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Australia (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2772 Collections and/or Records:

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Australia - Sydney - Woolloomalloo [sic] B[ay] [i.e. Woolloomooloo Bay], 1908 - 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/35
Scope and Contents

A view from the Botanic Gardens looking towards a sailing ship moored on the far side of Woolloomooloo Bay.

Dates: 1908 - 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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Australia - Sydney - Woolloomalloo [sic] B[ay] [i.e. Woolloomooloo Bay], 1908 - 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/36
Scope and Contents

A view looking across Woolloomooloo Bay towards wharves on the far side.

Dates: 1908 - 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).
 Fonds

Australia (Torrington Collection)

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308F
Scope and Contents Collection of modern loose prints (six of them duplicates) of historical paintings, drawings and engravings, chiefly of Australia. Numbers 1-24 are prints (measuring 248 x 172 mm) of originals by Thomas Baines (1822-1875) and all except 20 relate to his involvement with the North Australian expedition of 1855-1857 led by A.G. Gregory. Numbers 1-9, 11-17 are of paintings in the Royal Geographical Society. Numbers 10, 18-20 are of paintings on glass (originals about 2 x 3 inches) for...
Dates: 1832 - 1882
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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Australian Agricultural Company No 3, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/59
Scope and Contents

246 x 175 mm. A view looking across cleared land towards the colliery, showing a coal chute, chimney and colliery buildings.

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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Australian Alps, a quiet spot., 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022P/30
Scope and Contents

View looking along a stream, with overhanging vegetation on either bank.

Dates: 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).
 File

Australian Bicentenary, 1984 - 1988

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ARCS/12/29
Scope and Contents

Archives relating to the Australian Bicentenary Committee, which was based at the RCS.

Dates: 1984 - 1988
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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Australian Capital Territory, 1961 - 1987

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ARCS/8/2/2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

These files include annual reports, accompanied in some cases by explanatory letters, reports of annual general meetings, statements of accounts and other papers.

Dates: 1961 - 1987
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Australian cartoons, 1844 - 1885

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/65
Scope and Contents

Three satirical nineteenth-century cartoons concerning New South Wales, Australia, by unknown artists. There is an accompanying letter from [Rex Rienis] to D.H. Simpson, R.C.S. Librarian, 29 May 1968, describing the first two items.

Dates: 1844 - 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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Australian Cockatoo, 1885 - 1901

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/50
Scope and Contents

147 x 194 mm. A picture of a white cockatoo on a perch.

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).
 Fonds

Australian Collection

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308E
Scope and Contents Collection of loose prints measuring 202 x 254 mm., by various photographers. As part of the preparation of the Commonwealth in Focus Exhibition held in Brisbane in December 1982, a letter was sent in January 1982 to Commonwealth High Commissioners in London seeking their help in the supply of material relating to their countries. At the request of the Australian High Commission, the Australian Information Service in Canberra sent ninety black and white prints and fifty colour slides. ...
Dates: 1982
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Australian hospital souvenirs, 1978

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/15
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a letter from Mrs Petronella Jones (née Snowball), 20 July 1978, and of selected items from her autograph albums, 1917-1918.

Dates: 1978
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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Australian National Council, 1971 - 1985

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ARCS/8/2/3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

These files include annual reports, accompanied in some cases by explanatory letters, reports of annual general meetings, statements of accounts and other papers.

Dates: 1971 - 1985
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Australian natural history paintings, 1900 - 1930

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/2
Scope and Contents Fifty-three undated watercolours intended as bookmarks, each 200 x 45 mm in size, sold by John Sands of Sydney as indicated by stickers pasted onto the reverse. The images are of birds, with the exception of two koala bears, two kangaroos and one opossum. The vast majority are the work of three authors, signed Artah, M. Simpson and Koddi. Artah is Violet Artah Bartlett, an artist specialising in Australian ornithology who worked in Sydney during the 1920s. It has proved impossible as yet...
Dates: 1900 - 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).
 Sub-Series

Australian scenes, 1925

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Australia - general/336-365
Scope and Contents

Monochrome, photogravure postcards, depicting scenes throughout Australia, originally grouped in packets of six in a special envelope (included with the collection).

Dates: 1925
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).
 Sub-Series

Australian scenes, 1910 - 1939

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Australia - general/400-404
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous monochrome postcards (original photographs) of Australian scenes, including Nor' West natives, Jenolan Caves, Orlando Vineyards, Museum Underground Station in Sydney and Explorer's tree in Katoomba.

Dates: 1910 - 1939
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

Australian sketches of Richard Read

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 296
Scope and Contents

Thrity-five sketches of birds and other images, two photographs and correspondence regarding Richard Read, including biographical information.

Dates: 1820 - 1983
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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Australian Stage Coach, 1888 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/40
Scope and Contents

140 x 101 mm. A view showing a Cobb and Co. coach standing in front of the small ‘Blackspur Hotel’ with passengers posing in and beside the coach. This page has the heading ‘Four days picnic to Fernshaw, Blackspur and Marysville’ which refers to all prints up to Y308A/65.

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).
 Sub-Fonds

Australian stock pastures and British consumers, 1895

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/13
Scope and Contents

A paper read to the Royal Colonial Institute, 28 May 1895, with appendices.

Dates: 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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Australia's Fairyland - the bush, 1913

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3085R/2
Scope and Contents

215 x 265 mm. An unidentified pictorial scene showing a river and trees at an unspecified location.

Dates: 1913
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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Austrian Court: Front View-Main Avenue, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/24
Scope and Contents

293 x 237 mm. Another view, showing chinaware in the Austrian section, with giant ferns hanging down from above.

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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Austrian Court-Great Hall, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/22
Scope and Contents

289 x 233 mm. A view of a section of the Austrian Court showing ornate sculptures and chinaware.

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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Austrian Court: Temporary Annexes-Looking West, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/23
Scope and Contents

288 x 235 mm. A view looking along the stands, which are piled high with decorated glass and chinaware.

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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Avenue of Elms, sheep squatting station, 1888 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/69
Scope and Contents

206 x 138 mm. A view looking past a white wooden fence down a roadway lined with elms.

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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[Avenue of Honour], 1928-08-21

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/4/27
Scope and Contents

Print at RCMS 353/2/136.

Dates: 1928-08-21
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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Back country postman N.S.W. [i.e. New South Wales], 1910 - 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011DDD(LS)/91
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A series of slides showing the CCCS's work among rural communities in Australia.

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).