Indian Legal Documents collection Edit


11 MWalB02697


  • 1929-1948 and unknown (Creation)
  • 1929-1948 and unknown (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 1994-10-05 (Other)


  • 1.50 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 3 manuscript boxes other_unmapped (Whole)



  • Arrangement

    The collection consists of 1.5 linear feet of legal documents.  The documents have been kept in the order in which they were received.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.  Please contact the department for more information.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Requests to reproduce of publish material from the collection should be directed to Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

  • Other Descriptive Information

    Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Indian Legal Documents collection contains court records from several former princely states  in the present-day state of Rajasthan, dating primarily from the 1930s and 1940s.  Each document bears an official stamp reflecting location and related court fees.  Records are all hand-written in a variety of scripts; languages are primarily Hindustani and Urdu.  Locations, as stated on document stamps, include Bundi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Khetri, and Tonk.

  • Preferred Citation

    Indian legal documents collection, 1929-1948, Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department, Brandeis University