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Small Collections Box 15

Given by Paul Lingeman

Note on career in Burma and Assam oil-fields 1921-28; Chittagong, East Bengal 1929-32 where he encountered the question of whether European clubs should admit Indian members; reason for European aloofness; Chittagong Armoury Raid of 1930. Digboi Oilfield in Assam: recruitment and training of workers: conditions of work; club membership; 1939 general strike; trades unions; war; 1942; Anglo-Indians, Anglo-Burmese; retreat.