Papers of William Bloomfield Douglas
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
- 1876-1882, 1975
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 280].
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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.
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