An orientalist's treasure trove of Malaya and beyond : catalogue of Gibson-Hill Collection at the National Library Singapore

This work highlights the Gibson-Hill Collection at the Lee Kong Chian Reference Library, providing an account of the history, significance and provenance of the collection. The catalogue lists the collection divided into sections following broad subject headings based on the Dewey Decimal Classification. It includes a brief biography on Carl Alexander Gibson-Hill, notes on the arrangement of the compilation and an overview. Select annotations are provided together with author and title indexes.

 

Title
An orientalist's treasure trove of Malaya and beyond : catalogue of Gibson-Hill Collection at the National Library Singapore
Subject
Geography>>Geographical Areas and Countries>>Malay Archipelago
Events>>Historical Periods
Gibson-Hill, C. A. (Carl Alexander), 1911-1963--Books and reading
Gibson-Hill, C. A. (Carl Alexander), 1911-1963--Library-- Catalogs
Gibson-Hill Collection--Catalogs
Lee Kong Chian Reference Library--Catalogs
Malaya--History--Catalogs
History>>Asia>>Southeast Asia>>Malaysia
History>>Asia>>Southeast Asia>>Singapore
Malay archipelago
Publisher
National Library Board Singapore, 2008
Contributor
Tan, Bonny
Lim, Irene
Singapore. National Library Board
Digital Description
application/pdf, 2944 KB, 246 p. : ill. (some col.)
Table of Contents
Preface
An orientalist's treasure trove of Malaya and beyond: the Gibson-Hill Collection. History. Significance. Provenance
Carl Alexander Gibson-Hill: a brief biography. A naturalist at heart. Natural treasures from paradise isles. Surviving the Japanese Occupation. Collecting Malayan heritage. Unusual work habits. Photographing Malayan life. Euridite editor and resolute scholar. References
Notes on arrangement
Overview of the catalogue
Catalogue of the Gibson-Hill Collection: a listing with select annotations. Bibliographies, ethnographies and maritime histories. Birds and animals. Sailing vessels and river crafts. Art and photography. Travelogues and history
Gibson-Hill's works. Books. Journals and newspaper articles. Photographs, photographic works and illustrations. Miscellaneous
Journal listing
Author index
Title index
Acknowledgements.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2010.

 

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