Diary of Lieut.-Colonel Richard P. Morris
Photocopied pages of diary, 1943, of Morris's journey on the vessel Gripsholm from Rio de Janeiro to Canada, and his release from internment by the Japanese; with letter from Canadian Charge d'Affaires regarding procedures at the end of the voyage.
- Creation: 20th century
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 363].
MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 363
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 3379
Biographical / Historical
During World War Two, Canadian Richard Percy Morris sailed home, 1943, from Hong Kong on the repatriation ship Gripsholm after being in the hands of the enemy.
Other Finding Aids
The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were originally donated to the Oxford Development Records Project in 1983, found in correspondence and accessioned on 13th December 1999.
- Diary of Lieut.-Colonel Richard P. Morris
- Paul Davidson
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