Barbara Harriss-White archives

Nearly 40 years of BHW’s teaching archive in political economy, rural and human development have been sent from Area Studies in Bevington Road to the French Institute in Pondicherry where they have been catalogued. You can find details here:


Her field material on agricultural markets in Tamil Nadu and West Bengal, collected from 1973, and on four decades of development of a small market town are in the archive of Ashoka University.


Her village studies field material from northern Tamil Nadu have now been deposited in the Centre of South Asian Studies, Cambridge University (from where this project started in 1972).


Her library of books on development and Indian studies is deposited in the library of Wolfson College Oxford.