan da Raj Kikun Gia. Amritsar: Karoneshana Printinga Warakasa. 124 pp. (Punjabi) Undated

Scope and Content Note

Book on the end of the Sikh Kingdoms.
Illustration: Photos of heroes.
Box 6, Folder 11

"The Fetva of the Jehad, Memed-Reshad." Multiple copies Oct. 29, 1914

Box 6, Folder 12

Bismila. "Kalifat India" [s.l.: s.n.]. Handbill. Multiple copies 1939

Box 6, Folder 13

Amar Singh. "Prem man jog de darad." Lahore August 3, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Letter to readers to stop corruption in Sikh temples.
Box 6, Folder 14

N. Gerald Barrier . Indian proscribed tracts, 1907-1947: list of contents. Chicago : Department of Photoduplication, University of Chicago Library. (photocopy of list) Undated

Scope and Content Note

Index to microfilm of proscribed literature.
Box 6, Folder 15

"Separation.". Number 33. Lahore: published by the Sikh Tract Society, Landa Bazaar; printed by Coronation Printing Works, Amritsar. (English and Punjabi) March, 1921, March, 1921

Scope and Content Note

English translation from Guru Gobind Singh Ji by Bhai Sardul Singh, Caveessieur.
Box 6, Folder 16

"The Hero's Ideal." Number 34. Lahore: Published by the Sikh Tract Society, Landa Bazaar; printed by Coronation Printing Works, Amritsar. (English and Punjabi)

Scope and Content Note

English translation from Guru Gobind Singh Ji by Bhai Mahendra Singh. April 1921.
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

"Sri Man Baba Dip Singh Ji Shahid." Lahore: Printed by Kirpa Ram, [s.d.] Handbill 10 x 15 in.

Scope and Content Note

artist: G.S. Sohan Singh
Illustration: Religious Martyr "Deep Singh" in three different phases of his sacrifice.
(Oversize Box 20, #17)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

"Shri Kalgidhar Maharaj." [s.l.: s.n, s.d.] 10 x 15 in. Handbill

Scope and Content Note

Illustration: Painting of Guru Gobind Singh, 10th Guru of the Sikhs, on the eve of battle of Chamkaur Sahib. He is seen here sending his youngest son to the front.
Box 6, Folder 17

"Satya announces beginners and advanced classes in Hindu dances." Los Angeles: Satya. Handbill 1950

Scope and Content Note

Publicity for dance classes in Los Angeles.
Illustration: Photo of dancers.
Box 6, Folder 17

"Hindu Folk and Religious Dances." [s.l: s.n.] Handbill 6½ x 10 in. Undated

Scope and Content Note

Performance by Satya and Sushila on August 13, 14, 15, 16 (no year given) at the Coronet Theatre, 366 N. La. Cienega Boulevard.
Illustration: Photo of dancers.
Box 6, Folder 18

"India Republic Banquet." [Los Angeles: s.n.] Handbill 6 x 11½ in. [1950]

Scope and Content Note

Program and menu for India Republic Banquet on January 26, 1950, at the Armenian Center, Los Angeles, California.
Box 6, Folders 19-22

Allan P. Miller. "An Ethnographic Report on the Sikh (East) Indians of the Sacramento Valley." Berkeley: Department of Anthropology 1950

Scope and Content Note

M.A. thesis supervised by David G. Mandelbaum.
Box 6, Folder 23

"List of Gadar Martyrs," [s.l.: Hindustan Gadar Party Memorial Committee] Undated

Scope and Content Note

List of those sentenced to death but later commuted to life imprisonment, and those sentenced to life in the Andamans. Published in Sikh Sansar?
Box 6, Folder 24

Bhag Singh. Santamai Gola. Amritsar: Published by Bhai Bhag Singh Undated

Box 6, Folder 25

Trust Agreement establishing the Kesar Singh Dillon Hindustan Gadar Memorial Trust. Gift of Sulakhan Singh Dhillon 1976

Box 6, Folders 26-27

Azadi Sangarama di Suhi Lata. Julundar: Desh Bhagat Yadgar. (errata included) 2000

Scope and Content Note

List of those Gadar members who were executed or transported.
Box 7, Folder 1

Guramukha Singha "Guramukha." Bijala Singh. Amritasara: [published by] Pratapa Singha [and] Sundara Singha; [printed at] Guru Khalsa Praisa 1923

Box 7, Folder 2

Prem Phulwari. Amritasara: [printed and published by] Pratap Singha [and] Sundara Singha 1919

Scope and Content Note

Punjabi translation of Persian Dewan Goya by Bhai Nandlal, follower of Guru Gobind Singh.
Box 7, Folders 3-12

Ishar Singh Gurem. [Typescripts and manuscripts] Berkeley, California [circa 1930]

