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India (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7929 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A typical Hindu temple of Western India

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 5/53
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints measuring approximately 210 x 160 mm mounted in an album bound in padded red leather and inscribed on the front cover VM [Victoria Mary] surmounted by a coronet. The end papers have a label 'Bourne and Shepherd : Artists, Photographers and Publishers. Calcutta, Simla and Bombay.' This album deals with architectural views in Gwalior, Orchha, Lucknow, Mandalay, Rangoon, Trichinopoly [i.e. Tiruchchirappalli], Tanjore, Madura, Ellora, Ajanta, Benares, Nepal, Palitana,...
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

A unique specimen - Anthrocephalus macrophyllus, 1908-01 - 1908-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/513
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. (From Amboina, a small island in Malay Pen, whence this one and only specimen was brought.).

Dates: 1908-01 - 1908-02
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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A very expensive tombstone, Rs 8,000, 1931 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302M/126
Scope and Contents

60 x 105 mm. View of a Christian tombstone in the cemetery at Dagshai, which was a cantonment town with a tuberculosis sanatorium.

Dates: 1931 - 1934
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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A view of the City, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 15/95
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints the majority of which are circa 290 x 215 mm., but 4-6, 9-18, 20-27, 51-55, 91-94, and 96-98 are approximately 140 x 100 mm. Nos. 4-27, 51 are scenes of the Royal Visit in November 1905, 19-26 being triumphal arches. The other subjects are the Maharajah and his family (1-3), Lallgarh Palace (28-50), Gujner (52-64), the Old Palace (65-82, 85), Bikaner City (83-84, 891-98 and Bikaner forces (89-90). There are printed captions: the collection is in a richly bound album...
Dates: 1905
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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A view of the Kabani River taken from the spot where his Royal Highness shot his stag

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 29/30
Scope and Contents From the File:

A bound volume with padded covers containing photogravure reproductions of photographs by Barton Son and Company. There is a printed introduction (pages 2-10) describing the kheddah operations by M. Mutannah, Conservator of Forests, Mysore. Unless otherwise stated, the reproductions are 285 x 245 mm.; these appear on right-hand pages, one to a page

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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A view of the Salon hills, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302M/151
Scope and Contents

105 x 58 mm.

Dates: 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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A water wheel well, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302M/86
Scope and Contents

80 x 55 mm.

Dates: 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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Abasahib Pant Pratinidhi, Shrimant, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022O/123
Scope and Contents

100 x 147 mm. Chief of Vishalgarh; succeeded 1871; ruled 1891-. Full length seated portrait.

Dates: 1911
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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Abdul Majid Khan Diler Jung Bahadur, Nawab (c 1892-), 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022O/121
Scope and Contents

71 x 140 mm. Nawab of Savnur in 1911. Full length standing portrait.

Dates: 1911
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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Abella Bai [?] Ghat, Benares, 1900 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022UUUU/27
Scope and Contents

215 x 140 mm.

Dates: 1900 - 1950
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 group, Nilgiris], 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022DD/2
Scope and Contents

Image 140 x 175 mm. on paper 152 x 199 mm. Showing three young children (female) grouped beside a barrel. The tribal group has not been precisely identified, but these may be Kurumba children (compare with photograph reproduced in Edgar Thurston, ‘Castes and tribes of Southern India’ (7 vols, Madras, 1909), vol 7, facing pp. 161, 163).

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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[Aboriginal group, Nilgiris], 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022DD/3
Scope and Contents

Image 118 x 160 mm. on paper 152 x 199 mm. Full length studio portrait of four aboriginal women, two standing and two seated. The women are grouped around a sheaf of wheat, with a woven basket in the foreground. One of the women holds a sickle. The precise tribal group has not been identified, but is possibly Badaga (see Thurston, ‘Castes and tribes of Southern India’, vol 1 pp. 63-124).

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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Above Rajpur on the road to Mussoorie, 1908-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 5/791
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). White sheep.

Dates: 1908-02
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 sheds and tea making house, 1980 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 365/5/1
Scope and Contents

165 x 95 mm original watercolour by Sidney R. Fever reconstructing life on the early tea plantations, circa 1840. It depicts two sheds which housed the labour force, built of split bamboo uprights with a thatched roof, and a tea making house, with mud and ekra walls and thatched roof.

Dates: 1980 - 1986
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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Achabul [Achabal], 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022I/39
Scope and Contents

97 x 110 mm. View from a hillside looking down onto the river. Photograph by Bourne, no.624.

Dates: 1864
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

Achaman

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 26/1
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints 90 x 130 mm (unless otherwise stated), mounted in an album. The first eight show ritual positions and ceremonies, and descriptive letterpress is inserted opposite each. QM 26/9-QM 26/14 show scenes by the Ganges.

