Photograph of Vaishno Das Bagai and Others
A photograph of Vaishno Das Bagai and others. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph identifies others in the photograph, including Ramesh Chandra, Abnashi Ram Premi, and claims the picture was taken in the early 1920s.
Abstract From Records
Newspaper clipping from the September 4, 1920 edition of The Recorder. The newspaper includes a list of documents recorded on September 3, 1920, including a deed by V.D. Bagai.
Copy of Complaint and Summons in V.D. Bagai vs. C.R. Badger, et al.
Copy of Complaint and Summons in V.D. Bagai vs. C.R. Badger, et al.. A newspaper clipping is pasted onto the copy, which reads, "The creditors of C.E. Herrick, Incorporated, a concern which lends money on real estate and automobiles, petitioned yesterday to have it declared bankrupt. V.D. Bagai, the Isaac Upham Co. and the United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company are the petitioners."
Letter from American Consul to Vaishno Das Bagai
Letter from American Consular Service to Vaishno Das bagai, dated December 15, 1920. The letter reads, "At the request of the Deputy Commisioner of the Northwest Frontier Province, Peshawar, I send you herewith certificates regarding your nativity."
Caste Certification for Vaishno Das Bagai
Certificate issued in 1918 by H.N. Bolton, Deputy Commissioner of the Peshawar District, certifying that Vaishno Das Bagai is of the "Arora Bagai" caste. The front of the certificate certifies that Bolton is the Deputy Commissioner of the Peshawar District, and is signed off by the Consul of the United States of America at Bombay, India.
Passport Form for Vaishno Das Bagai
Passport Form for Vaishno Das Bagai, certifying his British subjecthood and that he is proceeding to Japan and America for the purpose of trade, accompanied by his son Brij Mohan. The passport form was issued on May 1915 from Peshawar. Vaishno Das Bagai's age is listed as 24, and his son as 7.