Scope and Content Note

  • "Attempts of the British to Dissolve the Sikh States."
  • "British Intrigues to Encircle the Sikhs."
  • "The Rise and Fall of the Sikhs, Part 1."
  • "The Rise and Fall of the Sikhs, Part 2."
  • "The Rise and Fall of the Sikhs, Part 3."
  • "The Rise and Fall of the Sikhs, Part 4."
  • "The First Afghan War 1838-1842."
  • "The Afghan War of 1839-1842."
  • [Notes on published works, Part 1.]
  • [Notes on published works, Part 2.]
Box 7, Folder 13

Sriman Parama Kripala Ji! Ap ji nu panth daradι. Lahore: Madan Printing Press September 29, 1930

Scope and Content Note

Letter exhorting readers to unite and rise against the British. The letter is directed mostly to Sikh readers.
Box 7, Folder 14

"The Hindu Question." Marysville Appeal. p. 4 April 28, 1912

Scope and Content Note

Residents disturbed that Hindus are buying land.
Box 7, Folder 15

"Bryce sure to Act on Hindu expulsion." New York Times September 7, 1907

Box 7, Folder 16

"Hindus Driven Out." New York Times January 28, 1908

Scope and Content Note

Marysville residents drove 70 'Hindu' workers from town.
Box 7, Folder 16

"Exclusion League Objects to Hindus." San Francisco Call July 16, 1910

Box 7, Folder 16

"A New Problem for Uncle Sam." San Francisco Call, p. 4 Aug, 13, 1910

Scope and Content Note

Racist cartoon
Box 7, Folder 17

"White Workmen Protest against Hindu Toilers." San Francisco Call, p. 9, C7 Nov. 15, 1907

Box 7, Folder 17

"Atmosphere of Gandhi's India Permeates Sikh Independence Rites." Stockton Record, pp. 13, 20 January 27, 1955

Scope and Content Note

Celebration of Fifth Anniversary of Indian Republic Day at Stockton Temple.
Box 7, Folder 17

"Seniors Rescue Hindues from U.C. Hazing Crowd." San Francisco Chronicle August 16, 1921

Box 7, Folder 17

"Hindu Women Next to Swarm to California." San Francisco Call, p. 4 May 15, 1910

Box 7, Folder 18

"600 Hindus Gather in Anti-British Mass Meeting," Fresno Morning Republican September 20, 1915

Scope and Content Note

Indian Students at UCB adopt resolution condemning British government for arresting Gandhi.
Box 7, Folder 18

"East Indians Invade City for Freedom Celebration." The Independent Herald August 18, 1949

Scope and Content Note

Indians celebrate Independence in Marysville festival with dinners, dancing, speeches, Miss India Yuba City and Marysville.
Box 7, Folder 18

"Urge Hindus to Aid Uprising in Native Land." Fresno Republican September 24, 1914

Scope and Content Note

Ram Chandra, Bhagwan Singh, Barakatullah address crowd of 350. Some agree to return to India to fight the British.
Box 7, Folder 18

"Editor of Coast Hindoo Papers Resigns; Starts New Journals." San Francisco Chronicle March 8, 1917

Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

"Made in America," Time January 9, 1956

(Oversize Box 20, #19)
Call No. BANC Film 2950, Reel 4

"Jackie and the Judge," Time October 8, 1956

Oversize Box 20, #18 (2 items)
 

Historical Periodicals

Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Bande Mataram: Monthly Organ of Indian Independence. Geneva: Mme. Bhikaiji Rustom Cama

Scope and Content Note

Patriotic magazine published from Switzerland.

Issues:

  • Vol. 4, No. 6 February 1913
  • Vol. 4, No. 7 March 1913
Box 7, Folder 19

SANA 766. Ghadar Dhandora. Nanking, China: Eastern Oppressed Peoples' Association. (English and Chinese) Biweekly

Scope and Content Note

Published by the India Section, Eastern Oppressed People's Association with Gadar Party sponsorship.

Issue:

  • May 15, 1930
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

SANA 767. Hindustan Ghadar. Weekly newspaper. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar. (Urdu)

Scope and Content Note

"Main publication of the Gadar Party during the organization's most active years. Also appeared regularly in Punjabi in the Gurmukhi script and occasionally in other Indian languages" Volumes 1-4 published.
Illustrations: includes drawing of Jhansi ki Rani.
"SANA 767" entry gives holdings as 1913-1917. Actual holdings are detailed below.

