Skip to main content Skip to search results

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Showing Collections: 1 - 6 of 6

 Fonds

A journey to Asia and Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011MMM-XXX
Scope and Contents A collection of albums, containing captioned black and white photographs, taken by one, or more, people travelling in the same group. The albums form a photographic account of a six-month long touring holiday.Of the albums, the first ten are all of the same style and manufacture and each has an embossed title on the front. They follow the journey chronologically. The remaining two contain a smaller selection of images from the same journey, again in chronological order. They are...
Dates: 1935-09 - 1936-03
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

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

Dr Lewis Paton album of missionary work in China

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H
Scope and Contents Album of photographs recording Paton's missionary work in China. The photographs are captioned and have been numbered in pencil, but as there are several sequences, and these are not complete, fresh numbers have been given. Plates 68 to 78 show scenes taken in late August 1896 on Kulangsoo, the island south of Amoy (also known as Xiamen). The institutional work of the Amoy mission was centred here as it was found to be healthier than Amoy itself.There are three missing...
Dates: 1889 - 1897
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

Photographs of North Africa and Asia

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A
Scope and Contents

A large album of albumen prints. The prints are of various sizes and by various photographers. The compiler of the album is not known. Captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles composed by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets.

Dates: 1860 - 1920
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).

Filtered By

  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) X
  • Subject: Egypt (nation) X
  • Subject: China (nation) X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Japan (nation) 5
Europe (continent) 4
Indonesia (nation) 4
Malaysia (nation) 4
United Kingdom (nation) 4
∨ more
Australia (nation) 3
Canada (nation) 3
Gibraltar (dependent state) 3
India (nation) 3
North and Central America (continent) 3
Oceania (continent) 3
Palestine (historic region) 3
South America (continent) 3
Sudan (nation) 3
Botswana (nation) 2
Brazil (nation) 2
Cyprus (island) 2
France (nation) 2
Greece (nation) 2
Indochina (region (general)) 2
Italy (nation) 2
Kenya (nation) 2
Malawi (nation) 2
Malay Archipelago (general region) 2
Malay Peninsula (peninsula) 2
Mexico (nation) 2
New Zealand (nation) 2
Nigeria (nation) 2
Pakistan (nation) 2
Persia (historic region) 2
Singapore (nation) 2
South Africa (nation) 2
Spain (nation) 2
Tanzania (nation) 2
Uganda (nation) 2
United States (nation) 2
Yemen (nation) 2
Zambia (nation) 2
Zimbabwe (nation) 2
Angola (nation) 1
Antigua (island) 1
Arabian Peninsula (region (general)) 1
Ardennes (region (general)) 1
Argentina (nation) 1
Baden-Württemberg (state) 1
Bahama Islands (island group) 1
Balkan Peninsula (peninsula) 1
Bangladesh (nation) 1
Barbados (island) 1
Belgium (nation) 1
Belize (district (national)) 1
Bermuda (dependent state) 1
Bhutan (nation) 1
Black Forest (woods) 1
Bosnia and Hercegovina (nation) 1
British West Indies (general region) 1
Brittany (region) 1
Brunei (nation) 1
Cameroon (nation) 1
Cape of Good Hope (general region) 1
Cayman Islands (dependent state) 1
Celebes Sea (sea) 1
Congo (general region) 1
Congo (nation) 1
Congo Republic (nation) 1
Crete (region) 1
Cuba (nation) 1
Cyprus (nation) 1
Czech Republic (nation) 1
Ecuador (nation) 1
Egypt (former nation/state/empire) 1
Ethiopia (nation) 1
Faeroe Islands (dependent state) 1
Falkland Islands (dependent state) 1
Fiji (nation) 1
Florida (state) 1
Germany (nation) 1
Ghana (nation) 1
Grenada (island) 1
Guatemala (nation) 1
Guyana (nation) 1
Hong Kong (administrative region) 1
Hungary (nation) 1
Indian Ocean (ocean) 1
Iran (nation) 1
Jamaica (island) 1
Jamaica (nation) 1
Jordan (nation) 1
Karlovy Vary (inhabited place) 1
Lesotho (nation) 1
Luxembourg (nation) 1
Malta (island) 1
Malta (nation) 1
Mauritius (island) 1
Middle East (region (general)) 1
∧ less
 
Names
British Association 1
Gilmour, Thomas Lennox, 1859 - 1936 (journalist) 1
Lawrence, Peter Stafford Hayden, 1913 1
Paton, Benjamin (Lewis, 1860-1936, doctor and missionary) 1
Royal Colonial Institute 1

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.