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'Developments in colonial status': typescript essay

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 25

Scope and Contents

'Developments in colonial status in the British Empire, 1900-22', 84 pages. The typescript is bound in a light blue cloth, with the title, coat and arms and 'The George Ludolf Siddle Prize 1923' on the front. The essay is described as 'an attempt to ascertain and to appreciate the changes which have taken place since the beginning of the present century in the relations between the various component parts of the British Empire. Treating the Empire as a united whole both the internal and external aspects of these changes are considered.'


  • Creation: 1923


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Biographical / Historical

Alfred Rainbow's background is not known.


.01 cubic metre(s) (1 volume) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 11

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 34.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the author, 1924.


This collection level description was created by RAS.


Rainbow, Alfred E, fl 1922-1924

Includes index.
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