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A journey to Asia and Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011MMM-XXX
Scope and Contents A collection of albums, containing captioned black and white photographs, taken by one, or more, people travelling in the same group. The albums form a photographic account of a six-month long touring holiday.Of the albums, the first ten are all of the same style and manufacture and each has an embossed title on the front. They follow the journey chronologically. The remaining two contain a smaller selection of images from the same journey, again in chronological order. They are...
Dates: 1935-09 - 1936-03
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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Commonwealth in Focus Slides

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011GGG
Scope and Contents Collection of 35mm colour slides of countries of the Commonwealth. When the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition was being prepared it was felt that the strong emphasis on the historical aspect, and the fact that the only section on the contemporary Commonwealth dealt with broad issues and organisations rather than individual countries, made some additional material on contemporary developments desirable. Accordingly it was decided to have a continuous slide projection of contemporary...
Dates: 1982
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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Fisher photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher
Scope and Contents Collection of 29 albums consisting of approximately 3864 photographs taken or collected by A.H. Fisher for the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee 1907-1910. The numbering of the collection is problematic and details are provided for each separate album. Photographers: Some of the names which appear are:Hutchins: donor of some photographs of India, but not otherwise identifiedFirebrace: donor of some photographs of India, but not otherwise identifiedRighi: ...
Dates: 1900 - 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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General views of South-East Asia, 1960s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302D
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints, mostly measuring approximately 190 x 140 mm, with typewritten captions pasted to the reverse. The collection contains general views of landscape and architecture in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Brunei and Borneo.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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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Inter-University Council Slides

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK
Scope and Contents A collection of coloured slides, 18 of which measure 40 x 40 mm, the remainder 35 mm, all mounted 50 x 50 mm, relating to Commonwealth Universities, with the exception of 33 of non-Commonwealth Universities which were, however, associated with the Inter-University Council for Higher Education Overseas (IUC). Many, though not all, were taken by Ian Maxwell, formerly Deputy Director of IUC. Though some have minimal identification, others have substantial annotations on the mounts. ...
Dates: 1946 - 1991
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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British Overseas Airways Corporation 1
Fisher, Alfred Hugh, 1867 -1945 (artist and photographer) 1
Great Britain. Colonial Office. Visual Instruction Committee 1
Jones, Theodora Eyton (c 1890-1975) 1
Lawrence, Peter Stafford Hayden, 1913 1

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