Issues:

  • November 15, 1916 Vol. 4, No. 3
  • December 13, 1916 Vol. 4, No. 7
  • December 20, 1916 Vol. 4, No. 8
  • December 27, 1916 Vol. 4, No. [9]
  • January 3 and 10, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 10
  • February 7, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 13
  • April 1, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 17
  • April 15, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 18
  • April 22, 1917, Vol. 4, No. 19
  • April 25, 1917, Vol. 4, No. 20
  • April 29, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 20?
  • May 10, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 21
  • May 10?, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 22
  • May 16, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 23
  • May 17, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 22?
  • June 2, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 24
  • June 9, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 25
  • June 10, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 26
  • June 16, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 26?
  • June 17, 1917 Vol.4 , No. 27
  • July 8, 1917 [?] Vol. 4 No. 29
  • July 15, 1917 Vol. 4, No. [30]
  • August 19, 1917 Vol.4, No. 31
  • August 26 1917, Vol. 4 No. 32
  • September 2, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 33
  • September 17, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 35
  • September 23, 1917 Vol. 4, No. 36
Box 7, Folders 20-22

SANA 768. Hindustan Gadar. San Francisco: Secretary, Yugantar Ashram. (Punjabi) December 9, 1913 to July 8, 1917

Scope and Content Note

"Published as Gadar until April 1914. Contains regular articles on the ill effects of British rule in India, news stories and essays on international political conditions and events, news of California and Canadian-East Indian communities, and revolutionary poetry." Volumes 1-4 published.
Box 8, Folders 1-10

SANA 768. Hindustan Gadar. San Francisco: Secretary, Yugantar Ashram. (Punjabi) December 9, 1913 to July 8, 1917

Scope and Content Note

"Published as Gadar until April 1914. Contains regular articles on the ill effects of British rule in India, news stories and essays on international political conditions and events, news of California and Canadian-East Indian communities, and revolutionary poetry." Volumes 1-4 published.
Box 9, Folders 1-5

SANA 768. Hindustan Gadar. San Francisco: Secretary, Yugantar Ashram. (Punjabi) December 9, 1913 to July 8, 1917

Scope and Content Note

"Published as Gadar until April 1914. Contains regular articles on the ill effects of British rule in India, news stories and essays on international political conditions and events, news of California and Canadian-East Indian communities, and revolutionary poetry." Volumes 1-4 published.
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

SANA 769. Hindustan Gadar. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar. (Gujarati)

Scope and Content Note

Hindustan Gadar was published weekly in Punjabi and Urdu and occasionally in other vernacular languages. "This periodical was often published in various Indian vernacular languages but few existing Issues are available."

Issues:

  • March 31, 1914
  • October 15, 1914
(Oversize Box 20, #29)
Unit B, Oversize Folder 1

SANA 770. Hindustan Gadar. (Punjabi) Special Edition. San Francisco

Scope and Content Note

Issue: May, 1925 Vol. 12, No. 7.
"Issue devoted to unity among East Indian, contains a poem, and an essay the subject. Folds out into a large map of "The United States of India."
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

SANA 771. Hindustan Gadar. San Francisco: Gadar Ashram. Monthly newspaper. (Punjabi)

Scope and Content Note

"Published on monthly basis during the 1930s. contains articles on the need for revolution in India, current news events and patriotic poetry. Adamant revolutionary tone similar to earlier series."

Issues:

  • middle pages 3-6 (issue not identified)
  • fragment (issue not identified)
  • Vol. 16, No. 4 March 1929
  • Vol. 17, No. 3 January 1930
  • Vol. 17, No. 4 February 1930
  • Vol. 17, No. 10 August 1930
  • Vol. 18, No. 1 November 1930 (photocopy)
  • Vol. 18, No. 6 April 1931
  • Vol. 22, No. 4 February 1935
(Oversize Box 20, #30-32)
Box 9, Folder 6

SANA 774. Independent Hindustan. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party. (Item 1 of 2)

Scope and Content Note

"Published by the Hindustan Gadar Party. Anti-British, anti-imperialist editorials and articles aimed at a Western audience. General appeal for political, economical, social, and intellectual independence for India."
Illustrations: Photographs, drawings

Issues:

  • Vol. 1, No. 5 January 1921
  • Vol. 1, No. 7 March 1921
Box 9, Folder 6

" The Independent Hindustan." San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Undated

Scope and Content Note

Publicity leaflet and subscription form
Box 9, Folder 7

SANA 775. India & Canada. Vancouver: India & Canada 1929-1936

Scope and Content Note

"A community- and nationalist-oriented monthly aimed at both Indian and Western audiences. contains local and international news with periodic discourses on Sikhism and other systems of Indian thought.
Illustrations: photographs

Issues:

  • Vol. 1, No. 1 June 1929
  • Vol. 1, No. 2 July 1929
  • Vol. 1, No. 3 August 1929
  • Vol. 1, No. 4 September 1929
  • Vol. 2, No. 1 March 1930
  • Vol. 2, No. 2 April 1930
  • Vol. 3, No. 1 September, 1936
Box 9, Folder 8

The Indian Review: a monthly periodical devoted to the discussion of all topics of interest. G.A. Natesan, editor. Delhi: published and printed by Manager of Publications, Delhi Nov. 1933

Scope and Content Note

Issue:

  • Vol. 34, No. 11, Nov. 1933
Box 9, Folder 9

SANA 778. India's Voice. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party

Scope and Content Note

"Published by the Hindustan Gadar Party. contains articles and comments on current issues pertaining to the Indian freedom movement."

