Papers of Dorothy Shelagh Brown

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The archive consists of a diary of experiences in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp 1942-1945 during the Second World War, plus a few notes on provenance (photocopied typescript only).

Administrative / Biographical History

Dorothy Shelagh Brown (fl. 1942-1945) was held as a prisoner of war in a Japanese camp in the Far East during World War II, 1942-1945. During this time, she wrote a diary of her daily experiences in this environment.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Anne Valery in 1990

Other Finding Aids

Fonds Description (1 folder only)

Location of Originals

The original diary is believed to still be held by the family of the creator.