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Borneo in the sixties: letters from Sarawak

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 337
Scope and Contents Letters written by Elizabeth O'Kelly in Borneo and photographs from her time on the island. The document is a photocopy of the original 1965 typescript. There are 27 letters, written from Kuching and Tarat, dating from 29 March 1962 to 16 February 1965. They are concerned principally with the background to the establishment of the Sarawak Federation of Women's Institutes, but also cover people and places of Borneo, the advent of Independence, the situation in Indonesia, the rebellion in...
Dates: 2004
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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Central Office of Information photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI
Scope and Contents The collection comprises twenty-three boxes of photographs and thirty boxes plus one file of negatives. The majority of photographs are of Heads of Government, meetings and other conferences held in the U.K; conferences leading to constitutional progress and, in most cases, independence, of individual countries; visitors from overseas including those training in the U.K; and organisations, exhibitions etc., in the U.K. relating to the Commonwealth. Most were taken by COI...
Dates: 1948 - 1987
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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Modern Commonwealth photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MC
Scope and Contents This broad heading has been used to cover a substantial collection of loose prints, dating chiefly from the period 1960-1982, but including a few of earlier date. The majority come from the files of the RCS journal known successfully as ‘United Empire,’ ‘Commonwealth Journal,’ and ‘Commonwealth,’ in which some were published, but there are also items obtained for inclusion in the exhibition ‘Commonwealth in Focus’ in 1982 and these are indicated by CIF and the catalogue number in the...
Dates: 1936 - 1980
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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Royal visits to Nepal 1911 and 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022KKKK
Scope and Contents

A Christmas card, dated December 1922, containing two photographs, 135 x 80 mm.

The card has a printed greeting, with 'December 1922. Kathmandu' and is signed Kaiser Shamsher (i.e. Kaiser Shamser Jana Bahadur Rana, 3rd son of the Maharaja (1892-1964)). The card came from the effects of Miss Elizabeth Vann but the original recipient of the card is unknown.

Dates: 1922-12
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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