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Oceania (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4946 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Araro Creek-Thames, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089E/24
Scope and Contents

145 x 183 mm. A view of the path beside the creek which leads to a small footbridge amongst the thick woodland.

Dates: 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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Arawa - beach, Bougainville, 1960-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/1607
Scope and Contents

Showing men disembarking or embarking a small boat on the shoreline. The reverse of the print identifies one of the men as 'McKillop', although does not specify which.

Dates: 1960-10
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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Arawa estate, Bougainville, 1960-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/1605
Scope and Contents

View of a large building.

Dates: 1960-10
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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Arawa estate, Bougainville, 1960-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/1606
Scope and Contents

View of a large building.

Dates: 1960-10
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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Archdeacon Langley and Canon Bate at Cook, 1910 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011DDD(LS)/103
Scope and Contents

Showing Archdeacon Langley and Canon Bate standing by a light plane.

Dates: 1910 - 1930
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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Architecture in Auckland, seen from the Public Gardens, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 27/7047
Scope and Contents From the File: The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 7006-7085 (originally there were 100). Added numbers: 6891-6917; spoiled: 7034, 7035, 7051, 7052, 7066; not used: 7012 and 7074.Subjects covered in the album are:New Zealand: Dunedin; journey to Southern Alps: Burke's Pass, Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, Mount Cook, Tasman Glacier, Hochstetter; Balmoral: sheep shearing; Timaru; Christchurch: Lincoln Agricultural College: Domain Fete and general; Wellington: from sea;...
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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Architecture in Auckland, seen from the Public Gardens, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 27/7048
Scope and Contents From the File: The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 7006-7085 (originally there were 100). Added numbers: 6891-6917; spoiled: 7034, 7035, 7051, 7052, 7066; not used: 7012 and 7074.Subjects covered in the album are:New Zealand: Dunedin; journey to Southern Alps: Burke's Pass, Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, Mount Cook, Tasman Glacier, Hochstetter; Balmoral: sheep shearing; Timaru; Christchurch: Lincoln Agricultural College: Domain Fete and general; Wellington: from sea;...
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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Architecture in Auckland, seen from the Public Gardens, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 27/7049
Scope and Contents From the File: The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 7006-7085 (originally there were 100). Added numbers: 6891-6917; spoiled: 7034, 7035, 7051, 7052, 7066; not used: 7012 and 7074.Subjects covered in the album are:New Zealand: Dunedin; journey to Southern Alps: Burke's Pass, Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, Mount Cook, Tasman Glacier, Hochstetter; Balmoral: sheep shearing; Timaru; Christchurch: Lincoln Agricultural College: Domain Fete and general; Wellington: from sea;...
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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[Archway at Bay of Plenty], 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/19/152
Scope and Contents

75 x 76 mm. An ornate archway in a fence, decorated with four figures.

Dates: 1948
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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Argyle Cut, Sydney, 1872 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086C/7
Scope and Contents

285 x 230 mm. A view looking down Argyle Street and through the Cut, a passage cut through solid rock in the 1840s by convict labour. Made to give access from the Circular Quay to Millers Point and at the time of its construction was Sydney's Chinatown.

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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Argyle Street Underbridge, Moss Vale, 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086E/10
Scope and Contents

346 x 242 mm. An interesting view of an iron girder bridge in the process of construction, with winches and wooden scaffolding in position and workmen on the bridge. Beneath the bridge, in the street outside Tattershall's Hotel, passers-by are watching the work in progress. Moss Vale lies on the Southern Line mid-way between Sydney and Goulburn, and was reached by the railway in 1867.

Dates: 1887
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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Aropa airstrip, Bougainville, 1960-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/1609
Scope and Contents

A view of an aeroplane: 'TAA Sunbird Services', with people bringing off its cargo.

Dates: 1960-10
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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Aropa beach by airstrip, Bougainville, 1960-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/1608
Scope and Contents

Showing people beneath a shelter on the beach.

Dates: 1960-10
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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Arrival of the station mail, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086U/4
Scope and Contents

198 x 150 mm. A view showing five workmen sitting at a table in the open air, reading newspaper and letters. The print is uncaptioned on the front, but has a handwritten caption on the reverse, along with the negative number 2365.

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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Arriving at Hangatiki, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/85
Scope and Contents

75 x 74 mm. A view showing the tour party disembarking from the train at Hangatiki Station.

