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Malay Peninsula

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Barlow of Thornby Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Barlow of Thornby
Scope and Contents 1. Provenance and significance of the collectionThe papers in this collection document the varied interests of several generations of the Barlow family of Thornby, Northants, between c. 1850 and 2015, with some material going back to the 18th century.The collection is of considerable interest to a wide range of research: to social historians, as charting the rise of a yeoman and merchant family over several generations; to political historians, as covering the careers of...
Dates: 1707-2015
Conditions Governing Access: Subject to the terms of the donation, access to papers after 1969 requires the permission of Mr Henry S. Barlow (P.O. Box 10139, Postcode 50704, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, or E-mail at Additionally, access to some items is restricted under data protection legislation. These restrictions are marked on the catalogue. Most of the papers are in good condition. In a few cases, where indicated, papers are currently awaiting conservation and therefore not available to readers.

Letter of Colonel Murdoch to his wife, 1942, on conditions in Malaya before its fall to Japan, 31 Dec. 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9750/67
Scope and Contents

Typescript letter extract.

Dates: 31 Dec. 1942
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 (