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Communism and subversion, 1948-08 - 1970-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/5/7

Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the spread of communism and the outbreak of the Malayan Emergency, including letters by A.H. Dickinson, Rene Onraet, H. Fairburn, A.S. Haynes, Shenton Thomas, J.C. Barry and Hugh Bryson. The file also includes the following articles:

Blythe, W.L., ‘’The interplay of Chinese secret and political societies in Malaya’, ‘Eastern world’, Mar. and Apr. 1960 (typescript)

‘Communism in Malaya’, ‘London tidings’, 6 Mar. 1948

‘Communism in Malaya: background to the fighting’, ‘The world today’, Aug. 1959 (typescript)

Dickinson, A.H., ‘Communism in Malaya’, ‘Malaya’, July 1958, 400

------------------, ‘A general note on the potentialities for the formation of a 5th column in Malaya'

------------------, ‘The Japanese community’

Haynes, A.S., ‘Letter to the editor’, ‘Malaya’, Jan. 1953 (offprint)

Liau Nyuk Oi, ‘Communism in Malaya’, Malaya’, Apr. 1953, 210

Onraet, Rene, ‘Communism in Malaya’

----------------, ‘The real significance of Joseph Ducroux’

Thomas, Shenton, ‘Take a strong line in Malaya now’, ‘News of the world’, 29 Aug. 1948

Winstedt, Richard, ‘Utopian ideas in Malaya’, ‘Daily telegraph’, 25 Aug. 1952


  • Creation: 1948-08 - 1970-12


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.

Conditions Governing Use

For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8231.


1 file(s) (1 file) : paper

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Finding aid date

2011-09-29 10:00:34+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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