Archives Publications

A list of publications, based on records, published by the Government of Mumbai and the Directorate of Archives, Maharashtra State is as follows:-

  1. Selections from the Records of the Government of Bombay, (1852 – 1920)
    Old Series – 15 Volumes, New Series – 580 Volumes, irrigation Series – 9 Volumes
  2. Preliminary Report on Government Records, by Maj. Thomas Candy, 1864.
  3. Selections from Letters, Dispatches and other state papers preserved in Bombay Secretariat, edited by G. W. Forrest, (1885 – 1889)
    • Maratha Series, Vol. I Parts I, II, III
    • Home Series, Vols. I & Ii
    • Index to both the series (Maratha & Home Series)
  4. Alphabetical Catalogue of the contents of the Bombay Secretariat Record (1630- 1780), Edited by W.G. Forrest, 1887.
  5. Selections from the Travels and Journals preserved in the Bombay Secretariat, Edited by G.W. Forrest, 1906.
  6. Selections from State Papers Bombay, re: East India Co.’s connections with Persian Gulf with a summary of events 1600-1800 edited by G.W. Forrest, 1906.
  7. Press Lists of Ancient Documents preserved in the Bombay Record Office: -
    • 1646 – 1700
    • 1700 – 1719
    • 1720 – 1740
    • 1740 – 1760
  8. Selections from the Satara Rajas’ and the Peshwas’ Diaries (prepared by the late Rao Bhadur G. C. Vad and published by the Poona Deccan Vernacular Translation Society, Volumes I to IX, 1906-1911)
  9. Selections from the Government Records in the Alienation Office, Poona (Selected by Rao Bahadur G.C. Vad, and Edited by P. V. Mawjee and D.B. Parasnis, 4 Volumes, 1908-1914)
  10. A Handbook of the Bombay Government Records, by A.F.F. Kinderslesy, 1921.
  11. Selections from the Peshwas Daftar. Edited by G.S. Sardesai, Volumes 1 to 45, 1930-1934
  12. Foreword to Selections from the Peshwas Daftar by Sir Jadunath Sarkar, 1933.
  13. Indexes to Selections from the Peshwas Daftar Volumes. 1-25
  14. HandBook to the Records in the Alienation Office, Poona, by G.S. Sardesai, 1933.
  15. Selections from the Peshwas’ Daftar (Persian), Edited by Dr. M. Nazim, 1933.
  16. Poona Residency Correspondence (English Records of Maratha History)
    • Mahadji Sindhia & North India Affairs, 1785-94 Edited by J. Sarkar, 1936.
    • Poona Affairs (Malet’s Embassy), 1786-1797, Edited by G. S. Sardesai, 1936
    • The Allies war with Tipu Sultan, 1790-93, Edited by N. B. Roy, 1937
    • Maratha Nizam Relations, 1792-95, Edited by V. G. Dighe, 1938.
    • Nagpur Affairs, 1781-1820, Edited by Y. M. Kale, 1939.
    • Poona Affairs (Palmer’s Embassy) 1797-1801, Edited by G. S. Sardesai 1939
    • Poona Affairs (Close’s Embassy), 1801-1810, Edited by J. N. Sarkar, 1940.
    • Daulat Rao Sindhia & North Indian Affairs, 1794-99, Edited by J. N. Sarkar, 1943.
    • Daulat Rao Sindhia & North Indian Affairs, 1800-1803, Edited by Raghubir Singh, 1943.
    • Treaty of Bassein and warin the Deccan, 1802-1804, Edited by Raghubir Singh, 1951.
    • Daulat Rao Sindhia’s Affairs, 1804-1809, Edited by N.B. Roy, 1943.
    • Poona Affairs : Elphinstone’s embassy, 1811-1815, Edited by G.S. Sardesai, 1950.
    • XIII Poona Affairs : Elphinstone’s embassy, 1811-1815, Edited by G.S. Sardesai, 1953.
    • Sindhia’s Affairs, 1810-1818, Edited by J. Sarkar, 1951
    Extra Volume Selections from Sir G. W. Malet’s Letter – Book, 1780-84, Edited by Raghubir Singh, 1940.
  17. News-Letters of the Mughal Court (Reign of Ahmad Shah, 1751-52 A.D.), Edited by B. D. Verma, 1949.
  18. Persian Records of Maratha History,
    • Delhi Affairs (Poona Parasnis Collection), Edited by J. N. Sarkar, 1953.
    • Sindhia as Regent of Delhi, Edited by J. N. Sarkar, 1954.
  19. Historical Selections from Baroda Records (New Series), Vol. I, Edited by V. G. Joshi, 1954.
  20. Descriptive Catalogue of Secret and Political Department Series, 1755-1820, Dr. V. G. Dighe, 1954.
  21. Selections from Peshwas Daftar (New Series), Edited by Dr. P. M. Joshi
    • Expansion of Maratha Power (1707-61), 1957.
    • Revival of Maratha Power (1761-72), 1962.
