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William Foster (historiographer)

Sir William Foster CIE (1913), (1863–1951), was Registrar and Superintendent of Records in the India Office.[1] He was a historiographer and member of the Hakluyt Society.

He was knighted in the 1925 New Year Honours. [2]

WorksEdit

  • Letters Received By The East India Company (1897)
  • The English factories in India, 1618-1669 : a calendar of documents in the India Office, British Museum and Public Record Office (1911) first of thirteen volumes, eleven of which are available at: [1]
  • A guide to the India Office records, 1600-1858 (1919)
  • Early travels in India, 1583-1619 (1921)
  • Winter, Edward, (signed as "W. F.") in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885-1900) in 63 vols.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "The British Library - India Office Select Materials - Collection details". British Library. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  2. ^ "No. 33007". The London Gazette (Supplement). 30 December 1924. p. 2.