Issues:

  • January, 1943 (2 copies)
  • September, 1943
  • January, 1944
Portfolio 1

Indian Views. Durban December 11, 1914

Box 9, Folders 10-11

Kranti, editor, Sant Ram. Lahore: Printed on Hospital Road. (Urdu)

Scope and Content Note

Progressive magazine favoring social reform.

Issues:

  • Vol. 6, No. 8 August, 1932.
  • Vol. 6, No. 9 September, 1932 (two copies)
  • Vol. 6, No. 11 November, 1932.
  • Vol. 7, No. 10 October, 1933
  • Vol. 7, No. 11 November, 1933
Box 9, Folder 12

Liberty. Glasgow: Liberty

Scope and Content Note

Scottish nationalist publication. Also called Saorsa.
Vol. 3, No. 2 called The Standard (Bratach na h-Alba)

Issues:

  • Vol. 2, No. 12 December, 1921
  • Vol. 3, No. 2 February, 1922
Box 9, Folder 13

The Mahratta: a journal of political, social, religious & literary matters, Damodar Vishwanath Gokhale, editor. Poona: Published by Damodar Vishwanath Gokhale and printed at the Kesari Press

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • Vol. 27, No. 47 November 25, 1928
  • Vol. 27, No. 49 December 9, 1928
  • Vol. 27, No. 50 December 16, 1928
  • Vol. 28, No. 16 April 21, 1929
Box 9, Folder 14

The People: Weekly Organ of the Servants of the People Society, Lahore. Lahore: People Society

Scope and Content Note

Issue:

  • Vol. 5, No. 26 December 29, 1927
Box 9, Folder 15

The New Asia. Rash Bihari Bose, editor. Tokyo: Rash Bihari Bose. (English and Japanese)

Scope and Content Note

Issue:

  • No. 2, June 1933
Box 10, Folder 1

The Proletarian, Detroit, Michigan: Proletarian Party of America

Scope and Content Note

Official paper of the Proletarian Party of America.

Issue:

  • Vol. III, No. 11 December, 1921
Portfolio 1

SANA 781 Sansar Sangh. Peiping, China (Panjabi and Urdu)

Scope and Content Note

Of undetermined length and regularily, this series was published by Raja Mahendra Pratap who was affiliated with the Gadar Party and other revolutionary groups. Each issue is written in Panjabi and Urdu; January 1934 issue has one page in Hindi. Articles exhort Indians to fight for freedom in Inida and elsewhere with the aim of creating universal freedom and a one-world government.

Issues:

  • January 1931
  • January 1932
  • February 1933
  • January 1934 (published as Duniya Di Fauj)
Box 10, Folder 2

The Toiler. New York: Toiler Publishing Co.

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • Vol. IV, No. 193 October 22, 1921
  • Vol. IV, No. 201 December 17, 1921
Box 10, Folder 3

SANA 784. The United States of India. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar Party

Scope and Content Note

Hindustan Gadar Party publication representing American political figures such as Washington and Lincoln as champions of freedom and equality.
Illustration: On cover, Mother India holding a trumpet, standing on globe.

Issue:

  • Vol. 5, No. 9 March, 1928 5 copies
Box 10, Folder 4

SANA 786. Young India. New York: India Home Rule League

Scope and Content Note

"Published by the Home Rule League of America which was founded by Lal Lajpat Rai. Presents Indian struggle for freedom to a Western audience."

Issues:

  • Vol. 1, No. 12, December, 1918
  • Vol. 2, No. 11, November, 1919
  • Vol. 3, No. 6, June, 1920
Box 10, Folder 5

Young India, editor, M.K. Gandhi. Bombay: Jamnadas Dwarkidas Dharamsey. Published: Ahmedabad: Mohanlal Maganlal Bhatta

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • Vol. 9, No. 36 September 15, 1927
  • Vol. 9, No. 48 December 8, 1927 (Ceylon number)
  • Vol. 9, No. 49 December 15, 1927
  • Vol. 11, No. 31 August 1, 1929
Box 10, Folder 6

The Young Rajasthan. Ramnarayan Chaudhary, editor. Beawar, Rajputana: printed and published by Ramnarayan Chaudhary at Young Rajasthan Press

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • Vol. 1, No. 20 July 20, 1929
  • Vol. 1, 23 August 8, 1929
Box 10, Folder 7

SANA 787. Yugantar. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar. ( Punjabi)

Scope and Content Note

"Started in 1917 by Bhai Bhagwan Singh and his associates. Similar in content to Hindustan Gadar weekly."

Issues:

  • June 1917
  • July 1917
  • October, 1917 2 copies
Box 10, Folder 8

SANA 788. Yugantar. San Francisco: Hindustan Gadar, (Urdu) 1916-1917

Scope and Content Note

Urdu version of SANA 787.

