Sandesa (Calcutta: U. Ray and Sons, 1913-1926) –
later under the title Sandesa nabaparyaya (Calcutta: U. Ray and Sons, 1931-1936)
This monthly for young readers was published with multicoloured illustrations and had a wide circulation for a long period. Besides publishing fiction, it also contained information on natural sciences. This is an important periodical for the younger generation in the first half of this century.
After a brief pause of few years the same Sandesa was restarted from 1931 as a 'new series' under the title Sandesa nabaparyaya. The character and content remained the same as before.
- Upendrakishor Ray Chaudhuri
- Sukumar Ray Chaudhuri
- Sukumar Ray
- Subinay Ray
- Sudhabindu Bisvas
Custodian of microfilm copies:
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, Kolkata, W.B., India
- Vol. 1, no. 1 [Baisakh, 1320 (April, 1913)] - Vol. 14, no. 7 [Kartik, 1333 (August, 1926)]
- Vol. 1, no. 1 [Aswin, 1338 (September, 1931)] - Vol. 3, no. 12 [Bhadra, 1341 (August, 1934)]
- Vol. 7 - Vol. 13 from Sandesa nabaparyaya [files contain illustrations only!]
Custodian of paper copies:
Bangiya Sahitya Parishat, Kolkata, W.B., India