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Laos, 1967 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/5/2

Scope and Contents

Large scrapbook containing newspaper cuttings, black and white photographs and correspondence (much in French) and other material relating to Smedley’s tenure as ambassador, including a copy of his commission; material relating to the opening of a new Laos radio station, sponsored by Britain, August 1968; the wedding of Prince Sri Savang to Rasmi Bovone; a road trip made to Cambodia, Jan 1970; the celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s birthdays in Vientiane; and the visit of the Crown Prince and Princess of Laos to the United Kingdom in May 1970, attended by Smedley (circa 60 sheets).


  • Creation: 1967 - 1970


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1 volume(s) (1 vol.) : paper/photograph

Language of Materials



Finding aid date

2016-05-11 14:27:38+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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