Issues:

  • 1916 No. 1
  • Vol. 1, No. 4 August, 1917
  • Vol. 1, No. 5 September, 1917 ( 1 original, 1 photocopy)
Box 10, Folders 9-18

Phulwari. [Amritsar: Phulwari ] edited by Hira Singh Dard, Karam Singh (Punjabi) [1924?]

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • Vol. 4, No. 5 Woran-Cetar 1985, March, 1928 [consecutive #12]
  • Vol. 5, No. 7 Wasakh-Jeth May, 1929
  • Vol. 5, No. 11, Bhadaron-Asu 1986, September, 1929 [editor: Hira Singh Dard]
  • Vol. 6, No-2-3 Poh-Magh 1986 [December, 1929-January, 1930] "Phulawari da Sikha Itihasa Nambara"
  • Vol. 6, No. 9 Har-Saun 1927 [i.e., 1987] July, 1930 [editor: Hira Singh Dard]
  • Vol. 6, No. 10 August, 1930 cover only
  • Vol. 6, No. 11 Bhadaron-Asu 1987, September, 1930 [editor: Hira Singh Dard]
  • Vol. 6, No. 12/Vol. 7, No. 1, Kallak-Magghar 1987 November, 1930
  • Vol. 8, No. 12 October, 1932
  • Vol. 9, No. 3 January, 1933 [consecutive no. 99]
  • Vol. 9, No. 4 February, 1933 [consecutive no. 100]
Box 11, Folders 1-13

Phulwari. [Amritsar: Phulwari ] edited by Hira Singh Dard, Karam Singh (Punjabi) [1924?]

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • Vol. 9, No. 6-7 April/May, 1933 [consecutive no. 102-3]
  • Vol. 9, No. 8 June, 1933 [consecutive no. 104]
  • Vol. 9, No. 9 July, 1933 [consecutive no. 105]
  • Vol. 9, No. 10 August, 1933 [consecutive no. 106]
  • Vol. 9, No. 11 September, 1933 [consecutive no. 107]
  • Vol. 9, No. 12 October, 1933 [consecutive no. 108]
  • Vol. 10, No. 2 December, 1933 [consecutive no. 110]
  • Vol. 10, No. 3 January, 1934 [consecutive no. 111]
  • Vol. 11, No. 1 November, 1934
  • Vol. 11, No. 4 February, 1935 [consecutive no. 124]
  • Vol. 11, No. 5 March, 1935 [consecutive no. 125]
  • Vol. 11, No. 6 May, 1935 [published in Lahore]
  • Vol. 11, No. 7 June, 1935 [consecutive no. 127]
Box 12, Folders 1-8

Panja Sahiba Maigazina. Amritsar: Produced and Published by Kehar Singh at Mittra Press, Editor: Nahara Singha Gyani [1932-1935]

Scope and Content Note

Sikh religious monthly.

Issues:

  • Vol. 4, [consecutive no. 45] June 1932
  • Vol. 4, [consecutive no. 46-47] July-August 1932
  • Vol. 4, [consecutive no. 48] September 1932
  • Vol. 4, [consecutive no. 49] October 1932
  • Vol. 4, [consecutive no. 51] December 1932
  • Vol. 5, [consecutive no. 52] January 1933
  • Vol. 5, [consecutive no. 53] February 1933
  • Vol. 5, [consecutive no. 54] March 1933
  • Vol. 5, [consecutive no. 55] April 1933
  • Vol. 5, [consecutive no. 56] May 1933
  • Vol. 5, [consecutive no. 57] June 1933
  • Vol. 5, [consecutive no. 58] July 1933
  • Vol. 5, [consecutive no. 59] August 1933
  • Vol. 5, [consecutive no. 59, repeated] September 1933
  • Vol. 5, [consecutive no. 60] October 1933
  • Vol. 5, [consecutive no. 60, repeated] November 1933
  • Vol. 5, [consecutive no. 61] December 1933
  • Vol. 6, [consecutive no. 62] January 1934
  • Vol. 6, [consecutive no. 63] February 1934
  • Vol. 6, [consecutive no. 68] December 1934
  • Vol. 6, no. 9 February 1935 (editor: Gupala Singha Dardi)
  • Vol. 6, no. 10 March 1935
Box 12, Folders 9-12

Pritam. Lahore: Printed at the Panjabi Printing Press, Chamber Rd., Editor: Labha Singha Naranga [1929-1934]

Scope and Content Note

Political and religious monthly.

