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18 photographs of Burma [Myanmar]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029D
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints. The prints are captioned on the reverse with credits to photographers:
1-16 J. Jackson.
17-18 Watts and Skeen.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Burma Campaigns 1889-91

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029A
Scope and Contents

A collection of albumen prints by F. Beato and others. The photographs include views connected with the Wuntho Sawbwa Campaign 1890-91, the Chin Lushai Expedition 1889-90 and a number of ethnographical studies. Most of the photographs have captions.

Dates: 1889 - 1891
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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Burma, circa 1903 - circa 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029E
Scope and Contents An album containing photographic prints and coloured reproductions. Prints 2-62 are coloured reproductions from Kelly, R. Talbot (1905) Burma painted and described, London : Adam and Charles Black. The remainder are original photographs by Thomas Harry Goldsworthy Stevens. The prints mainly measure approximately 100 x 75 mm, although some are larger. The album is interleaved with sheets on which are typed captions, up to print 261. Photographs beyond this point are uncaptioned. The...
Dates: 1903 - 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).
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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.

Dates: 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 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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Charles Alexander Gordon, 'Our trip to Burmah [i.e. Myanmar], with notes on that country' (London, 1875)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029G
Scope and Contents A printed volume (now disbound) containing woodburytypes mounted as illustrations, most measuring approximately 140 x 90 mm, with letterpress captions. The views are of architecture and people of different ethnic origins.Surgeon General Sir Charles Alexander Gordon (1820-1899) accompanied the Commander-in-Chief of the Madras Army to Burma in December 1874 and the book records his observations of the country and its people.The prints included in the volume are not...
Dates: 1874 - 1875
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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Copeland Diary 1917-18

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022IIII
Scope and Contents An undated transcript of letters from Copeland to his mother describing his service in India, 1917-1918, illustrated with 101 photographs and 12 postcards of India and Burma, including architectural features, costumes and different racial groups. The majority of the images are either captioned or referred to in the narrative. Most of the photographs are circa 55 x 55 mm in size. The majority were taken by Copeland, but some are noted as the work of his fellow soldiers, and it is possible...
Dates: 1917 - 1918
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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Diaries and papers of Frederic Williams

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 100
Scope and Contents

Diaries of hunting expeditions in Burma, a letter regarding Williams' death and biographical notes about the Williams family. The papers are accompanied by correspondence between G.H. Williams and the R.C.S. Librarian regarding the gift of the collection, with a biographical note concerning Frederic Williams.

Dates: 1899 - 1976
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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Egypt, Burma [i.e. Myanmar] and Borneo

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B
Scope and Contents

An album containing albumen prints (with three others loose). The prints are of various sizes and by various photographers. A number of the images are captioned, although some of these are hard to read. Captions enclosed in square brackets have been composed by the cataloguer.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Henry Burney Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 65
Scope and Contents Archives created by the British soldier and diplomat Henry Burney relating to his service in Burma [Myanmar] and Siam [Thailand]. The cataloguing of the collection has occurred in several stages. In 1921, the RCI Librarian Evans Lewin listed the main English language material in four series, assigning each a letter, A to D. In 1958, Dr D.K. Wyatt examined the Siamese material, including some as yet uncatalogued European material. He listed it in three sections, with the letters E, F, and...
Dates: 1784 - 1845
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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Letters from India

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 72
Scope and Contents A transcript of letters from Copeland to his mother, 6 June 1917 - 22 April 1918, 236 pages, describing his service in Agra and Chakrata, U.P; Maymo, Burma; and Poona. The volume is marked 'Volume 5', but nothing is known of the earlier and later volumes, or of the fate of the writer. The transcript was presumably made by Copeland's mother, although the date it was written is not known. The volume includes 101 photographs and 12 postcards of India and Burma, including architectural...
Dates: 1917 - 1918
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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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).
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Photographs of Burma [i.e. Myanmar]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029C
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints by Frederic Thesiger Williams (? and others) arranged in four groups.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Photographs of Burma [Myanmar]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/Y3029M
Scope and Contents

This collection is mostly of albumen prints of photographs taken in Burma [Myanmar] in the later nineteenth century. Many are captioned and the captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. Many photographs have been identified as the work of Felix Beato. All of these photographs belonged to Rodway Swinhoe, who may have bought them after the closure of Beato's emporium in Mandalay c1906.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1852 - 1906
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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Travels in South Asia and Australia

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3024A
Scope and Contents

The album contains a mixture of original photographs, hand-coloured postcards and clippings. Most have manuscript or printed captions. Subjects include travel, hunting, scenes of natural beauty, natural products, and notable places or buildings.

Dates: 1904
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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Upper Burmah [i.e. Myanmar] Expeditionary Force, 1886-87

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029B
Scope and Contents A printed volume containing prints, 135 x 100 mm, mounted above descriptive text. The photographer and writer was Colonel Robert Blackall Graham. His introduction is dated 1 April 1887.In November 1885 a British Force occupied Mandalay and imprisoned King Thebaw. This was followed on 1 January 1886 by the annexation of Upper Burma, but guerilla activity continued for more that a further year and there were various subsequent expeditions.Despite the title of this volume,...
Dates: 1886 - 1887
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).