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Series consists of the first, second and third drafts of the first edition of "The Voyage of the Komagata Maru: The Sikh Challenge to Canada's Colour Bar," published in 1979 in Delhi by Oxford University Press.
- [between 1932 and 1934]
Series displays photographs taken on Piers Island showing the officers, guards, and matrons; male and female prisoners visiting through a fence that separates men’s and women’s compounds; female prisoners working; penitentiary buildings; penitenti...
- May 1932 - July 1934
Series documents the imprisonment of Sons of Freedom convicts at Piers Island Penitentiary between 1932 and 1934, from its initial stage in search for an island to set up the prison to determining the conditions for release of the prisoners. The r...