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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Diary letters, 1907 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10/1
Scope and Contents

Letters written by Fisher to Halford Mackinder describing his travels (circa 2,000 pages).

Dates: 1907 - 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).
 Fonds

Fisher photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher
Scope and Contents Collection of 29 albums consisting of approximately 3864 photographs taken or collected by A.H. Fisher for the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee 1907-1910. The numbering of the collection is problematic and details are provided for each separate album.Photographers: Some of the names which appear are:Hutchins: donor of some photographs of India, but not otherwise identifiedFirebrace: donor of some photographs of India, but not otherwise identifiedRighi: ...
Dates: 1900 - 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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Volume I : Outward journey and Ceylon October-December 1907, 1907-10 - 1907-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1
Scope and Contents The album now contains prints numbered in the range 1-167 (originally there were 147). Added numbers are: 60A, 60B, 90A and 99A; spoiled: 37-39, 56, 57, 61, 63, 80, 119, 123, 160, 165; not used 41, 44, 49, 52, 60, 75, 84, 95, 140, 141, 142, 151; missing: 43, 48, 99, 153. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 99A, 166-167 follow 69 and 136 follows 74. Subjects covered in this album are: Port Said;Cape Gardafui;Ceylon...
Dates: 1907-10 - 1907-12
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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Volume VII : Bombay, Hyderabad, Aden, Somaliland, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 7
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 939-1073 (originally there were 134). Added numbers are: 967A, 995A, 1004A, 1071A, 1072A, 1008A (is a painting); spoiled 964-966 and 1055; not used 1063 and 1066; missing 1009, 1010, 1012, 1013, 1015, 1017, 1020, 1030, 1040, 1042, 1044 and 1060. The photographs are not totally in numerical order within the album so that: 967A follows 988. Subjects covered in this album are: Ahmednagar; Bombay: views from the Clock...
Dates: 1908
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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Volume VIII : Somaliland, Aden, Cyprus, 1908, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8
Scope and Contents This album now contains photographs numbered in the range 1074-1224 (originally there were 153). Added numbers: 1250-1255; unnumbered 1 following 1224 (now numbered 1224A); spoiled: 1091 and 1198; not used 1076, 1077 and 1187; missing: 1074, 1075, 1097, 1101, 1110, 1126, 1131, 1134, 1136, 1138, 1139, 1149, 1161, 1206, 1207 and 1218. Subjects covered in this album are:Somaliland: tribesmen and hot springs; Aden: coast police and Camel Corps, shipping; Perim; Cyprus:...
Dates: 1908
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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