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Photographs of India

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022C-E
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs by Samuel Bourne, Bourne and Shepherd, and Charles Shepherd. The collection originally consisted of a heavy, custom-made wooden box containing large leather bound albums, each stamped in gold 'India 1872'. The photographs came from the firm of Bourne and Shepherd and this collection was put together by Marion and Co. It was presumably made up in commemoration of some event, possibly in memory of the Earl of Mayo who was murdered in 1872. The prints, most...
Dates: 1862 - 1872
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 Wilfred Court

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302Q
Content Description

A collection of photographic slides and prints taken by the architect Wilfred Court (1929-2011) documenting his work and travels in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Ghana and Nigeria from the 1950s to 1968, as well as documenting return visits to India and Ghana later in his life. The slides and photographs have been catalogued following a listing provided by Court, and his own system of numbering and labelling has been maintained.

Dates: 1954 - 2005
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Reminiscences

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022EEEE
Scope and Contents Typescript autobiography by the Reverend Worthington Jukes illustrated with photographs, mostly stuck in but a few loose. The spine is lettered 'Afghan Reminscences' but the title page reads 'Reminiscences of Missionary Work in Amritsar 1872-1873 and on the Afghan Frontier in Peshawar 1873-1890'. This volume was written in the months following his retirement and typed by Jukes himself. It is a top copy, illustrated with photographs, postcards, maps and other items, and although there is a...
Dates: 1925 - 1936
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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Roads in Bombay

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022LLLL
Scope and Contents

Collection of photographs, including three duplicates, commissioned by McKenzies Limited to illustrate their highway construction work in Bombay, other regions of India and Ceylon.

Dates: 1920 - 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).
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Scenes in Pakistan 1960s

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30222B
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Collection of loose prints, chiefly of projects financed by the World Bank or the International Finance Corporation, Washington D.C.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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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Sukkur Bridge

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30244A
Scope and Contents This album was created to celebrate the opening of the Lansdowne Bridge, which spans part of the Indus River between Sukkur and Rohri in the Sindh province of Pakistan. During the British colonial era, the North Western Railway had been extended to Sukkur by 1879, but relied upon a steam ferry to cross the river between Rohri and Sukkur, which was limited, slow and unwieldy. The Indus was bridged at Attock in 1887, enabling trains to run from the Khyber Pass in the West to Calcutta, but an...
Dates: 1885 - 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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Tennant family papers

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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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The Imperial Durbar Album of the Indian Princes, Chiefs and Zamindars

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022O
Scope and Contents A two-volume printed work containing biographies of 194 Indian and Burmese rulers with tipped-in portraits. Edition limited to 300 copies. Plates 1-31 are photogravure prints, the remainder are half-tone reproductions of varying quality: although not original photographic prints they have been included in the catalogue of the photograph collection as representing an important source for portrait of major and minor rulers, many probably not available elsewhere. Biographical notes have been...
Dates: 1911
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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The Queen Mary photograph collection on India

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM
Scope and Contents This collection forms part of the Queen Mary Collection on India. There are 29 albums. The collection falls into several groups:1: Visit of the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) to India in 1875-1876; 2 and 3 Malta and Ceylon on the Royal Tour 1901.; 4-19 and 29; Visit to India in 1905-1906. The main record is in albums 6 and 7 where there are 688 photographs with some captions written by the Prince of Wales. This includes scenes of the tour itself and also a...
Dates: 1875 - 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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'The Raj: India, 1890-1920: a story in photographs': typescript by Norah Burke with photographs

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 71
Scope and Contents A collection of 126 family photographs, with an undated linking narrative illustrating personal matters and giving an account of the Raj. The typescript describes the association of the author's family with India from the 1890s, when her grandparents, the Wrenches, were in the country, up to her father's retirement. The final chapter, 'The end of 300 years in India' reflects on Indian independence.The photographs were taken by Redmond, Aileen and Hubert Burke, and others. Some are...
Dates: 1890 - 1971
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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'The Vale of Kashmir seen under a cloud'

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 80
Scope and Contents

A narrative by 'Colonel Jones' and 'Major Robinson' of their hunting expedition in Kashmir, 48 pages, followed by 'Six weeks in a French vicarage by Hubert Richard Lovett', 19 pages. There are ten photographs inserted in the first narrative of members of the party and of the places they visited, which included Srinagar.

Dates: 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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Watercolours of British India

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 394
Scope and Contents 22 watercolours (195 x 125 mm or the reverse); two pencil, and one pen and ink sketches; and one albumen print. Originally these items were loosely mounted in an album measuring 235 x 183 mm, but have been removed and individually sleeved for reasons of conservation. Nothing is known of the artist or provenance of the album, which is thought to date from the mid-nineteenth century and has been associated with Karachi and the surrounding region. Karachi was captured by the British East India...
Dates: 1850
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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Hartley, Diana, 1894 - 1986 (nursing administrator in India) 2
Brown, Sir (Frank Herbert, 1868-1959, Knight, author and journalist) 1
Burke, Norah Aileen, 1907 (novelist) 1
Christy, Cuthbert, 1863 - 1932 (explorer and zoologist) 1
Church Missionary Society 1