Archival collection

Archival collection

Under the guidance of Shri K. Srinivas IAS,  Principal Secretary Govt of Gujarat and Member Secretary , SVPRET then , a small team for historical research and archival collection comprising of Shri Sanjay Joshi Additional Collector and Chief Manager, SVPRET and Dr. Dinesh Bhatt collected archival material from institutes like National archives of India, New Delhi, Nehru Memorial, Rashtrapati Bhavan, National Gandhi Museum, Rajghat, New Delhi,  Middle Temple Society, London, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, Mumbai, Maharashtra Archives, Mani Bhuvan,Mumbai, Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad, Swaraj ashram, Bardoli, Ahmedabad Municipal corporation, Gujarat Vidyapeeth, Veer Vithalbhai Patel and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Memorial karamsad, Sardar House karamsad, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, State Archives' offices in Baroda, Rajkot ,Jamnagar, Junagadh, Bhavnagar and Gandhinagar, Hyderabad archives, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Trust, Jantar Mantar , New Delhi, Parliament Museum, Parliament library, All India Radio, National Film Division, M.J. library, Ahmedabad was collected . Apart from the exhibits which are going to be put up in the exhibition the Trust library will have original audio speeches of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, video films, which will have the original footage of events of life of Sardar Patel. The trust has also created 16 films on accession of various princely states through the renowned film directors of Gujarat. Apart from the well known books on Sardar Patel available in the market at present the copies of the rare books on Sardar Patel written immediately after the Independence have been preserved in the library of the trust.