Below is a col­lec­tion of resources enabling his­tor­i­cal research on India from home.

Court Files

A col­lec­tionf of court files dat­ing back to the 1800’s

Files regarding East India in the Danish National Archives

The Dan­ish Nation­al Archives are in the process of dig­i­tiz­ing their hold­ings regard­ing Dan­ish-East-India ist im Begriff. In addi­tion to Dan­ish and Eng­lish-lan­guage doc­u­ments, Ger­man-lan­guage doc­u­ments — for exam­ple con­cern­ing the mis­sion — are also included.


An open-access col­lec­tion of dig­i­tized news­pa­pers including:

  • Dai­ly Busi­ness Post, Pak­istan, Eng­lish, 1963–1973
  • Daini­ka basumatī (দৈনিক বসুতী), India, Ben­gali, 1962–1992
  • Dnyā­naprakāśa (ज्ञानप्रकाश : the dai­ly Dnyan Prakash), India, Marathi and Eng­lish, 1914–1938
  • East­ern Exam­in­er, Bangladesh, Eng­lish, 1962–1973
  • Ker­ala chron­i­cle, India, Eng­lish, 1962–1963
  • Lahore Chron­i­cle, Pak­istan, Eng­lish, 1850–1953
  • Mal­abar Her­ald, India, Eng­lish 1962–1972
  • Pak­istan Observ­er, Bangladesh, Eng­lish, 1962–1971

Resources and Guides

A grow­ing col­lec­tion of resources, guides, and tuto­ri­als cov­er­ing meth­ods and approach­es for open data and social media research.

Alternative Archives

A list com­piled by Mar­ta Pod­volot­skaya and Rafet Koca con­tain­ing var­i­ous (often pri­vate­ly) curat­ed online-archives with some exclu­sive­ly per­tain­ing to India or South Asia.