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Thomas Kitching album, 1920 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 16

Scope and Contents

Album of photographs with a note inside the front cover 'Almost all the photographs in this album were taken by the late Thomas Kitching, Chief Surveyor, in Malaya: the Trengganu [i.e. Terengganu] groups particularly. H.P. Bryson. 3 March 1974'. From the pencilled numbering it originally contained 160 prints, but 44 have been removed, and the remainder renumbered. Most have captions and these have been recorded as found. A summary of the subjects is: 1-19 Perak circa 1926; 20-63 Trengganu 1927-1929; 64-67 Bangkok; 68-79 Trennganu; 80 Frasers Hill; 81-89 Negri Sembilan 1931-1932; 90-102 Trengganu; 103-104 Pahang; 105-106 Trengannu; 107 Kuala Lumpur; 108 Negri Sembilan 1932; 109-112 Pahang; 113-114 Negri [i.e. Negeri] Sembilan 1932.


  • Creation: 1920 - 1939


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1 album(s) (116 images in 1 boxed album)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Generally in good condition, some torn.



Date information

DateText: 1920s - 1930s. Predominant dates from the description provided..


Kitching, Thomas, 1890-1944

Finding aid date

2002-04-09 13:37:52+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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