Highlights & Happenings

The Journey to a Permanent Home

The Library was initially housed in a single room in a two-storey bungalow at House No 8 on Cluny Road, part of the University of Singapore’s Bukit Timah campus.

David Marshall’s Letters from China

In April 2021, ISEAS Library received a set of materials from Dr Sara Marshall, daughter of the late David Marshall, to add to the David Marshall Private Papers. Among the materials was a set of 54 letters addressed to his brother, Meyer, written by David Marshall while visiting China in 1956.

Wong Ah Fook: an Immigrant, Builder and Entrepreneur

Wong Ah Fook, full name Wong Fook Kee [黄福基] (12 March 1837 – 12 September 1918) was a well-known builder, businessman and philanthropist in Singapore and Johor Bahru, Malaya, in the late 19th and early 20th century.