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Asia (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16216 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

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.
 File

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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A Kandyan chief, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/31
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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 Kandyan lady, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/32
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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 Kayan and a Sea Dyak, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/131
Scope and Contents

102 x 147 mm. Full length portrait of a Kayan and a Sea Dyak standing side by side.

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 Kayan girl, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/139
Scope and Contents

105 x 147 mm. Full length portrait of a Kayan girl standing in front of longhouses.

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 Kayan obtaining fire by the friction of a cane thong against a piece of soft wood, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/129
Scope and Contents

147 x 103 mm. Showing a Kayan man holding the wood against the ground with his feet while he rubs the cane thong against it. A group of men and women seated on the floor watches him.

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 Kayan woman carrying her child in a sling, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/44
Scope and Contents

104 x 147 mm. Full length portrait in profile of a woman with a wooden cradle slung on her back.

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 Kelamantan of the Baram, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/71
Scope and Contents

103 x 148 mm. Half-length profile portrait of a Kelamantan youth, with headband and hairstyle similar to Y3035A/65.

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 Kenyah girl dancing, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/35
Scope and Contents

148 x 104 mm. Showing a Kenyah girl, dressed in a slit skirt and the round, decorated, fez- like hat, dancing on a mat, with a musician playing a guitar- like instrument and an audience of youths in the background.

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 Kenyah girl dancing, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035G/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Glass plate slides to illustrate a talk given by Cunynghame to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. A transcript of the lecture, comprising a title page and 58 pages of text, is stored at RCMS 63/22.

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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A Kenyah hunter, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/25
Scope and Contents

103 x 146 mm. Showing a Kenyah man standing in the jungle with a spear in one hand and a small pig slung over his shoulder.

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 Kenyah hunter, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035G/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Glass plate slides to illustrate a talk given by Cunynghame to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. A transcript of the lecture, comprising a title page and 58 pages of text, is stored at RCMS 63/22.

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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A Kenyah smithy, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035G/13
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Glass plate slides to illustrate a talk given by Cunynghame to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. A transcript of the lecture, comprising a title page and 58 pages of text, is stored at RCMS 63/22.

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

A-KOK A-CA TWAK, (Akauk asa twet), On Collection of Taxes, 1837

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 65/8/3
Scope and Contents

Black folding book, 3 folds, 380 x 150 mm, with text in white steatite on four sides.

Royal order sent to Han-tha-wadi. Dated B.E. 1199.

Dates: 1837
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).