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Asia (continent)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


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.

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
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