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Singapore (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 493 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Head of the lake, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/35
Scope and Contents

Looking towards a lake surrounded by 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).
 Item

Head of the lake, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/36
Scope and Contents

Looking towards a lake surrounded by 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).
 Item

Heavy duty lathe, 1946 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 15/31
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).
 Item

Heavy electrical engineering, 1946 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 15/37
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).
 File

Henry Burney's Journal, 1825-10-08 - 1826-09-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 65/4/13
Scope and Contents The following documents are copied into appendices:1 Reply, dated 26 Feb 1826, from the ministers of Siam. 10 pages 2 Memorial, dated 2 Jan 1826, to the ministers of Siam. 2 pages 3 Memorial to the ministers of Siam 10 Jan 1826. 2 pages 4 Note to the ministers of Siam. 16 Jan 1826. 1 page5 Memorial to the ministers of Siam. 19 Jan 1826. 2 pages 6 Letter. 4 pages 7 Suggestions respecting Siamese negotiations, 31 Jan 1826. 4 pages...
Dates: 1825-10-08 - 1826-09-09
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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Hindo New-Year 'rites' at Singapore, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302L/166-167
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).
 File

Historical notes, 1946-02-13 - 1967-06-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/35
Scope and Contents

This file contains a note by Hugh Bryson on the rationing of rice in the civilian internment camps during 1945, a note by C.E. Collinge recording the services of the civilian internment camps' Men's Representatives, a letter regarding the Oxford Colonial Records Project, and an alphabetical list of guests for an Association of British Malaya dinner on 13 Feb. 1946 (5 sheets).

Dates: 1946-02-13 - 1967-06-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.
 Item

[House], 1929 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/1565
Scope and Contents

Botanical Garden, Singapore?

Dates: 1929 - 1945
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

Hugh Le Fleming Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 371
Scope and Contents

The collection includes letters, postcards, photographs, art work, maps and books.

Dates: 1929 - 2009
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).
 File

'Illustrated' 6 Oct. 1945, 1945-10-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/15/4/2
Scope and Contents

Contains the article 'Women's green hell of Singapore' reporting on the experience of female internees (3 sheets).

Dates: 1945-10-06
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8235.
 File

'Illustrated' 20 Oct. 1945, 1945-10-20

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/15/4/3
Scope and Contents

Contains the article 'No kid gloves for Japan' discussing the treatment of military and civilian internees by the Japanese (6 sheets).

Dates: 1945-10-20
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8235.
 File

'Illustrated' 29 Sept. 1945, 1945-09-29

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/15/4/1
Scope and Contents

Contains the article, 'Dramatic highlights of liberation' (6 sheets).

Dates: 1945-09-29
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8235.
 File

'In my opinion the Malayan Civil Service has failed lamentably in making adequate preparations for war'. Duff Cooper's case against the Malayan Civil Service reconsidered, 1994-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/17
Scope and Contents

Master of Arts dissertation submitted to the Department of History, Royal Holloway, London University.

Dates: 1994-09
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this item must be viewed on Master Microfilm Reel 8239.
 Item

In the Botanical Gardens, Singapore, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/56
Scope and Contents

274 x 206 mm. View looking across lawns and paths near the lake in the Botanical Gardens. 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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In the Straits of Malacca, 1875 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302A/67
Scope and Contents

269 x 207 mm. View looking down on Keppel or New Harbour near Singapore, with a Malay village in the foreground and the chimneys of the tin smelting works visible in the distance. For a view taken from the same position some years earlier, see BAM 1/8. Photograph probably by Lambert & Co.

Dates: 1875 - 1919
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

Indemnity claim records and repatriation, 1944 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/30/6
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: 1944 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reels 8237-8.
 File

[India and Singapore], 1955 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 38
Scope and Contents

Loose photographs measuring approximately 160 x 110 mm, 240 x 90 mm and 170 x 110 mm.

Dates: 1955 - 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

Intelligence and security, 1949-03 - 1970-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/5/8
Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the spread of communism, the outbreak of the Malayan Emergency, intelligence and the security situation, and the Malayan police between A.H. Dickinson, Rene Onraet, H. Fairburn, G.C. Madoc, James Robinson, Nigel Morris, Thomas Lloyd, and Hugh Bryson. The file also includes the article, Rene Onraet, ‘Building the Special Branch’, ‘The Straits Times’, 18 Sept. 1950 (50 sheets).

Dates: 1949-03 - 1970-12
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8231.
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Interior, 6 Amber Mansions, about 1923, 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311B/27
Scope and Contents

105 x 70 mm. Where Lillian's dancing school was located.

Dates: 1923
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

Interior, 6 Amber Mansions, about 1923, 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311B/28
Scope and Contents

105 x 70 mm. Where Lillian's dancing school was located.

Dates: 1923
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

Internment Camp Administration, 1953 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/4/33/28
Scope and Contents

A preliminary report produced by the internees outlining how the civilian camps were administered by successive Japanese authorities between Feb. 1942 and Aug. 1945. It discusses living conditions, rationing, diet, health and hygiene (10 sheets).

Dates: 1953 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8227C.
 File

Isabella Edith Bain, 1960-01 - 1966-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/9/12
Scope and Contents

A memoir of Isabella Bain (née Lascelles-Ford), who travelled to Singapore in 1908 to marry the medical officer Dr Malcolm Rattray. She was interned at Changi civilian internment camp for two years during the Second World War, and later married the colonial administrator N.K. Bain. The file includes correspondence between the author of the memoir Kathleen E. Scharff and Hugh Bryson (11 sheets).

Dates: 1960-01 - 1966-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.
 Fonds

James D C Noble Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 370
Scope and Contents After the outbreak of the Second World War, James D.C. Noble volunteered for military service in Sept. 1939. He joined the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders with the rank of second lieutenant on 14 Oct. 1940 and sailed to Malaya, where he fought with its second battalion against the Japanese. Noble was captured following the fall of Singapore on 15 Feb. 1942 and spent the remainder of the war in Japanese prisoner of war camps, which included work upon the Thailand Railway. Noble recorded...
Dates: 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).
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JDC Noble’s diary (dated 6 Sept. 1943), 2012

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 370/2
Scope and Contents

The diary covers the period from Feb. to Apr. 1942 when Noble was interned in Changi. Appended is the transcript of a letter to the Commanding Officer of the POW Camp, Chunkai, Thailand, from Nov. 1942, concerning officers being required to do manual labour (13 pages).

Dates: 2012
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

Karikal chronicle, printed and published at Karikal Mahal, Katong, by H. Miller and G. H. Wade, 1942-02-19 - 1942-03-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/29/1
Scope and Contents

Numbers 1-14.

Dates: 1942-02-19 - 1942-03-05
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8237.