The Center received a fairly comprehensive selection of commercially-published monographs published in Bangladesh from 1972 through July 1984; from India for the period of 1958 to July 1984; and from Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka from July 1968 through July 1984. Most of the Center's holdings are cataloged; additional bibliographic access is through the guide listed below: GUIDE: Accessions list : Bangladesh. Accessions list : Ceylon. Accessions list : India. Accessions list : Nepal. Accessions list : Pakistan. Accessions list : South Asia. Accessions list : Sri Lanka.
South Asian Studies
The references below feature the strengths of CRL's holdings. Links point to more detailed descriptions in our catalog, and where available point to digital version of the content or digitized finding aids for microfilm. Collecting in this area continues through the purchase programs.
GUIDE: Publications proscribed by the government of India, a Catalogue of the collections in India Office Library and Records and the Dept. of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books. The set reproduces over 1,600 items banned by the British Government in India prior to 1947. The collections include material in English and the vernacular languages of India. An index is included on the reels.
CRL owns v.1-55 (1867-1922) of the Statistical Abstract Relating to British India, a key statistical resource for scholars of Indian history. Select volumes (1840-1920) have been digitized by the Digital South Asia Library as page images as well as in Excel formatted spreadsheets.