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Public and Political: General: Political: correspondence and papers on Burma [later Myanmar], Dec 1946 - May 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/39

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: David Gammans (2); Walter Fletcher; R A Butler (2); various Karen leaders (4); James Stuart [Chief Opposition Whip]; [Sarah Elesabeth] Lady Paw Tun [wife of former Prime Minister of Burma]. Also includes notes and copies of correspondence from secretaries Elizabeth Gilliatt and Jo Sturdee ("N S") [later Lady Onslow].Subjects covered by the file include: the proposed British loan to Burma; United States policy in South East Asia; Burmese independence; communist activity; the position of the Karens; the Burmese constitution; details of a Burmese delegation to the United Kingdom.Also includes: reports, pamphlets, and papers on the situation in Burma and the Karens; translation of a press report on executions; cutting from the New Times [of Burma]; map of Burma; timetable of events; statements of HM Government policy; extracts from Hansard (20 December 1946).

Dates

  • Dec 1946 - May 1950

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (94 loose folios))

Language of Materials

English