Great Britain -- Colonies -- Asia
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Dickins family papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 302
Overview: The Dickins Family Papers contains correspondence, writings, legal documents, and other papers relating to Rachel Dickins, Thomas Eden Dickins, and other members of the Dickins family, as well as diaries, poetry, and a collection of fifteenth through seventeenth century charters with seals. Other materials in the collection relate to James Bean, an assistant paymaster with the East India Company in the Philippines in 1764, Captain William Wilkinson, a financial agent to Sir George Hay, and...
Dates: 1449-2000 and undated, bulk 1449-1899
Edwin Augustus Porcher Collection
Call Number: MSS 38
Overview: The collection comprises the drawings, diary, and log books of Edwin Augustus Porcher, from tours of duty to South and East Asia (1849-1853) aboard the HMS Cleopatra and the Mediterranean and North Africa (1857-60) aboard the HMS Hibernia, HMS Kertch and HMS Boxer.
South and Southeast Asian broadside collection
Call Number: MS 2003
Overview: This collection primarily consists of late nineteenth to early twentieth century newspaper broadsides focused on Siam and Dutch, British, and French colonial empires in South and Southeast Asia. Sources for the broadsides are primarily The Illustrated London News, Le Petit Parisien, and Le Petit Journal. Recurring topics include the European travels of Siam’s King Chulalongkorn and his...