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Burma missionary photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029F

Scope and Contents

Collection of glass negatives and modern prints showing aspects of Christian missions in Burma as well as landscapes and people. The images are not captioned and the details have been derived from various published sources.


  • Creation: 1870 - 1930

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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


.01 cubic metre(s) (1 file and 1 archival box containing 18 images ) : glass negative

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

good condition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was presented to the Library in 1972 by the Church Missionary Society to which it had been given by Miss D.G. Le Faye on behalf of the widow of the Reverend G.E.C. Knapp. Mr Knapp was the Honorary Organising Secretary of the Winchester Diocesan mission in Mandalay from 1948 and presumably acquired the photographs in the course of his work.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: South East Asia, fiche number 9.


This item level description was entered by MJC using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Date information

DateText: The dates are approximate..



Includes index.
2003-09-24 16:53:20+00:00
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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