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Oceania (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4946 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Aboriginal cave paintings, Kununurra, Western Australia, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308K/3
Scope and Contents

250 x 165 mm. Produced by the Australian Information Service.

Dates: 1973
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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Aboriginal Cottages-Gippsland, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/87
Scope and Contents

197 x 149 mm. A view showing a row of cottages leading down a slope to the lakeside, with Australian Aboriginal men and women (in European clothes) standing in front of their verandahs. Photographer possibly Charles Bayliss (Y308A/90).

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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Aboriginal decorations, Greenough River, Geraldton area, 1906-04-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081A/70
Scope and Contents

152 x 107 mm. A view showing aboriginal palm prints stenciled ona rock face, probably in the shelter seen in the preceding plate. Photograph by W.D. Campbell. Negative No. 264.

Dates: 1906-04-14
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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Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/19
Scope and Contents

105 x 150 mm. An Aboriginal Australian about to hurl a spear.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/20
Scope and Contents

150 x 105 mm. A group of Aboriginal Australians wrestling, while one man wearing a kangaroo skin stands in the background.

Dates: 1901-05
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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Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/21
Scope and Contents

150 x 105 mm. A continuation from Y3085J/20. Aboriginal Australians sit on the ground or stand, some with boomerangs, while a man in a kangaroo skin crouches with his back to the camera.

Dates: 1901-05
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).
 Item

Aboriginal display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/22
Scope and Contents

150 x 105 mm. Showing Aboriginal Australians with raised hands, with a man dressed in a kangaroo skin to their right.

Dates: 1901-05
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).
 Item

Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/23
Scope and Contents

150 x 105 mm. Showing Aboriginal Australians doing gymnastics, with men doing handstands over a line on their hands and feet.

Dates: 1901-05
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).
 Item

Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/24
Scope and Contents

150 x 105 mm. Showing Aboriginal Australians on their hands and knees, while a man in a kangaroo skin leaps between them.

Dates: 1901-05
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).
 Item

Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/25
Scope and Contents

205 x 130 mm Showing a line of Aboriginal Australians holding spears, boomerangs and painted shields.

Dates: 1901-05
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).
 Item

Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/26
Scope and Contents

205 x 130 mm. Showing a group of Aboriginal Australians in a semi-circle around a man wearing kangaroo skin. The sequence of photographs possibly represents a symbolic hunt, although Wallace, who describes the event in ‘The Web of Empire’, makes no specific mention of it.

Dates: 1901-05
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).
 Item

Aboriginal Display, 1901-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085J/27
Scope and Contents

155 x 110 mm. Photograph showing a mock fight between A. Meston (see Y3085J/18) and an Aboriginal Australian. Photograph blurred through movement.

Dates: 1901-05
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).
 Item

Aboriginal group, Australia, 1900 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011W/7
Scope and Contents

140 x 82 mm. Portrait of four Aboriginal Australians, their bodies decorated with paint and holding spears, with similar figures in the background.

Dates: 1900 - 1909
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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Aboriginal rock shelter, Greenough river, Geraldton area, 1906-04-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081A/69
Scope and Contents

152 x 107 mm. A view looking north from a small stone cave. Photograph W.D. Campbell. Negative No. 263.

Dates: 1906-04-14
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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Aborigines-Gippsland, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/86
Scope and Contents

200 x 149 mm. A posed portrait of a group of Aboriginal Australians (in European clothes) in front of a windbreak made from branches and leaves, with a lake in the background. Photographer possibly Charles Bayliss (Y308A/90).

Dates: 1888 - 1889
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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Above the Barron Falls, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 29/7538
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. North Queensland. [Rocks at the top with falls just visible].

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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Above the Barron Falls, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 29/7539
Scope and Contents

North Queensland. [Rocks at the top with falls just visible].

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

A.C. Barnes collection on East Africa, Nigeria, and Fiji, 1914-1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468CC
Scope and Contents Collection of photographs on 64 album sheets with 24 loose prints. 225 relate to British East Africa (Kenya), German East Africa (Tanganyika) and Uganda, 55 to Nigeria, 4 to the British Empire Exhibition, Wembley, 16 to Zanzibar and 35 to Fiji (including some duplicates).The album sheets appear to have come from five albums, as follows:A Light brown, 230 x 275 mm. (Plates 1-56 on nine sheets)B Dark grey, 220 x 268 mm. (Plates 57-134 on nineteen sheets)C Dark brown,...
Dates: 1914 - 1933
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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Accommodation House [Waimangu] after eruption, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089EE/2/3
Scope and Contents

A caption identifies the photographer as [James?] Iles, who was active in New Zealand from 1870 to 1929.

Dates: 1924
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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Accommodation House [Waimangu] before eruption, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089EE/2/2
Scope and Contents

A caption identifies the photographer as [James?] Iles, who was active in New Zealand from 1870 to 1929.

Dates: 1924
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

Accreditation to Western Samoa, 1976 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/8/8
Scope and Contents

This file contains copies of official documents regarding Smedley’s appointment as non-resident High Commissioner of Western Samoa and its announcement, December 1976; newspaper cuttings reporting on the posting; copies of the Samoan welcome speech to Smedley and his reply; invitation cards for Samoan functions; Christmas cards from Chief Malietoa Tanumafili; tourist brochures and maps; and programme for 15th anniversary celebrations of independence, 1977 (circa 60 sheets).

Dates: 1976 - 1977
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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Acheson Passage, Dusky Sound, 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089C/32
Scope and Contents

190 x 139 mm. A view looking along the Sound, with steep, tree covered hillside running down to the water’s edge.

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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Actinolite rock on Marble Bar, 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081A/53
Scope and Contents

151 x 108 mm. A view showing actinolite outcrops on a hillside on the Nullagine Road ten miles south of Marble Bar. The outcrops take the form of clusters of sharp pencilled shaped rock (probably green hornblende) projecting from the hillside. Photograph by S.J. Becher. Negative No. 129.

Dates: 1896
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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Addington Sale Yards : Christchurch, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 28/7086
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Selling fat lambs for freezing. New Zealand. [Showing lambs in wooden pens and auction proceeding].

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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Addington Sale Yards : Christchurch, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 28/7090
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Cattle for local consumption. [View of cattle in pens].

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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