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Oceania (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4946 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

2 photographs taken at the opening of the second House of Assembly of Papua and New Guinea

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3084E
Scope and Contents Two loose black and white prints with typewritten captions attached to reverse, taken by W Pedersen for the Australian News and Information Bureau.
Dates: 1968
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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3 legged race - Ionic Sports, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/1
Scope and Contents 75 x 56mm. A view showing boys taking part in a three-legged race on the deck of the 'Ionic'.
Dates: 1929
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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3 year cocoanuts [i.e. coconuts], 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3091C/3
Scope and Contents 202 x 149 mm. A view from high ground looking out over a large plantation of young palm trees.
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).
 Fonds

[5 photographs of Auckland. c.1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089P
Scope and Contents Loose photographs, some captioned, measuring approximately 210 x 150 mm, and showing views of Auckland and Waitemata Harbour.
Dates: 1897
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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8 year old apple trees. Dr Dean, Bridgetown, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081B/67
Scope and Contents 200 x 150 mm. Showing field on a slope in background planted with apple trees, with fields and two horses in front.
Dates: 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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30 Government Building, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/36
Scope and Contents 360 x 260 mm. A view looking across the hillside behind the town towards the Government Building, a two storey wooden construction with a few officials standing outside the entrance. With small houses in the background.
Dates: 1876
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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153 x 201 mm. Picture shows: Lord Shepherd, Minister of State at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, signing the agreement., 1970-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/220
Scope and Contents Agreement reached at Fiji Constitutional Conference in London
Dates: 1970-05
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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1300 bales of wool on Derby Jetty, N.W [i.e. north-west], 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081B/83
Scope and Contents 200 x 145 mm. Showing piles of bales on the jetty, while a horse-drawn trolley carries more along a rail line. Derby, situated inside King Sound, is one of the main exporting stations for cattle and sheep from the north-west districts of Western Australia.
Dates: 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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2421 Nellies Grotto, Imperial Cave, Jenolan, 1890 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/17
Scope and Contents 200 x 155 mm.
Dates: 1890 - 1920
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: 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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2425 Grand Stalactite, Imperia Cave, Jenolan, 1890 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/16
Scope and Contents 150 x 200 mm.
Dates: 1890 - 1920
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: 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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3270 Underground River, R1, Jenolan, 1890 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/18
Scope and Contents 200 x 150 mm.
Dates: 1890 - 1920
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: 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 Banana Plantation in the Port Moresby district, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3084A/33
Scope and Contents 285 x 230 mm. A view showing natives standing in a row in a cleared area, with a sailor standing beside a thatched house and banana plants behind fencing in the background. The photograph is an original for an illustration in Lyne, p. 100.
Dates: 1884
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 bit on the Milton and Lawrence Road, Otago, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/59
Scope and Contents 362 x 265 mm. A view looking down on the road which runs through a rocky gorge across two small stone bridges. Milton lies near the coast south west of Dunedin and this road follows the Clutha River north west up to Alexandra.
Dates: 1876
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 boundary dog near 'the Wolds' on the way to Lake Pukaki, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6801
Scope and Contents South Island, New Zealand. [Dog sitting near heap of rubbish].
Dates: 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 bullock timber waggon, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086U/21
Scope and Contents 198 x 151 mm. A view on a country road, with woods on either side, showng a 12 strong bullock team transporting a large section of tree trunk. Negative number 933.
Dates: 1885 - 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 Bush Home, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/56
Scope and Contents 200 x 146 mm. A view showing a small wooden cabin with a mother and two children beside the doorway. The roofing is made in the characteristic settlers’ way with sheets of flattened tree-bark held down by a network of branches. The picture shows a small vegetable plot in the foreground. This photograph, and Y3087D/55, give a fascinating and evocative picture of the hardships of life outside the larger cities.
Dates: 1885 - 1901
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 Bush Road, N.S.W [i.e. New South Wales], 1872 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086C/35
Scope and Contents 285 x 225 mm. A view down a dirt road in the Bush, with a pony cart on the road.
Dates: 1872 - 1895
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 bush scene], 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/123
Scope and Contents 190 x 287 mm. A view showing trees and bushes in the countryside.
Dates: 1870 - 1880
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 bush scene, Newton Boyd Road], 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/117
Scope and Contents 290 x 189 mm. A view in the bush showing a small pool in the foreground with woods behind. The picture is very similar to Y3086F/70 which was taken on the Newton Boyd Road.
Dates: 1870 - 1880
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 Chief's House, Fiji 23, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089EE/3/5
Dates: 1920 - 1929
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 Chief’s Hut, 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/189
Scope and Contents New Caledonia A Chief’s Hut 151 x 201 mm. A view showing a group standing or lying in front of the chief’s hut, a conical thatched structure surmounted by a decorated spire. One figure in front of the hut wears European clothes. See Plate 200 for an interesting photograph of a New Caledonian house in the process of being built.
Dates: 1870 - 1880
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 Chief’s Residence, New Caledonia, 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/201
Scope and Contents 152 x 196 mm. A view looking along a palm lined path, on which people are standing or sitting in small groups, towards the chief’s house, a similar structure to that seen in Plate 189. Photograph by Hughan.
Dates: 1870 - 1880
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 closer view of a steep gangway with horse ascending it], 1899 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308M/21
Scope and Contents 200 x 150 mm.
Dates: 1899 - 1901
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 collection of Photographs illustrative of the Railway System of New South Wales 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086E
Scope and Contents A collection of albumen prints by an unknown photographer. The prints were originally in an album with a printed title page reading 'Charles Potter, Government Printer, presented by C.A. Goodchap, Commissioner of Railways'. Some of the pages have decorative designs round the mount, but only a few have captions, and the following details have been derived from various sources. Plates 21-25 have not been researched in the same detail as plates 1-24 and, unless otherwise stated, they are...
Dates: 1887
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).
 File

A correct globe with the new discoveries: A correct globe with ye new constelations [sic] of Dr Halley &c, 1775

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ORCS.1.01
Scope and Contents The pocket terrestrial globe is just 7 cm in diameter and is made of papier mâché with a plaster coating, over which the paper gores, printed from a copper plate and hand coloured, have been affixed. Its protective case is covered with sharkskin and lined with celestial gores. The whole item is an updated and adapted version of a pocket globe published by Herman Moll in 1719.Pocket globes were first produced in England by Joseph Moxon (1627–1691) and they remained in vogue well into the...
Dates: 1775
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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