Joint Wages Commission Report of the Federation of Malaya and Singapore, 1948,with related papers on labour regulation and statistical information; Chinesepapers relating to the Malayan emergency, 1948-1949; notes on Malayan politicalparties, 1954; lectures and articles on Malayan Chinese; speeches and pamphletsgiven to Brewer by Dato Sir Cheng-lock Tan; invitations and programmes for independencecelebrations and other events, 1953-1959.
Papers of Frank Brewer
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 306
- Dates of Creation1948-1959
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and Chinese.
- Physical Description3 boxes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Frank Brewer (1915-1987) worked in the Malayan Civil Service, 1937-1959,including as Secretary for Chinese Affairs and Deputy Chief Secretary, Federation of Malaya, 1955-1957 and Secretary for Defence, 1957-1959. He servedin the Special Forces during the Second World War, 1941-1945 and was held as aprisoner of war on Sumatra. From 1960 to 1976 he worked at the Foreign andCommonwealth Office. He was awarded the CMG in 1960 and the OBE in 1953. In 1950 hemarried Eileen Marian Shepherd.
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Listed as no. 671 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford,Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
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