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Mike Bevan was interned by the Japanese in Stanley Camp, Hong Kong, 1940-1945.
Diary, 1941-1945, written by Bevan while interned in Stanley Camp, Hong Kong, 1940-1945 and typed up in 1965 from his notes; with copy of Sweet Waters by Lieut. John Gibson on the surrender of Hong Kong by the Japanese, [fron] Blackwood Magazine, January 1946, and press cutting on the surrender.
The diary was in the possession of Mrs. Naomi Price, a fellow internee with Bevan. After her death, her niece authorised Mrs. Bernice Archer, a friend of Mrs. Price, to donate the diary to the library.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated to the library by Mrs. Archer on 6th February 1993.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.
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Bevan | Mike | fl 1940-1945
World War, 1939-1945 | Hong Kong
World War, 1939-1945 | Prisoners and prisons, Japanese | Personal narratives
Prisoners of war | Hong Kong | Biography
Stanley Civilian Internment Camp