[National Indian Association and Students' Department, India Office publication.] Handbook of Information for Indian Students relating to University & Professional Studies, etc. in the United Kingdom. [copy of R. M. J. Knaster, Warden]

Committee of the National Indian Association; Student's Department, India Office [R. M. J. Knaster [Roland Marcus Julius Knaster] (b.1890), Warden, 21 Cromwell Road, London]
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['Issued by the Committee of the National Indian Association in conjunction with the Students' Department, India Office.'] London: National Indian Association, 21, Cromwell Road, S.W.7. Seventeenth Edition. 1920.
SKU: 22938

[12] + 158 + [8]pp, 12mo. In buff printed wraps. Advertisements at front and rear. Aged and worn, but tight and complete. Packed with revealing information under the main headings: Legal Study; Government Service; Agricultural; Forestry; Universities and Colleges; Teachers' Diplomas; Colleges for Women; Medical Study and Diplomas; Accountants; Engineering and Technology; Architecture; Art Schools; Commerce; Languages; Coaches and Private Tutors; Schools; Exemptions. Ownership signature at head of front cover: 'R. M. J. Knaster'. In addition to being listed under 'Educational Advisers. | London' (p.2) as assistant to N. C. Sen, Local Adviser in London, Knaster ('of Sidney Sussex, Cambridge') is there as 'Warden of the house in Cromwell Road', i.e. the headquarters of the National Indian Association and the Northbrook Society, at which the 'Handbook' itself was published. According to his entry in the India List, Knaster served as Warden from February 1920 to July 1923, before being transferred to the Office of High Commissioner for India. From the papers held at the headquarters ('London Bureau') of the National Indian Association and the Northbrook Society, 21 Cromwell Road, London.