Papers of Tim Hardy

Scope and Content

Papers relating to security problems and Communist insurgency, Sarawak,[1960s].

Administrative / Biographical History

Tim Hardy was Head of Special Branch, Sarawak, 1962-1968 and Fiji to [1971].

Access Information

Bodleian reader's ticket required. As this collection contains official papers, a 30 year closure period may apply in some cases. Contact the library in the first instance.


Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.


Handing over notes as Head of Special Branch, Fiji, [1971], typescript report by Hardy on Fijian land investment, [1970], two reports on the Chinese Communist Party, [1975-1979], Borneo Campaign Report, [1968], and typescript report on the Republic of Nauru's Independence ceremonies, deposited at the library by Hardy in May 1998.

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