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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2305 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Canada 'B' Tour 1937, 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011FFF/37-39
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: 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: 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Canada from the Lake, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC BEE/9
Scope and Contents

Captioned 'Campbell Gray' in bottom right-hand corner.

Dates: 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Cannon of Muhammed II, cast A.H. 868 (A.D. 1464): Enlarged view. Shewing [sic.] the manner in which the body of the gun and powder chamber are screwed together. They weigh, respectively 8 tons 16 cwt 3 qrs, and 9 tons 18 cwt [1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/29
Scope and Contents 273 x 195 mm. An accompanying letterpress reads: 'This great piece of ordnance formed part of the arsenal of the Castle of Asia at the mouth of the Dardanelles, and was presented to Her Majesty by Sultan Abdul Aziz Khan, 1866. It is now in the Museum of Artillery, Woolwich. Length, 17 feet; diameter of powder chamber, 10 inches; diameter of bore, 25 inches; weight, 18 tons 14 cwt 3 qrs. The stone shot each weigh 670 lbs nearly. An inscription near the vent states that the weight of the...
Dates: 1860 - 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Cannon of Muhammed II, cast A.H. 868 (A.D. 1464): General View [1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/27
Scope and Contents 257 x 192 mm. General view of the two parts of the gun from the side. An accompanying letterpress reads: 'This great piece of ordnance formed part of the arsenal of the Castle of Asia at the mouth of the Dardanelles, and was presented to Her Majesty by Sultan Abdul Aziz Khan, 1866. It is now in the Museum of Artillery, Woolwich. Length, 17 feet; diameter of powder chamber, 10 inches; diameter of bore, 25 inches; weight, 18 tons 14 cwt 3 qrs. The stone shot each weigh 670 lbs nearly. An...
Dates: 1860 - 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Cannon of Muhammed II, cast A.H. 868 (A.D. 1464): View of the muzzle [1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/26
Scope and Contents 273 x 181 mm. Showing a British soldier standing beside the barrel of this huge cannon, with stone shot in the background. Pasted down with this is the following letterpress: 'This great piece of ordnance formed part of the arsenal of the Castle of Asia at the mouth of the Dardanelles, and was presented to Her Majesty by Sultan Abdul Aziz Khan, 1866. It is now in the Museum of Artillery, Woolwich. Length, 17 feet; diameter of powder chamber, 10 inches; diameter of bore, 25 inches;...
Dates: 1860 - 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Cannon of Muhammed II, cast A.H. 868 (A.D. 1464): View taken from behind. The man in the background is holding a Copper ladle for introducing the powder [1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/28
Scope and Contents 289 x 190 mm. An accompanying letterpress reads: 'This great piece of ordnance formed part of the arsenal of the Castle of Asia at the mouth of the Dardanelles, and was presented to Her Majesty by Sultan Abdul Aziz Khan, 1866. It is now in the Museum of Artillery, Woolwich. Length, 17 feet; diameter of powder chamber, 10 inches; diameter of bore, 25 inches; weight, 18 tons 14 cwt 3 qrs. The stone shot each weigh 670 lbs nearly. An inscription near the vent states that the weight of the...
Dates: 1860 - 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Canterbury, 1923, 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/141
Scope and Contents

70 x 45 mm.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Canterbury, 1923, 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/145
Scope and Contents

70 x 40 mm.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Canterbury, 1923, 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/146
Scope and Contents

45 x 70 mm.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Canterbury, 1923, 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/156
Scope and Contents

70 x 45 mm.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Canterbury, Whitsun '23, 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/132
Scope and Contents

110 x 80 mm.

Dates: 1923
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 File

Cape Flight - Spitsbergen, 1920 - 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4
Scope and Contents

Photographs from the Cape Flight, 1920; Belgium, France, Zurich, Surrey and Wales, 1920; R36, 1921; Jersey, 1921; Scotland, 1922; Amsterdam and Berlin, 1923; the King's Cup, 1923; Gothenburg, 1923; and Spitsbergen, 1924. Photographs 1-3, 65, 72, 82, 149 and 241 are housed in separate clear plastic sleeves.

Dates: 1920 - 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Captain of airliner receiving the Swahili Bible, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/12/1/8
Scope and Contents

142 x 194 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Card cutting and lacing for fancy pattern weaving : Blackburn, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16/5259
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Men at work].

Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Card Room (now London Wine Trade Club room), 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/37
Scope and Contents

288 x 236 mm. (4 copies).

Dates: 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Carisbrooke Castle, 1837

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/1/8/247
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: This is a collection of art work created by the Royal Engineer Edward Charles Frome (1802-1890). In 1929 Frome’s surviving daughter, Mrs Frank Wynne, presented some of the South Australian drawings to the Royal Empire Society through the good offices of Sir Harry Wilson, to whom she bequeathed the rest of the collection. He presented it to the society in 1931. The majority of Frome’s individual watercolours and drawings, varying in size from 250 to 450 mm, were then housed in eight...
Dates: 1837
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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[Carriage and pair, ?Woolwich, 1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/22
Scope and Contents

221 x 170 mm. (oval print). Showing two Army cadets seated in a carriage and pair in front of the entrance to an unidentified building (possibly the Military Academy at Woolwich).

Dates: 1860 - 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Cask raft triangle [? Military Academy, Woolwich, 1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/25
Scope and Contents

180 x 140 mm. (vignetted oval print). Showing a group of Army Cadets poling a raft (composed of wooden barrels strapped to timbers) across a stretch of water. A triangular block and tackle on the craft supports the barrel of a cannon. A photograph probably taken during a course at the Woolwich Militay Academy. The print is stamped: 'Photo. Estab. War Dept.'

Dates: 1860 - 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Cavaliers and Roundheads. Marlborough. Normans. The British Empire Exhibition, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC BEE/25
Scope and Contents

Original photograph. Captioned 'Photo. Campbell-Gray' in bottom right-hand corner.

Dates: 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Cemetery Chapel, Shipley Hall, Derbyshire, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/1/8/295
Scope and Contents

Pencil and ink drawing.

Dates: 1861
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Sub-Series

Centenary 1968, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/IIIc
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This collection illustrates the experience of the RCS during the Second World War. It also documents the festival held to mark the completion of the post-war restoration of the headquarters in 1957 and the celebrations organised for the society's centenary in 1968.

Dates: 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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"CERCA" conference, London, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/22/9
Scope and Contents

200 x 140 mm.

Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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"CERCA" conference, London, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/22/10
Scope and Contents

190 x 140 mm.

Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Cetshwayo ka Mpande, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058F/2
Scope and Contents 96 x 142 mm. A head and shoulders portrait by Alexander Bassano of 25 Old Bond Street, showing Cetshwayo dressed in European clothes; a photograph taken during his visit to England in 1882. Cetshwayo (c. 1826-1884) was a son of Mpanda and a nephew of Shaka. As a commander he had distinguished himself during the Zulu campaign against the Swazis in 1853-54 and after struggles with his relatives became the de facto King of Zululand from around 1857, although he did not formally accede to the...
Dates: 1882
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Chancel of Ely Cathedral, 1863 - 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/110
Scope and Contents

110 x 140 mm.

Dates: 1863 - 1896
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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