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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-sub-class

Artocarpus sericicarpus, Ranau, 1960-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/1619-1620
Scope and Contents

Showing a man (perhaps Corner) sitting beneath a shrub, or small tree.

Dates: 1960-08
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).
 File

Corner House, 2014

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS/374/3
Scope and Contents

Copies of photographs and sketches relating to a 2-story black and white bungalow built in 1910 to the west of Singapore's Botanical Gardens. Corner lived there between 1929 and 1942 while serving as Assistant Director. It was designated a Conserved Building in 2008.

Dates: 2014
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

Edred John Corner Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 374
Scope and Contents

Material complementing John Corner's photograph collection which is stored at Y3031M.

Dates: 2005 - 2014
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

E.J.H. Corner photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M
Scope and Contents Photographs and glass and film negatives showing scenes in the Malay Peninsula and Singapore, the Solomon Islands and New Guinea. The majority are highly specialised forestry images, and many are uncaptioned, making identification difficult. Captions are taken from, in most cases, the envelopes that originally held the images or the reverse of the prints in conjunction with information from an accompanying annotated draft catalogue. There are also four watercolours (three of Pinang) by...
Dates: 1929 - 2006
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).
 Series

Gunong ?Tinjau, Laut, E. Johore [i.e. Johor], 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/917-926
Scope and Contents

Film negatives of camping scenes, including images of the Corners.

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).
 Series

[Illegible words] S. Sedili [i.e. Sungai Sedili], 1941-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/1151-1172
Scope and Contents

Film negatives showing views of a river and surrounding foliage, some including the Corners.

Dates: 1941-07
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).
 Series

Langkawi, 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/1289-1386A
Scope and Contents

Photographs and negatives mostly of river scenes and seascapes, trees and foliage, and some images of the Corner family.

Dates: 1941
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

My father in his suitcase: in search of E.J.H. Corner the relentless botanist, 2013

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS/374/1
Scope and Contents

This a biography of Corner written by his son John K. Corner.

Dates: 2013
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).
 Series

Photographs, 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/A
Scope and Contents

This is a CD containing digital copies of 80 photographs of Corner's life and work, mostly in Malaya and Singapore during the 1930s, supplied by his son John K. Corner. The files are partially captioned.

Dates: 2006
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).
 Series

Shonanto o shitte imasuka Senka ni utsutta ningen-zoh = Do you know Shonan Island, 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS/374/4
Scope and Contents

This is a DVD copy of a documentary produced by Nagoya TV exploring the Japanese occupation of Singapore during the Second World War. It discusses Corner’s role in preserving collections of cultural and natural significance. In Japanese with English subtitles.

Dates: 2006
Conditions Governing Access: For use solely for educational purposes within the library.
 Series

Singapore, Sedili, 1929 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/257-275
Scope and Contents

Film negatives of Corner on a small boat.

Dates: 1929 - 1934
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

The Kotal Route sketches: Royal Society Kinabula Expedition 1964, original field sketches of Prof. John Corner, text and photographs by Dr Ravi Mandalam, 2005

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS/374/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Material complementing John Corner's photograph collection which is stored at Y3031M.

Dates: 2005
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).
 Series

[Trees], 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/361-437
Scope and Contents

Photographs of trees, most are of Terengganu, some of Kelantan. The photographs are in good condition and measure approximately 65 x 65 mm.

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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