Lecture slides on Sarawak

Scope and Content

Glass plate slides to illustrate a talk given by Cunynghame to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. A transcript of the lecture, comprising a title page and 58 pages of text, is stored at RCMS 63/22.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Percy Cunynghame (1867-1941), 10th Baronet, was born on 21 February 1867. He was Resident, 1st Division, on the staff of Sir Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, until his retirement in 1909. Cunynghame was Justice of the Peace and Deputy-Lieutenant, Co. of London. He served in the First World War, and was mentioned twice in despatches.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Presented by David Cunynghame through the Librarian of the Commonwealth Institute, 1965.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

good condition

Additional Information

This item level description was created by MJC.

Cunynghame, Sir, Percy, 1867-1941, 10th Baronet