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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 15935 Collections and/or Records:

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[A group photograph with the Prince and Princess and unidentified people], 1905-12-12 - 1905-12-16

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 6/131
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints varying in size from approximately 50 x 80 mm to 290 x 249 mm. Captions are handwritten by the Prince of Wales. This records the visit to India of the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary. The front cover is embossed with India 1905-6. Locations depicted include Bombay, Indore, Udaipur, Jaipur, Bikaner, Gajner, Lahore, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Delhi, Agra, Gwalior, Lucknow, Calcutta, Burma, Madras, Hyderabad and Mysore. There are prints of the arrival of...
Dates: 1905-12-12 - 1905-12-16
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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A hackery, 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/6
Scope and Contents

145x100mm.

Dates: 1886
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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A Hakka woman at Wun Yin, New Territory, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4536
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. [No print]. Missing.

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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A hamadryad of record size [? 1880s-1890s], 1880 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/83
Scope and Contents

184 x 116 mm. Showing a large hamadryad (a very poisonous serpent native to India and south-east Asia) tethered to a stake. The caption is pencilled in Sir Frank Swettenhams hand.

Dates: 1880 - 1899
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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'A happy return 1934-1938', 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/3/15/2
Scope and Contents

An account of Guy Hutchinson's second period of employment as an assistant, this time on the Tenang rubber estate (58 pages).

Dates: 1963
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8227C.
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A heap of cocoa pods, 1880 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/29
Scope and Contents

210 x 277 mm.

Dates: 1880 - 1920
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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A high road in Perak : Gunong Kerban in distance, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/87
Scope and Contents

View looking along the road towards mountain ranges.

Dates: 1904 - 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).
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A Hindoo woman (Bengali), 1908-01 - 1908-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/561
Scope and Contents

Praying by going quickly round and round this bo-tree at one corner of the pavilion of the well of knowledge, Benares.

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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A Hindu Funeral Pyre, 1900 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022UUUU/14
Scope and Contents

290 x 220 mm.

Dates: 1900 - 1950
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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'A hold up on the Chenderiang Road in 1914', 1960 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/5/2
Scope and Contents

Narrative describing a robbery in the Tapah district (4 sheets).

Dates: 1960 - 1970
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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A house, Gwalior, 1905-12-20 - 1905-12-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 9/153
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints, of an approximate size of 80 x 100 mm, mounted on card, six to a page, in a padded black leather album inscribed on the cover India 1905-06 from C.C. and 'Photographs taken by Sir Charles Cust Bt. 1905-06' is written on the fly leaf in Queen Marys hand. Sir Charles Cust took this collection of amateur photographs while accompanying the Royal Party. Most of the photographs have elegant hand-written captiions, but these are not always very explicit - some portraying...
Dates: 1905-12-20 - 1905-12-25
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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A house in Kuching, Sarawak, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/43
Scope and Contents

General view of a European house in Kuching, a two storey building with a colonnaded verandah on the ground floor. The verandah on the floor above is shaded with cane blinds.

Dates: 1904 - 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).
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A house of prayer, 1932 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302M/35
Scope and Contents

78 x 53 mm.

Dates: 1932 - 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).
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A house of prayer, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302M/168
Scope and Contents

78 x 53 mm.

Dates: 1931
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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A Japanese belle - another picture in Real Japan, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E/29
Scope and Contents

Head and shoulders portrait of a girl posed against a background of leaves.

Dates: 1890
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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A Japanese garden, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302E/28
Scope and Contents

View looking across an ornamental lake towards pavilions and houses.

Dates: 1890
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

A Japanese spy in Johor?, 1966-12-12 - 1968-02-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/28
Scope and Contents

Material relating to an incident reported by C. E. Collinge during the time he commanded the Armoured Car Unit of the S.S.V.F. While on manoeuvres in Johor in mid-1941, Collinge observed a Japanese army colonel whom he believed might have been a spy. The file contains correspondence between Collinge, Hugh Bryson, W. C. S. Corry and those who might have been able to shed light on the event. It also includes two photographs from Collinge illustrating where the meeting occurred (20 sheets).

Dates: 1966-12-12 - 1968-02-09
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8237.
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A journey from Singapore to Colombo, 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 367/1
Scope and Contents

This is a copy of the original document in which Bagnall describes his final days in Singapore, his evacuation by ship, its sinking by bombs the following day, and how he eventually reached safety in Colombo on 14 March (11 sheets).

Dates: 2007
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

A journey to Asia and Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011MMM-XXX
Scope and Contents A collection of albums, containing captioned black and white photographs, taken by one, or more, people travelling in the same group. The albums form a photographic account of a six-month long touring holiday.Of the albums, the first ten are all of the same style and manufacture and each has an embossed title on the front. They follow the journey chronologically. The remaining two contain a smaller selection of images from the same journey, again in chronological order. They are...
Dates: 1935-09 - 1936-03
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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A jungle stream, 1903 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3029E/52
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: An album containing photographic prints and coloured reproductions. Prints 2-62 are coloured reproductions from Kelly, R. Talbot (1905) Burma painted and described, London : Adam and Charles Black. The remainder are original photographs by Thomas Harry Goldsworthy Stevens. The prints mainly measure approximately 100 x 75 mm, although some are larger. The album is interleaved with sheets on which are typed captions, up to print 261. Photographs beyond this point are uncaptioned. The...
Dates: 1903 - 1921
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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A junk being punted, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4487
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Seen from the British Consular steps of the Shameen.

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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A Kajaman girl, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/46
Scope and Contents

103 x 147 mm. Full length portrait of a Kajaman girl wearing a long skirt, a decorated fez-like hat and long pendant earrings.

Dates: 1900
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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A Kalabit smithy, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/28
Scope and Contents

148 x 104 mm. Showing four men metalworking in the open air. The figure on the left is seated on a raised platform to work the bellows which are in the form of two cylinders through which pistons are driven, the air being expelled through two narrow pipes at the bottom. A second figure holds the metal in the flame, while the remaining two men work the metal with stone hammers.

Dates: 1900
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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A Kampar Malay trading boat, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/66
Scope and Contents

View from a sandbank on a river looking towards the high-sterned vessel.

Dates: 1904 - 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).
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A kampong, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311A/6
Scope and Contents

158 x 205 mm. General view of a village set among palm trees.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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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