Diary, 1941-1945, written by Bevan while interned in Stanley Camp, Hong Kong, 1940-1945 and typed up in 1965 from his notes; with copy of Sweet Waters by Lieut. John Gibson on the surrender of Hong Kong by the Japanese, [fron] Blackwood Magazine, January 1946, and press cutting on the surrender.
Papers of Mike Bevan
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 359
- Dates of Creation20th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description22 ff.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Mike Bevan was interned by the Japanese in Stanley Camp, Hong Kong, 1940-1945.
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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
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The diary was in the possession of Mrs. Naomi Price, a fellow internee with Bevan. After her death, her niece authorised Mrs. Bernice Archer, a friend of Mrs. Price, to donate the diary to the library.