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Sri Lanka (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1243 Collections and/or Records:

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Colombo, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/28
Scope and Contents

Seats of a native theatre at side of a road. Green palm leaves used for the roof. (Fisher).

Dates: 1907
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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Colombo, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/29
Scope and Contents

'Coolies [labourers] going to work, 7 a.m.'

Dates: 1907
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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Colombo, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/30
Scope and Contents

'Coolies [labourers] working at road breaking for tram lines, [2nd Street] Maldene.'

Dates: 1907
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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Colombo, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/31
Scope and Contents

My first servant, [John, a Madrassee Tamil]...in rickshaw.

Dates: 1907
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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Colombo, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/32
Scope and Contents

Bullock cart in street near Railway Station. [Loaded with barrel marked Trieste].

Dates: 1907
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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Colombo, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/33
Scope and Contents

The Royal College.

Dates: 1907
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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Colombo, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/34
Scope and Contents

The Royal College.

Dates: 1907
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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Colombo, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/35
Scope and Contents

Woman selling betel in the street

Dates: 1907
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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Colombo, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/36
Scope and Contents

Singhalese girls in street. Notice mans couloured tortoiseshell comb pushed into his hair. Girls skirts are printed coloured patterns; bodices white. (Fisher). [Carriage and steam roller in background].

Dates: 1907
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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Colombo, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/40
Scope and Contents

Quarter- plate. Main street in the Pettah - trams and rickshaws. Pettah is business part of native quarter, Colombo. Bell tower is of gray stone; roofs are of red tiles; red tiles on distant building. (Fisher)

Dates: 1907
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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Colombo, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/42
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. C street near the foregoing (near view in 40) with small bullock cart.

Dates: 1907
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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Colombo, 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/1
Scope and Contents

92mm diameter.

Dates: 1886
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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Colombo, 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/3
Scope and Contents

93mm diameter.

Dates: 1886
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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Colombo, 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/4
Scope and Contents

94mm diameter.

Dates: 1886
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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Colombo, 1886

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303P/5
Scope and Contents

94mm diameter.

Dates: 1886
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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Colombo, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3034A/41
Scope and Contents

Showing sailing vessels moored in Colombo Harbour.

Dates: 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).
 Sub-Series

[Colombo and Kandy], 1900

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/1-12
Scope and Contents

Coloured postcards of Colombo and Kandy, published by The Traveller's Mart, 14 York and Baillie Streets, Colombo.

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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[Colombo beach], 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/11/35
Scope and Contents

78 x 55 mm.

Dates: 1932
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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Colombo Breakwater, 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303G/1
Scope and Contents

270 x 214 mm. View looking along the breakwater during the South-West Monsoon, with waves breaking along its length and shipping anchored in the protected waters of the harbour beyond. For a more detailed account of the breakwater, see Y303C.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Colombo, final reports, 1975

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/7/4
Scope and Contents This file includes a report by Smedley, ‘Maldives: annual review and valedictory’ detailing the removal of Prime Minister Zaki by President Nasir, as well as reflections on the Maldives’ economy and the British decision to withdraw forces from the staging post at Gan; a report, ‘Good-bye to Sri Lanka’ by Smedley with his opinions on the state of politics, economics, and religious and ethnic divisions; correspondence between Smedley and his successor David P. Aiers (Deputy HC Australia,...
Dates: 1975
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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Colombo Harbour, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/11
Scope and Contents

Dug out canoe and boys diving for coins.

Dates: 1907
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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Colombo Harbour, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/12
Scope and Contents

Dug out canoe and boys diving for coins.

Dates: 1907
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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[Colombo harbour], 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/11/40
Scope and Contents

67 x 49 mm.

Dates: 1932
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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[Colombo harbour], 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/11/41
Scope and Contents

66 x 51 mm.

Dates: 1932
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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[Colombo harbour], 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/11/42
Scope and Contents

79 x 54 mm.

Dates: 1932
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).