New Files Feb. 2016

  • 1875 Routes in the Western-Himalayas Kashmir &c by Montgomerie with additions s.pdf
  • 1884 Reminiscences of an Indian Official by Cavenagh s.pdf
  • 1928 The Gurkhas–their manners customs and country by Northey s.pdf
  • 1933 Skeleton Map of Nepal showing distribution of Tribes from Gurkha Handbook.jpg
  • 1936 Handbooks for the Indian Army–Gurkhas by Morris s.pdf
  • 1940 The Boundary Question between China and Tibet–record of tripartite conference 1913-1914 s.pdf
  • 1955 When Iron Gates Yield by Bull s.pdf
  • 1964 Betrayal of Tibet by Mitter s.pdf
  • 1965x His Majesty King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shaha Deva–an analytical biography by Krishnamurti s.pdf
  • 1924 From China to Hkamti Long by Kingdon Ward s.pdf
  • 1933 History of the Panjab Hill States vol 1 by Hutchison s.pdf
  • 1933 History of the Panjab Hill States vol 2 by Hutchison s.pdf
  • 1933 Punjab Hill States by Hutchison.jpg
  • 1938 Field Notes of Rhododendrons and other Plants collected by Kingdon Ward 1926 to 1938 s.pdf
  • 1949 Burma’s Icy Mountains by Kingdon-Ward s.pdf
  • 1954 Contributions to Ethnography Linguistics and History of Religion–Sino-Swedish Expedition publication 38 s.pdf
  • 1960 Tibet Fights for Freedom–story of March 1959 Uprising edited by Hutheesing s.pdf
  • 1970 The Politics of Nepal–persistence and change in an Asian Monarchy by Rose s.pdf
  • 1973 Political Relations between India and Nepal 1877-1923 by Mojumdar s.pdf
  • 1975 Oracles and Demons of Tibet by Nebesky-Wojkowitz s.pdf
  • 1977 The Politics of Bhutan by Rose s.pdf
  • 1982 Tawang the Land of Mon by Nanda s.pdf
  • 1991 China-Nepal Relations and India by Ghoble s.pdf
  • 1993 Reports from the Northwest–selection of Manchu Memorials from Kashgar 1806-1807 by Di Cosmo s.pdf
  • 1892 Une Expedition de Chasse Au Nepaul by Duc D’Orleans.pdf
  • 1898 Sven Hedin’s Archaeological Collections from Khotan Part 2 by Montell s.pdf
  • 1916 Stray Leaves from Assam by Moore s.pdf
  • 1917 Bengal Bihar and Orissa Sikkim–Provincial Geographies of India by O’Malley s.pdf
  • 1920 Mountain Memories–a Pilgrimage of Romance by Conway s.pdf
  • 1928 The Quest of the Nepal Border by Guinness s.pdf
  • 1930 Enlarged Road Map of Darjeeling from Newmans Guide to Darjeeling.jpg
  • 1930 Newman’s Guide to Darjeeling s.pdf
  • 1930 Road Map of Darjeeling from Newmans Guide to Darjeeling.jpg
  • 1933 A Month in the Himalayas–from 12 May to 11 June 1933 Part 1 and 2 s.pdf
  • 1940 Things Mortal by O’Connor s.pdf
  • 1958 Up and Down Asia by Patterson s.pdf
  • 1959 Tragic Destiny by Patterson s.pdf
  • 1963 The Sino-Indian Dispute by Nanporia s.pdf
  • 1966 Central Asians under Russian Rule–study in culture change by Bacon s.pdf
  • 1973 Faction and Conversion in a Plural Society–Religious Alignments in the Hindu Kush by Canfield s.pdf
  • 1973 Foreign Policy of Nepal by Muni s.pdf
  • 1978 Tibetans in India–case study of Mundgod Tibetans by Palakshappa.pdf
  • 1980 Afghanistan by Dupree s.pdf
  • 1990 The Ismailis–their history and doctrines by Daftary s.pdf
  • 1994 History of Tibetan Religion–a study in the field by Li s.pdf
  • 1905 Lhasa–an account of the country and people of Central Tibet vol 1 by Landon s.pdf
  • 1905 Lhasa–an account of the country and people of Central Tibet vol 2 by Landon s.pdf
  • 1908 Bhutan 1907-08–Extracts from diary while accompanying British Mision to Bhutan by Hyslop s.pdf
  • 1921 Funfzig Jahre unter Tibetern by Heyde.pdf
  • 1923 Servant of Sahibs–a book to be read aloud by Galwan s.pdf
  • 1954 Conspiracy in Kashmir by Rajpori s.pdf
  • 1962 Haibak and Kashmir-Smast–Buddhist cave-temples in Afghanistan and Pakistan ed by Mizuno s.pdf
  • 1967 Bhutan–a physical and cultural geography by Karan s.pdf
  • 1988 Tibet–a General Survey by Heyu s.pdf
  • 1924 Journal & Proceedings of Asiatic Society of Bengal Vol 20 NS s