Issues:

  • Vol. 22, No. 4 October 1933
  • Vol.23, No. 2 February 1934
  • Annual 1934
  • One issue with title Pritam and title "Phataha" (Fateh) published July 1929
Box 12, Folder 13

The Indio-Canadian

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • Vol. 7, Nos. 3-4 1971
  • Vol. 8, No.1 April 1973
Box 12, Folders 14-15

Heritage Bulletin of the History of the Sub-committee of the Desh Bhagat Yadar Committee G.T. Road, Jalandhar -144 001 (English and Punjabi)

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • No. 1 November 1, 1995
  • No. 2 April 7, 1996
  • No. 3 July 23, 1996
  • No. 4 November 1, 1996
  • No. 5 April 1, 1997
  • No. 6 November 1, 1997
 

Historical Periodicals in Oversize Boxes

Note

(All oversize box material available on BANC FILM 2950, Reels 1-4)

Note

Box 17 and Box 18 are out of order on Reel 3 of BANC FILM 2950. Box 18 is first on the film reel; box 17 is second on the reel.
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 1

Khalsa Samacha. Sewa Singh, editor. Amritsar: Printed and published by Sewa Singh

Scope and Content Note

Religious monthly.

Issues:

  • April 28, 1932
  • May 12, 1932 (single page)
  • June 16, 1932
(Oversize Box 13, #1)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 1

Khalsa Advocate. Amritsar: [s.n.]

Scope and Content Note

Religious periodical.

Issue:

  • May 22, 1937 (single page)
(Oversize Box 13, #2)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 1

Desh Darpan. N. Singh Talib, editor. Calcutta: Printed and published by N. Singh Talib at K. Press Ltd.

Scope and Content Note

Daily Sikh religious paper.

Issues:

  • November 30, 1932
  • December 1, 1932
(Oversize Box 13, #3)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 1

Daily "Akali." Gurdas Singh, editor. Lahore: Printed and published by Gurdas Singh at Akali Patrika Press

Scope and Content Note

Political and religious Sikh newspaper.

Issues:

  • September 17, 1932
  • September 19, 1932
  • September 22, 1932
  • November 13, 1932
(Oversize Box 13, #4)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 1

Desh Dardi. Jagir Singh Joga, editor. Amritsar: Printed and published at Desh Dardi Press, Katda Ramgarhia

Scope and Content Note

Patriotic weekly magazine.

Issues:

  • September 18, 1933
  • September 4, 1933
  • August 28, 1933
  • August 21, 1933
  • August 14, 1933
  • August 7, 1933
  • July 31, 1933
  • July 24, 1933
  • July 17, 1933
  • July 10, 1933
  • June 19, 1933
  • June 12, 1933
  • June 5, 1933
  • May 29, 1933
  • May 22, 1933
  • May 15, 1933
  • May 8, 1933
  • April 24, 1933
  • April 17, 1933
  • April 10, 1933
  • April 3, 1933
  • March 27, 1933
  • March 20, 1933
  • March 13, 1933
  • March 6, 1933
  • February 27, 1933
  • February 20, 1933
  • February 13, 1933
(Oversize Box 13, #5-8)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 1

Dosht Daman. Sher Singh Giani, editor. Amritsar: Printed by Nahar Singh at the Sawaraj Printing Press and published by the Offices of the Dusht Daman. (Punjabi)

Scope and Content Note

Daily patriotic gurumukhi paper, dealing with independence.

Issues:

  • July 6, 1930
  • July 7, 1930
  • June 5, 1930
  • June 4, 1930 (incomplete)
  • July 4, 1930 (incomplete)
(Oversize Box 13, #9)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 1

Chingari: organ of the Hindustani Ghadar Party (Marxist-Leninist), published by Necessity for Publications, publisher of North America News Service: Daily Release

Scope and Content Note

Issue:

  • Vol. 5, no. 3 (June 1, 1973)-reprinted June 8, 1973
(Oversize Box 13, #10)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 1

Burachcha Sudhar. Sher Singh Giani. editor. Amritsar: Printed and published by Kartar Singh at Sawaraj Printing Press. (Punjabi)

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • August 3, 1930 (2 copies)
  • August 6, 1930
  • August 7, 1930
  • August 8, 1930
  • August 9, 1930
  • August 11, 1930
(Oversize Box 13, #11)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 1

Nava Jug. Sundar Singh Lyalpuri, editor. Lahore: Printed at Phalwari Press, 40 Railway Rd., Lahore by Gopal Singh Khalsa (American) and published at the Nawa Jug office, Railway Road (746 pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Weekly magazine with patriotic, nationalist and socialist point of view.

Issues:

  • May 14, 1932
  • May 21, 1932
  • June 11, 1932
  • July 9, 1932 (single page)
  • July 30, 1932
  • August 27, 1932
  • September 10, 1932
  • September 17, 1932
  • September 24, 1932
  • October 1, 1932
  • October 8, 1932
  • October 15, 1932
  • October 22, 1932
  • October 29, 1932
  • November 5, 1932
  • November 12, 1932
  • November 26, 1932
  • December 3, 1932
  • December 17, 1932
  • December 24, 1932
  • January 2, 1933
  • January 9, 1933
  • January 16, 1933
  • January 23, 1933
  • January 30, 1933
  • February 6, 1933
  • February 13, 1933
  • February 20, 1933
  • February 27, 1933
  • March 6, 1933
  • March 13, 1933
  • March 18, 1933
  • May 29, 1933
  • June 12, 1933
  • June 26, 1933
  • July 3, 1933
  • July 10, 1933
  • July 17, 1933
  • July 24, 1933
  • July 31, 1933
  • August 7, 1933
  • August 14, 1933
  • August 21, 1933
  • August 28, 1933
  • September 4, 1933
  • September 10, 1933
  • September 18, 1933
  • September 25, 1933
  • October 2, 1933
  • October 9, 1933
  • October 16, 1933
  • October 28, 1933
(Oversize Box 14, #1-7)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 2

