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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence between Shenton Thomas, A.H. Dickinson, S.W. Kirby, L.H.N. Davis, Arthur Milverton, E. Bagot, Harold Fairburn, Noel Barber and Hugh Bryson concerning the war in Malaya (73 sheets)., 1955 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/3/1/6
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This section includes archives received at a later date from Hugh Bryson and some items acquired directly by the Royal Commonwealth Society.

Dates: 1955 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-sub-class: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8239.
 Item

H.E. [Sir Shenton Thomas] With Lady [Lucy] Thomas, 1932 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/461
Scope and Contents

Visits Alor Gayah.

Dates: 1932 - 1936
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

Malaya’s war effort, 1947-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/3/1/2
Scope and Contents

Draft of an article based upon diaries and official reports, marked 'My personal copy' (39 sheets).

Dates: 1947-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-sub-class: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8239.
 Sub-sub-class

Post-war reconstruction, 1941 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/3/2
Scope and Contents 1. Malaya Patriotic Fund Address by Chairman, Sir Shenton Thomas, 12 Feb. 1941This is accompanied by a note from Thomas outlining the leading role in the fund taken on by Lady Thomas.2. Shenton Thomas, ‘Memorandum on post-war Malaya’ (two copies).3. Cecil Clementi, ‘Plan for administrative reconstruction in Malaya and Borneo’This is accompanied by a letter from Clementi.4. Victor Purcell, ‘A Malayan Union: the proposed new constitution’ (2 copies).5....
Dates: 1941 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this item must be viewed on Master Microfilm Reel 8239.
 Sub-sub-class

Second World War, 1947 - 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/3/1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This section includes archives received at a later date from Hugh Bryson and some items acquired directly by the Royal Commonwealth Society.

Dates: 1947 - 1971
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8239.
 File

'What Malaya did' and Comments upon the official history of the war against Japan, 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/3/1/4
Scope and Contents

In addition to these two memoirs, the file also includes a copy of 'The story of Singapore' by Sir George Sansom, and a note by Thomas stating that he had been ignored by the Official History Committee when it was preparing its final draft (83 sheets).

Dates: 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-sub-class: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8239.

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