Papers of William Bloomfield Douglas

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Xerox copy of diary, originally in 4 volumes, written while Resident of Selangor, Malaya, 1876-1882, with offprint of an article by J.M. Gullick concerning the diary, 1975

Administrative / Biographical History

Captain William Bloomfield Douglas (fl 1870-1882), colonial administrator, served as the first Government Resident in the Northern Territories, Australia, 1870-1873. He left the Northern Territories in 1874 and found work in the Straits Settlements and as Resident of Selangor, Malaya, 1876-1882.

Conditions Governing Access

Bodleian reader's ticket required

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 678 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford,Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Conditions Governing Use

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