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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2305 Collections and/or Records:

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Album, 1901 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BBB
Scope and Contents An album containing 106 collodio-chloride prints, a few outside the dates printed on the cover. Most are professional work of high quality. Not all relate to India. There is one photograph of Cambridge in 1902 (24); ten taken in Ireland during 1902-03, presumably during Douglas's leave, including sporting scenes and a wedding; six photographs of Sri Lanka (65-70); four of Hong Kong (71-74) and four of Paris (75-78) dated 1907.A number of items have been inserted, including amateur...
Dates: 1901 - 1912
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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Album, 1905 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022CCC
Scope and Contents

This album contains 114 collodio-chloride prints, mostly amateur work of good quality, approximately 110 x 65 mm in size. In addition to photographs of India, there are eight of Canada (72-79) and seven of England (80-85, 114) dated 1907 and 1909. Invitations for Douglas to become an honorary member of a number of regimental messes have also been inserted.

Dates: 1905 - 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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Alloway Kirk, '22, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/108
Scope and Contents

65 x 45 mm. A view of the Alloway Parish Church.

Dates: 1922
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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Alternative design for frontage of the new building by Hart and Waterhouse, post 1928, 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ild/1b
Scope and Contents

234 x 172 mm. Half-tone.

Dates: 1928
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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American Bases in the West Indies, 1960-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/F/32
Scope and Contents

155 x 192 mm. The leaders of the United Kingdom delegation, Mr Iain Macleod, the Colonial Secretary (left) and Mr. Edward Heath, the Lord Privy Seal, confer at the opening of the tripartite between the United Kingdom, the United States and the West Indies, on the 1941 Leased Bases Agreement.

Dates: 1960-11
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).
 Fonds

An appreciation of the life of William French (1897-1960) soldier, naturalist and adventurer extraordinaire

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 381
Scope and Contents The collection was compiled by Allan Allison, Carlisle City Museum Assistant (1956-66) and Senior Nature Reserve Warden with Nature Conservancy Scotland (1968-78), who became acquainted with French during the final years of his life. At its heart are ten original letters (approximately 60 pages with photocopied duplicates) written by French to his lifelong friend Ernest Blezard, Curator of Natural History, Carlisle City Museum (1926-1966):1-2 Australia 19253 Solomon Islands...
Dates: 1925 - 2012
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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An English country cottage, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011V/10
Scope and Contents

203 x 153 mm. View looking along a road towards a part-thatched, part-tiled cottage. Location unindentified. Photograph by H.W. Taunt.

Dates: 1910
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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Andover, Aug. 1919, 1919-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/11
Scope and Contents

65 x 45 mm. A view of a group of eleven men in uniform stood posing for the camera. None are identified.

Dates: 1919-08
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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Andover, Aug 1919, 1919-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/245
Scope and Contents

45 x 65 mm. Showing two men in uniform (one wearing shorts) leaning against a hut. Both are carrying paperwork of some sort.

Dates: 1919-08
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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Andover. June 1919, 1919-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/1/239
Scope and Contents

60 x 45 mm. A view from the front of an aeroplane. There are two men in the cockpit, and four others are stood around the plane.

Dates: 1919-06
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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Anglo-Canadian Ministerial Economic Committee Meets in London, 1967-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/F/57
Scope and Contents

151 x 207 mm. The first meeting of the Anglo-Canadian Ministerial Economic Committee took place recently at Marlborough House, where the British delegates (left) led by Mr. Herbert Bowden, the Commonwealth Secretary are seen facing the Canadian delegation led by Mr Paul Martin, the Minister of External Affairs.

Dates: 1967-04
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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Annual reunion of Cambridge University Malayan Association, Dorothy Café, Cambridge, 11th March [? 1950s], 1950 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/20
Scope and Contents 289 x 227 mm. Group photograph taken inside the café. Figures identified on the reverse are: T.L. TANG; J. SENIOR; S.C. WEE; H.P. BRYSON; Y.S. HON; Wan BAHARUDDIN; M.P.K. WONG; H.G. GAN; E.C. HICKS; A.S. RAZAK; K.K. HO; Noor ZAINAL; M.D. ARIF; Ma'arof Sheikh AHMAD; Saad Marzuki; Marek MARICAN; Doctor PURCELL; GOH; Mrs H.P. BRYSON; Mrs WHITEHORN; Mrs Maarof; H.N. CHONG; Raja Sir UDA; Tunku NORSA'ADAH; Mrs. HON; Mrs B.T. CHUA; Professor WHITEHORN; Mustapha MAHMUD; L.E. OSMAN; N....
Dates: 1950 - 1959
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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Another view of the bar, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/79a
Scope and Contents

190 x 244 mm.

Dates: 1936
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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Another view of the opening session of the Lancaster House conference, 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052U/19
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Collection of black and white press agency and official photographs (including 5 duplicates) relating to developments during 1965-80, from the time of Rhodesia's unilateral declaration of Independence (UDI) until the emergence of the republic of Zimbabwe. Many were collected to illustrate articles in 'Commonwealth in Focus', and some were reproduced in the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition 1982.

Dates: 1979
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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[Arch of Lincoln Castle], 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/289
Scope and Contents

135 x 85 mm. Postcard of an arch in the castles grounds. Lincoln Cathedral can be seen in the background.

Dates: 1930 - 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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Archbishop Makarios' Press Conference after signing the London agreements, 1959-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018J/4A
Scope and Contents

Behind the Archbishop is Abbot Chrystostomos of Kykko, to whose right are Spyros Kyprianou and Bishop Anthimos of Kitium.

Dates: 1959-02
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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Archbishop Makarios' Press Conference after signing the London agreements, 1959-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018J/4B
Scope and Contents

Behind the Archbishop is Abbot Chrystostomos of Kykko, to whose right are Spyros Kyprianou and Bishop Anthimos of Kitium.

Dates: 1959-02
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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Architect’s design (not adopted) for façade of headquarters building, 1930 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/II/b/1a
Scope and Contents

124 x 161 mm. Photograph of lithograph drawing, 1883.

Dates: 1930 - 1936
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).
 Fonds

Archives of the Royal Commonwealth Society

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ARCS
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of the institutional records of the society. Major sections relate to its organisation and administration, charters and rules, membership, the construction and renovation of its headquarters in London, and the extension of branches within the United Kingdom and throughout the British Empire and Commonwealth. The archives also document the society’s many cultural, educational and philanthropic initiatives, often undertaken as collaborative projects with other...
Dates: 1868 - 1990
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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Ardrossan, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/123
Scope and Contents

65 x 45 mm. Showing a woman, baby and small girl making sandcastles on a beach.

Dates: 1922
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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Ardrossan, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/124
Scope and Contents

45 x 65 mm. Showing a young girl making sandcastles on the beach.

Dates: 1922
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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Armed Knights, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/220
Scope and Contents

59 x 85 mm. A rock formation on the coastline at Land's End.

Dates: 1920
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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Armed Knights. Lands End, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/215
Scope and Contents

58 x 82 mm. A rock formation on the coastline.

Dates: 1920
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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Arms of Australia, 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ilf/12
Scope and Contents

157 x 204 mm. (2 copies).

Dates: 1967
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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Arms of Canada, 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ilf/11
Scope and Contents

157 x 204 mm. (4 copies).

Dates: 1967
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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