  • 1851 Rough Notes on State of Nepal–its government army and resources by Cavenagh s.pdf
  • 1953 Afghanistan–a Study of Political Developments in Central and Southern Asia by Fraser-Tytler s.pdf
  • 1956 Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage by Buhl s.pdf
  • 1981 Sino-Soviet Territorial Dispute in the Pamir Mountains Region by Garver from China Quarterly v85 s.pdf
  • 1981 The Nan-chao kingdom and T’ang China’s southwestern frontier by Backus s.pdf
  • 1869 Routes between Punjab and Yarkand to illustrate reports of Forsyth and Cayley.jpg
  • 1869 Trade of India with Eastern Turkestan–parliamentary papers s.pdf
  • 1887 Correspondence regarding the Affairs of Central Asia presented to Parliament s.pdf
  • 1894 Article III of Convention of July 24 1886 relative to Burmah and Thibet s.pdf
  • 1894 Convention of March 1st 1894 between Great Britain and China (Burma-China border).jpg
  • 1900 Languages Spoken beyond the N.W. Frontier of India by Grierson s.pdf
  • 1900 Languages Spoken beyond the North-Western Frontier of India by Grierson from Languages Spoken.jpg
  • 1904 An Ahom Cosmogony with translation and vocabulary by Grierson s.pdf
  • 1908 Regulations respecting Trade in Tibet between United Kingdom China and Tibet s.pdf
  • 1921 Treaty between the British and Afghan Governments signed at Kabul s.pdf
  • 1924 Treaty between United Kingdom and Nepal with note Importation of Arms s.pdf
  • 1930 Exchange of Notes between UK and Government of Afghanistan regarding Treaty Relations with Afghanistan s.pdf
  • 1932 Indo-Afghan Frontier in vicinity of Arnawai and Dokalim.jpg
  • 1934 Exchange of Notes between UK and Afghanistan regarding Boundary between India and Afghanistan s.pdf
  • 1950 Treaty between Government of United Kingdom and Government of Nepal s.pdf
  • 1952 #6 The Aravalli Range and its Extensions by Gulatee s.pdf
  • 1956 Hsun-Hua and Yung-Chung (Amnye Ma-Chhen Range) by Rock.jpg
  • 1956 Kuei-Te and Hsia-Ho Hsien (Amnye Ma-Chhen Range) by Rock.jpg
  • 1956 Nyen-Po-Yur-Tse Dza-Ra (Amnye Ma-Chhen Range) by Rock.jpg
  • 1956 Sa-Ri Dang-Ri Range (Amnye Ma-Chhen Range) by Rock.jpg
  • 1956 The Amnye Ma-Chhen Range and Adjacent Regions by Rock s.pdf
  • 1956 Yellow River and Ra-Gya Gom-Pa (Amnye Ma-Chhen Range) by Rock.jpg
  • 1970 The Himalaya Borderland by Rahul s.pdf
  • 1975 Views of Nepal 1851-1864 by Oldfield s.pdf
  • 2001 Rethinking Civil Society Role in Sustainable Development–perspective from Asia ed by Gurung s.pdf
  • 2003 Fragile Districts Futile Decentralisation by Gurung s.pdf
  • 2003 Trident and Thunderbolt–cultural dynamics in Nepalese politics by Gurung s.pdf
  • 2006 From Exclusion to Inclusion–Socio-political Agenda for Nepal by Gurung s.pdf
  • 2008 Naga Identities–changing local cultures in the Northeast of India ed by Oppitz s.pdf
  • 1962 Russo-Chinese Border-lands–zone of peaceful contact or potential conflict by Jackson s.pdf
  • 1965 Afghanistan–Highway of Conquest by Fletcher s.pdf
  • 1978 Muslims in China–a study in cultural confrontation by Israeli s.pdf
  • 1979 Apa Tani Tribe on road to Prosperity by Furer-Haimendorf from Geographical Magazine s.pdf
  • 1979 Caravan Route to Muztagh Karakoram by Noack from Geographical Magazine s.pdf
  • 1988 East Meets West–the Jesuits in China 1582-1773 ed by Ronan s.pdf
  • 1989 China and Its National Minorities–autonomy or assimilation by Heberer s.pdf

We have obtained a set of rare files (generally “secret” and / or “confidential” related to the rivalry between Britain and Russia during the period sometimes referred to as the “Great Game”.  See the MCADD Forum / Central Asia for the story of how these files became available.  The following files are now available on the website:1874 Historical Summary of the Central Asian Question by O T Burne India Office (confidential).pdf

