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 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,...
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).
 Fonds

Childers papers

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 37
Scope and Contents

Political papers relating to Childers' public career and private papers concerning his family, first wife Emily (nee Walker, 1827-1875) and their eight children.

Dates: 1683 - 1950
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

Cochin

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022PPP-YYY
Scope and Contents A collection of albums containing photographs, the majority taken by A.C. McKay but some by R.V. Kamath and by professional photographers.The collection consists of photographs mostly 85 x 60 mm, but with occasional enlargements, carefully mounted in large albums and described in some detail in clear white writing on the black leaves. Each album is numbered on the spine, and clearly formed part of a larger collection than has been received.McKay was a prolific photographer,...
Dates: 1928 - 1939
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

Modern Commonwealth photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MC
Scope and Contents This broad heading has been used to cover a substantial collection of loose prints, dating chiefly from the period 1960-1982, but including a few of earlier date. The majority come from the files of the RCS journal known successfully as ‘United Empire,’ ‘Commonwealth Journal,’ and ‘Commonwealth,’ in which some were published, but there are also items obtained for inclusion in the exhibition ‘Commonwealth in Focus’ in 1982 and these are indicated by CIF and the catalogue number in the...
Dates: 1936 - 1980
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

Views in Australia, Egypt, Aden, Asia and other places chiefly circa 1908-1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)
Scope and Contents The collection was originally housed in seven boxes, four of which were specially made with individual slots for slides. These were numbered 3, 6, 10 and 11 and the remaining boxes were unnumbered. Presumably these formed part of a larger collection, but nothing is known of the original owner or the fate of any other boxes. For conservation reasons, the collection has since been re-boxed. The captions given are normally those which appear on the slides themselves. They have been used as...
Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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Gilmour, Thomas Lennox, 1859 - 1936 (journalist) 1
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