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Singapore (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 493 Collections and/or Records:

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'Pickering: Protector of Chinese', 1963

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/9/8
Scope and Contents

The draft of an article on William Alexander Pickering (1840-1907), the first Protecor of Chinese in the Straits Settlements, published in 'Malaya', Sept. 1963, 14-15. The file also includes two letters exchanged between Jackson and Hugh Bryson (7 sheets).

Dates: 1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.
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Pilot Station showing the tug 'Griper' at the dock, 1946 - 1955

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 15/13
Scope and Contents From the File:

An album of photographs, most measuring 205 x 55 mm, accompanied by a typed list, which has been reproduced.

Dates: 1946 - 1955
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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'Plantation House' Singapore, 1922

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302L/93
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: This is a private album, measuring 260 x 230 mm, containing photographs of various formats taken by an amateur, supplemented by landscapes bought from commercial studios. Most images are captioned in white ink and captions have been recorded as found. They may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. The captions have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. A number of photographs are missing, although their captions remain. The...
Dates: 1922
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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Plating Shop, 1946 - 1955

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 15/28
Scope and Contents From the File:

An album of photographs, most measuring 205 x 55 mm, accompanied by a typed list, which has been reproduced.

Dates: 1946 - 1955
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-sub-class

Post-war reconstruction, 1941 - 1947

 Sub-sub-class
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/3/2
Scope and Contents 1. Malaya Patriotic Fund Address by Chairman, Sir Shenton Thomas, 12 Feb. 1941This is accompanied by a note from Thomas outlining the leading role in the fund taken on by Lady Thomas.2. Shenton Thomas, ‘Memorandum on post-war Malaya’ (two copies).3. Cecil Clementi, ‘Plan for administrative reconstruction in Malaya and Borneo’This is accompanied by a letter from Clementi.4. Victor Purcell, ‘A Malayan Union: the proposed new constitution’ (2 copies).5....
Dates: 1941 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this item must be viewed on Master Microfilm Reel 8239.
 File

Pre-war Malaya and the fall of Singapore, 1970-11-29 - 1970-12-13

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/13
Scope and Contents

A letter to Hugh Bryson from Robert Austin containing historical anecdotes with Bryson's reply (6 sheets).

Dates: 1970-11-29 - 1970-12-13
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this item must be viewed on Master Microfilm Reel 8239.
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Pre-war political intelligence, 1945-01 - 1967-10

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/5/9
Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the pre-1945 Malayan police and the Malayan Emergency between A.H. Dickinson, H. Fairburn, G.E.J. Gent and A.E. Percival. The file also includes a copy of A.H. Dickinson, ‘Memorandum on the organisation for the control of political intelligence in Malaya’ and a diagram illustrating the organisation of the Straits Settlements Police (25 sheets).

Dates: 1945-01 - 1967-10
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8231.
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Press cuttings, 1945

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/22/6
Scope and Contents

Press cuttings relating to the liberation of Singapore and the Sime Road civilian internment camp, which were originally stored in a pocket of one of the camp nominal rolls, RCMS 103/12/22/2.

Dates: 1945
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8236.
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Professional snapshots. Malaya - Java [i.e. Jawa] - Bali - New Zealand. February - May 1939, 1939-02 - 1939-05

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022YYY
Scope and Contents

This relates to a later stage in McKay's career than any of the other albums. Apart from its serial number 20, it is marked on the cover 'Album No 4' possibly of a collection of professional photographs made by McKay.

Dates: 1939-02 - 1939-05
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

Progress in the Colonies, 1940s-1950s

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R
Scope and Contents A collection of prints produced by the Central Office of Information. The prints measure approximately 165 x 115 mm and have typewritten captions pasted onto the reverse. A sheet of paper with the prints gives the title: 'Progress in the Colonies. Rejected photographs'. This selection appears to be part of a larger series of prints -the captions are often numbered and frequently make references to 'Feature Sets'. The photographs illustrate post-war developments in agriculture,...
Dates: 1940 - 1959
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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Propeller Shaft refit, 1946 - 1955

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 15/29
Scope and Contents From the File:

An album of photographs, most measuring 205 x 55 mm, accompanied by a typed list, which has been reproduced.

