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 - 3 of 3

 Fonds

Herschel Manuscript Catalogue of Stars

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10234
Scope and Contents

A fair copy of a Catalogue of Stars Visible on the Horizon of Calcutta, drawn up by J. W. F. Herschel to accompany the ten feet reflecting telescope sent to his relations including medical doctor, Duncan Stewart, eldest brother of Lady Margaret Herschel, employed by the East India Company, 1825-1855.

Dates: c.1860
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

Journal of a voyage to India

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 81
Scope and Contents

A journal of a voyage on the 'Frances Anne' from Liverpool to Calcutta, 42 pages. Mackinnon probably kept the account to send to his mother: the last page closes with greetings to her.

Dates: 1830-03-31 - 1830-08
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

Original photographic views of Calcutta old and new used in illustrating Mr Montague Massey's 'Recollections of Calcutta for over half a century', in aid of the Red Cross Fund

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022AA-BB
Scope and Contents Albums containing photographs of street scenes and architectural views of buildings in Calcutta, in various sizes with the majority captioned. Titles of uncaptioned prints which have been composed for this catalogue are enclosed in square brackets. The majority of the prints are blue toned collodio chloride prints and in several the contrast is rather harsh. This is particularly true of the older material which are either later prints from the original negatives or copy prints made by...
Dates: 1864 - 1918
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

  • Repository: Cambridge University Library X
  • Subject: Calcutta X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) 2
Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 1
 
Subject
Asia (continent) 2
Calcutta (inhabited place) 2
India (nation) 2
Astronomy 1
Calcutta 1