Talk on Sarawak, 1912
Scope and Contents
The original transcript of a talk given to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, comprising a title page and 58 pages of text.
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Biographical / Historical
Sir Percy Cunynghame (1867-1941), 10th Baronet, was born on 21 February 1867. He was Resident, 1st Division, on the staff of Sir Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, until his retirement in 1909. Cunynghame was Justice of the Peace and Deputy-Lieutenant, Co. of London. He served in the First World War, and was mentioned twice in despatches.
1 folder(s) (1 folder (59 pages)) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 75.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by David Cunynghame through the Librarian of the Commonwealth Institute, 1965.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Sir Percy Cunynghame in 'Who was who', vol. IV, 1941-1950 (London, 1980), p. 276.
Cunynghame, Sir, Percy, 1867-1941, 10th Baronet
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