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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2775 Collections and/or Records:

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Wynyard Square East, 1870 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086P/18
Scope and Contents

265 x 211 mm. View looking along Wynyard Square East, with no. 1 Wynyard Square in the right foreground. This substantial three storey residential building, with a cast-iron balcony running along the first floor, is surmounted by the inscription 'Isaac Levey 1861'. The next building along in the square is Horner's Family Hotel.

Dates: 1870 - 1879
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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Wynyard Square South, 1870 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086P/16
Scope and Contents

275 x 214 mm. View looking along the row of commercial premises along the south side of Wynyard Square. In the foreground is the three storey, nine bay building occupied by T.F. Meyer and Co. and D. Mitchell and Co. The first storey windows of this building are recessed into arch-topped openings with decorative fanlights above the windows. Beyond are the premises of Charles Teakle, auctioneer.

Dates: 1870 - 1879
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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[Yacht under full sail, Sydney Harbour], 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086J/31
Scope and Contents

190 x 140 mm. Uncaptioned print. In the foreground a yacht with three sails flying has been well caught by the photographer. With the cliffs of North Head 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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Yarrowford Bridge, on the road from Glen Innes to Tentorfield, 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086F/50
Scope and Contents

280 x 220 mm. Information given states '2 spans of 75 feet each with 1 approach span, total length 180 feet'. A side view of the bridge from the river bank, with riders and pedestrians on the bridge. A wooden superstructure with wooden piers.

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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Yarruun Parpur Tarneen (Victorious), 1881

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308J/2
Scope and Contents

102 x 146 mm. Chiefess of the Morporr people.

Dates: 1881
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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Yass Bridge, Yass River, 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086F/15
Scope and Contents

255 x 241 mm. Information given states '1 span of 180 feet, 2 approach spans, Total length 240 feet'. A view from the river bank showing the white lattice bridge, with two iron supports on the river bank.

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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Yass Bridge, Yass River, 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086F/16
Scope and Contents

335 x 255 mm. A view looking down on to and across the bridge, showing the wooden roadway and the small township on the far side of the river. The town of Yass lies west of Goulbourn.

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).
 Fonds

Yass, New South Wales 1949

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086W
Scope and Contents

Collection of professional photographs, each 90 x 70 mm, published for the Yass Newsagency by the Valentine Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd., Sydney and Melbourne. Yass is 43 miles north of Canberra. Its population in 1947 was 3254.

Dates: 1949
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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Yates apple trees, 8 years, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081B/55
Scope and Contents

200 x 145 mm. Showing an orchard of apple trees, with man holding a child in right foreground, (probably J Wheatley).

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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Yates Apples from J Wheatley, Bridgetown, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081B/56
Scope and Contents

200 x 145 mm. A close-up of a small pile of apples.

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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Ye Adelaide Post office, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/175
Scope and Contents

217 x 167 mm. A view of the Post Office from Victoria Square, with trees and shrubs in the foreground.

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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Ye Derwent from Government House, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/181
Scope and Contents

178 x 98 mm. A view looking out across the lawn of Government House towards the Derwent, with a three-masted ship in the river and more shipping berthed in the bay beneath Government House.

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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Ye Outer Domain, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/40
Scope and Contents

260 x 189 mm. A view showing a tree-lined pathway in the outer Domain with women and children siting in the shade. The outer Domain is the southern half of the open land south of the Botanic Gardens.

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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Ye Sydney Abattoirs, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/26
Scope and Contents

204 x 156 mm. A view looking up from a jetty at the water’s edge, towards the long low building of the abattoir. These abattoirs were situated on the Pyrmont side of the Glebe Island Bridge, and can be seen to the north of the bridge in Plate 24.

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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Ye Weatherboard, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/38
Scope and Contents

216 x 270 mm. A view looking out over the dense forest of the Jamieson Valley from the top of the Weatherboard (Wentworth) Falls.

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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Ye Weatherboard Falls, 1870 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/35
Scope and Contents

157 x 203 mm. A similar view to the plate 34, but from a slightly different angle, and with the view no longer obstructed by trees.

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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[Yellow robin], 1900 - 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/2/2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: 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).
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[Yellow robin], 1919 - 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/2/31
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: 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: 1919 - 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).
 Fonds

'Yesterday, today, and Toodyay'

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 384
Scope and Contents This is a semi-autobiographical memoir recording how Helen Shaw’s parents travelled to Malaya in September 1940 during the Second World War, where her father, Dr William D. Ainslie, took up the post of Medical Officer of Health, Penang. Shaw was born in May 1941. She recounts how she and her mother Marcia Margaret Ainslie were evacuated from Penang to Singapore, and then Java, after Penang was bombed by the Japanese in December 1941; their travel from Java to Western Australia in January...
Dates: 2008 - 2009
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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Yesterday, today, and Toodyay, 2008 - 2009

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 384/1
Scope and Contents

42 page memoir.

Dates: 2008 - 2009
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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York, Western Australia, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3081B/24
Scope and Contents

200 x 150 mm. A general view over the town, with cultivated plots between many of the houses. York lies about 60 miles east of Perth.

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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Yowie Bay, Port Hacking, 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086J/91
Scope and Contents

190 x 140 mm. A coastal scene, with trees almost to the water's edge and a rowing boat with three men aboard.

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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Zeehan Station : New Year's Day crowd going to the races, Tasmania, 1910-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 24/6543
Scope and Contents

[Crowd standing on the platform].

Dates: 1910-01
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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Zig Zag, 1885

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086J/70
Scope and Contents

190 x 140 mm. A view of the Lithgow zigzag, a spectacular piece of railway engineering by John Whitton, on the descent from the Blue Mountains. The viaducts, opened in 1869 and cut through heavy rock, allowed the railway to descend on a gradient of 1 in 42 by three parallel sweeps across the face of the ravine. The zigzags were replaced by tunnels in 1910.

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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Zig-Zag Railway-near Sydney, 1888 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/114
Scope and Contents

178 x 110 mm. A view of the Lithgow Zig-Zag, a massive piece of railway engineering by John Whitton, which enabled the railways to descend on the far side of the Blue Mountains on the Western Line from Sydney. These viaducts were opened in 1869.

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).