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Royal Colonial Institute

 Organization

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Articles from 'The Field'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 322
Scope and Contents Ten volumes of cuttings from 'The field', including a few articles from other publications, and loose cuttings concerning the Malay Peninsula. The volumes concern countries throughout the world, but in particular Australia, British East Africa (Kenya), Canada, India, New Zealand, Nigeria, Rhodesia, South Africa, Uganda, United States and the West Indies. The articles cover a wide range of subjects, including administration, agriculture, the British Empire, climate, colonisation, emigration,...
Dates: 1888 - 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

Cartier Centenary invitation, 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 240/5
Scope and Contents An illuminated invitation from the Cartier Centenary Committee to the Royal Colonial Institute inviting the Institute to send representatives to the inauguration of a memorial to Sir George Etienne Cartier at Montreal on 7 September 1914. The invitation includes the crest of the R.C.I.
Dates: 1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Income Tax, 1920 - 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ARCS/2/5
Scope and Contents Correspondence and forms relating to the RCI's liability.
Dates: 1920 - 1925
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Letters and papers of Sir Frederick Young

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 54
Scope and Contents The largest part of the collection is comprised of correspondence on a range of topics, notably the empire and imperial federation. The papers also include an autobiography, Sir Frederick's speeches and pamphlets, press cuttings and other material relating to Young's life and career.
Dates: 1842 - 2005
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

Letters on the founding of 'United empire', 1909 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/16
Scope and Contents Letters, mostly in reply to requests, welcoming the appearance of the new journal.
Dates: 1909 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Rating, 1886 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ARCS/2/4
Scope and Contents Two legal opinions not supporting the RCI's attempts to gain exemption from rates.
Dates: 1886 - 1898
Conditions Governing Access: Wanting.
 Fonds

Seals and coats of arms

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 30
Scope and Contents A collection of letters, pictures and two seals received in reply to the R.C.I. circular of 1904, with later additions, including booklets, newscuttings, newsletters and volumes. A summary list describing the earlier material is in the first box.
Dates: 1904 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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