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Sri Lanka (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1243 Collections and/or Records:

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Spreading out the beans to dry, 1880 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/37
Scope and Contents

278 x 211 mm. Showing porters bringing in baskets of beans which other workers are spreading out on the drying platforms of ‘barbecues’.

Dates: 1880 - 1920
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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Spreading out the leaf from the roller before firing, 1880 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/12
Scope and Contents

278 x 210 mm. Showing rolled tea (see Y303E/14) being laid out on long mats for fermentation before firing (see Y303E/15).

Dates: 1880 - 1920
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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Sri Lanka, 1982

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 365/7/1
Scope and Contents

162 slides.

Dates: 1982
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).
 Series

Sri Lanka, 1954

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 58/5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Paintings and drawings by school pupils in Africa and India and a selection of artwork from other countries, some mounted on cardboard. The collection includes work by pupils of George Stevens, a friend of Richard Carline, who taught at a school in Africa before the Second World War. A covering note by Unity Spencer explaining the origins of the collection is with RCMS 58/1.

Dates: 1954
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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[Sri Lanka - Kantalai Tank], 1908 - 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/461
Scope and Contents

A view showing a wooden canoe in the shallow water of the Tank.

Dates: 1908 - 1914
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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[Sri Lanka - Polonnaruwa], 1908 - 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/460
Scope and Contents

A view looking towards the Kiri or Milk dagoba.

Dates: 1908 - 1914
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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Sri Lanka Scrapbook II, 1973 - 1975

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/7/2
Scope and Contents This file of loose material accompanies the scrapbook RCMS 389/7/1. It contains a bundle of letters received by Smedley upon the announcement of his appointment as High Commissioner, Sri Lanka, from Alioune Badara M’Bengue (Senegalese ambassador), 29 November 1972; Sule D. Kolo (Nigerian ambassador), 30 November 1972; R.W. Katenga-Kaunda (Malawian ambassador), 16 November 1972; Sir Leckraz Teelock (Mauritian ambassador), 13 November 1972; Iyassu Mengesha (Ethiopian ambassador), 10 November...
Dates: 1973 - 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).
 File

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Scrapbook I, 1972 - 1975

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/7/1
Scope and Contents

This is a large album containing official and personal correspondence, newspaper cuttings and photographs relating to Smedley’s tenure in Sri Lanka and Maldives, beginning with his official letter of appointment and presentation of diplomatic credentials (circa 60 sheets).

Dates: 1972 - 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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[Sri Lanka - St Leonards], 1908 - 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/464
Scope and Contents

A view of the house and garden of the estate.

Dates: 1908 - 1914
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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[Sri Lanka - Talagala Rubber Est], 1908 - 1914

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/463
Scope and Contents

A view showing a worker tapping a rubber tree.

Dates: 1908 - 1914
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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[Sri Lanka, Watagoda; Xmas Day, 1910], 1910-12-25

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/462
Scope and Contents

A view showing a man undressing for a swim beside a series of cascades.

Dates: 1910-12-25
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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Statue of Parakrama-Bahu [and] Abhayagiriya Dagoba, 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/70
Scope and Contents

The printed caption on the reverse reads: 'Abhayagiriya (Jeta-vana-rama) Dagoba at Anu-radha-pura. 2nd Century, B.C.

The great stone statue of Parakrama-Bahu at Pollon-naru-a [i.e. Polonnaruwa]. 12th Century, A.D.'.

Dates: 1924
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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Stockade and watcher's hut (elephant kraal, Ceylon), 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/130
Scope and Contents

191x132mm. View looking along the wooden stockade, with men holding staves posted at intervals along it. The watcher's hut is in the left foreground.

Dates: 1880 - 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).
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Stockade (elephant kraal, Ceylon), 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/131
Scope and Contents

195x138mm. Showing part of the perimeter fence of the elephant kraal, with European spectators gathered on a thatched wooden platform at the right.

Dates: 1880 - 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).
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Stone Buddha on roadside, 1870 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G/37
Scope and Contents

279 x 214 mm. Photograph by Scowen & Co.

