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New Zealand (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1180 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Breaking the gum to see the quality off the find, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 27/7055
Scope and Contents [Two men in broad rimmed hats].
Dates: 1910
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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Bridge over the River Clutha at Roxburgh, Otago, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/61
Scope and Contents 352 x 266 mm. A view from the river bank towards the road bridge, a laminated wood superstructure resting on stone piers. The caption adds ‘Centre span of this bridge is 178 feet’. Roxburgh lies about halfway between Lawrence and Alexandra.
Dates: 1876
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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Brightwater, near Nelson, 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 306/1
Scope and Contents 6½'' x 9½''.
Dates: 1881
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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BTH Dynamos. Power St. L. Coleridge NZ, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/42
Scope and Contents 75 x 57mm. A view inside the power station with a group of boys being shown the dynamos. Lake Coleridge lies west of Christchurch in the Canterbury district.
Dates: 1929
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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Bubbling mud, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, NZ, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/65
Scope and Contents 74 x 56 mm. A largely out of focus photograph showing part of a boiling mud pool.
Dates: 1929
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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Building a cattle landing at Westfield near Auckland, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 27/7032
Scope and Contents Note the man using wires to reinforce the concrete.
Dates: 1910
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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Building a cattle landing at Westfield near Auckland, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 27/7031
Scope and Contents Note the man using wires to reinforce the concrete.
Dates: 1910
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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Building Pyramids. Atlantic, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/2
Scope and Contents 75 x 55mm. A view showing schoolboys making a human pyramid on the deck of the 'Ionic'.
Dates: 1929
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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Building the fibre stack, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6967
Scope and Contents North Island: New Zealand. [Two men unloading horse and cart onto stack].
Dates: 1910
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).
 Fonds

Buildings in Auckland

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089L
Scope and Contents Prints mounted on card and measuring approximately 255 x 190 mm. With handwritten captions beneath each print.
Dates: 1860 - 1879
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).
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[Bush scenery, NZ], 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/96
Scope and Contents 72 x 72 mm. A view showing ferns and other vegetation in the New Zealand bush.
Dates: 1929
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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Bushey Park, Shorthorn Cattle, NZ, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/91
Scope and Contents 71 x 51 mm. Showing cattle and farmers at an agricultural meeting.
Dates: 1929
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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Cabbage Tree Grove, Half-Way Bay, Lake Wakatipu, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/135
Scope and Contents 145 x 184 mm. A view showing a group of cabbage trees, with a wood cabin beyond. A valuable tree to the Maori: named ‘ti-kouka’ all parts of the tree were eaten, and the leaves, being more durable than flax, were used for making ropes, baskets, etc.
Dates: 1888 - 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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Cabbage tree, Tauranga - Rotorua road, 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/20/91
Scope and Contents 80 x 120 mm.
Dates: 1948
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

Canterbury, 1961 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ARCS/8/2/13
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: These files include annual reports, accompanied in some cases by explanatory letters, reports of annual general meetings, statements of accounts and other papers.
Dates: 1961 - 1989
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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Canterbury Farmers Co-operative Association at Timaru, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6839
Scope and Contents Landscape format. The N.Z. millionaire's (William Grant) wagon loading coal for threshing. [Wagon pulled by horses].
Dates: 1910
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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Carting corn : Lincoln College : near Christchurch, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6873
Scope and Contents Landscape format.
Dates: 1910
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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Carting wool from the back blocks. Resting at Tekapo Hotel near the bridge. New Zealand, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 27/6911
Scope and Contents Full-plate. [No print]. [Missing].
Dates: 1910
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-Fonds

Cartoons of New Zealand MPs, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/50
Scope and Contents Eight printed cartoons, captioned and undated, chiefly of a satirical nature. The final three pictures, of William Pember Reeves, Westby Brook Perceval and George Beetham, are accompanied by a one-page profile of each M.P.
Dates: 1890
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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Carved Gateway, Maori Pa, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089EE/2/21
Scope and Contents A caption identifies the photographer as [James?] Iles, who was active in New Zealand from 1870 to 1929.
Dates: 1920 - 1929
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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Carved Maori House, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089EE/2/20
Scope and Contents A caption identifies the photographer as [James?] Iles, who was active in New Zealand from 1870 to 1929.
Dates: 1920 - 1929
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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Carved Maori House Whakarewarewa, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089FF/47
Scope and Contents 140 x 203 mm. Photographer’s copyright statement etched into foot of photograph: 'ILES PHOTO'.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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Caswell Sound [67 miles from Doubtful Inlet on Smith Sound], 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089C/36
Scope and Contents 194 x 137 mm. A view looking along a river, with two men beside the water, heavy woods on either bank and mountains in the distance.
Dates: 1885
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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Cathedral Square, Christchurch, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6859
Scope and Contents Landscape format. [Showing two linked tramway buses, one with people on the roof].
Dates: 1910
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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[Cattle fording a river, NZ], 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/97
Scope and Contents 68 x 68 mm. A view showing a river winding through hilly country and being forded by a herd of cattle
Dates: 1929
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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