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Abdul, Rahman, 1895 - 1960 (Tuanku, Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan)

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Declaration of Malayan Independence, Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, August 31, 1957, 1957-08-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/96
Scope and Contents 203 x 155 mm. Showing the Duke of Gloucester, as representative of the Queen, making a speech at the Independence ceremony. Behind him on the platform are seated: Tuanku Syed PUTRA (1920-) Raja of Perlis and Yang di-Pertuan Agong 1960-1965; Sir Donald MacGILLIVRAY, last High Commissioner for the Federation of Malaya; Tuanku Abdul RAHMAN (1895-1960), Yang di-Pertuan Besar of the Negri [i.e. Negeri] and first Yang di-Petuan Agong of Independent Malaya; Tuanku Abdul Rahman PUTRA (1903-),...
Dates: 1957-08-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Installation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong at the Istana Negara, Kuala Lumpur, September 2, 1957, 1957-09-02 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/98
Scope and Contents 154 x 202 mm. Showing Tuanku Abdul Rahman kissing the Keris Kerajaan (Sword of State) during the ceremony installing him as Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Independent Malaya. The elected Kingship of of Malaya was the result of proposals of the Reid Constitutional Commission of 1956 which covered provisions for a head of state to be elected from amongst the rulers of the various states, and who would hold office for five years. Tuanku Abdul Rahman served only three years of his term of office...
Dates: 1957-09-02 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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