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Volume 8 of J. H. Whitley scrapbooks: India
Scrapbook containing photographs, dinner seating plans, letters and press cuttings from J.H. Whitley's time in India, as well as press cuttings about Whitley's time as Chairman for the BBC.
  • JHW/2/8/1

    Letter from Lord Irwin to J.H. Whitley Item

    16 May 1931
    Letter from Irwin commending J.H. Whitley's services as Chairman of the Royal Commission on Labour in India.
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  • JHW/2/8/2

    Signed photograph of Viscount Halifax Item

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    Photograph of Lord Irwin as Viscount Halifax, possibly a gift for J.H. Whitley.
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  • JHW/2/8/3

    Prayer from Stevenson College Item

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    Prayer from Stevenson College which mentions the Labour Commission in India, asking God for His blessing upon its members.
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  • JHW/2/8/4

    Article concerning the Royal Commission on Labour in India Item

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    Article about the work of the Royal Commission on Labour in India. The article refers to J.H. Whitley as a gentleman of great experience and knowledge that has made a solid reputation in constructive statesmanship.
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  • JHW/2/8/5

    Article concerning the Royal Commission on Labour in India Item

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    Article about short speech made by J.H. Whitley outlining the attitude of Royal Commission on Labour in India to its work. Article refers to Whitley as an eminent and cultured gentleman.
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  • JHW/2/8/6

    Article concerning the Royal Commission on Labour in India Item

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    Under the headline 'Labour Inquiry', article about the future arrival of the Royal Commission on Labour in India in Bombay. Includes a list of the Commissioners.
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  • JHW/2/8/7

    Article concerning the Royal Commission on Labour in India Item

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    Under the headline 'Mr N. M. Joshi on Folly of Boycott', article about the Royal Commission on Labour in India, in which J.H. Whitley states he is looking forward to meeting his Indian colleagues. Includes a photograph of Whitley.
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  • JHW/2/8/8

    Article concerning J.H. Whitley Item

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    Article about Lord Irwin's announcement of the Industrial Grievances Commission, with J.H. Whitley as the chairman. The article discusses the excellent choice made by Irwin in placing Whitley as chairman.
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  • JHW/2/8/9

    Article concerning The Charter of Indian Labour Item

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    Under the headline 'The Charter of Indian Labour', article about the announcement of a Royal Commission being sent to India by Lord Irwin, and the intended destinations of this Commission.
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  • JHW/2/8/10

    Programme for the opening of Sastri College Item

    14 Oct 1929
    Programme for the opening of Sastri College by Major-General Right Honourable The Earl of Athlone, Governor-General of the Union of South Africa. Includes a programme of prayers and speeches, as well as a programme of music.
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