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Borneo (island)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 291 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Malaysia Day Rally at Central Padang, Kuching, Sarawak, 1968, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/131
Scope and Contents

154 x 104 mm. View looking down on the parade.

Dates: 1968
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

Mantanani, 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4291
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. About $1500 ($ = 2s/4d) worth of birdsnests (edible) are collected and exported annually from this island : it is about 3 hours sail from Usukan Bay.

Dates: 1909-01
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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Married police Quarters, Tuaran, 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3034A/26
Scope and Contents

Showing the group of thatched houses, raised on stilts, of the police quarters at Tuaran.

Dates: 1904
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

Miri, Sarawak, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035D/3
Scope and Contents

244 x 171 mm. Aerial view looking over the town of Miri, with the South China Sea beyond. Miri is situated 75 miles south-west of Brunei.

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

Modern and miscellaneous prints, 1950 - 1969

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

Contains loose prints from the 1950s and 1960s, supplementing the main historical collection. The main subjects are 44-57, 63-70 Aboriginal peoples; 93-109 ceremonies (including Merdeka, 1957, 96-98); 110-121 Gurkhas; 122-139 Sarawak; 140-179 Singapore (including official visits and formal occasions).

Dates: 1950 - 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).
 Item

[Modern school, Sabah], 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031A/19
Scope and Contents

Photograph by Sabah Information Service.

Dates: 1965
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

Moorut after biting for dollars in a basin of flour, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4331
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. [Showing man with white hair and shoulders].

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

Mount Kinebalu from a hill at Usukan : Abai River in foreground, 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4288
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. [No print]. Missing.

Dates: 1909-01
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

Mourut and other boys, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4327
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Flat race.

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

Mouruts walking the greasy pole, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4313
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Showing pole extended over the river with a person falling off the pole].

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

Mouruts walking the greasy pole, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4314
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Showing empty pole and audience on river bank watching candidate climbing out of the river].

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

Mouruts walking the greasy pole, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4315
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Showing person about half way along the pole above the river with audience looking on].

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

Mouth of the Balol Dalam River; the point reached by H.H. the Rajah on the great Kayan Expedition in 1863, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035G/10
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Glass plate slides to illustrate a talk given by Cunynghame to the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. A transcript of the lecture, comprising a title page and 58 pages of text, is stored at RCMS 63/22.

Dates: 1912
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

Mt Kinabalu form the sea opposite Tuaran, 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4282
Scope and Contents

Landscape format.

Dates: 1909-01
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

Mt Kinabalu from Government House, Jesselton : 6.30 am, 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4295
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Misty scene over the wooded hills].

Dates: 1909-01
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

Mt Kinabalu from the sea near Jesselton, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4380
Scope and Contents From the File: The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 4312-4476 (originally there were 155). Added numbers are: 4340A, 4353A and 4462A; not used: 4322, 4381, 4394, 4396, 4401, 4415, 4418, 4425-4427, 4450, 4466 and 4467; missing: 4320, 4358, 4455 and 4456. Subjects covered in the album are: North Borneo: Kampong Binai and Tenon: sports; road making; tobacco growing; Dyaks; Penotal Gorge; Orang Outang; rubber planting: sago factory, Membakut; pitcher plant; Jesselton; Imanan...
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

Mt Kinabalu from Usukan, 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4289
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Abai River in foreground. [Trees on both sides of the river].

Dates: 1909-01
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

Native boats up the Brunei River, 1908-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4233
Scope and Contents

Landscape format.

Dates: 1908-12
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

Native Doosen Musical Instrument, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4389
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Called a sumpitan (same word as for blow pipe for darts, meaning literally a tube or pipe). Mooruts also use this type of musical instrument.

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

Native houses, Ulu Tuaran. Panuan of Ratan, 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3034A/15
Scope and Contents

Showing thatched houses at Tuaran about 25 miles south west of Kota Belud, with a group of villagers posed for the photographer in the foreground and hills in the background.

Dates: 1903
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

Native sports at Kampong Binae [i.e. Binai ?] (5 Jan 1909), 1909-01-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4309
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Trimmed. To which natives from further up country came. Raft race: Ulu Mouruts.

Dates: 1909-01-05
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).
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Native women : Jesselton, 1908-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4267
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Sitting on edge of the road, some under umbrella].

Dates: 1908-12
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

Natives bringing down tobacco, Kurian River., 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3034A/6
Scope and Contents

Showing a line of porters carrying wicker baskets of tobacco on the bank of the Kurian River.

Dates: 1903
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

Nepa palms, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4402
Scope and Contents

Up the Sakong river: used extensively for the light walls of rooms.

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

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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