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 - 5 of 5

 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

Christy collection of photographs on Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A
Scope and Contents Contains loose photographs relating to various of Christy's travels; some photographs are his own and some are by professional photographers. Subjects include: scenes on the Nile including pyramids; railway views in Kenya; rubber trees and cultivation in Nigeria, Uganda and the Cameroons; scenes in the Congo including sufferers of sleeping sickness and ethnic groups of Central Africa of shorter than average height described as Pygmies; scenes in India; scenes from travels in Norway,...
Dates: 1880 - 1913
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

Cruise of H.M.S. 'Lancaster'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011HHH
Scope and Contents Album of photographs by various photographers inscribed 'H.M.S. Lancaster; Mediterranean Photographic Album: Diary of Events and Important Places Visited during the Commission 1910-1912' on the cover. This album was the property of Sydney Harold Liddle, whose name also appears on the front cover.There are two unnumbered plates followed by 190 prints, 140 x 97 mm numbered from 9 to 197, followed by a further unnumbered print. There is no indication as to why numbers 1-8 are not...
Dates: 1910 - 1912
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

H.H. Davies collection on India

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022Q-R
Scope and Contents Two albums containing prints collected by Herbert Howel Davies (HHD), Principal of the Colvin Taluqdars School, Lucknow. It includes a number of professional photographs of places visited by HHD (notably Lucknow, Delhi, Benares, and Agra) and also many smaller amateur prints, presumably taken by him, of his life at the school and his travels, particularly to Kashmir. Y3022Q/52-60 are non-Indian photographs, presumably taken on leave.Sir Auckland Colvin (1838-1908) was appointed...
Dates: 1902 - 1910
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

Newscuttings on Southern and East Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 332
Scope and Contents

Four volumes of newscuttings, three relating to Southern and East Africa and one to the Native Question in South Africa, and loose cuttings on related subjects. Many of the articles concern the activities of the colonial powers in Africa, notably Great Britain, Germany, Spain and France.

Dates: 1883 - 1932
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: Spain (nation) X
  • Subject: France (nation) X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Asia (continent) 4
Europe (continent) 4
United Kingdom (nation) 4
Congo (nation) 3
India (nation) 3
∨ more
Italy (nation) 3
Kenya (nation) 3
Sudan (nation) 3
Uganda (nation) 3
Argentina (nation) 2
Brazil (nation) 2
British Isles (island group) 2
Cameroon (nation) 2
Cyprus (nation) 2
England (country) 2
Ethiopia (nation) 2
Germany (nation) 2
Great Britain (island) 2
Greece (nation) 2
Jamaica (nation) 2
Morocco (nation) 2
Nigeria (nation) 2
North and Central America (continent) 2
Norway (nation) 2
Palestine (historic region) 2
Portugal (nation) 2
Scotland (country) 2
South Africa (nation) 2
South America (continent) 2
Sri Lanka (nation) 2
Tanzania (nation) 2
Turkey (nation) 2
West Indies (archipelago) 2
Algeria (nation) 1
Arabian Peninsula (region (general)) 1
Ardennes (region (general)) 1
Area disputed by India and Pakistan (disputed territory) 1
Australia (nation) 1
Baden-W├╝rttemberg (state) 1
Balkan Peninsula (peninsula) 1
Belgium (nation) 1
Black Forest (woods) 1
Bosnia and Hercegovina (nation) 1
Botswana (nation) 1
British West Indies (general region) 1
Brittany (region) 1
Canada (nation) 1
Canary Islands (autonomous community) 1
Cape of Good Hope (general region) 1
China (nation) 1
Colonial administration 1
Colonialism 1
Colonization 1
Congo (general region) 1
Congo Republic (nation) 1
Crete (region) 1
Cyprus (island) 1
Czech Republic (nation) 1
Ecuador (nation) 1
Egypt (former nation/state/empire) 1
Faeroe Islands (dependent state) 1
Florida (state) 1
Ghana (nation) 1
Gibraltar (dependent state) 1
Greater Antilles (island group) 1
Guatemala (nation) 1
Hungary (nation) 1
Indochina (region (general)) 1
Iran (nation) 1
Israel (nation) 1
Japan (nation) 1
Karlovy Vary (inhabited place) 1
Kasai (river) 1
Kashmir (general region) 1
Luxembourg (nation) 1
Madeira (autonomous region) 1
Malawi (nation) 1
Malay Peninsula (peninsula) 1
Malaysia (nation) 1
Malta (nation) 1
Mediterranean Sea (sea) 1
Mexico (nation) 1
Monaco (nation) 1
Namibia (nation) 1
Netherlands (nation) 1
New Guinea (island) 1
New Zealand (nation) 1
Nile River (river) 1
Oceania (continent) 1
Pakistan (nation) 1
Panama (nation) 1
Paraguay (nation) 1
Persia (historic region) 1
Peru (nation) 1
Romania (nation) 1
Russia (nation) 1
∧ less
 
Names
Barttelot, Edmund Musgrave, 1859 - 1888 (Major) 1
British Association 1
British South Africa Company 1
Christy, Cuthbert, 1863 - 1932 (explorer and zoologist) 1
Davies, Herbert Howel, 1872 - 1910 1