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Myanmar

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Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

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Burma-India separation, 1933-02 - 1935-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/29
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on the separation of Burma from India, particularly on LSA's work as chairman of the financial settlement tribunal. Correspondents include: Sir Samuel Hoare [Secretary of State for India, later 1st Lord Templewood] (11); David Monteath [Assistant Secretary, India Office]; Sir [Samuel] Findlater Stewart [Permanent Under-Secretary of State for India]; William Croft [Private Secretary to Hoare]. Also includes: report of the Financial Settlement Tribunal;...
Dates: 1933-02 - 1935-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Burma [Myanmar], 1930 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/50-51
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers cover every aspect of Lord Noel-Baker's very full and varied career and include constituency papers, Labour Party material, extensive sections on domestic and international affairs, peace and disarmament, sport, books and articles, speeches and correspondence.

Dates: 1930 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Draft text, 1970-08 - 1972-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/VNCT 1/8
Scope and Contents

Manuscript on Vincent's service in Burma [later Myanmar] and Sumatra [Indonesia], 1942.

Dates: 1970-08 - 1972-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Draft text, 1970-08 - 1972-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/VNCT 1/10
Scope and Contents

Manuscript on Vincent's service in Burma [later Myanmar] as Air Officer Commanding 221 Group, South East Asia Air Forces, 1944-1945.

Dates: 1970-08 - 1972-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire: general, 1945-07 - 1947-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/9
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers, with correspondents including: Sir Dougal Malcolm on the Colonial League accounts; Gervas Huxley on promoting Empire wines; 1st Lord Simon, urging LSA to support a fund for Commonwealth students to study in Britain; Oliver Stanley [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on the future constitution of Ceylon [later Sri Lanka]; Clement Attlee, Prime Minister, on Ceylon; "Bobbety" [Lord Cranborne, Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, later 5th Lord...
Dates: 1945-07 - 1947-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Government of Burma [later Myanmar]: Burma Handbook, 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WILK 4/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Wilkinson Papers include three war journals, official telegrams and several files of official correspondence, and provide an extremely valuable record of British Intelligence in the Far East in the Second World War.

Dates: 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Sections of series 3, 5 and 6 of the Wilkinson Papers are closed: see individual files for details. The remainder of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Henry Ellis: Naval journal on 'HMS Styx' during the Xhosa [Cape Frontier] and Burmese Wars

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9420
Scope and Contents 1 volume, 210 pp. of journal text covering the period1852-53. With loose sheets inserted, including page from Illustrated London News, 5 Feb. 1853, with illustration and note on 'Kaffir prisoners at the Cape' [historic title]; notes on Ascension Island, n.d.; 'On passage from Ascension to South Coast', n.d.; 'Notes on South Coast,' n.d. Bookplate: given to Michael Rome Bouquet by Mrs. Dunn (Ellis' niece), Apr. 1935. Note that the contents of the journal contain racist and outdated...
Dates: 1852-1853
Conditions Governing Access: 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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India Office and the Second World War, 1934 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/6
Scope and Contents Papers, correspondence and speeches from LSA's time in the War Cabinet as Secretary of State for India and Burma, including: memoranda written by LSA on India and other subjects for the War Cabinet; telegrams and minutes issued and received by LSA on Indian political and military affairs, mainly consisting of messages to and from the Viceroy of India (initially 2nd Lord Linlithgow, [earlier Lord Hopetoun], then 1st Lord Wavell) and also the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill; papers on the...
Dates: 1934 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Last and First in Burma" by Maurice Collis, 1956-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 8/131
Scope and Contents

Annotated draft proofs.

Dates: 1956-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Letters from Lady Diana Cooper to Conrad Russell: transcripts, 1941-08 - 1941-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DIAC 1/1/20
Scope and Contents

Letters on subjects including: the journey to Singapore; settling in; visiting Java (Dutch East Indies [later Indonesia]), Malaya [later Malaysia], Rangoon and Mandalay [Burma, later Myanmar].

Dates: 1941-08 - 1941-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Life and Times of General Sir Philip Christison: an Autobiography", 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHIE 1
Scope and Contents

Includes early history of the Christison Family as well as Christison's account of his career.

Dates: 1986
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Miscellaneous speeches, 1940-12 - 1947-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/30
Scope and Contents Annotated speech notes by LSA on subjects including: the future of Parliament; the London Library; United Europe; the political situation in India; relations between Britain and South America; London House [later Goodenough College]; the international situation; Burma [later Myanmar]; the record of the Labour Government; the Washington Loan Agreement, and its effect on the British export trade; the Indian constitutional problem; Britain's place in Europe; Empire Preference and the export...
Dates: 1940-12 - 1947-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Overseas research papers, 1822 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0272/ERL/4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection contains Leach's published and unpublished writings, research papers relating to his fieldwork in China, Botel Tobago, Burma, Ceylon, India and Nepal, and papers concerning his academic career.

