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Embassy papers, 1968 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/5/3

Scope and Contents

This file includes an embassy staff list, March 1968, and an inventory of furnishings for Vientiane Embassy Residence, 1 December 1968. There are a number of reports, some written by Sir Frederick Warner, Smedley’s predecessor, including assessments of the military situation, the economy of Laos, British aid policy, and the prospect for peace, 1968; an annual review and calendar of events for 1969; Smedley’s valedictory despatch summary, 22 April 1970 (daft and printed copies), and a letter from Peter Ratcliffe of the British Embassy in Laos, 5 February 1973, with reply from Smedley, 1 March 1973. There are also some notes on the Abu Folk Music Festival, 1969 (circa 120 sheets).


  • Creation: 1968 - 1973



1 file(s) (1 file) : paper

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2016-05-12 11:47:49+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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