  22. Historical Genealogies, Edited by G. S. Sardesai, 1957.
  23. Aitihasik Prakashan Granthamala No.2.
  24. Aitihasik Sadhane, 1588-1821 (in Marathi), Edited by S. V. Avalaskar, 1963.
  25. Facsimile Handwritings of the Hotable Personalities of Maratha History (in Marathi) Edited by Dr. M. G. Dikshit and V. G. Khobarekar, (with the assistance of other Staff Members) 1969.
  26. Descriptive Catalogue of the Papers in Shahu Daftar,
    • (Pune Archives), 1969.
  27. Descriptive Catalogue of the Papers in Shahu Daftar,
    • (Pune Archives), 1970.
  28. Descriptive Catalogue of the Nivadi Daftar (Kolhapur Archives), 1971.
  29. Konkanchya Itihasachi Sadhane (In Marathi) Edited by V. G. Khobrekar & S. S. Shinde,1971.
  30. Tarikh-I Dilkasha (Sir Jadunath Sarkar Birth Centenary Commemoration Volume) Edited by V. G. Khobrekar (with the help of Shri S. P. Desai), 1972.
  31. Records of Shivaji Period (Chhatrapati Shri Shivaji Maharaj Coronation Tercentenary Commemoration, Volume I). Edited by V. G Khobarekar (with the help of S. P. Desai, Smt. S. N. Shastri & S. R. Purohit), 1974
  32. Descriptive Catalogue of the Parasnis Daftar (Kolhapur), 1975.
  33. Ibrahim Name (of Abdul Dihlawi), Edited by D. V. Chauhan 1973.
  34. Making of a princely Historian (Sir Jadunath Sarkar’s Letters to Dr. Raghubir Sinh of Sitamau), Edited by S. R. Tikekar, 1975.
  35. Maharashtra Archives Bulletins, Edited by V. G. Khobarekar with the help of the Associates mentioned in the rectangular brackets).
      No. 1
    • Journal of James Anderson (1783-80),
    • The Legend of Nana Saheb (Dhondopant Nana),
    • A fragment of Autobiography, 1857 (in Marathi) (in collaboration with Dr. P. M. Joshi), (S. P. Desai), 1962.
      No. 2
    • Ibrat-Nama by Faqir Khair-ud-din (English translation by Jadunath Sarkar).
      No. 3
    • Rao Saheb (nephew of Nana Saheb of 1857 fame),
    • Kalyan Residency Diary, 1791
    • Kalyan Treasure Trove Case, 1781,
    • Historical Account of Himmat Bhadur Chavan.(in collaboration with late Dr. M. G. Dikshit), (S. P. Desai, S. R. Purohit, Y. R. Tamhane), 1968.
      No. 4
    • The Pretender of Govind Rao Ghorpade of Mudhol.
    • The Legend of Nana Saheb
    • Mahadjee Ram Karandikar’s Account of Raghunathrao alias Dadasaheb (in Marathi ) (in collaboration with late Dr. M. G. Dikshit), (S. P. Desai S. R. Purohit Y. R. Tamhane), 1968.
      No. 5
    • Tarikh-I-Shah Alam by Munna Lal (English Translation by Jadunath Sarkar)
    • Tatya tope’s Movements in Gujarat (D. R. Amladi, S. P. Desai), 1970.
      No. 6
    • First Protest of East India Company’s Civil Servants of Bombay Presidency,1820-22,
    • Summary of correspondence between the British and Shrimant Chintamanrao Appasaheb I of Sangli leading to the treaty of 1819. (S. P. Desai), 1969.
      No. 7
    • The Konkan Railway
    • Literary Reviews by the Dakshina Prize Committee
    • Itineraries of the Peshwas and Haripant Phadke. (Y. R. Tamhane, S. P. Desai, & B. D. Apte), 1970.
      No. 8
    • Baizabai Sindhia and a Deccan Bund
    • Bayabai Apte, the daughter of Peshwa Bajirao II
    • The Stepbrother off Tatya Tope (S.P. Desai), 1971.
      No. 9 & No. 10
    • The Legend of Nana Saheb, (D. R. Amladi & S. P. Desai), 1973.
      No. 11
    • Shivaji Memorials : the British Attitude ( A. D. 1885-1926) (Chhatrapati Shri Shivaji Maharaj Coronation Tercentenary Commemoration Vol. 2) (V. G. khobarekar),1974.
      No. 12
    • Special Number on the occasion of the 46th Session of Indian Historical Records Commission at Aurangabad.
  36. Purabhilekh Sanrakshan va Suchikaran Samiticha Ahwal (Marathi – Report of the Committee appointed by Government to advise on preservation and cataloguing of the Government Records), 1971.
  37. Descriptive Catalogue of Shahu Daftar. (2 Vols.)
  38. Descriptive Catalogue of Papers Selected for Research. (2 Vols.)
  39. Descriptive Catalogue of Nivadi (Chitanisi) Daftar. Kolhapur.
  40. Descriptive Catalogue of Parasnis Daftar Kolhapur.
  41. Descriptive Catalogue of Chitnisi Daftar Kolhapur.
  42. Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Janmatithi Nirnay Samitee : Ahwal va Nivedane (Marathi – Report of the Committee appointed to decide the birth date of Shivaji Maharaj), 1968.
