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Collection Level Description: Papers of the Swettenham Family

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 357
Title: Papers of the Swettenham Family
Dates of Creation: 1919-1931
Extent: 4 albums

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

No biographical information available.

Scope and Content

Three family photograph albums, 1919-1929, mainly taken in Malaya, but also including pictures of the war-damaged Departement of Aisne, France, 1919-1920; commemorative album of the parade held in Kuala Lumpur on George V's birthday, 3rd June 1931.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated by Mr. F.B. Scott, husband of Mildred Swettenham, on 11th December 1998.

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

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Access Points

Swettenham | family | Malaysia

Malaysia | Description and travel | Views

France | Description and travel | Views

George V, King of Great Britain, 1865-1936 | Anniversaries, etc. | Pictorial works

World War, 1914-1918 | Aisne (France) | Pictorial works


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