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Singapore -- History -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Collection

'End of Empire' transcripts

Xerox copies of transcripts of filmed interviews with contributors, 1985, including material not present in the edited versions, but not including transcripts relating to the loss of Aden; related papers, including 'research interviews' relating to Malaya, shotlists (itemised lists of footage) and press releases, 1985.
Extents: 36 Volumes : The papers have been bound in 36 dark blue cloth-bound volumes.
Dates: 1985
Collection

Papers of David Beatty

Letters home from Canton and Christmas Island, with related photographs, press cuttings and farewell addresses, 1899-1954; transcript of journal of his father Robert Beatty's voyage to India, 1856.
Extents: 3 boxes : The farewell address, 1926, written on silk and originally stored in a wooden box, was donated to the library in a large frame format, with degraded paper backing. The Conservation Section of the Bodleian Library undertook limited drycleaning, minor repairs, etc. in [March 1997], rehousing the item in a card box and placing a hollytex sheet against the silk to prevent abrasion when rolled. Future plans for the item's preservation include flat storage and remounting of the silk with new borders by an experienced Oriental conservator.
Dates: [1856], 1899-1954
Single Item

Papers of Desmond William G. Faris

File of medical papers, 1931-1946, including Selangor Coast district annual report, 1931, accrued while Health Officer; reports on the working of the Government Health Department, Singapore, 1941-1945; reports on the hospital and nutrition at civilian internment camp, [1942-1945].
Shelfmark: MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 135
Extents: 1 file
Dates: [1931-1946]
Single Item

Papers of George Frederick A. Hibberd

Personal papers covering colonial service in the Gold Coast, 1940-1946, Nyasaland, 1947-1952 and Singapore, 1952-1957.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 479
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1940-1957
Collection

Papers of Robert Noel Turner

From the depths of my memory, reminiscences of service in Malaya, Brunei, Singapore, Sarawak, Barbados and Malaysia, 1912-1976 (photocopied typescript), with texts of speeches made in Barbados.
Extents: 3 Files
Dates: [1912-1976]
Collection

Papers of Robert Staveley Boumphrey

Journals of service as auditor in the Colonial Service in Nigeria, the Falkland Islands, Malaya and Singapore, with letters, photographs, maps and printed material inserted, 1910-1965.
Extents: 7 Volumes
Dates: 1910-1965