Ash Kaumi Darada, (Real Patriotism). Sher Singh Giani. editor. Amritsar: Published and printed by Kartar Singh at Khalsa Pradesi Malwa Press. (Punjabi) (834 pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Patriotic and nationalistic daily paper.

Issues:

  • October. 30, 1930-May 16, 1930 (a few missing issues)
  • January. 24, 1931
  • May 4, 1931
  • October. 26, 1931 (one page with photos of leaders of agitation squads)
(Oversize Box 15, #1-13)
(Oversize Box 16, #1-4)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 2

Kirpan Bahadur December 7, 1930.

Scope and Content Note

This single page indicates orthodox pro-Sikh orientation.
(Oversize Box 16, #5)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 2

" Kirpan BahadurSupplement"

Scope and Content Note

A poster instigating the masses to rise against the cruelty of the Maharaja of Patiala.
Illustration: includes photos.
(Oversize Box 16, #6)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 2

Single sheet of magazines published by Khalsa Pradesi Press 1931

(Oversize Box 16, #7)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 2

Khalsa Sevak

(Oversize Box 16, #8-16)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 3

Khalsa Sevak. Jagjit Singh, editor, Giani Sher Singh, managing editor. Amritsar: Printed by Mitra Press (Malwai Buga) by Jagjit Singh and published by same from the offices of the Khalsa Sewak

Scope and Content Note

Orthodox daily paper with religious and political news.
Some issues incomplete.

Issues:

  • February 11, 1936
  • April 13, 1936
  • January 19, 1937
  • February 12, 1937
  • March 1, 1937
  • September 24, 1937
  • September 29, 1937
  • December 17, 1937
  • December 19, 1937
  • December 22, 1937
  • December 23, 1937
  • December 25, 1937
  • January 8, 1938 (special Issue with color insert)
  • January 14, 1938
  • February 2, 1938
  • February 6, 1938
  • February 14, 1938
  • May 25, 1938
  • May 30, 1938
(Oversize Box 17, #1-7)
Box BANC FILM 2950, File 3

The Khilafat. Bombay: [s.n.]. (Urdu)

Scope and Content Note

Issue:

  • January 23, 1934
(Oversize Box 17, #1-7)
Box BANC FILM 2950, File 3

Medina [s.l.: s.n.]

Scope and Content Note

Biweekly Muslim orthodox religious paper.

Issue:

  • June 25, 1936
(Oversize Box 17, #1-7)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 3

Hamayat Islam. Sh. Hasan Ildeen, editor. Lahore: Printed and published by Hasan Ildeen at Islam Press

Scope and Content Note

Orthodox Muslim religious paper.

Issue:

  • October 5, 1933
(Oversize Box 17, #8)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 3

Sikh Sewak. Sher Singh Giani, editor. Amritsar: Printed Malwa Press and published by Bhagat Singh

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • July 20, 1932 (special religious Issue) (two copies)
  • January 7, 1935 (incomplete)
  • January 11, 1935 (Sri Kalgidhar Number) Anniversary Issue (with pictures of prominent and literary persons)
  • December 23, 1933 (page with picture of Maharaja Hazir Singh and of a temple)
  • July 2, 1932 (incomplete)
  • December 11, 1934 (incomplete)
  • September 2, 1932 (incomplete)
  • January 28, 1932 (incomplete)
  • November 16, 1934 (incomplete)
  • August 15, 1931 (incomplete)
  • March 5, 1934 (incomplete)
  • December 3, 1934 (incomplete)
  • December 19, 1932 (incomplete)
  • September 4, 1933 June 7, 1936
  • September 2, 1932 (incomplete)
  • October 10, 1932 (incomplete)
  • August 28, 1932
  • February 14, 1933 (incomplete)
  • January 14, 1933 (incomplete)
  • July 11, 1933 Aug. 7, 1933
  • September 7, 1933 (incomplete)
  • September 15, 1933 (incomplete)
  • November 6, 1933 (incomplete)
  • December 23, 1933 (incomplete)
  • November 2, 1934 (incomplete)
  • November 29, 1934 (2 copies)
  • December 4, 1934 (incomplete)
  • December 9, 1934 (incomplete)
  • March 1, 1934 (incomplete)
(Oversize Box 17, #9-18)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 3

Fateh. Labh Singh Narang, editor. Gurmukh Singh Gurmukh, editor in charge. [s.l: s.n.]

