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 Fonds

Album of coastal profiles

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 6
Scope and Contents Fifty-eighty pages of sepia drawings (12" x 6"), with captions and dates. The drawings give latitude and longitude, and appear to be competent renderings of coast profiles. The places featured include the Cape Verde Islands, Trinidad, Table Bay (including plan), Ceylon, Malaya and the East Indies, Macao, Sunda Straits, St Helena, Ascension and Britain. Some of the profiles, including those for Cape Town, Macao and Jamestown, St Helena, give details of buildings. None are signed, but...
Dates: 1783-12-30 - 1785-06-06
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

Army uniforms of the Empire and Commonwealth, 1860s-1940s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints of various sizes, printed reproductions and other ephemera relating to the uniforms of overseas military units. The prints are by various photographers. The file also includes a photocopy copy of Tylden's Royal Commonwealth Society Library Talk - 'The history of the overseas armed forces' (10 April 1960).

Dates: 1860 - 1949
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).

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  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) X
  • Subject: South Africa (nation) X
  • Subject: Trinidad and Tobago (nation) X

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Hodgson (fl 1783-1785) 1
Royal Commonwealth Society 1
Tylden, Geoffrey, 1883 - 1970 (Major) 1
 

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