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Newscuttings on Jamaica and Hong Kong

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 48
Scope and Contents

Newscuttings relating to O'Malley's period as Attorney-General in Jamaica, 1876-1879, and Hong Kong, 1884-1886, 232 pages.

Dates: 1876 - 1886
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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Panoramic view of the Shanghai Bund, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377F
Scope and Contents 2220 x 198 mm. A panoramic view, composed from 8 joined prints contained in boards with a leather titlepiece on the cover reading 'Shanghai Bund Tuck Tai Photographer'. The only identification given with the panorama is that of the Customs House in the fourth section. The view is taken from the south (Pootung) side of the river on the headland formed by the 90 degrees curve of the Whangpoo. The panorama embraces an angle of view of some 250 degrees and shows the following landmarks (from...
Dates: 1898-10-30
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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Photographic panoramas of Hong Kong, Canton, and Macau

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30383A
Scope and Contents

Six of the panoramas are of Hong Kong, one of Canton, and one of Macau. The provenance of the panoramas is unknown, but they arrived in Cambridge University Library in 1993 as part of the Royal Commonwealth Society’s photographic collection.

Dates: 1900 - 1930
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 North Africa and Asia

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A
Scope and Contents

A large album of albumen prints. The prints are of various sizes and by various photographers. The compiler of the album is not known. Captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles composed by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets.

Dates: 1860 - 1920
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 Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Pacific Islands, the United States and Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302K
Dates: 1949 - 1953
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: the Siege in Peking [i.e. Beijing] 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377B
Scope and Contents Album of prints of various sizes. These photographs were taken during the Boxer Rising of 1900 by the Rev. C.A. Killie. They form an important historical record of scenes mainly inside the British Legation, including the arrival of the Relief Force. The album is lettered on the cover and although there is no title page or separate text, there are substantial printed captions under the photographs. They are numbered up to 67, but from placing on the pages it is clear that this album never...
Dates: 1900
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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Portrait of Sir Frederick Lugard as Governor of Hong Kong

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038D
Scope and Contents

105 x 195 cms on mount in frame 215 x 310 cms. Frederick John Dealtry Lugard (1858-1945), created Baron Lugard of Abinger in 1928, is associated chiefly with Africa, but was Governor of Hong Kong from 1907 to 1912. He was chiefly responsible for the creation of the University of Hong Kong in 1911. This full-length portrait of him in Governor's full-dress uniform is signed at the bottom.

Dates: 1907 - 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).
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Shanghai Racecourse, circa 1870

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377E
Scope and Contents

Albumen prints mounted on card and measuring approximately 275 x 200 mm. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1870
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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Sir Henry Norman Far East collection, circa 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E
Scope and Contents

Original glass negatives measuring 164 x 122 mm by Sir Henry Norman. Some of the negatives are accompanied by handwritten captions. Views shown are of French Indo-China, China, Malaya, Siam, Korea and Japan.

Dates: 1890
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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Three months in Thibet [Tibet]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 102
Scope and Contents

A diary of Lovett's time on leave in Tibet, 83 pages.

Dates: 1888
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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Under many flags: my pilgrimage

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 15
Scope and Contents

An account of a journey undertook in 1953-1954 to Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan, Manila, North Borneo, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Sierra Leone, the Gold Coast and the U.S.A. The volumes are undated, but the last entry in the epilogue is dated 1957.

Dates: 1957
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 in Australia, Egypt, Aden, Asia and other places chiefly circa 1908-1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)
Scope and Contents The collection was originally housed in seven boxes, four of which were specially made with individual slots for slides. These were numbered 3, 6, 10 and 11 and the remaining boxes were unnumbered. Presumably these formed part of a larger collection, but nothing is known of the original owner or the fate of any other boxes. For conservation reasons, the collection has since been re-boxed. The captions given are normally those which appear on the slides themselves. They have been used as...
Dates: 1908 - 1915
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 Hong Kong, China and Japan

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose albumen prints. These topographical views cover Hong Kong, the Chinese Treaty ports (a good selection of material from Shanghai) and Japan. Many of the Japanese prints are hand-coloured. It appears in the Supplement to the Library Catalogue published in 1901.

Dates: 1880 - 1900
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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Visit of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh to Hongkong [i.e. Hong Kong] in 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038B
Scope and Contents A printed book compiled from local journals and other sources, with prints of photographs by John Thomson inserted.Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh (1834-1900), second son of Queen Victoria, served in the Royal Navy, and in 1866 was promoted Captain. From 1867-68 he commanded HMS 'Galatea' on an extensive cruise which was cut short when he was wounded in Sydney. After returning to the U.K., 'Galatea' sailed for the Far East, and in the course of this cruise visited Hong Kong from...
Dates: 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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Wei Hai Wei [i.e. Weihai] circa 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30382A
Scope and Contents

Photographs measuring 145 x 100 mm.

Dates: 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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