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Papers of William Bloomfield Douglas

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Xerox copy of diary, originally in 4 volumes, written while Resident of Selangor, Malaya, 1876-1882, with offprint of an article by J.M. Gullick concerning the diary, 1975

Dates

  • 1876-1882, 1975

Extent

3 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 280].
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MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 280

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 1614

Biographical / Historical

Captain William Bloomfield Douglas (fl 1870-1882), colonial administrator, served as the first Government Resident in the Northern Territories, Australia, 1870-1873. He left the Northern Territories in 1874 and found work in the Straits Settlements and as Resident of Selangor, Malaya, 1876-1882.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 678 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The xerox copy of the diary was deposited with the library by J.M. Gullick, who still holds the original.
Title
Papers of William Bloomfield Douglas
Status
Completed
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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