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

Acquired Papers: Letters and telegrams from Lord Randolph Churchill to Lady Randolph Churchill. Several items relate to Lord Randolph's visit to India and the file includes a letter from Frank Thomas to Frances, Duchess of Marlborough. All letters are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described., 1881 - 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/7
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class of papers was acquired by WSC at various times either by inheritance or gift and has been arranged in groups according to the presumed original owner: Lady Randolph Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill; John S Churchill; W Bernau of Lloyds Bank and others.The major groups may be broken into sub-series by correspondents and the papers thereafter are arranged chronologically (e.g. Lady Randolph Churchill's letters from WSC are mainly found at CHAR 28/13-28).The series includes a...
Dates: 1881 - 1887
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Acquired Papers. Letters from Leonie, Lady Leslie [formerly Leonie Jerome] to Lady Randolph Churchill. Includes material relating to her visit to India. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described., Dec 1897 - Apr 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/62
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class of papers was acquired by WSC at various times either by inheritance or gift and has been arranged in groups according to the presumed original owner: Lady Randolph Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill; John S Churchill; W Bernau of Lloyds Bank and others.The major groups may be broken into sub-series by correspondents and the papers thereafter are arranged chronologically (e.g. Lady Randolph Churchill's letters from WSC are mainly found at CHAR 28/13-28).The series includes a...
Dates: Dec 1897 - Apr 1898
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
 File

Acquired Papers: Letters from WSC to Lady Randolph Churchill. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described. Several items relate to WSC's time in Bangalore, India as a subaltern in the 4th Hussars., 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/22
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class of papers was acquired by WSC at various times either by inheritance or gift and has been arranged in groups according to the presumed original owner: Lady Randolph Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill; John S Churchill; W Bernau of Lloyds Bank and others.The major groups may be broken into sub-series by correspondents and the papers thereafter are arranged chronologically (e.g. Lady Randolph Churchill's letters from WSC are mainly found at CHAR 28/13-28).The series includes a...
Dates: 1896
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
 File

Acquired Papers: Letters from WSC to Lady Randolph Churchill and also John S Churchill and Reginald Barnes. The file contains letters written by WSC about his time in Bangalore with the 4th Hussars; his posting to the Malakand Field Force with Sir Bindon Blood and about his first literary endeavours ("Savrola", "The Scaffolding of Rhetoric" and "The Story of the Malakand Field Force"). The file also contains two letters from Sir Bindon Blood. All items are manuscript and signed unless otherwise described., 04 Oct 1896 - 31 Dec 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/23
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class of papers was acquired by WSC at various times either by inheritance or gift and has been arranged in groups according to the presumed original owner: Lady Randolph Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill; John S Churchill; W Bernau of Lloyds Bank and others.The major groups may be broken into sub-series by correspondents and the papers thereafter are arranged chronologically (e.g. Lady Randolph Churchill's letters from WSC are mainly found at CHAR 28/13-28).The series includes a...
Dates: 04 Oct 1896 - 31 Dec 1897
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
 File

Acquired Papers. Typescript copies of correspondence dating to 1885 between Lord Randolph Churchill, then Secretary of State for India, and Grant Duff, Governor of Madras [India]. Includes correspondence relating to the deposit of the transcripts in WSC's archive., 1885 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/118
Scope and Contents From the Series: This class of papers was acquired by WSC at various times either by inheritance or gift and has been arranged in groups according to the presumed original owner: Lady Randolph Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill; John S Churchill; W Bernau of Lloyds Bank and others.The major groups may be broken into sub-series by correspondents and the papers thereafter are arranged chronologically (e.g. Lady Randolph Churchill's letters from WSC are mainly found at CHAR 28/13-28).The series includes a...
Dates: 1885 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Item

Acrobats, 1862

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G/90
Scope and Contents

183 x 232 mm. View in a courtyard showing a man balanced with the small of his back resting on a tall pole while his companion beneath beats a drum. No. 1115 in the Bourne & Shepherd catalogue.

Dates: 1862
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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Admiral Landing, Bombay, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 12/9
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints, of various sizes, mounted in an album bound in red half-leather inscribed on the front cover 'Photographs: Royal Tour in India: Bombay and Indore. Raja Deen Dayal and Sons. State Photographers' and with the Prince of Wales Emblem above. All prints have typed captions.

Dates: 1905
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

Advancing downhill, 1908-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 5/772
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. 32nd Mountain Battery, Dehra Dun. [Showing mules laden with ammunition boxes being led down a stoney hillside].

Dates: 1908-02
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

Advancing downhill, 1908-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 5/773
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. 32nd Mountain Battery, Dehra Dun. [Showing mules laden with ammunition boxes being led down a stoney hillside].

Dates: 1908-02
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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