Description : The item contains documents and correspondences of the Chamber for the year 1913. The topics enlisted majorly are : The Law and Legislation section deals with : The Imperial Legislative Council, proposed separation of Judicial ad Executive function, Registration of trademarks in India and Siam, the Decentralisation Bill, The Administrator General's Act, The Indian Companies Act, the Indian Copyright Bill, the Indian Telegraph Amendment Bill, the Bengal Public Demand Recovery Bill. The Customs section includes : The United State Import tariff, the Merchandise Marks Act, Customs duty on imported perfumed spirits, trade indication of the word 'Merino'. The Marine section deals with : Enquiry Commission upon the working of the Ports, proposed navigation of the river Hooghly by night, disposal of ashes at Kidderpore dock, Bengal Pilot Service, the Indian Merchant shipping Act, the Native Passengers Ship Act, the Inland Steam vessels act, the Chittagong Port Bill, infectious disease in Indian ports, the waterways question etc. The Posts and telegram section deals with : the Eastern Mail contract, Dacca-Calcutta mail service, local post and telegraph offices etc. The Railways section deals with : Bengal Nagpur railway, Indian railways : mileage rates, transport facilities, proposed teain control system, strikes etc., Eastern Bengal State Railway, Assam-Bengal Railway, North Western Railway. The Municipal Section includes : the roads in Calcutta, thefts of Jute in Calcutta bazar, thefts of goods from bullock carts, street noises, obstruction of public thoroughfares in Burrabazar. The finance section includes : the Royal Commission on Indian Finance and Currency, proposed banking legislation, the Indian Stamp Act, the Indian Negotiable Instruments Act, Income Tax, bank's Power of Attorney, Bar Silver. the Miscellneous section includes : India and naval defence, proposed technologival institute for Calcutta, state technical scholarships, commercial education, european medical aid in the mofussil, bengal daily weather report, trade in Jute manufactured goods with south Africa, Java and Burma, stikes in Jute mills, Bengal Cotton, preparation of Indian hemp, adulteration of leather, the bazar maund, colonial exhibition- Samarang 1914, government contracts, dacoities in Eastern Bengal, Aerial ropeways. there are also issues related to Accounts and Finances, reports and Sub-Committee reports, rules and regulations of the Chamber, tribunals of the Chamber. etc.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1913, Vol 2.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1913_Vol_II
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1913_Vol_II.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1913_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1913_Vol_II_361
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1913_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1913_Vol_II_361
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1913_Vol_II
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1913, Vol. 2
Date(s) : 1913
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp IV (Contents), pp 1 to pp 696
Volume and issue number : 1913, Vol. 2
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 : Criterion Printing Works
Place of Publication : 8, Jackson Lane, Calcutta
Subject : Yearly financial report of the BCC&I, Economics, Finance, Colonial history, Calcutta under the British
Physical Condition : presence of foxing marks, yellowing pages, dark patches present, tape marks on few pages.
No of Leaves : 353 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 24 x 15 x 3.9
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.3 x 14.7 x 3.8
Note on item : A pink mark is present in BCCI_Report_1913_Vol_II_062. Bengali script is present in BCCI_Report_1913_Vol_II_343. The report contains a few oversized pages.
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 : 11-Aug-14
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.