This East India Company digital resource allows students and researchers to access a collection of primary source documents from the India Office Records held by the British Library, including royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expeditions, among other document types, this resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1600 to 1947.
"Drawing upon the manuscript collections of the National Library of Scotland, this searchable online resource provides access to digital facsimiles of diaries and journals, official and private papers, letters, sketches, paintings and original Indian documents containing histories and literary works. The collection documents the relationship between Britain and India in an empire where the Scots played a central role as traders, generals, missionaries, viceroys, governor-generals and East India Company officials. The dates of the documents range from 1710 to 1937".
Bharat Ek Khoj (18 discs)
Summary: A 5,000-year political, social, and cultural history of India, from its beginnings through the coming of independence in 1947.
The objective of the Afghanistan Digital Library is to retrieve and restore the first sixty years of Afghanistan’s published cultural heritage. The project catalogues and digitizes as many Afghan publications from 1871–1930 as possible to identify and locate.
Section I. Independence, partition, and the Nehru era, 1947-64
Section II. South Asian conflicts and independence for Bangladesh, 1964-71
Section III. Afghanistan and the Cold War, emergency rule in India, and the resumption of civilian rule in Pakistan, 1972-80
* all the three sections are fully accessible now!