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Borneo in the sixties: letters from Sarawak

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 337
Scope and Contents Letters written by Elizabeth O'Kelly in Borneo and photographs from her time on the island. The document is a photocopy of the original 1965 typescript. There are 27 letters, written from Kuching and Tarat, dating from 29 March 1962 to 16 February 1965. They are concerned principally with the background to the establishment of the Sarawak Federation of Women's Institutes, but also cover people and places of Borneo, the advent of Independence, the situation in Indonesia, the rebellion in...
Dates: 2004
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Eleven exciting years

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 141
Scope and Contents

Letters from Elizabeth O'Kelly in the Cameroons (224 pages), itinerary and diary notes (18 pages) and 23 black and white photographs. The document is a photocopy of the original 1965 typescript. Part one covers Buea, 1950-1952; part two covers Nsaw, Barenda Province, 1952-1961. There are accompanying notes, supplied by Miss O'Kelly, describing her career, assignments as a freelance consultant and publications.

Dates: 2002
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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