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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Arrowtown [14 miles from Queenstown], 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089C/54
Scope and Contents

190 x 136 mm. A view looking down on the small settlement of farms and fields, with a river running through the valley at the right of the picture and mountains in the background.

Dates: 1885
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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Art Gallery, Sydney, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086K/5
Scope and Contents

A three-quarter front view from the road of this fine building, designed by Vernon in the 1880's in Renaissance style.

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).
 Series

Art work, 1820 - 1832

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 296/1
Scope and Contents There are 21 pencil and watercolour sketches of birds, some crudely finished, six of which are endorsed 'drawn from nature by R. Read Snr.' and dated 1820. In February 1963 Dr Averill Lysaght asserted that at least some of the pictures were copied, or even traced, from Latham's 'General synopsis of birds' (see Lysaght's letter in RCMS 296/3). The remaining pieces include pencil drawings of fruit; capitals and entablatures; a scene from the 'Iliad'; a seated nude man; and a coastal scene,...
Dates: 1820 - 1832
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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Artesian bore, Cunnamulla (5000000 gallons a day), 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085O/41
Scope and Contents

200 x 105 mm. A photograph of the bore flowing, with two figures and corrugated iron sheds behind.

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).
 Fonds

Artesian Bores in Queensland

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085K
Scope and Contents Collection of thirty-nine loose photographs of various sizes, depicting artesian bores under construction or in operation, with a few general photographs of farming in Queensland, probably photographed by Charles Kerry. All either with captions on prints, or with pencilled captions on reverse. The captions have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. All...
Dates: 1894
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).
 Fonds

Articles from 'The Field'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 322
Scope and Contents Ten volumes of cuttings from 'The field', including a few articles from other publications, and loose cuttings concerning the Malay Peninsula. The volumes concern countries throughout the world, but in particular Australia, British East Africa (Kenya), Canada, India, New Zealand, Nigeria, Rhodesia, South Africa, Uganda, United States and the West Indies. The articles cover a wide range of subjects, including administration, agriculture, the British Empire, climate, colonisation,...
Dates: 1888 - 1921
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

Articles Vol. 1:, 1976 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 361/1/1
Scope and Contents 1 Stamps of the Cameroons trace the Country’s History2 Johann-Albrechtshohe First Day Cover 19043 ‘Arrived after Departure of Steamer’ and ‘Sch.l3’ Cachets4 ‘Cameroons Occupation Francaise’ Stamp Booklet5 Photo of Governor Ebermaier in Kamerun World War I6 Ebolowa or what?7 Cancellers of Occupied Kamerun8 German New Guinea and Klink’s Invention: An Intrusion into British Papua9 Kamerun-French Equatorial Africa: Franco-German...
Dates: 1976 - 1996
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

Ascension, West Africa, New Zealand, etc

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III
Scope and Contents A collection including scenes from Ascension, Canary Islands, Madeira, Egypt, Brazil, New Zealand, Japan, Senegambia, Sierra Leone, the U.K., Gibraltar and Norway. The arrangement is a random one, but is seems likely that the left-hand photographs, one of Norway, the remainder definitely or probably New Zealand, were inserted later than those on the right. 108-113 are loose prints. The following is a list of the locations:New Zealand: 1, 12, 14, 16, 18Possibly New Zealand: 3, 7,...
Dates: 1850 - 1900
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).
 Item

Ashburton Bridge, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/48
Scope and Contents A345 x 265 mm. A view looking along the bridge from the river bank, with two men sitting among tussocks of grass in the foreground. Additional information on the caption reads: ‘This bridge is a combined road and railway structure over the River Ashburton, in the Provincial District of Canterbury, on the main trunkline between Christchurch and Dunedin. Total length 2,026 feet, made up of 28 spans, 60 feet each, 4 of 15 feet each, and 22 of 13 feet each. Bridge opened for traffic on 31st May,...
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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Ashley Bridge, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/45
Scope and Contents 360 x 265 mm. A view looking towards the railway bridge over the River Ashley, taken from the river side. Additional information on the caption states: ‘trunk line north of Canterbury. Total length 3055 feet, comprising 50 spans 60 feet, two of 14 feet 6 inches, and two of 13 feet. The contract was let on the 17th February 1873. Bridge opened for traffic on 17th March, 1875, cost about £26, 500, and footway, £1, 278. Designed by John Carruthers Esq, Engineer in Chief of New Zealand, and...
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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