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Royal Tour of Commonwealth 1953-54

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011EEE
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs by various photographers. Captions are derived from information on the back of some photographs and from official programmes and published books on the tour.H.M. King George VI was anxious to undertake a major post-war tour of the Commonwealth, but was prevented by ill-health. It was therefore agreed that H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth and H.R.H. Duke of Edinburgh would travel to East Africa, Australia and New Zealand, and they flew from London airport on the...
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).
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School Empire Tours Record 1927-1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011FFF
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs, by various photographers, relating to School Empire Tours, probably compiled by Miss Margaret Best. All the prints are captioned and some also have dates and places written on the back in Miss Best's hand.It should be noted that most of the images show groups of the participants, either before setting out or in the country concerned, but there is very little to show their activities - the 1932 tour to Canada is the best in this respect. It is clear from...
Dates: 1927 - 1939
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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Sedgwick Migration Photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011LLL
Scope and Contents

A collection of 3 albums (now disbound) containing a small number of original photographs as well as letters, pamphlets, press cuttings and memoranda. The photographs are spread throughout volumes 1 and 2. Volume 3, 1913- (which was marked vol. IV inside) has no original photographs. Images reproduced in cuttings and articles are not listed.

Dates: 1910 - 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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Sir Harold Smedley Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389
Scope and Contents

Diaries, official papers, correspondence and photographs

Dates: 1950 - 2000
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 Harry Brittain Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011AAA
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints and others in an album relating to the career of Sir Harry Brittain (1873-1974).These photoraphs were selected by the Librarian from a large collection and have been chosen for their relevance to Sir Harry's Empire/Commonwealth interests. They are by various photographers, including Sir Harry himself; some of these are noted but it is probably that others were also taken by him. Among them are portraits of individuals, groups, travel scenes and some...
Dates: 1873 - 1974
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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Summit Road

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089G
Scope and Contents An album containing uncaptioned prints of various sizes, showing scenery and rest houses on the Summit Road. Photographs by C. Beken and others. The Summit Road owes its existence chiefly to the dedication and perseverance of Harry George Ell (1862-1934) who fought and planned for many years for the building of the scenic road which follows the summits of the hills overlooking Christchurch and Lyttleton Harbour. He originally envisaged 53 miles of road from Godley Head to Akaroa, with...
Dates: 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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Trip to Australia and New Zealand 1888-1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A
Scope and Contents An album containing mounted photographs of various sizes, by various photographers, with either handwritten captions or captions on the prints. The captions may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. The photographs were bought during a tour to Australia and New Zealand, breaking down into geographical units thus: 1-8 Suez Canal and Aden; 9-127 Australia; 128-135 New Zealand; 136-137...
Dates: 1888 - 1889
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 India, circa 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022P
Scope and Contents An album containing prints measuring 69 x 95 mm, with handwritten captions. The captions have been used as titles and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. The flyleaf is inscribed 'To Lieut. Colonel G.S. Walker, I.M.S. with compliments and thanks from the photographer. 1901.' George Lemon Walker (29.7.1849-31.5.1901) was born in Kingston, Ontario and served in the Madras Medical Service...
Dates: 1901
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 Melbourne and New Zealand

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B
Scope and Contents A miscellaneous collection of photographs, of various sizes, mounted on card. Most prints are captioned; titles given to uncaptioned prints are in square brackets. There are also 42 numbered captions on card (some appearing to have been cut from the prints?), in an envelope kept with the collection. Photographs are by Charles Nettleton, Herbert Deveril and possibly William Meluish. The geographical locations break down thus:1-3 Views of Dunedin, c.1858-60, possibly by William...
Dates: 1858 - 1880
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 New Zealand

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089F
Scope and Contents

An album containing coloured 40 half-tone reproductions, 37 monochrome reproductions and 15 original black and white prints by various photographers. The coloured reproductions measure approximately 245 x 180 mm. In the catalogue the titles are given but no further details. The same procedure is followed in the case of the monochrome half-tones, which are of various sizes. The original photographs are mostly panoramas consisting of more than one print.

Dates: 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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Wairakei, New Zealand

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089U
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints, measuring approximately 75 x 95 mm and captioned in the negative. The prints are a commercial souvenir set and are contained in a printed envelope sub-titled 'The wonderland of thermal grandeur'. The views show waterfalls, rivers, geysers and boiling lakes. Some have additional handwritten notes on the reverse. Photographs (sold) by Wairakei Store.

Dates: 1950
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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Waitomo Caves, New Zealand

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089V
Scope and Contents

A collection of views measuring approximately 60 x 80 mm, captioned in the negative. The prints are a commercial souvenir set contained in a printed envelope. Photographs by the New Zealand Government Tourist and Health Resorts Department.

Dates: 1950
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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Watercolours of New Zealand

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 340
Scope and Contents

Prints of four watercolours of New Zealand scenes.

Dates: 1952 - 1963
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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