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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[Chinese fishing boat off Pasir Itam, Perak, ? 1912], 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/80
Scope and Contents

138 x 80 mm. Showing two Chinese fishermen and a boy aboard their vesel. This boat was stopped by Marks to check whether the sailors had valid fishing licences. Photograph possibly by Oliver Marks.

Dates: 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).
 Item

Fishing boats and houses at Pasir Itam, Perak [? circa 1912], 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/79
Scope and Contents

138 x 79 mm. Showing boats moored beside waterside houses raised on stilts at Pasir Itam. Photograph possibly by Oliver Marks.

Dates: 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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[Flying Dragon at Port Weld, ? circa 1912], 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/77
Scope and Contents

138 x 79 mm. Showing the steamer Flying Dragon approaching a wharf at Port Weld. Marks (1926) provides the following description: 'Alongside the wharf lay the Flying Dragon, a small coasting vessel, which has run between Penang and Perak for the last forty years: carrying pigs, ducks, blachan, durians, dried fish and unwashed native passengers, and also perhaps more smells per ton than any vessel of her size.'

Dates: 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).
 File

Selangor succession, 1935-04 - 1937-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/2/13
Scope and Contents This file contains material relating to the controversy over the succession of the state of Selangor. In response to direction from the British Government, the Sultan of Selangor, Alauddin Sulaiman Shah, passed over his eldest son and heir, Tengku Musa Eddin, in favour of his third son, Hisamuddin Alam Shah, who succeeded him in 1938. The file includes:1. ‘The charge against the Raja Muda’, which explains why the British Government considered him to be an unsuitable successor (4...
Dates: 1935-04 - 1937-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.
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Sir John Anderson and suite at Istana of Sultan of Selangor circa 1905, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 4/30
Scope and Contents 273 x 228 mm (mounted on card). A group photograph taken in front of the Palace of the Sultan at Kuala Lumpur. Originally dated 1904, the photograph can however have been taken in 1905 at the earliest, since Sir William Taylor wears the order of the K.C.M.G awarded to him in that year. Figures identified in the group are: Oliver MARKS (1866-1940); Secretary to the High Commissioner and later British Resident in Negri Sembilan and Selangor; Eric MAXWELL; no information; (?) R.W. BROOKS; no...
Dates: 1905
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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The author with his Banjarese and Javanese friends [? circa 1912], 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/78
Scope and Contents

138 x 80 mm. Showing Oliver Marks posed in the centre of a group of Banjarese and Javanesemen.

Dates: 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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Visit by Sir John Anderson to Seremban, Negri Sembilan, 1904, 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 5/8
Scope and Contents 209 x 152 mm (mounted on card). A group portrait showing British officials and two women posed in a garden, probably at Seremban. The figures in the group include: Sir William Hood TREACHER (1849-1919); Resident General, Federated Malay States 1902-1904; Mrs WELD; wife of F.J. Weld; Sir John ANDERSON (1858-1915); Governor of Straits Settlements and High Commissioner, Federated Malay States 1904-1911; High Commissioner, Brunei, 1906-1911; Permanent Under Secretary of State for the Colonies...
Dates: 1904
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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