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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


  • 1876-1882, 1975


3 boxes

Language of Materials

  • English

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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.
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