Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks (January 9, 1939)
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks in Connecticut dated January 9, 1939, in which Dayal thanks Brooks and his wife for their generous hospitality. An interesting feature of the letter is the discrepancy between the address on the letter -- 701 Park Manor Aps, 40th St. & Girard Ave, Phila (Pa) -- and the postmark and stamp on the letter, which appears to be from Sweden.
Notification of pardon hearing for Ashar Singh
Statement from the Secretary of Idaho State Board of Pardons George R. Barker to Idaho State Penitentiary Warden John W. Snook dated July 10, 1916. Barker writes, "This is to notify you that at a meeting of the State Board of Pardons held July 6, 1916, the application of ASHAR SINGH was considered and definite sentence was fixed at one year."
Letter from Patrick M. Huels re: Sheikh Mujib Way
Letter dated August 22, 1997 from Alderman Patrick M. Huels to Thomas Walker, Commissioner for the Department of Transportation regarding the ordinance to honorarily designate a section of West Devon Avenue as "Sheikh Mujib Way." The letter requested authorization from Commissioner in order to pass the ordinance.
Letter from Bernard L. Stone re: Sheikh Mujib Way
Letter dated August 20, 1997 from Alderman Bernard L. Stone to Alderman Patrick Huels, who also served as Chairman for the Committee on Transportation and Public Way, regarding the ordinance to honorarily designate a section of West Devon Avenue as "Sheikh Mujib Way." Stone explains that Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, plans to attend the unveiling of the sign.
Letter from Rabindranath Tagore to Bhagwan Singh Gyanee
Letter from Rabindranath Tagore to Bhagwan Singh Gyanee dated December 27, 1931. Tagore writes, "It is hard for me to say in a few faltering words how I feel when voices greet me from my own country and from across the seas carrying to me the assurance that I have pleased many and have helped some and thus offering me the best reward of my life."
Letter from Agnes Smedley to Bhagwan Singh Gyanee
Letter from Agnes Smedley to Bhagwan Singh Gyanee dated January 18, 1920. Smedley describes the recent activities of the Friends for Freedom of India, and efforts to organize meetings with various intellectuals and politicians.
Letter from Bhagwan Singh Gyanee to Madam Chiang Kai-shek
Letter from Bhagwan Singh Gyanee to Madam Chiang Kai-Shek dated January 4, 1943 and sent from Denver, Colorado. In the letter, Gyanee describes his meeting with her and her sister, Madame Sun Yat Sen, as well as details of his own deportation from Canada. Gyanee also mentions his inactivity in politics and pursuits in experimental psychology and adult education.
Letter from K.S. Luong to Bhagwan Singh Gyanee
Letter dated January 13, 1943 from the K.S. Luong, secretary of the Chinese Embassy in Washington to Bhagwan Singh Gyanee. The letter acknowledges the receipt of Gyanee's letter addressed to Madame Chiang Kai-shek, the First Lady of the Republic of China.