Dates: 1946 - 1955
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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Protect the child, 1940-11-21

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/6/5/4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: From 1952 to 1967 the Secretary of the Association was Hugh Bryson. He organised the accumulation of two important collections of historical material through the BAM. In 1960, in cooperation with the Royal Commonwealth Society, Bryson initiated the gathering of original documents - memoranda, diaries, correspondence - and the writing of special reminiscences by those with first hand experience of the geographic area covered by the Association. Subjects of particular significance include...
Dates: 1940-11-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.
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PSA Container Port, covering 51 hectares, comprises 5 main berths, a feeder berth and a cross berth, 1982

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E CO/7
Scope and Contents

The caption continues 'The main berths can accommodate 5 third-generation container vessels at a time'.

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).
 Sub-Series

Radio Malaya broadcasts, 1952 - 1958

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/1/7
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of broadcasts by Michael J. Smee.

Dates: 1952 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8223C.
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Radio Malaya, Singapore, 1940 - 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/12
Scope and Contents

116 x 165 mm. Showing an operator at the console in the control room. The caption on the reverse reads 'A Control Room - the broadcaster can be seen in the studio at the microphone'.

Dates: 1940 - 1959
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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Raffles Place, Singapore, [circa 1967], 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/153
Scope and Contents

91 x 139 mm. View looking along the length of Raffles Place, with the public gardens in the centre of the square (beneath which is an underground car-park).

Dates: 1967
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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Ransomes Excide electric truck maintenance, 1946 - 1955

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 15/11
Scope and Contents From the File:

An album of photographs, most measuring 205 x 55 mm, accompanied by a typed list, which has been reproduced.

Dates: 1946 - 1955
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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Rauinula,Tyersall, 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/42
Scope and Contents

Trees and foliage.

Dates: 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).
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Rauinula,Tyersall, 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/43
Scope and Contents

Trees and foliage.

Dates: 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).
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'Recollections of thirty-five years as a missionary teacher in Malaya', 1962

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/4/26
Scope and Contents

Peach’s account of his career as a teacher and missionary. Subjects include descriptions of his living and working conditions, the contribution of his wife Norah Nelson, standards of education, the contribution of Christian schools to Malay life, the growth of the school system and its Asian leadership, inter-faith cooperation, evacuation from Malaya during the Second World War, public health, political changes and the many friendships he formed with British colleagues (24 sheets).

Dates: 1962
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8227C.
 Sub-sub-class

Records of purchases, 1942 - 1945

 Sub-sub-class
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/13/2
Scope and Contents

Three school exercise books containing records of purchases made by the Camp Quartermaster through the Japanese authorities or the neutral agent, H. Schweizer of Diethelm & Co., who was the Singapore Representative of the International Red Cross.

Dates: 1942 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8234.
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Red Cross supplies, 1942 - 1945

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/13/3
Scope and Contents

This file contains papers relating to the release, contents and distribution of Red Cross supplies delivered in 1945, with details of two smaller consignments in 1942 and 1943 (67 sheets).

Dates: 1942 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8234.
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Related documents, 2008 - 2009

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 384/2
Scope and Contents A small file of copies of original documents accompanies the memoir. These include a telegram, a letter and the text of a radio message sent from William Ainslie to his wife Margaret informing her of his internment, and a postcard from another internee mentioning Ainslie. There is also a passenger list for SS ‘Nellore’, documents relating to the reception of Malayan evacuees in Australia, and a newspaper obituary for Dr Peter Chopping, who served with the RAMC and was interned in Singapore...
Dates: 2008 - 2009
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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'Reminiscences of a bygone Malaya', 1966

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/4/35
Scope and Contents

A personal memoir of life in Malaysia from the 1890s to the late 1940s, including descriptions of social life and living conditions, and developments in economics, transportation, communications and government.

Dates: 1966
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8229C.
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Report of the committee submitted at the annual general meeting held on 22nd September, 1943, 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/30/12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

These records relate to various associations formed in Australia, India, Ceylon and South Africa by residents of Malaya displaced by the war. They provided information and assistance to evacuees, civilian internees, and prisoners of war.

Rules of the organisations, lists of members, minutes of meetings, memoranda, circulars, indemnity records and related correspondence (343 sheets).

Dates: 1943
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reels 8237-8.