  43. Manual of Office Procedure, Department of Archives (in English and Marathi)
  44. Aurangabad – Queen of the Deccan, Compiled by D. R. Amaladi & P. N. Narkhede, Edited by Dr. B. G. Kunte, 1978.
  45. Hot Springs in Bombay Presidency, Compiled by S. R. Purohit, Edited by Dr. B. G. Kunte, 1978.
  46. Illustrative Modi Documents, Edited by Dr. B. G. Kunte, Associates : V. T. Gondil and H. N. Bakshi 1978.
  47. Maps of India, Editor : Dr. B. G. Kunte, Associate V. T. Gondil and A. K. Kharade, 1978.
  48. The Handbook of the Bombay Archives, Compiled by Sanjiv P. Desai, Associate Compiler R. S. Pednekar, Edited by Dr. B. G. Kunte, 1978.
  49. Emblems & Motoos of former Indian States., 1978
  50. Maharashtra Archives At A Glance. ,1979.
  51. Catalogue of Maps in the Bombay Archives, Vol. I. Complied S. P. Desai, V. T. Gondil & A. K. Kharade., 1979.
  52. Catalogue of Maps in the Bombay Archives, Vol. II Edited by Bhaskar Dhatavkar.,1985.
  53. Catalogue of Maps in the Bombay Archives, Vol. III Edited by Bhaskar Dhatavkar.,1987.
  54. Shivachatrapatinchya Patrache Pratirup Darshan. Edited by Bhaskar Dhatavkar.,1987.
  55. Rajashri Sahu Chhatrapatinche Nivdak Adesh, Part I (Marathi) Edited by Bhaskar Dhatavkar,1988.
  56. Rajashri Sahu Chhatrapatinche Nivdak Adesh, Part II (Marathi) Edited by Dr. A. P. Jamkhedkar,1989.
  57. Calendar of the “Quit India” Movement in the Bombay Presidency Editor Dr. Sanjiv Desai General Editor Bhaskar Dhatavkar,1985.
  58. Abhilekh Vyavasthapanachi Margadarshika (Marathi) Edited by Bhaskar Dhatavkar.,1988.
  59. Selections from Maharashtra State Archives – No.1. The Marathas on the West Coast of India. Edited by Dr. Sanjiv P. Desai. General Editor Ramesh M Ubale.,1990.
  60. Selections from Maharashtra State Archives – No.2. Relations of the Rani of Jhansi. Edited by Dr. Sanjiv P. Desai. General Editor Avinash B. Dharmadhikari.1990.
  61. Peshwa Daftar Abhilekhmala Varnatmak Suchi Vol. III. Chitnisi Daftaratil Kagatpatranchi Varnatmak Suchi 1. 1991 (Marathi) Edited by C. R. Ranganathan., 1991.
  62. Peshwa Daftar Abhilekhmala Varnatmak Suchi Vol. III. Chitnisi Daftaratil Kagatpatranchi Varnatmak Suchi Bhag 1. 1991 (Marathi) Edited by C. R. Ranganathan., 1992.
  63. Maharashtra Puralekhagar Abilekhanchi Margadarshika (Marathi) compiled by Shri. R.S. Pedanekar, Edited by Dr. Sanjiv P. Desai., General Editor C. R. Ranganathan.,1992.
  64. Descriptive Catalogue of the Public Department Diary Series Vol. I Edited by Sanjiv P. Desai. General Editor S. A. Engineer, 1992.
  65. List of Selections from Government of Bombay (1852 –1920). Edited by Bhaskar Dhatavkar.
  66. Descriptive Catalogue of the Public Department Diary Series Vol. II. Edited by Bhaskar Dhatavkar., 2003.
  67. Purabhileka Vibhag Bulletin No. 17 – Itihas Sanshodhak Dr. P. M. Joshi Janmashatabdi Smrutigrantha. Edited by Bhaskar Dhatavkar & Associate Editor A.K.Kharade., 2005.
  68. Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj yanche Nivdak Adesh, Vol. I (Marathi) Edited by Bhaskar Dhatavkar, 2006.
  69. Catalogue of Record Pertaining to Foreign Countries (Persian Gulf to Zanzibar) Vol. I, Part II. (1821-1880). Edited by Dr. Bhaskar Dhatavkar., 2007.
  70. Research Theses and Dissertations. Maharashtra State 1947-2008. Edited by Dr. Bhaskar Dhatavkar., 2009.
  71. Descriptive Catalogue of the Marine Department Diary 1818-1820. General Editor Suprabha Agarwal., 2012.
  72. Chatrapati Shivaji Maharajyanchi Durmil Patre. General Editor Suprabha Agarwal., 2012.
  73. Modi Lipi Vachan Sarav. General Editor Suprabha Agarwal., 2012.
  74. Modi Prashikshan Pustika. General Editor Suprabha Agarwal., 2012.
  75. The Handbook of Maharashtra State Archives. General Editor Suprabha Agarwal., 2012.
  76. Maharashtra Rajya Purabhilekh Sanchalanalay Abhilekhanchi Margadarshika. General Editor Suprabha Agarwal., 2012.