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Collection Level Description: Papers of Basil Henry F. and H. John Barnard

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 268
Title: Papers of Basil Henry F. and H. John Barnard
Dates of Creation: 1901-1948
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Basil Henry F. Barnard worked as a forester in Malaya, and his son, H. John Barnard, served in the Malayan Police Force, c1901-1948.

Scope and Content

Albums of captioned photographs, with local newspapers, depicting the work of Basil Henry F. Barnard in the Malayan Forestry Service, and of H. John Barnard in the Malayan Police, 1901-1948.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Basil Henry F. Barnard's daughter, Mrs. E.H. Chavasse, in July 1982.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Further Information

Finding Aids

Listed as no. 661 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Related Units of Description

H.J. Barnard, note regarding the activities of the Nationalist Chinese Military Organisation (K.M.T.) in north Perak, Malaya after the Japanese surrender in 1945 (ref. MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 26).

Access Points

Barnard | Basil Henry F. | fl 1901-1948 | forester

Barnard | H. John | fl 1901-1948 | colonial police officer

Police | Malaysia | Biography

Foresters | Malaysia | Biography


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