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Adventures of a rubber-neck

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 84
Scope and Contents An undated description of Miss Granville-Smith's time in India and Kashmir, 178 pages, beginning with her departure from England on 25 August 1945, and covering a period of 22 months, ending with her return on 7 July 1947. The memoir was originally written in the form of round robin letters to her family, often as a diary covering several weeks of news. These letters were circulated to friends and relations, and for this reason they mention mutual friends and organisations. There are...
Dates: 1947 - 1990
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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Cuthbert Christy Album of India 1899-1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022V
Scope and Contents Album containing photographs of various sizes together with three loose prints. From internal evidence it was compiled by Dr Cuthbert Christy, but was not with his papers and photographs received from the Royal African Society in 1972. The photographs in this collection are chiefly of two types, large albumen or collodio-chloride prints and small (?) collodio-chloride prints which are generally inferior in subject and quality. Some of the larger ones are clearly professional work; others...
Dates: 1899 - 1901
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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Diana Hartley Indian Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022NNN
Scope and Contents Album of photographs relating to Miss Hartley's nursing activities in India, and places visited by her. These photographs are chiefly amateur snapshots taken by Miss Hartley or her friends and are 70 x 110 mm or smaller, unless otherwise stated; a few have been enlarged to post card size and there are also some commercially produced post cards which are so identified. Number 120 to 136 were taken by a missionary, and are her copyright. The descriptions of the photographs are drawn partly...
Dates: 1935 - 1944
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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General views of India, 1950s-60s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022VV
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints measuring approximately 205 x 155 mm (1-20) and 250 x 195 mm (21-41), with typewritten captions. Prints 21-41 are mounted on card with sellotape. Photographs by Photo Division, Indian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (1-20) and unknown (21-41).

Dates: 1950 - 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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Hawkes collection of Indian Railway Photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022S
Scope and Contents

An album containing albumen prints of various sizes by R. Phillips of Darjeeling, Samuel Bourne and others. The name of F.A. Hawkes, who was an engineer on the North Bengal State Railways from 1871-1879, appears frequently in it. The photographs include the construction of the North Bengal State Railway, scenes in Darjeeling, amateur theatricals, portrait groups and Sir Richard Temple's camp at the Delhi Durbar of 1877.

Dates: 1868 - 1894
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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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).
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India. Gardner-Waterman Kashmir Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022ZZZ-BBBB
Scope and Contents A collection of albums of diaries of Alan Gardner-Waterman containing, in all, 237 photographs, 2 watercolour sketches and 19 maps. The diaries record hunting trips with Mrs. Gardner-Waterman to Kashmir; the entries are mostly brief, but are supported by meticulous maps and many photographs, mostly of a high standard. Most were probably taken by Col. Gardner-Waterman or by Mrs. Gardner-Waterman though there are some exceptions. The captions given are those under the photographs, with some...
Dates: 1921-03 - 1923-07
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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India (Hanmer Collection)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022MM-PP
Scope and Contents Manuscript diary illustrated with albumen prints, two albums, and loose prints. This material all relates to the Lovett and Egerton families. The following indicates the main individuals concerned:Col. Thomas Heaton Lovett (1871-1892) of Belmont (later Henlle Hall) Salop, had a brother John Richard (see Y3022PP/13), and four sons and six daughters. Of these:The eldest son, Hubert Richard (1854-1908), was educated at Cheltenham College and joined the 60th Rifles in 1873. ...
Dates: 1875 - 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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Kashmir diaries of Alan Gardner-Waterman

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 79
Scope and Contents

Diaries recording Alan Gardner-Waterman's hunting trips in Kashmir with Mrs Gardner-Waterman. Most of the entries are brief. They are supported by detailed maps and many photographs.

Dates: 1921-03-20 - 1923-07-15
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 India

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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The Vale of Kashmir seen under a cloud

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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