Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 2 of 2

 Fonds

Commonwealth Royal Tour, 1953-1954

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 320
Scope and Contents

The principal part of the collection is a set of programmes and guides prepared for the different legs of the Royal Tour. These are supplemented by related correspondence and papers compiled by the Royal Empire Society and others. The collection is in English with the exception of one item in English and Arabic.

Dates: 1953 - 1954
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

Remains of the Emden

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30315A
Scope and Contents

A collection of photographs of the wreck of the German Cruiser 'Emden', sunk by HMAS 'Sydney' whilst attacking the Cocos-Keeling Islands on 9 November 1914.

These photographs were extracted from the file in the RCS Archives on 'The Empire at War', edited for the Royal Empire Society by Sir Charles Lucas. References appear in volume III at pages 29, 76, 78, 212-3 and 223.

Dates: 1914-11-09
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).