  • 1875 Epitome of Correspondence relating to Merv with historical and geographical accounts (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1875 Historical Review of Correspondence relating to Affairs in Central Asia 1872-1875 by Henvey (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1875 North Eastern Frontiers of Persia embracing Khiva from Epitome of Merv.jpg
  • 1876 Toorkoman Tribes between the Caspian and Oxus from 1878 Affairs in Central Asia Biluchistan.jpg
  • 1878 Affairs in Central Asia Biluchistan Persia 1875-77 by Plowden (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1878 Analysis of Lord Tenterden of the Papers Presented to Parliament respecting Central Asia 1838-1878 s.pdf
  • 1878 Map to illustrate the Seistan Arbitration from SoI.jpg
  • 1879 Policy and Relations of the British Government toward Afghanistan 1872 to 1879 by Plowden s.pdf
  • 1879 Statistics and Geography of Russian Turkestan by Clarke s.pdf
  • 1880 Russia in Central Asia by Burne (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1882 Turkistan Region–being a Military Statistical Review of Turkistan Military District of Russia vol 1 by Kostenko (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1882 Turkistan Region–being a Military Statistical Review of Turkistan Military District of Russia Vol 2 by Kostenko (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1884 Military Report and Gazetteer of Trans-Caspian Territories Part 3 Khanate of Khiva by Grierson (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1884 Precis of Correspondence relating to Kashmir State by Crawford (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1884 Turkistan Region–being a Military Statistical Review of Turkistan Military District of Russia vol 3 by Kostenko (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1885 Dardistan and Kafiristan in three parts by Barrow (confidential–incomplete to be revised) s.pdf
  • 1885 Notes on Afghanistan as a Theatre of War by St. John (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1885 Notes on the portion of the memorandum ‘Afghanistan as a Theatre of War’ by St. John (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1885 Report on the Explorations in Part of Eastern Afghanistan and in Kafiristan during 1883 by McNair (confidential) incomplete s.pdf
  • 1886 Gazetteer of Dardistan and Kafiristan by Barrow (incomplete-to be revised) s.pdf
  • 1887 Main Lines of Communication between Indus and Hindu Kush Helmand.jpg
  • 1887 Main Lines of Communication Between the Indus and the Hindu Kush Helmand Part 1 Northern Routes (secret confidential) s.pdf
  • 1888 China–Reconnaissance Journey through Central and Western Provinces vol 2 Hami via Yarkand to India by Bell (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1890 Precis of Papers regarding the Upper Oxus Boundary by Younghusband (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1890 Military Routes to the Indo-Afghan Frontier by Lessar (secret) s.pdf
  • 1891 Report of a Journey in Chinese Turkistan in 1889-90 by Bower (secret and confidential) missing map s.pdf
  • 1892 Note on Black Mountain Affairs subsequent to Expedition of 1891 by Mason (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1893 Index Map showing Routes on the North-West Frontier by Robertson.jpg
  • 1893 Military Geography of Afghanistan Part 1 Badakhshan.jpg
  • 1893 Military Geography of Afghanistan Part 2 Afghan Turkistan Province.jpg
  • 1893 Military Geography of Afghanistan Part 3 Herat.jpg
  • 1893 Military Geography of Afghanistan Part 4 Kabul Province.jpg
  • 1893 Military Geography of Afghanistan Part 5 Kandahar and Farah Province (secret).jpg
  • 1893 Reports on the road between Chilas and Lulusar Lake via the Babusar Pass by Douglas (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1893 Routes from Russian Territory toward Afghanistan and India–the Pamir line of Advance by Robertson (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1893 Routes from Russian Territory towards Afghanistan and India Part 2 by Robertson.jpg
