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  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [55]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a view of the interior of South East Asia Room in National Library at Stamford Road. A library counter is located on the right, partially obscured by a display table. Bookshelves are seen in the...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [47]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows the library catalogue cabinet in South East Asia Room in National Library at Stamford Road. Set up in 1964 South East Asia Room housed the Reference Department and Collection at the National Library at Stamford...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [48]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a library counter in South East Asia Room in National Library at Stamford Road. Set up in 1964 South East Asia Room housed the Reference Department and Collection at the National Library at Stamford Road...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [59]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a view of the interior of South East Asia Room in National Library at Stamford Road. Two users are at wall shelves of periodicals. The parallel shelves are slanted. Set up in 1964 South East...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [50]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows a scene in the library. Users are seen browsing a row of low bookshelves. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library users in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. Users are reading at the tables. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [27]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows guests mingling at the opening of the National Library at Stamford Road on 12 November 1960. Shelves of books and book displays are seen in the library. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [15]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows two Chinese gentlemen in Raffles Library. One seems to be handing over something to the other. Two men are seated behind them. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [5]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library users in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. This may be the Children's section as the users are children and the shelves and tables are low. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [18]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows users in Raffles Library. Some children are queuing up near a table on the left. They may be waiting for their turn to borrow or return books. A number of men are reading at the...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows some student users in Raffles Library. They are looking at the displays on the noticeboard. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [28]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Mr. Yusof Ishak, Head of State, at the opening of the National Library at Stamford Road on 12 November 1960. Mr. Yusof Ishak is giving a speech. Facing the audience are Minister of Culture, Mr...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [49]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows a scene in the library's public reading area. Users are seen at the reading tables provided. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [29]

    Streets and Places · Personalities
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows Mr. Yusof Ishak, Head of State, at the opening of the National Library at Stamford Road on 12 November 1960. Mr. Yusof Ishak and Mr S. Rajaratnam, Minister of Culture, are interacting with a lady...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [3]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library users in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. This may be the Children's section as the users are children and the shelves and tables are low. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [13]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows two Caucasian gentlemen in Raffles Library. They are both viewing a book placed on a table. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [6]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library users in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. A male user is reading at a table while three ladies are browsing at the shelves. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library users in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. Users are reading at three tables. A male library patron is seen at the cabinet containing the catalogue cards. Title devised by Library...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [46]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows a scene in the library's public reading area. Users are seen browsing the shelves. Some users are seen at two reading tables in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [14]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows two gentlemen, one Caucasian and one Chinese, sharing a light moment in Raffles Library. A sign bearing the words "British Council book display (child welfare)" is seen at the shelf of displays on the right....
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [10]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows posters and selected books displayed in a corner of Raffles Library. A sign displaying the name of Raffles Library in English, Chinese, Jawi and Tamil is attached to the ceiling. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [12]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows three gentlemen in Raffles Library. They are standing near a display of books. The words "British book design" can be seen on the display stand. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [8]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library staff working involved in the backroom operations at work in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. Books are seen on staff desks as well as open shelves on the right half...
  • NLB old photos 1950s - 1960s (Album 1) [7]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It shows library users in Raffles Library, later renamed to National Library of Singapore. This may be the Children's section as the users are mostly children and the shelves are low. Title devised by Library staff.