Letter from Elliot Einzig Porter to Ram Bagai
Letter from Elliot Einzig Porter to Ram Bagai dated January 14, 1989. In the letter, Porter inquires about a few details regarding Vaishno Das Bagai's life, including a curio shop in Berkeley that Vaishno Das Bagai might have ran, and a reference in the Hindusthanee Student. to "Mr. and Mrs. V.D. Bagai."
Letter from Ram Bagai to Elliot Einzig Porter
Letter from Ram Bagai to Elliot Einzig Porter dated January 24, 1989. Bagai enclosed two sets of documents with the letter: a set of documents regarding Vaishno Das Bagai's nativity, and a set of personal documents including Vaishno Das Bagai's suicide notes.
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."
Here's Letter To The World From Suicide
Article titled "Here's Letter To The World From Suicide" from the March 17, 1928 edition of the San Francisco Examiner. The article reports on the suicide of Vaishno Das Bagai, and reprints the letter he left for newspapers.