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • April 13, 1933
  • August 16, 1933
  • August 23, 1933
  • August 30, 1933
  • September 20, 1933 (includes photos of Gandhi, Nehru, etc)
  • October 11, 1933
  • December 13, 1933
  • December 23, 1933
  • December 31, 1933
  • January 10, 1934
  • January 17, 1934
  • February 7, 1934
  • February 28, 1934
(Oversize Box 18, #1-13)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 3

Gyrasewak

(Oversize Box 18, #14-17)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Gurasewaka. Nahar Singh Giani, editor. Amritsar: Printed and published by Bhagar Singh "Pardesi", printed at the Giani Press, Mutasil Akhada Brahmabuta Katara Jalhianwala, Amritsar and published at "Gur Sewaka" Bazaar

Scope and Content Note

Religious Sikh weekly with orthodox views.

Issues:

  • May 15, 1935
  • June 26, 1935
  • August 21, 1935
  • August 28, 1935
  • September 18, 1935
  • October 2, 1935
  • October 16, 1935
  • October 23, 1935
  • November 10, 1935
  • November 13, 1935
  • November 20, 1935
  • December 11, 1935
  • December 18, 1935
  • February 5, 1936
  • February 12, 1936
  • February 19, 1936
  • February 26, 1936
  • March 4, 1936
  • March 11, 1936
  • April 12, 1936 (Khalsa Number with frontispiece)
  • April 22, 1936
  • April 29, 1936
  • May 6, 1936
  • May 20, 1936
  • June 3, 1936
  • June 8, 1936
  • June 29, 1936
  • July 8, 1936
  • July 29, 1936
  • September 39, 1936
  • January 20, 1937
(Oversize Box 19, #1-7)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Dukhi Duniya. Avtar Singh "Daler", editor, Mota Singh, managing director. Jullundur City, Punjab: Printed by Avtar Singh "Daler" at the Arjan Fine Arts Press, Nisbet Rd., Lahore and published at the offices of "Dukhi Duniya", Railway Road

Scope and Content Note

Patriotic, leftist, radical weekly magazine.

Issues:

  • January 8, 1938 (includes photo)
  • February 5, 1938
  • November 5, 1938
  • May 20, 1938 (2 sheets, incomplete)
(Oversize Box 19, #8-9)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Panja Sahiba Maigazina. Gopal Singh "Dardi," editor. Amritsar: Printed and published by Santokh Singh at the Akali Patrika Press

Scope and Content Note

Issue:

  • March, 1935 (v. 6, no. 10)
(Oversize Box 19, #8-9)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Sukh Jiwan. Moga, Punjab: Published by Bharat Printing Press

Scope and Content Note

Moderate news weekly.

Issues:

  • February 8, 1938
  • February 15, 1938
(Oversize Box 19, #10)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Pradesi Sewaka. Harnam Singh "Bhera." Amritsar: [s.n.]

Scope and Content Note

Patriotic paper.

Issue:

  • February 20, 1931 (incomplete and torn)
(Oversize Box 19, #11)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Himmata. Sundar Singh, editor. Lahore: Printed and published by Mehar Singh at Prahilada Arata Praisa

Scope and Content Note

Issue:

  • March 17, 1934
(Oversize Box 19, #12)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Amrita Bazar Patrika

Scope and Content Note

Issue:

  • August 16, 1921
(Oversize Box 19, #13)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Kundana. Gopal Singh, editor. Lahore: [s.n.]

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • February 15, 1938
  • February 22, 1938
(Oversize Box 19, #14)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Bande Matram. (Urdu)

Scope and Content Note

Patriotic paper.

Issue:

  • July 4, 1929
(Oversize Box 19, #15)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Desh Dardi. Jagir Singh Joga, editor. Amritsar: Printed and published by Jagir Singh Joga at Sudarak Press

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • January 30, 1933
  • January 23, 1933
(Oversize Box 19, #16)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Manpadaki Vicaran?

Scope and Content Note

Single page of paper with Communist orientation. Condemns Gandhi and the Congress Party and gives an account to the burning of the Reichstag by Nazis to arrest communists.
(Oversize Box 19, #17)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Riyasa. Diwan Singh, publisher (supporting lawsuit vs. Nawab of Baroda)

Scope and Content Note

Special edition on papers financial status (multiple copies).
(Oversize Box 19, #18)
Call No. BANC FILM 2950, Reel 4

Weekly Melu. Sundar Singh "Lailapuri," editor. Amritsar: Printed at the Phulwadi Press, Bazaar Mai Sevan, and published by Sundar Singh at Melu Chaunk Baba Sahib

Scope and Content Note

Issues:

  • Friday, July 4, 1930
  • Friday, August 1, 1930
  • Friday, August 8, 1930
  • Friday, August 22, 1930
  • Friday, October 31, 1930
(Oversize Box 19, #19-20)