Description : The document contains the annual general report and proceedings of the chamber, for the year 1902. The first part contains the proceedings of annual general meeting. The report consists of the following issues : Coronation of Edward the Seventh, working committee during the year 1902, legislative council of Bengal, Municipal Corporation, Port Commission, Imperial Institute, proposed Indian Institute of Science, London School of Tropical Medicine, South African War, Coronation of The King, Special Holidays in 1902, Police Commission, Colonial Premiers in London, Bureau of Commercial Intelligence, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Standard Oil Co. of New York, recognised assosciations of Chamber, Inland Transport Sub-Committee, Royal Exchange, Licensed Measurer's Department, General Arbitrations, Eden Sanitarium at Darjeeling, Calcutta Hospital Nurses Institution. The Law and Legislation section includes : Australian Legislation, The Sugar Bounties Question, registration of Partnership, delays in High Court, disposal of cases at Police Court, Double record system of evidences, amendment of Indian Ports Act. The Customs Section includes : Revision of Import Tarrif Schedule, duty on Foreign grown Rice, French Minimum Tariff, Russo-Persian tariff, New Chinese Import tariff, British Import duty on Tea, daily import and import lists, wastage allowance on salt, tea cess, importation of German Salt. The Marine section enlists : pilferage of cargoes at exit, condition of Tolly's nullah, Bucknall Steamship Bill of Lading, Report from the Arden Port Commission, Bay of Bengal and Bengal daily weather report, Lay days issue, claims for sea water damage. The Municipal Section deals with improvement of the city and greivances of Carters.The Telegraph section deals with the telegraphic communication to Andaman, official telegraphic code vocabulary, cersorship of telegram,. The Financial Section deals with Municipal Corporation and temporary loans, proposed abolition of Calcutta Mint. The Railways section highlights : block of Jute at Domar, Rungpur, supply of wagons at East India Company, Proposed railway line for Hooghly, Assam, Darjeeling. The Miscellaneous section deals with : Trade with Persia, charging of English Income Tax, list of Holidays, rules regarding the grant for license, metric system of weights and measures, Indian tea in Russia, improvement of waterways, accomodation of witnesses in the High Court, Improvement of Indian Cotton, royalty on Sabai Grass, trade in Indian Tea, Improvemennt of Waterways, commercial education, Alipur Reformatory school, Admission of foreigners into Turkestan. It also has detailed entries on Accounts and Finances, list of personnels in the Chamber and enlisted associations, reports and subcommitte reports, rules and regulations of the Chamber. The appendices contain Chamber procedings, issues related to Calcutta Port Trust, Details of Trade of Bengal and that of India. list of 20 years on imports and exports on trade of India,
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries Vol. 1, for the year 1902, with appendices.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_I
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_I.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_I_387
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_I_001 to BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_I_387
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_I
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1902, Vol 1
Date(s) : 1902
Extent (Pagination) : pp 1 to pp 13, then three non-paginated pages, pp I to pp xvi, then two non-paginated pages, then pp 2 to pp 722.
Volume and issue number : 1902, Vol 1
Medium of copies : Photographed digital images [24 bit, 400 dpi, uncompressed, colour, Tiff]
Medium of original material : Paper, printed in black and white
Creator(s) - Author(s) : BCCI Committee
Publisher : Caxton Team Printing Works.
Place of Publication : 1, Mission Row, Calcutta.
Subject : Yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : The overall condition of the item is fairly good, though there are presence of foxing marks.
No of Leaves : 380 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 25 x 16.2 x 3.8
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 24.2 x 15.5 x 3
Note on item : The report contains a few oversized pages. BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_I_005 has a piece of paper glued to the right side. BCCI_Report_1902_Vol_I_137 has a printing mistake.
Languages of material : English
Scripts of material : Roman
Contributor(s) - Owners of the original material : The Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries
Creator(s) of digital copy : Aki + Amritesh + Arnab + Sujata + Soumashree + Chandrima
Catalogued by : Sayan
Date(s) of the digital copy : May 28, 2014.
Place where copy was made : SCTR, JU, Kolkata
Present storage location : BCC&I Kolkata
Software : Canon EOS Utility , Adobe Lightroom 5
Hardware : Canon EOS 60D
Keywords : Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Trade Records, Colonial Trade Records, Imperial Trade Records, British Trade Records in Kolkata, British Raj in Kolkata.