The Institute

Typed Letter, Paper - Prakash Tandon

Copy of Handwritten Letter - Vikram Sarabhai


(Letter seeking Kasturbhai Lalbhai's advice on Ford Foundation's championing of UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and further discussions with Harvard)

20.8 x 27.6 cm
Vikram Sarabhai
MIT, Massachusetts
May 9, 1961
IIMA Archives

John R. Coleman, Ford Foundation, New Delhi, had written a letter dated April 29, 1961 stating that partnering with UCLA was a 'final' decision, after he realized that Vikram Sarabhai had reached out to Harvard. Sarabhai argued for the Institute's right to determine who its partner should be. Ultimately, IIMA partnered with HBS.

Typed Letter, Paper - Prakash Tandon

(Letter from Prakash Tandon (Hindustan Lever) accepting the invitation to join the Board of Governors)

11 x 19 cm
Prakash Tandon
Hindustan Lever Limited, Scindia House, Ballard Estate,
P.O. Box 409, Bombay - 1
March 14, 1962
IIMA Archives

Prakash Tandon played a significant role as a member of the Personnel Committee of the first Board and as the second Chairperson of the Board and Society.