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India (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Christy collection of photographs on Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A
Scope and Contents Contains loose photographs relating to various of Christy's travels; some photographs are his own and some are by professional photographers. Subjects include: scenes on the Nile including pyramids; railway views in Kenya; rubber trees and cultivation in Nigeria, Uganda and the Cameroons; scenes in the Congo including sufferers of sleeping sickness and ethnic groups of Central Africa of shorter than average height, described as Pygmies; scenes in India; scenes from travels in Norway,...
Dates: 1880 - 1913
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

Cuthbert Christy Album of India 1899-1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022V
Scope and Contents Album containing photographs of various sizes together with three loose prints. From internal evidence it was compiled by Dr Cuthbert Christy, but was not with his papers and photographs received from the Royal African Society in 1972. The photographs in this collection are chiefly of two types, large albumen or collodio-chloride prints and small (?) collodio-chloride prints which are generally inferior in subject and quality. Some of the larger ones are clearly professional work; others...
Dates: 1899 - 1901
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).
 Series

Indian diaries, 1901-06-24 - 1901-09-19

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 124/3
Scope and Contents

Diaries written by Christy during his medical work and travels in India.

Dates: 1901-06-24 - 1901-09-19
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

Indian diary, 1901-06-24 - 1901-09-19

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 124/3/1
Scope and Contents

The diary (59 leaves) describes Christy's travels in India after he resigned his civil medical appointment at Satara on 26 June, and while he was seeking other work. He visited Bombay, Agra, Simla, Lahore and Quetta. It also includes 11 pages of clinical notes.

Dates: 1901-06-24 - 1901-09-19
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

My Bungalow, Armednuggar [i.e. Ahmadnagar], 1900, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/304
Scope and Contents

211 x 151 mm. A view showing Christy and an unidentified woman standing in the driveway in front of Christy's bungalow. Christy was acting Civil-surgeon in Ahmadnagar, 125 miles east of Bombay, for the year 1901. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1900
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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