Indian Tracts

Subject strengths: History, Politics

With three early twentieth century exceptions, the Indian Tracts is a collection of nineteenth century pamphlets on a range of Indian subjects, such as local self-government, the Indian Civil Service, education, politics, economics, transport, the trade of opium, religion and war.


Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:

Collection Name: Indian Tracts

Library Catalogue Collection Ref Code: Indian Tracts

Date Range of Material

1802 – 1936, although the majority of the books within this collection were published in the 19th Century.

Type of Material

Pamphlet collection

Size of Collection

2 Linear Metres of shelving 

How To Order Items From This Collection

The books within this collection are described within the Newcastle University Library Catalogue and can be ordered directly from the catalogue.

This link to the library catalogue will show a list of all the items within the collection. Please note this link is available to members of the public as well as University staff and students.

You can then place your order by linking to our request form

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