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Collection Level Description: Affirmation of R.H.W. Reece

Reference: GB 0162 Ind. Ocn. s. 361
Title: Affirmation of R.H.W. Reece
Dates of Creation: 1993
Extent: 59 ff.

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Professor Robert H.W. Reece is Associate Professor of History at Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, and was the Keith Cameron Professor of Australian History at University College, Dublin, 1987-1989 as well as Director of Australia's first Centre for Irish Studies in 1998. A member of the Australian Historical Association and the Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, his research interests include Irish convicts, the history of Borneo and Aboriginal history.

Scope and Content

Affirmation made by Professor R.H.W. Reece in the Supreme Court of Hong Kong relating to political developments in North Borneo and Sarawak from 1946 onwards, an expert opinion in the case of Dr. Jeffrey Datuk Kitingan and the Crown Solicitor, in which Dr. Kitingan was alleged to have been involved in a secessionist plot in Sabah (North Borneo), 1993.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Professor Reece in September 1993.

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Access Points

Reece | R.H.W. | fl 1993-2003 | Professor

Kitingan | Jeffrey Datuk | fl 1981-2003 | Dr. | politician

Supreme Court of Hong Kong

Sarawak | Politics and government

Sabah | Politics and government


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