There are some letters and manuscripts regarding some journalists in the Private Papers held at the British Library. References might also be found in Political and Secret Department Records and Public and Judicial Department Records as well as many other sources useful for researching non-official inhabitants such as Thackers Directories, East India Registers and bonds.
- "From Soldier to Newspaperman: The Varied Experiences of Joachim Hayward Stocqueler in Bombay and Calcutta from 1819 to 1843" by Audrey T Carpenter FIBIS Journal Number 33 (Spring 2015) pages 3-15.
- "The Life of George Parbury, associate of Allen, Thacker and Spink" by Dr John Carpenter FIBIS Journal Number 34 (Autumn 2015) pages 3-17.
- For details of how to access these articles, see FIBIS Journals.
- Journalism and Politics in Colonial India by Dr. Usha Rani Bansal, Professor Department of History, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi indoindians.com
- Lang, John (1816–1864) by John Earnshaw. Australian Dictionary of Biography. An Australian, Lang came to India in 1842, where he initially practiced as a barrister at the Calcutta Bar, until he founded the Mofussilite, c 1846, which became one of the most important newspapers in India. He died in Mussoorie in 1864.
- "The story of John Lang" by Venkat Ananth, November 18 2014. livemint.com. John Lang was considered among the earliest champions of a free press in India.
- See Historical books online, below for a series of sketches by Lang of British social life in India.
- Memories of The Madras Mail, established 1868. Also includes details of earlier publications. 11 June 2003 The Hindu
- End of a Chapter - The last British journalist to make India his home by Sunanda K. Datta-Ray July 21 , 2012 The Telegraph, Calcutta. Obituary of Philip Crosland 1918- 2012
Historical books online
- Tropical Sketches; Or, Reminiscences of an Indian Journalist by William Knighton 1855. Volume I, Volume II Archive.org
- Wanderings in India: and other sketches of life in Hindostan by John Lang 1859 Archive.org. Missing the one image. British Library Digital Collection. The one image is rotatable. Most of the chapters first appeared in Charles Dickens’s magazine, Household Words. For information about the author, see External links above.
- Yesterday and To-day in India by Sydney Laman Blanchard 1867 Archive.org. He was in India c 1854-1864. He was initially editor of the Bengal Hurkaru. Sidney Laman Blanchard (1825–1883) victorianresearch.org
- "The History of Journalism in India" by S C Sanial The Calcutta Review Volume 124 1907, July and October: I–Bengal pages 350-393 and I-Bengal–II pages 500-562. Archive.org.
- The article continues in ten more parts:
- Bengal continues in Vol. 125 Jan, April, July October 1908. Bombay: Vol.129 Oct 1909; Vol.130 Jan, April; Vol.131, July 1910; Vol.132, Jan, April 1911. Some of these parts, based on catalogue descriptions, appear to be available online as pdf downloads from the Digital Library of India. See Calcutta Review for those editions available online.
- Journalism In India by Pat Lovett 1929 Archive.org
- The Indian Press from Anglo Indian Studies by S M Mitra 1913 Archive.org
- The Indian Literary Year-book and Author's Who is Who for 1918, with Appendices relating to relevant legislation. Published by Mitra. Archive.org
- Page 354 South Asian History, 1750-1950: A Guide to Periodicals, Dissertations and Newspapers by Margaret H. Case Google Books