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Sub-Series 1: Biographical Information

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-017-3-1

Content Description

From the Collection:

The N V Joshi papers are arranged into the following series:

Series 1: Correspondence Series 2: Research and Administration Series 3: Personal and Ephemera

Series 1 contains correspondence to and from N V Joshi that has been arranged into six sub-series, each sub-series containing correspondence from a particular decade. Inside the sub-series, all the letters have been arranged alphabetically according to the sender.

Series 2 contains all kinds of material related to research and administration. This series has been divided into 8 sub-series. Sub-series 1 contains research publications authored by N V Joshi that have been arranged according to the publication year. Sub-series 2 contains manuscript drafts of some research publications authored by N V Joshi that have been arranged alphabetically. Sub-series 3 contains manuscripts, articles, project proposals and lecture notes which have been used by N V Joshi either for furthering his understanding on particular topics or for use in his research work. Sub-series 4 contains reviews and comments given by N V Joshi on submission for journals due to being a member of Current Science and the Indian Academy of sciences. Also included are anonymous referee comments and reports on N V Joshi submissions to journals. Sub-series 5 contains pamphlets, program schedules and other materials from meetings, conferences, workshops and discussions attended by N V Joshi. Sub-series 6 contains N V Joshi’s thesis drafts, handwritten notes, research notebooks, raw data used for further analysis, and digital data in the form of floppy disks. Sub-series 7 contains those reports which are either made by N V Joshi or have portions to which he has contributed. Sub-Series 8 contains project proposals involving N V Joshi as an investigator or as the drafter of these proposals. The last sub-series contains documents about internal administration related to Current Science board and the Indian Institute of Science as N V Joshi was part of both of these institutions.

Series 3 contains materials that have been classified as personal and ephemera. The series contains 2 sub-series. Sub-series 1 contains N V Joshi’s biodata, performa, payslips, academic progress reports, photographs and Identity cards from various positions and events. Sub-series 2 contains greeting cards, travel related documents, certificates, receipts of philanthropic donations, media clippings, event invitations, brochures and writings that N V Joshi has collected and kept over the years.


  • Creation: 1972 - 2016

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From the Collection: 5 Linear Feet (10 Hollinger style archive-boxes and 1 oversize container)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

From the Collection: Marathi

From the Collection: German

From the Collection: Hindi

Repository Details

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National Centre for Biological Sciences - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Bangalore Karnataka 560065 India
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