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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16 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).
 Sub-Series

Paintings, 1907 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10/5
Scope and Contents

Paintings created by Alfred Hugh Fisher for the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee. Fisher's titles and captions have been recorded as found. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets.

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

Papers of the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10
Dates: 1907 - 1972
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 II : Ceylon, South India and Burma, December 1907, 1907-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 2
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 168-346 (originally there were 165). Added numbers are: 200A, 263A, 270A-D, 280A, 296A, 335A-B; spoiled: 234; not used: 170, 172, 173, 175, 199, 203, 204, 216, 226, 228, 240-242, 253, 255, 257, 258, 262, 300, 314, 325, 326, 334; missing: 333. Numbers 270A-D and 280A are by Hutchins. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 280A follows 337. Subjects covered in this album...
Dates: 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 III : Burma and Bengal, December 1907-January 1908, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 3
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 347-511. Added numbers are: 375A, 529B-C, 266A-B, 521A-B, 547A, 510A; spoiled 350, 424, 464 and 467; not used: 348, 357, 359, 365, 365, 388, 404, 405, 431, 446, 449, 465, 466, 485, 502, 503, 509. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 529B-C, 266A-B follow 484; 456 follows 490; 521A-B follow 496; 547A follows 511. Subjects covered in this album are: Burma: Bhamo; on the...
Dates: 1907-12 - 1908-01
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 IV : Bengal, Himalayas, United Provinces, January-February 1908, 1908-01 - 1908-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 512-669 (originally there were 162). Added numbers are: 605A, 598A, 719A-B, 529A (refers to a painting); spoiled: 515, 555-559, 650; not used: 517, 530, 535, 569, 591, 625, 639, 649, 653 and 664; missing: 558. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 605A follows 528; 554 follows 598; 719A-B follow 669. Subjects covered in the album are: India: Calcutta, Botanical Gardens;...
Dates: 1908-01 - 1908-02
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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Volume V : Agra, Delhi, Hurdwar, Dehra Dun and Amritsar, February 1908, 1908-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 5
Scope and Contents

The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 670-812. Added numbers are: 710A, 742A, 743A, 778A, 815A; spoiled 771 and 775; not used: 691, 693, 97, 737, 805.

Subjects covered in the album are:
Agra and Fatehpur Sikri: Moharam Festival, temples and tombs, carpet weaving;
Delhi: schools, buildings, parade of 18th Lancers;
Hurdwar [also known as Haridwar].




Dates: 1908-02
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).
 File

Volume VI : Northwest Frontier and Rajputana, February-March 1908, 1908-02 - 1908-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 6
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 813-938 (originally there were 137). Added numbers are: 765, 862A, 866A-B, 867A-B, 868A-B, 890A-C, 905A-B, 915A, 920A; not used: 816, 866-868; missing: 881. Subjects covered in this album are: Peshawar;Khyber Pass: Khyber rifles, Afridi tribesmen; Lahore: Kipling associations, School of Art, museum, general views; Nabha: visit to chief; Sukkur Bridge; Chaman; Quetta; Chappa rift; Bikaner; Jaipur; Udaipur:...
Dates: 1908-02 - 1908-03
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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Volume XIX : Borneo and Hong Kong, January 1909, 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 4312-4476 (originally there were 155). Added numbers are: 4340A, 4353A and 4462A; not used: 4322, 4381, 4394, 4396, 4401, 4415, 4418, 4425-4427, 4450, 4466 and 4467; missing: 4320, 4358, 4455 and 4456. Subjects covered in the album are: North Borneo: Kampong Binai and Tenon: sports; road making; tobacco growing; Dyaks; Penotal Gorge; Orang Outang; rubber planting: sago factory, Membakut; pitcher plant; Jesselton; Imanan...
Dates: 1909-01
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 XVII : Wei Hai Wei, November 1908, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 4000-4145 (originally there were 142). Added numbers are: 4129A-D; not used: 4067-4069, 4072, 4078, 4084, 4110 and 4129; missing: 4090, 4096 and 4138. Subjects covered in the album are: 'Empress of China' at Woosung; Shanghai. Wei Hai Wei [now known as Weihai]: approach from the sea, view from Government House: Chinese guard; market and street scenes; Nan-Chu-Tao; Chang Fang; Fenglin; Linkungtau Island: distillery and...
Dates: 1908-11
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).
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Volume XVIII : Singapore and Borneo, December 1908-January 1909, 1908-12 - 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18
Scope and Contents The envelope contains photographs numbered in the range 4152-4310 (originally there were 150 in the album). Added numbers are: 4201A and 4284A; spoiled: 4190; not used: 4162, 4179, 4180, 4187, 4191, 4223-4225, 4239, 4281, 4304; missing 4156, 4160, 4166, 4197, 4198, 4245, 4247, 4252, 4257, 4288, 4294; discarded (because of water damage): 4151, 4173, 4182, 4184, 4189, 4194-4196, 4201A, 4202-4203, 4206-4208, 4211-4212, 4216-4217, 4219, 4221, 4226-4228, 4332, 4334-4336, 4241-4242, 4226, 4268,...
Dates: 1908-12 - 1909-01
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 XX : China and Hong Kong, January-February 1909, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 4477-4567 (originally there were 85). Added numbers are: 4541A and 4542A; not used: 4484, 4492, 4503, 4508, 4513, 4515, 4549 and 4550; missing: 4483, 4488, 4490, 4498, 4518, 4522, 4523, 4529, 4535, 4536 and 4542. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 4541A and 4542A follow 4520. Subjects covered in the album are: China: Canton; Hong Kong: general and harbour, Kowloon,...
Dates: 1909-01 - 1909-02
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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