Primary Sources: Index


Clark Getts: Mme. Pandit Lecture Tour Introduction, Program, Biography

Display Ads for Independence, 1942-1945New York Times, September 28, 1942, pg. 9; The Washington Post, March 22, 1943, pg. 13; The Washington Post, September 19, 1944, pg. 6; New York Times, March 1, 1945, pg. 37.


New York Times Editorial Cartoons during WWII: “A London Critic and the India Problem,” March 1, 1942, pg. E3; “The Song of India,” March 15, 1942, pg. E9; “Mohandas K. Gandhi,” NYT, March 29, 1942, pg. E4; “Britain’s Mr. Low Examines the India Question,” August 9, 1942, pg. E3; “Mother India,” NYT, August 9, 1942, pg. E3; “As Some Britons See India,” NYT, January 3, 1943, pg. E4; “A Need for Statesmanship,” January 31, 1943, pg. E6.

India Today

As We See It“: Table of all editorial columns

India Today: scanned images

Vol. 1, No. 12, March 1941: “The Trial of Jawaharlal Nehru”; “India’s Message to America” by Nehru (sent through Mr. Bagai)

Vol. 2, No. 2, May 1941:“Horace I. Poleman on India and America”

Vol. 2, No. 6, September 1941: Ad to encourage subscription

Vol. 2, No. 9, December Holiday Number, 1941: “India League Telegram to President Roosevelt”; “Atlantic Charter and India”; “India League’s Activities in 1941″

Vol. 2, No. 12, March 1942: “Cripps– Early Reactions in India”; “American Supply Mission to India”

Vol. 3, No. 2, May 1942: “Colonel Louis Johnson on India and Indians”

Vol. 3, No. 7, October 1942: “Gandhi’s Latest Message to America”; “Nehru’s Reply to Cripps”; “Wendell Willkie–American Citizen”

Vol. 4, No. 2, May 1943: “News Direct from India: India’s War Losses”; “Roosevelt’s Envoy Not Allowed to See Gandhi”

Vol. 4, No. 3, June 1943: “Louis Fischer’s Open Letter to Winston Churchill”; “As We See It”

Vol. 4, No. 4, July 1943: “President Roosevelt’s Sympathy with India’s Aspirations”; “Over the Radio”

Vol. 4, No. 5, August 1943: “Louis Fischer’s Writings Banned in India”

Vol. 5, No. 3, June 1944: “U.S. Stands For Liberty For All”

Vol. 5, No. 4, July 1944: “League’s National Advisory Board”

Vol. 5, No. 5, August 1944: “League Activities”

Vol. 5, No. 6, September 1944: “Ambassador William Phillips”

Vol. 5, No. 8, November 1944: “India Leader to Visit U.S.”

Vol. 5, No. 9, December 1944: “India Leader Arrives in New York”

Vol. 5, No. 10, January 1945: “Mrs. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit”

Vol. 5, No. 12, March 1944: “A Solution to the India Problem”

Vol. 6, No. 1, April 1945: “Franklin D. Roosevelt”; “India and San Francisco Conference,”; “Indian Newspaper Correspondents and San Francisco”

Vol. 6, No. 2, May 1945: “India at San Francisco” (full front-page, continued on inside)

Vol. 6, No. 2, May 1945: “British Move to Solve India Deadlock” (full first three pages); “The League and the Wavell Offer”


Hearst Papers

October 26, 1942: Wendell Willkie Radio Address

The Voice of India

Official Documents

1917 Espionage Act

FRUS, 1942: FDR to Churchill on public opinion

The Atlantic Charter in FRUS

State Department in History: FRUS, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945; Department of State, 1941, courtesy of University of Minnesota


Clark Getts

Emanuel Celler Papers

Haridas Muzumdar, America’s Contributions to India’s Freedom: descriptions of the India League of America, the National Committee for India’s Independence, U.N. San Francisco Conference

Immigration Data

Papers of the NAACP

Public Opinion Polls found in Hess: March 31, 1942, July-August 1942, April 1943

Opinion Poll in Pittsburgh Courier

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