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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Stone bulls near Brazen Palace, Anuradhapura B.C. 20, 1870 - 1871

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303B/21
Scope and Contents

288 x 225 mm. Showing three stone bulls in a clearing. Photograph probably Joseph Lawton.

Dates: 1870 - 1871
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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[Street scene], 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/120
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of glass lantern slides, 82 x 82 mm, mostly of Samoa, taken by John Snowden Smithson. Smithson visited Samoa on holiday and presumably the remaining slides (5 of them unidentified, 13 of Yosemite National Park and 10 of Ceylon), together with a map, date from the same period. None of the slides are captioned, but the first 91 slides have numbers on their left hand corners, running from 20/10 to 30/9, with a few gaps, and presumably represent the sequence in which the...
Dates: 1903
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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[Street scene], 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/121
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of glass lantern slides, 82 x 82 mm, mostly of Samoa, taken by John Snowden Smithson. Smithson visited Samoa on holiday and presumably the remaining slides (5 of them unidentified, 13 of Yosemite National Park and 10 of Ceylon), together with a map, date from the same period. None of the slides are captioned, but the first 91 slides have numbers on their left hand corners, running from 20/10 to 30/9, with a few gaps, and presumably represent the sequence in which the...
Dates: 1903
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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[Street scene, Colombo (?)], 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/126
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of glass lantern slides, 82 x 82 mm, mostly of Samoa, taken by John Snowden Smithson. Smithson visited Samoa on holiday and presumably the remaining slides (5 of them unidentified, 13 of Yosemite National Park and 10 of Ceylon), together with a map, date from the same period. None of the slides are captioned, but the first 91 slides have numbers on their left hand corners, running from 20/10 to 30/9, with a few gaps, and presumably represent the sequence in which the...
Dates: 1903
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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[Street Scene, Colombo, Sri Lanka], 1979

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011P/3
Scope and Contents

243 x 176 mm. View in the Ceylonese quarter of Colombo, with thatched houses lining the roadway and a number of people posed in the foreground. The caption reads 'This is one of the streets of Colombo. The trees are very green and full of leaf all the year round. The houses are the native houses'.

Dates: 1979
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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Street scene, Kandy, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/123
Scope and Contents

278x210mm. View looking along an unidentified street lined with houses and shops.

Dates: 1880 - 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).
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[Street scene with donkey cart], 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/124
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of glass lantern slides, 82 x 82 mm, mostly of Samoa, taken by John Snowden Smithson. Smithson visited Samoa on holiday and presumably the remaining slides (5 of them unidentified, 13 of Yosemite National Park and 10 of Ceylon), together with a map, date from the same period. None of the slides are captioned, but the first 91 slides have numbers on their left hand corners, running from 20/10 to 30/9, with a few gaps, and presumably represent the sequence in which the...
Dates: 1903
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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[Street water pump, Colombo], 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/127
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of glass lantern slides, 82 x 82 mm, mostly of Samoa, taken by John Snowden Smithson. Smithson visited Samoa on holiday and presumably the remaining slides (5 of them unidentified, 13 of Yosemite National Park and 10 of Ceylon), together with a map, date from the same period. None of the slides are captioned, but the first 91 slides have numbers on their left hand corners, running from 20/10 to 30/9, with a few gaps, and presumably represent the sequence in which the...
Dates: 1903
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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Sunrise with clouds in the valley, 1895 - 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/55
Scope and Contents

'No. 105' printed on reverse.

Dates: 1895 - 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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[Sunset off Colombo], 1870 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/51
Scope and Contents 275 x 215 mm. View from the beach looking out towards the setting sun, with a fishing boat under sail silhouetted in the distance. The firm of Skeen & Co. made something of a speciality of pictorial and 'instantaneous' (viz., short exposures of around a second) views such as this, advertising from around 1880 pictures of 'The grandeur of the sea, breaking waves, and massive clouds, photographed instantaneously rendered with fine effect. These, with our MOONLIGHT SERIES, are studies in...
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).