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New South Wales (state)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1174 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A tributary of the Snowy River: Bett's Camp, Mt Kosciusko., 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 29/7626
Scope and Contents

[No print]. Painting only.

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).
 Item

A tributary of the Snowy River: Bett's Camp, Mt Kosciusko, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10/5/7626
Scope and Contents

365 x 265 mm. No print.

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).
 Item

A Wool Show-Room, Sydney, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086M/44
Scope and Contents

An interior view of a large warehouse filled with sacks of different grades of wool.

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).
 Item

A wool showroom, Sydney, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086U/8
Scope and Contents

195 x 150 mm. A view of a warehouse interior, showing long lines of sacks overflowing with various types of wool. Negative number 2620.

Dates: 1885 - 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).
 Item

A.A. Company No 2, 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/60
Scope and Contents

242 x 178 mm. A view looking across to the Australian Agricultural Company’s second pit, with loaded railway trucks in the foreground and the colliery works and machinery beyond.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
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

Aboriginal Australian drawings, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/20
Scope and Contents

Two original Zulu drawings dated March 1897 with descriptions on the reverse.

Dates: 1897
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

[Aboriginal Australian women and children], 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/120
Scope and Contents

152 x 193 mm. A view showing two seated women with two children lying on the ground to their left beneath a bark windbreak.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
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

Aerial view of Wilcannia River, 1910 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011DDD(LS)/86
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A series of slides showing the CCCS's work among rural communities in Australia.

Dates: 1910 - 1930
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

Agricultural show, Sydney, Australia, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089S/105
Scope and Contents

75 x 52 mm. A view showing wind pumps, ploughs and other pieces of agricultural machinery being inspected by visitors to the show.

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).
 File

Agriculture and scenery in New South Wales, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086U
Scope and Contents

Contains loose prints measuring approximately 200 x 150 mm by Charles Kerry of Sydney showing scenes of cattle, sheep and wheat farming and timber felling. Most prints are captioned on the negative and signed 'Kerry, Sydney' with a negative number.

Dates: 1885 - 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).
 Item

Aker's Dairy, Coorabella, North Coast District, N.S.W, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086K/30
Scope and Contents

A view of a dairy herd in a field, with farm buildings behind, and hills beyond.

Dates: 1908
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

Aker's Dairy, Coorabella, North Coast District, N.S.W [i.e. New South Wales], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086L/66
Scope and Contents

350 x 274 mm. A view of the dairy herd in a field, with farm buildings behind, and hills beyond.

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).
 Item

Albury Station, exterior, 1872 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086E/2
Scope and Contents 344 x 261 mm. A view of the station buildings and entrance, with railway officials and a horse cab standing in front of the station. Opened in January 1881: 'It was built at the end of Smollett Street ... The handsomest structure of its kind in the Colony. It is constructed of red and white bricks of exceptionally excellent manufacture, dressed with cement and surmounted by a clocktower 80 feet high' (NSW Registrar-General's Office 1886, p.98).Albury lies in the far south of New...
Dates: 1872 - 1895
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

Albury Station, platform and lines, 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086E/3
Scope and Contents

345 x 262 mm. A view looking along the station platform, with railway employees posing for the photographer, and other workers gathered around a locomotive on the line.

Dates: 1887
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

Alluvial Tin-washing at Torrington, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086M/51
Scope and Contents

A view showing prospectors at work beside a crude sluice for separating the alluvial tin.

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).
 Item

Alluvial Tin Washing at Torrington, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086L/46
Scope and Contents

350 x 274 mm. A view showing prospectors at work beside a crude sluice for separating the alluvial tin.

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).
 Fonds

An appreciation of the life of William French (1897-1960) soldier, naturalist and adventurer extraordinaire

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 381
Scope and Contents The collection was compiled by Allan Allison, Carlisle City Museum Assistant (1956-66) and Senior Nature Reserve Warden with Nature Conservancy Scotland (1968-78), who became acquainted with French during the final years of his life. At its heart are ten original letters (approximately 60 pages with photocopied duplicates) written by French to his lifelong friend Ernest Blezard, Curator of Natural History, Carlisle City Museum (1926-1966):1-2 Australia 19253 Solomon Islands...
Dates: 1925 - 2012
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).
 Item

Approaching Tibooburra, N.S.W. [i.e. New South Wales], 1910 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011DDD(LS)/89
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A series of slides showing the CCCS's work among rural communities in Australia.

Dates: 1910 - 1930
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

Araluen Valley, Goldfield, 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086F/29
Scope and Contents

233 x 191 mm. A view of the valley from a hillside, showing the river flowing through with workings on its banks. Araluen goldfield was discovered in 1851 but the main alluvial rush was from 1868-72. With the introduction of dredging in 1899 Araluen became the State's main source of dredged gold.

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).
 Item

Argyle Cut, Sydney, 1872 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086C/7
Scope and Contents

285 x 230 mm. A view looking down Argyle Street and through the Cut, a passage cut through solid rock in the 1840s by convict labour. Made to give access from the Circular Quay to Millers Point and at the time of its construction was Sydney's Chinatown.

Dates: 1872 - 1895
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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Argyle Street Underbridge, Moss Vale, 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086E/10
Scope and Contents

346 x 242 mm. An interesting view of an iron girder bridge in the process of construction, with winches and wooden scaffolding in position and workmen on the bridge. Beneath the bridge, in the street outside Tattershall's Hotel, passers-by are watching the work in progress. Moss Vale lies on the Southern Line mid-way between Sydney and Goulburn, and was reached by the railway in 1867.

Dates: 1887
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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Arrival of the station mail, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086U/4
Scope and Contents

198 x 150 mm. A view showing five workmen sitting at a table in the open air, reading newspaper and letters. The print is uncaptioned on the front, but has a handwritten caption on the reverse, along with the negative number 2365.

Dates: 1885 - 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).
 Item

Art Gallery, Sydney, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086K/5
Scope and Contents

A three-quarter front view from the road of this fine building, designed by Vernon in the 1880's in Renaissance style.

Dates: 1908
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

Art work, 1820 - 1832

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 296/1
Scope and Contents There are 21 pencil and watercolour sketches of birds, some crudely finished, six of which are endorsed 'drawn from nature by R. Read Snr.' and dated 1820. In February 1963 Dr Averill Lysaght asserted that at least some of the pictures were copied, or even traced, from Latham's 'General synopsis of birds' (see Lysaght's letter in RCMS 296/3). The remaining pieces include pencil drawings of fruit; capitals and entablatures; a scene from the 'Iliad'; a seated nude man; and a coastal scene,...
Dates: 1820 - 1832
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

At Govett’s [sic] Leap, 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/30
Scope and Contents

At Govett’s [sic] Leap 206 x 155 mm. A view looking along the sheer cliff face towards he falls, which drop 1000 feet into the heavily wooded Grose Valley.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
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).