Dates: 1822 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Leach papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment only. In view of its sensitivity, some material is reserved. There is no access to such material for the time being.
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Papers on transport links between China and Burma, circa 1938-circa 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L15/9
Scope and Contents Four items regarding transport connections between China and Burma: 'Information regarding communications between Kunming and Burma', a typescript by W.P. Chien, Kunming Agent, 2 pages; a pencil map of Burma and Southern China, including notes on travel times and means of transport; 'Report of trip to Kunming via Haiphong by Z.T. Tsang', describing a journey of 15 July 1938-8 August 1938, 25 pages; and a typescript extract of an article from 'Life', 6 October 1941, on the Burma Road, 4...
Dates: circa 1938-circa 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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Political and Normanton, 1940-06 - 1948-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/1/1
Scope and Contents Material on JEP's campaign in the Normanton by-election [South Yorkshire] (February 1947), including: correspondence with representatives of the Normanton and Castleford [South Yorkshire] Conservative and Unionist Association, and representatives of Conservative and Unionist Central Office (including Yorkshire Area); campaign posters; reports of JEP's pre-election speeches; lists of staff and expenses; post-election report by JEP; letters of good will and sympathy from individuals including...
Dates: 1940-06 - 1948-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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Press Cuttings, 1939 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 5/63
Scope and Contents

Including: reviews of 'Days of Fresh Air'; details of LSA's mountaineering; the situation in India and Burma [later Myanmar]; the 1945 British General Election; United States loans.

Dates: 1939 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Private letters from LSA to the Governor of Burma and source material for memoirs, 1941-01 - 1955-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/20
Scope and Contents Copies of letters from LSA to Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith on subjects including: reasons for Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union; Chinese immigration into Burma [later Myanmar]; British parliamentary business; the future Burmese constitution; the war situation, particularly relating to Japan; Burmese relations with India over immigration; the visit of U Saw, Premier of Burma, to Britain, with letter from Lord Halifax [British Ambassador to the United States, earlier Edward Wood and Lord...
Dates: 1941-01 - 1955-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Private letters from LSA to the Viceroy of India, 1943-01 - 1943-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/28
Scope and Contents

Printed copies of letters from LSA to 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] on subjects including: the fast by Mohandas Gandhi; Chaudhri Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan; future military and political operations in Burma [later Myanmar]; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], Mohandas Gandhi and the Indian Congress; establishing a South East Asia Supreme Command; the food situation.

Dates: 1943-01 - 1943-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Private letters from the Governor of Burma to LSA, 1941-05 - 1945-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/21
Scope and Contents Letters from Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith to LSA on subjects including: his impressions of Burma [later Myanmar] and his meetings with officials from the Government of India; the political situation in Burma, including Chinese immigration; local hostility towards Indians; setting up a Government in exile following the Japanese invasion; poor relations between Dorman-Smith's staff and the Army; the future of post-war Burma; meetings with General Sir Archibald Wavell [Commander-in-Chief, India]...
Dates: 1941-05 - 1945-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Private letters from the Viceroy of India to LSA, 1943-01 - 1943-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/29
Scope and Contents Printed copies of letters from 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] to LSA on subjects including: the future of Burma [later Myanmar]; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], Mohandas Gandhi and the Indian Congress, particularly Gandhi's fast; the reconstitution of Linlithgow's Council; General Sir Claude Auchinleck's return as Commander-in-Chief, India and 1st Lord Wavell's appointment as the next Viceroy; the deteriorating situation in Bengal; filling...
Dates: 1943-01 - 1943-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Private telegrams between LSA and the Governor of Burma, 1940-06 - 1944-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/12
Scope and Contents

Copies of telegrams from LSA to Sir Archibald Cochrane [Governor, 1936-41], then Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith [Governor, 1941-46] concerning senior army staff in Burma [later Myanmar], including: Lieutenant-General Sir [Donald] Kenneth McLeod [General Officer Commanding Army in Burma]; Major-General [Charles] Frederick Pearce, Chief Civil Affairs Officer (Burma); Lieutenant-General Thomas Hutton [General Officer Commanding, Burma].

Dates: 1940-06 - 1944-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Scott Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Scott (James)
Scope and Contents

The collection includes palm leaf manuscripts in Burmese and Lao Tham scripts, Burmese, Shan and Lao folding books, Shan manuscripts on silk paper, Chinese documents, letters and maps and ephemera collected by Scott during his time in the Far East. Also included are reports and correspondence relating to Scott's administrative duties in Burma.

Dates: 1750-1910 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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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The Papers of Brigadier Michael Rookherst Roberts

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MRBS
Scope and Contents

Diaries and papers relating to the Burma Campaign, 1942-5, and papers relating to the 4th Battalion 10th Gurkha Rifles, 1942-7

Dates: 1942-08 - 1978-08
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Transcript of interview: Martin Morland, 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 100
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2006
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Nicholas Fenn, 2010

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 126
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2010
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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