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Collection Level Description: Papers of Thomas Price M. Lewis

Reference: MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 289
Title: Papers of Thomas Price M. Lewis
Dates of Creation: 1941-1945, 1984
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Thomas Price Merfyn Lewis (fl 1941-1945) was the author of Changi, the lost years. a Malayan diary, 1941-1945 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Historical Society, 1984), which documented his experiences in Changi Jail, Singapore during the Second World War.

Scope and Content

Notes on war experiences before internment, 1941-1942, and diary written in Changi Jail, 1942-1945 (manuscript draft, from which Changi, the lost years. a Malayan diary, 1941-1945 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Historical Society, 1984) was published.

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Finding Aids

Listed as no. 707 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Lewis | Thomas Price Merfyn | fl 1941-1945

World War, 1939-1945 | Malaysia

World War, 1939-1945 | Singapore

Prisoners of war | Singapore | Changi | Diaries


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27 June 2011