The Indian Immigration Archives hold nearly 2055 registers of original records and contain information for around 454,000 Indian Indentured Immigrants who came to Mauritius, from 1842-1910. The documents are identified as the P series, and consist of 15 subseries, 2 of them are found at the National Archives of Mauritius (PA & PB subseries), the remaining 13 as listed below are in the custody of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute.
PC Emigration Agency Certificates: Calcutta, Bombay & Madras.
PD Marriage Certificates: Calcutta, Bombay & Madras.
PE Arrival Lists: Calcutta, Bombay& Madras
PF Re-engagement Registers: Liberated Africans /Indian Indentured Labourers
PG Photographs of the Indentured labourers.
PH Vagrants: Photographs and Data
PI Ticket registers
PJ List of return Identification
PK Vagrant Identifications
PL Departmental records and miscellaneous letters.
PM List of return Identification/Conveyance: Register related to the series PJ
PN Indices: Despatches & Correspondances
The Indian Immigration Archives contain records pertaining to the Immigration of indentured labourers. Records related to the arrival of the Indian free passengers are available at the National Archives of Mauritius.