This is the Report of the Transliteration Committee from the Tenth International Congress of Orientalists held in 1894 in Geneva. Also included is the Report of the Sub-Committee on the Transliteration of the Sanskrit and Prakrit Alphabets.
The report describes the development of the system used for transliteration of Sanskrit text. This system is the basis for the International Alphabet of Sanskrit Transliteration (IAST).
The report is also available as a downloadable PDF.