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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).
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Newscuttings on New Zealand immigration

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 307
Scope and Contents A newspaper cuttings book originating from New Zealand, containing articles on immigration to New Zealand, 1849 and 1850; letters to newspaper editors, 1852; and articles and letters on the settlement of New Zealand, 1866-1868. There are also a few articles on immigration to Van Diemen's Land, Australia, New Brunswick, California, Natal and Chile. The latter discusses the 1868 South American earthquake. Some of the cuttings are mounted on loose cardboard. Near the back of the book are a...
Dates: 1849 - 1868
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 Tasmania

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3088E
Scope and Contents

The album measures 200 x 300 mm and contains 93 images which are 105 x 90 mm in size. Three photographs are missing. None are captioned. The subjects are rural scenes: woodlands, grasslands, rivers, bridges, and coastline. Several farms are featured, including images of crops, livestock, buildings and residences, as well as European and Aboriginal farming families.

Dates: 1904
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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Queensland and Tasmania

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308G
Scope and Contents Collection of loose prints each 200 x 260 mm. It reproduces fourty-five photographs contained in an album whose origin is unknown apart from an inscription in a childish hand on one page: 'For dearest Mother from Wilfred 5 May 1883.' This is very different from the handwriting on the caption of a photograph on the same page, and on most of the rest of the collection. One item is dated 1875, and a number are dated 1885. Despite the uncertainty of their origin, most of these photographs...
Dates: 1880 - 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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Report on Gilbert and Ellice Islands

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 310
Scope and Contents An incomplete, printed report, 86 pages, with manuscript marginal annotations and a 2-page typed introduction by the R.C.S. Librarian. The report comprises papers respecting the declaration of a British Protectorate over the Gilbert Islands by Captain Davis, of H.M.S. 'Royalist', and general reports on the Gilbert, Ellice and Marshall Islands. The original cover, which is made out of a linen-backed chart of Macquarie Harbour, Tasmania, is bound in at the start. Loose with the volume is a...
Dates: 1892
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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Sorell causeway

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3088B
Scope and Contents 180 x 103 mm. A mounted print, with a handwritten caption beneath which reads: 'Sorell causeway over the Pittwater (?) River, from the Bluff, Cambridge, Tasmania.' A view looking across the small causeway, along which runs a railway line, towards the Sorell side of the bay. The causeway, which crosses Pitt Water, thus allowing a straight route from Hobart to Sorell and thence on to the east coast of Tasmania, was started at the instigation of Governor Sir William Denison in 1854. It was...
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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Stereoscopic views in Tasmania

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3088A
Scope and Contents Seventeen loose stereoscope cards measuring approximately 175 x 86 mm., each with two mounted prints measuring approximately 75 x 75 mm., showing scenes in the countryside around Hobart. All prints (with one exception) have a label stuck to the reverse stating ‘Views in Tasmania. Bush scenery. S Clifford, photographer, Hobart Town,’ and handwritten captions, and, in some cases, brief explanations. The seventeen cards do not appear to be a set and were probably purchased at different...
Dates: 1860 - 1869
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 last Tasmanians

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3088C
Scope and Contents

Three prints mounted on thin card and captioned on the reverse. The captions have been recorded as found. These photographs show head and shoulders portraits of some of the last representatives of the Tasmanian Aboriginal people.

Dates: 1866
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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Views of Hobart

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3088D
Dates: 1850 - 1935
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Bonwick, James, 1817 - 1906 (Australian historian) 1
British Association 1
Calder, James Erskine, 1808 - 1882 (Surveyor of Van Diemans Land) 1
Clifford, Samuel, fl. 1850-1878 (photographer) 1
Davis, Edward Henry Meggs, 1846 - 1929 (Admiral) 1

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