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Collection of loose, mostly uncaptioned photographs of family groups (one is captioned 'The Park Commercial Institute'), most mounted on card and measuring between approximately 75 x 115 mm and 245 x 295 mm.
A memoir by Gerald Dickson based on his diaries, 270 pages, with an index at the back, 4 pages.
A collection of loose prints measuring approximately 150 x 115 mm, with pencilled captions on the reverse. The views show architectural remains in Bihar and Orissa. Photographs by Miss Mary F.A. Tench.
Part of a book left incomplete on the author's death. The title, introduction, glossary and index were supplied by the author's daughter, Mrs Rosamond Griffin. The full title is 'From Aden ... to Quetta ... to Lahore ... to Delhi ... to Quetta: the peripatetic life of one army household between 1910 and 1917'. The memoir contains descriptions of train journeys in India and the accommodation, domestic arrangements and social amenities of army families in the early twentieth century.
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).
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.
A book by John David Rees, with 'A Narrative of Elephant-Catching in Mysore' by G.P. Sanderson. An account of the Indian Tour of 1889 by Prince Albert Victor (1864-1892) Duke of Clarence and Avondale, elder son of Edward Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII. The book is illustrated with collotype portraits produced by the Autotype Company and photogravures by Dawsons Ph. Sc., eight of them arranged two to a page. The book is stored at RCS.A.22.
An album of albumen prints probably taken in the 1880s by varied photographers including Bourne and Shepherd, W L H Skeen and Co. and G.R. Lambert & Co. Numbers 1-39 are of India; 40-51 of Ceylon; and 52-59 of Singapore. Numbers at the end of individual photograph entries refer to the photographers' catalogue numbers.
Card portfolio containing photographs, all of items stocked by Soni Mawji Raghawji and Co., gold and silver smiths, of Bhuj in the Culch (Kachchh) region of Gujarat State, India. All the photographs are mounted on cards on which are entered the weight in tolas (1 tola The date is approximate. 11.66 grammes) and the cost in rupees of the various items.
Papers and other material relating to Diana Hartley's work for the T.N.A.I. and her time in India. A folder of correspondence with and concerning Diana Hartley is kept with the collection.
Scrapbooks kept by Neil and Gerard Haig and other members of their family, with related papers.
A collection of photographs mounted on cards measuring 590 x 450 mm unless otherwise stated. Although probably supplied from official sources, there is no photographer's name on the back. The photographs are of good quality and the captions are, apart from 6, written on the front.
Letters, diaries and photographs.
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.