Straits settlement: correspondence

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/D/40/03
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 JB 83
  • Dates of Creation
      1895-1941
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- three maps (Penang, Singapore town, and one of the world with accompanying notes)

- correspondence concerning the trafficking of Chinese girls to Singapore (1895)

- report of two brothel areas of Singapore in Autumn 1915

- typescript of annual report of the Medical Officer, Singapore, 1929

- carbon copy, draft paragraph prepared by Mr Beatty (c 1924)

- copy of article 'Is it wise?' from 'Hindu' Madras dated 16 Jan 1931

- carbon copy, first report of the Advisory Committee on Social Hygiene to LS Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies

- correspondence concerning the first report of the Advisory Committee (1925)

- copy of article 'Burleigh Blunders' from 'Straits Times' dated 3 Jul 1930

- correspondence and copy of circulars regarding Imperial Conference (1930)

- correspondence concerning Straits Settlement Ordinance No 15 1930 (1931)

- correspondence relating to press cuttings sent

- correspondence with Sarah Niccoll-Jones concerning enquiries on venereal disease statistics (1940-1941)

Publications:

- 'First report of the Advisory Committee on Social Hygiene', Cmd 2501, London : HMSO 1925

Press cuttings on traffic in women and children in the Far East, brothels in Malacca