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United Kingdom (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Central Office of Information photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI
Scope and Contents The collection comprises twenty-three boxes of photographs and thirty boxes plus one file of negatives. The majority of photographs are of Heads of Government, meetings and other conferences held in the U.K; conferences leading to constitutional progress and, in most cases, independence, of individual countries; visitors from overseas including those training in the U.K; and organisations, exhibitions etc., in the U.K. relating to the Commonwealth. Most were taken by COI...
Dates: 1948 - 1987
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).
 Fonds

Commonwealth citizens in the United Kingdom, 1964-65

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Y
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints produced by the Central Office of Information. The prints measure approximately 205 x 155 mm and have detailed story captions on the reverse. The collection illustrates the assimilation of citizens from Commonwealth countries (the majority from India) into English life and highlights some of the efforts made by various authorities and private individuals to facilitate this. It is possible that there were originally 20 photographs in the collection.

Dates: 1964 - 1965
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).
 Item

H.P. Walker receiving the Honorary Pingat Pangkuan Negara from Tuanku Abdul Rahman, London, June 1968, 1968-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/35
Scope and Contents

206 x 152 mm. Showing the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tuanku Abdul Rahman (1903-) shaking hands with Henry Philip Walker who had served as doorman at Malaysia House for 30 years. The investiture took place in the office of the Malaysian High Commission in London.

Dates: 1968-06
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).
 Item

Tan Sri Abdul Jamil bin Abdul Rais and Puan Sri Norhimah Jamil, November 1967, 1967-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 7/51
Scope and Contents

154 x 206 mm. Showing Tan Sri Abdul Jamil (1912-), High Commissioner to London 1967-1971, and his wife Puan Sri Norhimah Jamil, at their London residence shortly before leaving for Buckingham Palace to present Letters of Commission to the Queen.

Dates: 1967-11
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).
 Item

Tuanku Abdul Rahman at Yarrow Shipyards, Glasgow, July 1968, 1968-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/38
Scope and Contents

206 x 151 mm. Showing Tuanku Abdul Rahman and Sir Eric Yarrow in front of the frigate Hang Jebat.

Dates: 1968-07
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).
 Item

Tuanku Abdul Rahman inspecting Guard of Honour, Guildhall Yard, London, June 1968, 1968-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/36
Scope and Contents

152 x 185 mm. Showing Tuanku Abdul Rahman inspecting a Guard of Honour of the Honourable Artillery Company prior to receiving the Freedom of the City of London from the Lord Mayor, Sir Gilbert Inglefield.

Dates: 1968-06
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).
 Item

Tuanku Abdul Rahman visiting the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, July, 1968, 1968-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/37
Scope and Contents

152 x 208 mm. Showing Tuanku Abdul Rahman examining a 17th century kris, formerly the property of Sultan Ali of Perak, while visiting the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Dates: 1968-07
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).
 Item

Tun Abdul Razak inspecting British-built Malaysian frigate, Yarrow Shipyards, Glasgow, May 1968, 1968-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/34
Scope and Contents

203 x 156 mm. Showing the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia (later Prime Minister) Tun Abdul RAZAK (1922-1976), Sir Ernest Grant YARROW (1920-), Director of Yarrow and Co. Ltd., and Ismael bin IBRAHIM, Chief of Staff of the Malaysian forces, standing with other figures in front of the 1600 ton frigate Hang Jebat being built for the Malayan navy.

Dates: 1968-05
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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