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Cambridge Svalbard Exploration Collection

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Reference Code: GBR/590/CSEC
Scope and Contents The Svalbard Archive collection contains accounting records, administration files, expedition notes, and equipment records which all relate to work undertaken in Svalbard (Spitsbergen) from 1949 until 1992. Much of this material includes far more information than has been previously published about the expeditions or the work undertaken.Most of the expedition records are organized on the twinlock system – and include administrative papers, logs of each party, bulletins, accounts,...
Dates: 1933-2000
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. The Collections Research Centre [West Cambridge] is open from Monday to Friday, 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00. A prior appointment made at least two weeks in advance, and two forms of identification are required.
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F.H.H. Guillemard: Photographs

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7957
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of twelve large numbered green box-files of monochrome photographs (the majority mounted on boards) of Japan and the Pacific islands. Around eighty percent of the photographs were taken during the voyage of the 'Marchesa'; the remainder probably date from the late 1870s, including photographs purchased by Guillemard, which include many of the smaller images in the collection. The name of Dr Guillemard and the place are recorded on the outside of the boxes. Pasted...
Dates: c. 1875-1886
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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Leonard Palmer: photographs of Rhodesia [Zimbabwe]

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052X
Scope and Contents An album of photographs taken by Leonard Shaftesbury Palmer, most dated May-July 1912 but collectively covering 1909-13, documenting settler life in Rhodesia, including historical sites (Rhodes' grave, World's View, Matopos; Shangani Memorial, Matopos), scenes in Bulawayo, Marendellas [Marondera], Shangani River, Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River, the Great Zimbabwe complex, some photographs of the northern Transvaal [areas now in Gauteng or Limpopo Provinces] including Pietersburg...
Dates: bulk, 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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Photographs of Burma [Myanmar]

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029M
Scope and Contents This collection is mostly of albumen prints of photographs taken in Burma [Myanmar] in the later nineteenth century. Many are captioned and the captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. Many photographs have been identified as the work of Felix Beato. All of these photographs belonged to Rodway Swinhoe (1863-1927), who may have bought them after the closure of Beato's emporium in Mandalay c.1906. On...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1852 - 1906
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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Ronald Wood Paine: Photographs of Fiji, Hawaii and Vancouver Island

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8824
Scope and Contents Photographs of people, places and flora, in numbered sequence. The first album covers Vancouver Island, Hawaii and Fiji, 1925-1926; the second Fiji, 1925-1927, 1928, 1931 and 1933-1934. The third album covers Fiji, 1927, and has additional photographs by Sandy Lees, Ken Allardyce, Lorna Reay, John Campbell, [Chapman], Charles Nott, H.S. Ladd, George Roth (Warden of Sogulu), Ronald Garvey and A.F. Lees. The numbers connected with photographs are not necessarily in the same order as they are...
Dates: 1923-1951 (Circa)
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).