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Asia (continent)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Declaration of Malayan Independence, Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, August 31, 1957, 1957-08-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/96
Scope and Contents 203 x 155 mm. Showing the Duke of Gloucester, as representative of the Queen, making a speech at the Independence ceremony. Behind him on the platform are seated: Tuanku Syed PUTRA (1920-) Raja of Perlis and Yang di-Pertuan Agong 1960-1965; Sir Donald MacGILLIVRAY, last High Commissioner for the Federation of Malaya; Tuanku Abdul RAHMAN (1895-1960), Yang di-Pertuan Besar of the Negri [i.e. Negeri] and first Yang di-Petuan Agong of Independent Malaya; Tuanku Abdul Rahman PUTRA (1903-),...
Dates: 1957-08-31
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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Farewell to Major W.R. Sanguinetti, Kedah Club, Alor Star, Kedah, [?] 1924, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/29
Scope and Contents 290 x 236 mm. A group photograph of William Roger SANGUINETTI (1871-), with friends and colleagues posed in front of the Kedah Club. Sanguinetti served in the Public Works Department FMS from 1900; from 1921-circa 1926 he was State Engineer, Kedah and this latter date, taken in conjunction with the postings of some of the other figures in the group, is the most likely time for this photograph to have been taken. Other figures identified in the print are: George Edward CLAYTON (1896-circa...
Dates: 1924
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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[Group in Kedah, 1929-1930], 1929 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/74
Scope and Contents 300 x 233 mm. Showing a mixed European and Malay group posed in front of a small building, possibly a cricket pavilion. The photograph is uncaptioned apart from a few identifications on the reverse which indicate the location and date given above: Tuanku BADLISHAH, Sultan of Kedah; SYED MOHAMMED IDID, Chief Magistrate; Thomas Watts CLAYTON (1877-), British Adviser; (Sir) Theodore Samuel ADAMS (1855-1961); Malayan Civil Service 1908-1937; acting Adviser, Lands, Kedah 1929-1930; Tuanku...
Dates: 1929 - 1930
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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Opening of Wan Mat Saman Bridge, Alor Star, 1926, 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/30
Scope and Contents 200 x 116 mm. Showing Sir Abdul HAMID HALIM SHAH, Sultan of Kedah, on the point of cutting the tape to open the new bridge. Beside him stands Alwyn Sidney HAYNES, acting British Adviser. Other figures in the group include Haji Sir Mohamed SHERIFF; the Regent of Kedah, Tuanku IBRAHIM; Syed Jan (?); Syed Mohamed IDID; Tuanku Johamed JAVA; and Tuanku BADLISHAH, later Sultan. The Kedah Annual Report (1926) gives this description: "The Wan Mat Saman Bridge which crosses the Kedah River at...
Dates: 1926
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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