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Great Britain. Colonial Office. Visual Instruction Committee

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Colonial Visual Instruction Committee Correspondence, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10/3
Scope and Contents Correspondence between COVIC and the British Association concerning the photographs. This file also contains two papers describing the work of the committee.
Dates: 1913
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

Diary letters, 1907 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10/1
Scope and Contents Letters written by Fisher to Halford Mackinder describing his travels (circa 2,000 pages).
Dates: 1907 - 1910
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

Fisher photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher
Scope and Contents Collection of 29 albums consisting of approximately 3864 photographs taken or collected by A.H. Fisher for the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee 1907-1910. The numbering of the collection is problematic and details are provided for each separate album.Photographers: Some of the names which appear are:Hutchins: donor of some photographs of India, but not otherwise identifiedFirebrace: donor of some photographs of India, but not otherwise identifiedRighi: ...
Dates: 1900 - 1910
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).
 Fonds

Papers of the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10
Dates: 1907 - 1972
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).
 File

Volume XXV : South Africa, 1910-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 25
Scope and Contents Though the album is inserted here to avoid a gap in the numbering, it is not part of the Fisher Collection as such. It is however an album of the same type as those containing Fisher's own photographs and is labelled on the spine 'VIC South Africa Lectures IV, V, VI'. It appears to be a record album of the lantern slides used to accompany the Visual Instruction Committee lectures. From the captions it originally contained illustrations for the three lectures mentioned: Lecture IV: Karoo and...
Dates: 1910-01
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

Whaling in Falkland Islands Dependencies

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30795C
Scope and Contents Three postcards and two prints, probably collected as part of the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee material (see introduction to Fisher Collection). The photographs are captioned on the backs.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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