  • 1893 Routes on North-West Frontier Vol 1 by Robertson (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1893 Routes on North-West Frontier Vol 2 by Robertson (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1893 Some Notes on Tibetan Affairs by Bower (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1893 The Military Geography of Afghanistan Part 1 Badakhshan by Barrow (secret) s.pdf
  • 1893 The Military Geography of Afghanistan Part 2 Afghan Turkistan by Barrow (secret) s.pdf
  • 1893 The Military Geography of Afghanistan Part 3 Herat by Barrow (secret) s.pdf
  • 1893 The Military Geography of Afghanistan Part 4 Kabul by Mason (secret) s.pdf
  • 1893 The Military Geography of Afghanistan Part 5 Farah and Kandahar by Elles (secret) s.pdf 1894 Report on Gor by Douglas (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1895 Dardistan and Surrounding Countries by Quarter Master General (confidential).jpg
  • 1895 Report on Kaghan and adjoining territory including Allai Kohistan and Shinaka (Dardistan) by Mason (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1896 Routes to the Russo-Afghan Frontier–Tables of Distances sections 1 and 2 (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1897 Capt. M S Wellby and Lt Malcolms Route Across Northern Tibet Sheet 1.jpg
  • 1897 Capt. M S Wellby and Lt Malcolms Route Across Northern Tibet Sheet 2.jpg
  • 1897 Capt. M S Wellby and Lt Malcolms Route Across Northern Tibet Sheet 3.jpg
  • 1897 Report with Map upon a journey through Northern Tibet and Northern China by Wellby (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1897 Travellers Routes in Tibet (Wellby and Malcolm) by Intelligence Branch.jpg
  • 1899 Routes in Afghanistan Sheet 2 by Intelligence Branch (confidential).jpg
  • 1901 Military Needs of the Empire in a War with France and Russia by Altham (secret) s.pdf
  • 1902 Notes on Central Asian Question and Coast and Frontier Defences of India 1877-1893 by Roberts (secret) s.pdf
  • 1903 Memorandum on Our Relations with Tibet both Past and Present by Younghusband (confidential advance copy) s.pdf
  • 1905 Dir Swat and Bajour from Military Report on Dir Swat and Bajour.jpg
  • 1906 Eastern Bokhara–a military and geographical description by Snyesaref (secret) s.pdf
  • 1906 Military Report on Dir Swat and Bajaur by Intelligence Branch India (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1906 Skeleton Map showing Tribal Divisions Dir Swat and Bajour.jpg
  • 1907 The Afghan Question–Military Geographical and Political Studies by Rittich (translation Secret) s.pdf
  • 1909 Routes in Russian Central Asia Section 3 by Intelligence Branch.jpg
  • 1909 Routes in Russian Central Asia–Section 3 Herat Line of Advance by Intelligence Branch (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1910 Final Report on Afghanistan by Iftikhar-Ud-Din — British Agent at Kabul 1907-1910 (secret) s.pdf
  • 1910 Sheet 38 of India and Adjacent Countries–Punjab NW Frontier Province Baluchistan and Afghanistan by SoI.jpg
  • 1910 Skeleton Map of Bokhara showing routes by Logofet from Land of Wrong.jpg
  • 1910 The Land of Wrong–the Khanate of Bokhara and its present condition by Logofet s.pdf
  • 1910 The Rivalry of Russia and England in Central Asia by Grulef translated for General Staff s.pdf
  • 1912 Strategical Epitome of Routes on and beyond the North-West Frontier of India by General Staff India (confidential) s.pdf
  • 1928 Map to Accompany Military Report on Chitral by General Staff India.jpg
  • 1928 Military Report and Gazetteer on Chitral by General Staff India (official use only) s.pdf
  • 1932 Summary of Events–Afghanistan August 1919 to June 1932 (secret) s.pdf