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Agriculture in Queensland

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085P
Scope and Contents

Three loose prints depicting agriculture in Queensland. Photographer unknown, presumably the staff photographer of the 'Silverwood Gazette' as two prints are thus stamped on reverse, as well as being marked up in pencil for publication.

Dates: 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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Artesian Bores in Queensland

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085K
Scope and Contents Collection of thirty-nine loose photographs of various sizes, depicting artesian bores under construction or in operation, with a few general photographs of farming in Queensland, probably photographed by Charles Kerry. All either with captions on prints, or with pencilled captions on reverse. All prints are also stamped on the reverse with 'Water Supply Department, Queensland, 5 Dec. 94', presented by Sir Thomas McIlwraith 25.2.95.' Sir Thomas McIlwraith (1835-1900) was Minister of...
Dates: 1894
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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Brisbane

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085U
Scope and Contents

Collection of photographs measuring mainly 90 x 63 mm. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1950 - 1999
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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Brisbane; riverside scene with crowd assembled at landing point

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085X
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245 x 195 mm. This sepia print has Brisbane in pencil on the back, but is otherwise unidentified. The costume suggests a date in the late 1880s.

Dates: 1880 - 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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Cuttings on the Queensland sugar industry

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 294
Scope and Contents A bound volume containing 212 pages of 'newspaper cuttings relating to the Queensland Sugar Industry 1878-1884. Hy Ling Roth, late Hon Secretary Mackay Planters and Farmers Association'. The newspapers include the 'Queenslander', 'Mackay Standard', 'Mackay Mercury', 'Australasian', 'Maryborough Chronicle', 'The Week', 'Brisbane Observer' and 'Queensland Punch'. The subject matter includes many aspects of the Australian sugar industry and reviews, mostly hostile, of Roth's book, 'A report...
Dates: 1878 - 1884
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Delegates to the Agricultural Society, Brisbane, 1st meeting

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085N
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205 x 140 mm. A mounted sepia print of twenty-four delegates (plus one looking through a window behind) posed for the camera. Stamped on mount with : 'Peabody, Photo. Rockhampton.' Delegates not identified.

Dates: 1909-08
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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Effects of the cyclone at Townsville

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085M
Scope and Contents Collection of five photographs, mounted on card and showing various devastated buildings. The printed inscriptions read 'A E Urry, Townsville. Gold medal and nine first prizes, Exhibition 1899-90' (sic).The north-eastern coast of Queensland is the most susceptible part of Australia to cyclones, which run down from the north-east tropics, particularly in spring and early summer. The coastline between Townsville and Cooktown is especially prone: three major cyclones, in the last...
Dates: 1903
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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Farming opportunities in Mackay, Queensland

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085T
Scope and Contents A collection of loose photographs (mainly duplicates) measuring approximately 155 x 110 mm, and probably by P T Griffin. Consisting of thirteen different photographs and a mimeographed booklet concerning a cooperative dairy-farming scheme a few miles west of Mackay. The author of the booklet, having bought a tract of land, is attempting to attract investors from England who will go out to Australia and build up the area's productive capacity. A large part of the booklet is devoted to...
Dates: 1923
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Papers on North Queensland exploration

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 293
Scope and Contents Six items relating to exploration in North Queensland, preceded by a list of contents signed 'H. Ling Roth'.1. "'Map of the Port Mackay District' given to me by Edmund Rawson as the original map made by Captain John Mackay but repudiated by him when published in facsimile in my book. So either Rawson made a mistake or I misunderstood him", 13" x 10½", undated.2. 'Expedition to Cape York 1862', typescript copied from the 'Brisbane Courier', 15 November...
Dates: 1862 - 1879
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Peeps in sunny Queensland

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085R
Scope and Contents

A commercially produced portfolio containing three black and white photographs of bush scenes, with captions on the front of the prints.

Dates: 1913
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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Photographic views: Queensland

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085E
Scope and Contents

Commercially produced album with printed title page giving picture captions. Prints are mainly 260 x 200 mm; most are of Brisbane. Photographer unknown, probably by various hands. Plate 4 is captioned on print: 'S. Lomer and Co.'.

Dates: 1860 - 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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Photographs of Queensland agriculture

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085L
Scope and Contents

A collection of photographs relating to agriculture in Queensland. They fall into three distinct groups of four prints: four sepia prints on flimsy paper, four glossy sepia prints on heavier paper, and (probably of a later date) four miscellaneous black and white prints.

Dates: 1890 - 1908
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 Victoria

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D
Scope and Contents An album containing eighty-four prints, mounted two to a page, and measuring approximately 200 x 145 mm. All prints have handwritten copperplate captions, and most of the older photographs have the embossed stamp in one corner of the photographers Norrie and Sutcliffe of Melbourne. The prints show scenes in Melbourne and other Victorian towns, notably Walhalla and Ballarat, and various country scenes. Victoria, only legally constituted a colony in 1851, saw a furious growth in...
Dates: 1885 - 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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Port of Brisbane

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085W
Scope and Contents

Album containing nine coloured (180 x 130 mm) and one black and white (205 x 135 mm) photographs of the Port of Brisbane, with printed captions. The album, which is not full, is a Saga self-adhesive album made in Japan. The first page reproduces the Charter and the Coat of Arms, with description (all in colour). The second page sets out brief facts about the Port's involvement in coal exports.

