Description : The item contains documents and correspondences of the Chamber for the year 1915. The General seciton includes : The Triennial Congresses of Chambers of Commerce of the empire. The War section deals with : Control of enemy subjects and enemy enterprises , trading with the enemy, trade restrictions regarding exports, imports, carriage of contraband, release of cargo on enemy vessels, wages of Indian crew on enemy steamers, restriction of telegraph facilities, the Indian Volunteer forces. The Law and Legislation section includes : the Indian Carriers Act of 1865- Carrier's risk, bill to amend Indian Trusts Act, the Income Tax Act of 1886, bill to amend the Bengal tenancy Act, The Indian Petroleum Act, the Indian Mines Act, Calcutta Liner's Conference, bill to amend Indian Steam Vessels Act, code of storm arning signals, Chamber Tonnage Schedule, Measurement of Case Cargo, Salt Steamers, The Waterways Question, training workson the Ganges, proposed employment of Lascars in the South American trade. The Customs Section deals with : The Indian Merchandise marks Act, The Indian Sea customs Act, the Cotton duties Act, the Russian Import tariff, hindu mythological pictures as designs for tickets on imported goods, customs tariff circulars. The Marine section deals with : Workings of the Port, wireless stations at sandheads, inland steam vessels Act, Calcutta Tonnage Schedule, the Indian Ports Act, the Waterways question,. The Post and Telegraph section includes : Indian telegraph administration, Indian Telegraph Gazette, The Homeward Mail. The railways section includes : Issues related to Eastern Bengal Railway. The Finance section deals with : Government Currency note, The Indian Stamp Act. The Municipal section deals with : The Milk Supply of calcutta, proposed improved Ambulance service for Calcutta, calcutta tramways The Miscellaneous section deals with : The London Jute Association, extension of cultivation of jute, Jute trade in Egypt and Australia, Condensed milk, the wheat forecast, State technical Scholarships, United provinces Governmnet Textile class, the Punjab cement Contract, the Province of Burma, developement of Indian trade with Burma, developement of Indian trade with Russia, promotion of Indian commercial interests in France.
Title : Report of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries for the year 1915, Vol 2.
Reference Number : BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_II
Digital file name(s)(.pdf) : BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_II.pdf
Digital file name(s) tiff : BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_II_282
Digital file name(s) jpeg : BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_II_001 to BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_II_282
Digital folder name : BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_II
Ancillary Title : nil
Volume and issue number : 1915, Vol.2
Date(s) : 1915
Extent (Pagination) : pp I to pp IV (Contents), pp 1 to pp 540.
Volume and issue number : 1915, 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, darkening of pages, spine partially damaged.
No of Leaves : 274 + 4 binding pages + cover + spine
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] With cover : 23.7 x 15.1 x 2.9
Dimensions (LxBxW)[in centimeters] Without cover : 23.1 x 14.5 x 2.3
Note on item : There are numerous instances of erroneous citation of the year; while the report pertains to 1915, it mentions 1916 in several places. Diagrams are present in BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_II_179 and BCCI_Report_1915_Vol_II_180.
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 : 18-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.