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Correspondence on new villages, 1963-11-28 - 1963-12-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/12

Scope and Contents

This file contains a letter from Hugh Bryson to Sir Gerald Templer discussing a central element of the Briggs Plan to counter communist insurgents during the Malayan Emergency. Bryson describes how the idea to resettle Chinese squatters in protected areas, known as new villages, initially was conceived and implemented by Malayan civil servants in Selangor and Negri Sembilan. The file also contains Templer's reply (2 sheets).


  • Creation: 1963-11-28 - 1963-12-02


Conditions Governing Access

For conservation reasons, this item must be viewed on Master Microfilm Reel 8239.


1 file(s) (1 file) : paper

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2012-08-01 15:35:38+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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