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Sri Lanka -- History -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:


Correspondence and papers of Sir William Denis Battershill

Correspondence, mainly with the immediate Battershill family, 1908-1956 Papers concerning administrative service, chiefly in Cyprus, Palestine and Tanganyika, 1935-1957 Notes on safaris undertaken in Tanganyika and Kenya, 1945-1948 Manuscript and printed material relating to the political situation in Cyprus, also typescript of personal reflections on the island,…
Extents: 14 boxes
Dates: 1914-1952

Papers of J. R. Granville Bantock

Letters home, diaries, reports, photographs and press cuttings relating to service in the Ceylon Police Force, 1920-1939.
Extents: 3 boxes, 1 volume
Dates: 1920-1939

Papers of Sir Bernard Henry Bourdillon

Xerox copies of official papers relating to service in India, Iraq, Ceylon, Uganda and Nigeria, 1905-1948 Personal correspondence, 1905-1948 Letters to Dr. R.D. Pearce containing personal recollections, 1979-1983
Extents: 3 boxes
Dates: 1905-1948, 1979-1983

Papers of Sir William Lindsay Murphy

Letters, diaries and other papers relating to Ceylon, 1911-1942 Photographs and press cuttings relating to Ceylon, c1910-1961 Letters and photographs relating to Bermuda, 1941-1947 Press cuttings relating to Bermuda, 1942-1945 Diaries kept in the Bahamas, 1945-1948 Correspondence relating to the Bahamas, 1945-1949 …
Extents: 32 boxes
Dates: 1911-1983

Papers of Trafford Smith (2)

Papers related to posting in the British colonies of the western Pacific, 1938-1941; material chiefly concerning British territories in the western Pacific, 1941-1966; material mostly received or written in, or dealing with Ceylon, 1944-1948; material concerning Palestine, 1947-1949; papers concerning appointment in Malta, 1952-1959; papers relating to Burma, 1967-1975; papers relating to various interests, 1928-1963; engagement diaries, 1947-1975
Extents: 14 boxes
Dates: 1953-1959, 1967-1970