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Asia (continent)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Group of those in Hall during ceremony [conferring of KGCMG on Sultan Ibrahim of Johore, May 11 1916], 1916-05-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/4
Scope and Contents 284 x 214 mm. A group photograph of the Sultan, European officials and Malay soldiers gathered on the steps of a specially erected open-sided wooden platform at some stage during the proceedings. Sultan Sir Ibrahim (1873-1959), who ruled from 1895 until his death, stands at the centre of the group next to Sir Arthur Henderson YOUNG (1854-1938), Governor of the Straits Settlements 1911-1919. Other figures identified in the group are: Mrs OLIVER; wife of staff officer; (Lady) Maud RIDOUT;...
Dates: 1916-05-11
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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Kedah, 1958-10-14 - 1961-06-23

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/2/2
Scope and Contents

1. 'How krah (forced labour) was abolished in Kedah' by Sir George Maxwell (2 copies, 4 sheets).

2. Correspondence between Hugh Bryson and Julian Dudley Hall on the evacuation of the Sultan of Kedah, Abdul Hamid Halim Shah, to Kulim during the Japanese invasion of Dec. 1941 (5 sheets).

Dates: 1958-10-14 - 1961-06-23
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be viewed on microfilm Reel MC46.

Sir George Maxwell papers, 1920 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/1/1
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes, writings and publications upon political developments in Malaya.

Dates: 1920 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.