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Singapore (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 493 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Domestic scenes, 1920 - 1925

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311B/15-26
Scope and Contents

A pocket-sized album containing prints (130 x 90 mm.) of exterior and interior views of an unidentified bungalow standing in grounds planted with palm trees (?Ayer Manis, Tanah Merah, Singapore). Y30311B/26 shows Lillian Newton seated around a table in the bungalow with left to right: Susie Polglase, Rex Marshall and Frederick Hill-Cottingham.

Dates: 1920 - 1925
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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[Domestic staff], 1920 - 1925

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311B/29
Scope and Contents

50 x 75 mm.

Dates: 1920 - 1925
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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[Domestic staff], 1920 - 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311B/30
Scope and Contents

75 x 90 mm.

Dates: 1920 - 1925
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

Double tenth, 1945-09-03

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/6
Scope and Contents

This is a report of the findings of a commission appointed to accept evidence from internees who were arrested on 10 Oct. 1943, and tortured by the Japanese military police, in the mistaken belief that they had been involved in a raid upon Singapore Harbour. It is signed by S. N. King, Norman S. Alexander and W. L. Blythe. Two copies (7 sheets).

Dates: 1945-09-03
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8239.
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Dragon dance, National Day, Singapore [? 1969], 1969

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/178
Scope and Contents

292 x 180 mm. Showing a dragon dance in progress on the Padang in Singapore on National Day.

Dates: 1969
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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Dry docking showing SS 'Calcutta', 1946 - 1955

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 15/25
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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Dunlop Latex for shipment, 1946 - 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 15/18
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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Dyera costulata, 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/44
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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East Wharf showing SS 'Kustbris', 1946 - 1955

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 15/12
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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Eating rubber seeds and other internment memories, 1966

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/19
Scope and Contents

A memoir by Bryson reflecting upon diet, the dissemination of news, fatigue parties and discipline within Changi and Sime Road Civilian Internment Camps (17 sheets). The file includes correspondence relating to its composition and publication in 'Malaysia', Apr. 1966, 24-26.

Dates: 1966
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8236.
 Fonds

Edred John Corner Collection

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 374
Scope and Contents

Material complementing John Corner's photograph collection which is stored at Y3031M.

Dates: 2005 - 2014
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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Empire preference in the Federated Malay States, 1961-04

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/8/1
Scope and Contents

A brief memoir on the application of tariffs to the import of non-Empire cotton piecegoods, accompanied by a letter from W.G.C. Blunn to Hugh Bryson (4 sheets).

Dates: 1961-04
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons this collection must be consulted on microfilm reel MC 47.
 Series

End of a new Madras-Singapore Cable coming ashore, 1920 - 1922

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302L/90-92
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: 1920 - 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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End of the newspapers in Singapore, 1942

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/7/12
Scope and Contents

Extracted from the ‘Changi Guardian’, no. 45, 1 May 1942 (4 pages).

Dates: 1942
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8234.
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Entrance, 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/23
Scope and Contents

View of trees and foliage at the entrance to the Botanic Gardens.

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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Escape from Singapore 1942, 1995-12

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/18
Scope and Contents

This is an account of Brundle's work on defence projects, his experiences during the fall of Singapore, and his escape which took him to India, where he served as an engineer in the Indian Army (38 pages).

Dates: 1995-12
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8239.
 File

Evacuation from Singapore of selected Europeans and method of issuing exit permits, 1960 - 1969

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/4/4
Scope and Contents

This file includes statements submitted by Governor Sir Shenton Thomas; L. Rayman, President of Singapore Municipality; H. Fraser, Acting Colonial Secretary; S. M. Middlebrook, Immigration Officer; Mr. Justice J. Aitken; and F. M. G. McConechy, Senior State Engineer, Public Works Department (36 sheets).

Dates: 1960 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8329.
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Exterior view of St. Peter’s Hall, 1960, 1960

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/6/36
Scope and Contents

114 x 86 mm. glossy print with three 146 x 110 mm. copies.

Dates: 1960
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

Extract from the diary of A.P. Ross, 1960 - 1974

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/7
Scope and Contents Ross escaped from Singapore by the ship ‘Kuala’ on 13 Feb. 1942 and eventually reached England in May 1942. The extract refers to the period when he was joined by Sub. Lieutenant Alexander Woodrow Stuart Sim of the R.N.V.R. and others after the ship was sunk by the Japanese on 14 Feb. Ross parted company with Sim on the Dutch island of Sinkep on 25 Feb. where the latter was awaiting treatment for a wound. The file is accompanied by a letter from M. E. Cook to the Ministry of Defence...
Dates: 1960 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8239.
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Failure in Malaya 1941-42, 1969 - 1970

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/4/1
Scope and Contents

This is a 21 page extract from the original draft of Ivan Simson’s ‘Singapore: too little, too late; some aspects of the Malayan disaster in 1942'. It is the subject of correspondence preserved in RCMS 103/15/4/2.

Dates: 1969 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8329.
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Fan palms, Singapore, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/54
Scope and Contents

274 x 206 mm. Showing fan palms growing in a garden, with a two storied verandahed house in the background. Photographer unknown, probably G.R. Lambert & Co.

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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Floating coal handling plant, 1946 - 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 15/4
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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Floating crane "Nimrod", 1946 - 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 15/5
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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Floating crane "Nimrod", 1946 - 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 15/5A
Scope and Contents

Enlargement of left-hand side of MM/15/5.

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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'For entertainment only', 1960 - 1969

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/4/18
Scope and Contents

A description of amateur and professional music, opera, theatre, circuses and film which flourished in Malaya during the 1920s and 1930s (8 sheets). The file includes a photo featuring a figure who may be Dixon.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8227C.