Dates: 1983
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Queensland Aboriginal languages

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 291
Scope and Contents This notebook has no formal title, but its introductory note is headed 'Townsville Cleveland Bay, Queensland, August 31 1885'. It is signed by a Charles Price, whose history and occupation are unknown, but since he refers to sixteen years' experience of Queensland Aboriginal languages, he may have been a missionary, government official, trader or settler. The volume contains 172 pages of vocabulary, with Aboriginal words in alphabetical order on the left hand page and English translations...
Dates: 1885
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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Queensland Government gold field reports

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 292
Scope and Contents The collection comprises twenty-two boxes of photographs and thirty boxes plus one file of negatives. Each of the boxes is individually labelled with subject summaries (ten in total) as follows:1 - Constitutional and Independence Conferences x 5 boxes2 - Britain and ... x 6 boxes3 - Commonwealth Parliamentary Association visitors (incl. Commonwealth Relations 1-61) x 2 boxes4 - Commonwealth Exhibitions x 3 boxes5 - Miscellaneous Conferences x 1...
Dates: 1885
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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Queensland State Schools

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085G
Scope and Contents

Album containing seventy three coloured lithographic plans and elevations, pages measuring 200 x 335 mm. of various country buildings to be made of wood, with additions such as fences and gates, drawn to various scales. The title on the front cover is blocked in gold and reads: 'Queensland Court/Colonial and Indian Exhibition/Queensland State Schools. /Lithographed plans/ of /Country Buildings etc. /With additions complete / Constructed of Hardwood.'

Dates: 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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Second Intercolonial Exhibition, Brisbane

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085H
Scope and Contents Album containing printed title page and twelve mounted prints measuring approximately 290 x 235 mm., and showing scenes in and around the Exhibition Buildings. All the photographs have brief printed captions. The title page in full reads: 'Under the Patronage of His Excellency Sir Arthur E. Kennedy KCMG., C.B., twelve photographic views of the Second Intercolonial Exhibition held in Brisbane, Queensland August 21 1877, under the auspices of the National Agricultural and Industrial...
Dates: 1877-08
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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State schools and orphanages, Queensland

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085F
Scope and Contents Album measuring 400 x 260 mm, containing watercolour plans and elevations, and three more mounted photographs of architectural designs for schools and orphanages. The title on the front cover is blocked in gold and reads: 'Queensland Court/Colonial and Indian Exhibition, sketch plans and photographs of state schools and orphanages, Queensland.' Plates 15, 16 and 18 photographed by IDC. An Act of 1875 laid an obligation on the administration to provide 'free, secular, and...
Dates: 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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The cabinet portfolio: Queensland scenery

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085I
Scope and Contents

A commercially produced portfolio containing twelve prints, each 130 x 105 mm, mounted on card with printed captions, showing scenes in and around Brisbane. Photographer and publisher George P Wright, James Street, Valley, Brisbane.

Dates: 1875 - 1880
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The Marjory Warren Geriatric Unit, Brisbane

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085V
Scope and Contents Collection of twenty-four 165 x 122 mm black and white prints and 18 35 mm coloured slides. Dr Majory Warren, C.B.E. (1898-1960) consultant Physician at the West Middlesex Hospital, Isleworth, was a pioneer in the treatment of elderly patients. Her work was recognised when she was created C.B.E. in the New Years Honours of 1960, but she was killed in a car crash in France on 5th September of the same year. The Marjory Warren Geriatric Unit, attached to the Royal Brisbane Hospital, was...
Dates: 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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The Royal visit to Queensland

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J
Scope and Contents A collection of thirty-three black and white photographs, in two sizes (150 x 105 mm and 205 x 130 mm), mounted on board. Each board is printed with 'The Royal visit to Queensland, May 1901' and stamped 'Agricultural Department, Queensland.' There are brief handwritten captions beneath each photograph, which have been recorded as found.Queen Victoria had originally intended to undertake a tour of several countries of the Empire to express Britain's gratitude for help received...
Dates: 1901-05
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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Three photographs of Brisbane Cathedral

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085Q
Scope and Contents

Three loose black and white photographs of the interior of the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, with pencilled captions on the reverse.

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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Three photographs of Mount Perry, Queensland

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085S
Scope and Contents Three mounted albumen prints, measuring approximately 195 x 140 mm.Early Mount Perry. Today a very small rural centre, Mount Perry had at the turn of the century a population of around 4000, making it one of the largest ten or twelve towns in Queensland. Originally the area was given over to scattered sheep runs but in 1869 copper was discovered and miners flocked to the area, many directly from Cornwall but also from other mining areas in Queensland. The success of operations...
Dates: 1872
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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Warwick

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085D
Scope and Contents Presentation album given to the Bishop of Brisbane in March 1885. Showing views in and around Warwick. Captions are taken from a contemporary handwritten key pasted to the front free endpaper. An inscription in ornamental calligraphy on the front endpaper reads: 'Presented by the Parishioners of St. Marks, Warwick, Queensland, to the Right Reverend Mathew B Male D.D., Lord Bishop of Brisbane, on his retirement from the See, March 1885.' There are also two loose prints included with the...
Dates: 1885
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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