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 Fonds

From Aden to Quetta

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 57
Scope and Contents

Part of a book left incomplete on the author's death. The title, introduction, glossary and index were supplied by the author's daughter, Mrs Rosamond Griffin. The full title is 'From Aden ... to Quetta ... to Lahore ... to Delhi ... to Quetta: the peripatetic life of one army household between 1910 and 1917'. The memoir contains descriptions of train journeys in India and the accommodation, domestic arrangements and social amenities of army families in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1917
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

Indian paintings and mosaics

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 87
Scope and Contents

Original coloured drawings of paintings, mosaics, tiles and other features in Lahore Fort, the Mehrauli Archaeological Park and the Qutb complex made for a publication of the Archaeological Survey entitled 'Preservation of national monuments in India'.

Dates: 1890
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

Lahore town planning photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022QQ
Scope and Contents A collection of prints mounted on art paper with letterpress captions and measuring approximately 150 x 110 mm. The report to which these are connected (Sullivan 1928) highlights the expansion of the city and its future potential, emphasizing the need for coordinated planning policy to preserve its original character and concluding that 'walking about the city day after day it becomes evident that its outstanding qualities are virility, wealth and growth ... As provision has already been...
Dates: 1928
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

Tennant family papers

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 357
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Brigadier-General Sir James Tennnat and his son Lieutenant-General James Francis Tennant

Dates: 1805 - 1916
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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  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) X
  • Subject: Pakistan (nation) X
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