Copies of records preserved in the National Archives, U.K. The Colonial Office records contains documents pertaining to Singapore created or received by the Colonial Office in London.
The Colonial Office, located in London, was in charge of the colonies. Singapore (as part of the Straits Settlements) came under its direct control in 1867.
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Original Correspondence [microform and other formats][electronic resource] :
Sessional Papers [electronic resource]:
Government Gazette [electronic resource]
Miscellanea (Blue Book) [electronic resource]
Original Correspondence [electronic resource and microform]:
Far Eastern Department: Registered Files (FED Series) [microform] ; [electronic resource]
* Series no. CO 273 contains files that were transferred by the India Office to the Colonial Office (that is why the earliest records goes back to 1838, before the Straits Settlements came under the control of the Colonial Office).
Timeline of the records held by NUS Libraries
Index and finding aids:
NUS Libraries have limited files originating from the Colonial Secretary's Office (CSO).
Check National Archives of Singapore for more files.