Letter from Godha Ram Channon to Henry F. Grady
Letter from Godha Ram Channon to Henry F. Grady, U.S. Ambassador to India, dated November 1, 1947. Channon inquires about the visa status of his son, Prakash, and states that he hopes Prakash will be able to come to the U.S. to run his business while he takes a trip to India.
Letter from Godha Ram Channon to B. Shiva Rao
Letter from Godha Ram Channon to B. Shiva Rao dated July 10, 1948, inquiring about his petition to recover his pension from the British Government Service. Channon chose to resign from government service under the British Raj to fight for Indian freedom. "If I know that the Government of India isn’t going to do anything for me, then I would rather apply for American citizenship," he writes.
Postcard from Godha Ram Channon
Invitation from Godha Ram Channon to upcoming meeting of the Reception Committee (to welcome Jawaharlal Nehru to San Francisco) at the offices of the Consulate General of India.
Letter from Godha Ram Channon to Lanka Sundaram
A letter dated October 10, 1951, from Godha Ram Channon to Dr. Lanka Sundaram, Editor of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi, India. Channon wishes Sundaram luck with the coming election to Indian parliament. He also mentions that he is looking forward to meeting with Sundaram when visiting India in the near future.
Letter from Godha Ram Channon to Shayam Prashad Mukerjee
Letter from Godha Ram Channon to Shayam Prashad Mukerjee, Indian Minister of Industries & Supplies. Channon relates his previous discussion with Ambassador Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit and the report he wrote for her regarding expansion of Indian handicraft exports, and encloses his report (not included here). He also offers specific advice on export to the US.
Letter from Godha Ram Channon to Sharma
Letter from Godha Ram Channon to J.N. Sharma, discussing their organization’s inability to come up with a “refugees’ fund” to present to Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru during an upcoming visit to California.
Letter from Godha Ram Channon
Letter from Godha Ram Channon to unknown recipient advising them that Ambassador Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit will be honored at an upcoming dinner in San Francisco.