Title

Kwa Chong Guan

Interviewee

Kwa Chong Guan

Publication Type

Video

Date of Interview

24-2-2016

Interviewer

Paul Evans

Keywords

Societal Leadership, Singapore, Historical Museum

Description

Kwa Chong Guan is a Senior Fellow of S Rajaratnam School of International Studies and was the man who recognised the Oral History Centre and concurrently the old National Museum. In 1980s, he led the expansion of the old National Museum to its current three museums and their consolidation under the National Heritage Board. He shares with DNA, ISL the importance and functions of archives and offers a glimpse into his career in the public service and Singapore’s history before the era of Sir Stamford Raffles.

Discipline

Archival Science | Asian Studies | Historic Preservation and Conservation | Leadership Studies

Page Numbers

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Alternative URL

https://isl.smu.edu.sg/DNA

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