Series - Pre-internment records

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Pre-internment records

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  • 1938 - 1941 (Creation)

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12 cm textual records;
8 photographs

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This series contains material belonging to the McCanns prior to their evacuation and internment. It includes health records and school work.

The primary contents of this series are exercise books of Leonard McCann during his time at St. Giles British School in Shanghai prior to his internment at Santo Tomas. The exercise books contain notes from classes including geography, history, French, maths, dictation, writing, Latin as well as general notes.

The exercise books in this series were intentionally kept by Barbara McCann and among the items that were brought to the internment camp at Santo Tomas. She continued to keep these books for the duration of the internment and after.

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