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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

At Sri Menanti, Negri Sembilan, Durbar 1932, 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 16/87
Scope and Contents 162 x 90 mm. A formal group portrait of the officials present at the 1932 durbar held at Sri Menanti, palace of the Yang di-Petuan Besar at Seremban. The figures in the group are: [?] Al-Mutasim Billah al-Sultan ABDULLAH (d 1932); Sultan of Pahang circa 1918-1932. Brysons caption identified this figure as Sultan Ahmad, but this is surely incorrect: Sultan Ahmad (circa 1881-1938) had ruled Pahang since 1865. On his death in 1914 his son Mahmad succeeded him and he in turn was succeeded...
Dates: 1932
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 File

Selangor succession, 1935-04 - 1937-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/2/13
Scope and Contents This file contains material relating to the controversy over the succession of the state of Selangor. In response to direction from the British Government, the Sultan of Selangor, Alauddin Sulaiman Shah, passed over his eldest son and heir, Tengku Musa Eddin, in favour of his third son, Hisamuddin Alam Shah, who succeeded him in 1938. The file includes:1. ‘The charge against the Raja Muda’, which explains why the British Government considered him to be an unsuitable successor (4...
Dates: 1935-04 - 1937-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.
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Sir John Anderson and suite at Istana of Sultan of Selangor circa 1905, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 4/30
Scope and Contents 273 x 228 mm (mounted on card). A group photograph taken in front of the Palace of the Sultan at Kuala Lumpur. Originally dated 1904, the photograph can however have been taken in 1905 at the earliest, since Sir William Taylor wears the order of the K.C.M.G awarded to him in that year. Figures identified in the group are: Oliver MARKS (1866-1940); Secretary to the High Commissioner and later British Resident in Negri Sembilan and Selangor; Eric MAXWELL; no information; (?) R.W. BROOKS; no...
Dates: 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Visit of High Commissioner Sir Cecil Clementi to Kemaman, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/215
Scope and Contents

The Rulers of the FMS with the British High Commissioner Sir Cecil Clementi.

Dates: 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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