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Borneo (island)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Borneo in the sixties: letters from Sarawak

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 337
Scope and Contents Letters written by Elizabeth O'Kelly in Borneo and photographs from her time on the island. The document is a photocopy of the original 1965 typescript. There are 27 letters, written from Kuching and Tarat, dating from 29 March 1962 to 16 February 1965. They are concerned principally with the background to the establishment of the Sarawak Federation of Women's Institutes, but also cover people and places of Borneo, the advent of Independence, the situation in Indonesia, the rebellion in...
Dates: 2004
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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Egypt, Burma [i.e. Myanmar] and Borneo

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B
Scope and Contents

An album containing albumen prints (with three others loose). The prints are of various sizes and by various photographers. A number of the images are captioned, although some of these are hard to read. Captions enclosed in square brackets have been composed by the cataloguer.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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General views of South-East Asia, 1960s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302D
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints, mostly measuring approximately 190 x 140 mm, with typewritten captions pasted to the reverse. The collection contains general views of landscape and architecture in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Brunei and Borneo.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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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Newscuttings on South East Asia

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 326
Scope and Contents Articles and photographs regarding Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, taken from newspapers and other publications. The first half of the scrapbook is devoted to photographs. There are a few maps, including some of South East Asia. These are followed by photographs relating mainly to the domestic economy, including batik, cinchona (quinine), coffee, copra, fishing, rice, rubber, salt, sugar, tea, teak, tobacco and woodcarving. There are also general photographs of market scenes and...
Dates: 1947 - 1952
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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Photograph collection of the British Association of Malaysia and Singapore

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM
Scope and Contents The collection comprises some 1400 prints, chiefly gathered by the BAM. When acquired by the RCS, the collection was arranged for the most part geographically by state, with handlists outlining the scope of the material. Exceptions to this arrangement were some of the individual collections in the form of albums, and a few commercially produced items. This arrangement has been largely adhered to in BAM 1-6 which progresses from Singapore and the Straits Settlements to the individual Malay...
Dates: 1880 - 1969
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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Under many flags: my pilgrimage

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

An account of a journey undertook in 1953-1954 to Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan, Manila, North Borneo, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Sierra Leone, the Gold Coast and the U.S.A. The volumes are undated, but the last entry in the epilogue is dated 1957.

Dates: 1957
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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Views of Kuching and Labuan, 1890s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035C
Scope and Contents

Loose albumen prints, measuring approximately 270 x 185 mm, captioned and numbered in the negative.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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