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C.M. Scriven, Esq.,

‘Thirty years in Burma – a Memoir’ (dated 1984) by Mr Scriven who lived in Burma until he emigrated to New Zealand in 1949. He describes inter-war social life in Burma; his schooling and career (chiefly in the Burma customs); the operation of the Burma railways (his father was a railway engineer); and Burmese nationalism against the background of the second world war. Typescript. 3 ff.