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India (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Cochin 1932-1933, 1932 - 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022VVV
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of albums containing photographs, the majority taken by A.C. McKay but some by R.V. Kamath and by professional photographers.The collection consists of photographs mostly 85 x 60 mm, but with occasional enlargements, carefully mounted in large albums and described in some detail in clear white writing on the black leaves. Each album is numbered on the spine, and clearly formed part of a larger collection than has been received.McKay was a prolific photographer,...
Dates: 1932 - 1933
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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Cochin. April - December 1931, 1931-04 - 1931-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022UUU
Scope and Contents

An album with the following annotation by McKay: 'As my stay in Cochin lengthens I use my camera less and less, but in nine months I manage to fill yet another album. This one sees the introduction of Scouting snaps, as I make my bow as a Scout again, after several crowded years. As will be seen I have continued my wanderings over much of Southern India, and renewed acquaintanceship with many old friends'.

Dates: 1931-04 - 1931-12
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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Cochin, April - November 1929, 1929-04 - 1929-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022RRR
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of albums containing photographs, the majority taken by A.C. McKay but some by R.V. Kamath and by professional photographers.The collection consists of photographs mostly 85 x 60 mm, but with occasional enlargements, carefully mounted in large albums and described in some detail in clear white writing on the black leaves. Each album is numbered on the spine, and clearly formed part of a larger collection than has been received.McKay was a prolific photographer,...
Dates: 1929-04 - 1929-11
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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Cochin, December 1929 - April 1930, 1929-12 - 1930-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022SSS
Scope and Contents

An album with the following annotation by McKay: 'This album is largely educational, containing short and - unfortunately - incomplete records of the Coir and Paddy industries. It also deals with the peregrinations of a banker - Calicut, Alleppey, Trichur, Alwaye, Mundakayam, Peermade and other places. Above all it tells of happy days and of good companions'.

Dates: 1929-12 - 1930-04
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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Cochin February - April 1929, 1929-02 - 1929-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022QQQ
Scope and Contents

An album with the following annotation by McKay: 'Cochin Album No. 3. Continuing my Lagoon Adventures and picturing happy days and jolly friends in Cochin. A record I can never forget. February-April 1929'.

Dates: 1929-02 - 1929-04
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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Cochin, July 1930 - March 1931, 1930-07 - 1931-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022TTT
Scope and Contents An album with the following annotation by McKay: 'The Villain of the Piece. Alan Campbell McKay, a Scotsman. Assistant-Accountant, National Bank of India, Ltd., Colombo, Nuwara Eliya and Cochin. Assistant District Commissioner of Boy Scouts, British Cochin. Hon. Badge Secretary, Boy Scouts District Association, British Cochin. Honorary Secretary, Cochin Golf Club. Member, Cochin Club Library Committee. Sports: golf, cricket, walking and motor-cycling. Hobbies: Reading, writing,...
Dates: 1930-07 - 1931-03
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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The return East and Cochin, Sept 7 - December 1928, 1928-09-07 - 1928-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022PPP
Scope and Contents

An album with the following annotation by McKay: 'Containing my photographic record of my return to the East and a miscellany of snaps of my new station - Cochin. September 7th to December 1928'.

Dates: 1928-09-07 - 1928-12
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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