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Borneo (island)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 291 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Obstacle race, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4329
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Over bamboos. [Showing boys scaling the smooth bamboo poles].

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

Obstacle race, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4330
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Through barrels. [Showing six barrels suspended from a pole by ropes with an umpire in white trousers, with jacket and hat standing by].

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

Off Mantani Islands. March 7th 1903, 1903-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3034A/9
Scope and Contents

Printed from broken negative. A view looking from the stern of a ship towards a small vessel in tow. With land visible on the horizon.

Dates: 1903-03-07
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

Oil from Borneo, 1940 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/14
Scope and Contents

167 x 115 mm. General exterior view of industrial plant. The caption on the reverse reads '(See Feature Set No. 268). (2). A three-language signboard gives 'No Smoking' directions in English, Chinese and Malay (Jawi script) near the Lutong oil distillation plant'.

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).
 Item

O.K. Mudah‘s boat. Kuala Mengkabong. April 6th 1909, 1909-04-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3034A/35
Scope and Contents

Showing a small houseboat on a river.

Dates: 1909-04-06
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

On the Brunei River, 1908-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4231
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

On the Sadong River, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/55
Scope and Contents

Group portrait of Dyaks.

Dates: 1904 - 1910
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

Opening a plantation, Borneo, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/50
Scope and Contents

275 x 209 mm. This photograph shows the Tegora Hill Cinnabar Mines and possibly dates from as early as 1867. Photographer unknown.

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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Opening of the Cinnabar mines in Tegora Hill, Upper Sarawak, 1880, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/65
Scope and Contents

240 x 188 mm. A view looking down on Chinese gardens and coolie house in a jungle clearing at the Tegora Hill Cinnabar Mines situated some 60 miles from Kuching. The houses raised off the ground are Malay houses. A note on the reverse states that the tree in the centre of the print is a Tapa tree ans supposed to be upwards of 200 feet high with parasitic pine in branches.

Dates: 1880
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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[Orderly with horse], 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3034A/33
Scope and Contents

Showing a uniformed orderly holding a horse by the bridle.

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).
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Outside the fermenting shed, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4338
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Prisoners clearing the ground, which has to be kept constantly clear of grass. In the foreground are bullock carts used for carting tobacco: there are so very few wheeled vehicles in Borneo even in the coast towns that a sight of one is always noticeable. [Showing neatly thatched fermenting shed in background, the carts at the left and the prisoners in a row just in front of the shed].

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

Pangya Railway station, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4359
Scope and Contents

[Showing thatched building beyond the tracks with jungle in the background and a tree stump in the foreground].

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).
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Pengalat Cutting, 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4300
Scope and Contents

[Single track railway line through cutting in rock. Man walking along ahead].

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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Pengalat Tunnel from the south, 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4302
Scope and Contents

[Showing single line going down into the tunnel].

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).
 Fonds

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).
 Series

Photographs of Indonesia, 1930 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 371/6
Scope and Contents Bali1-5 Mount Batur 6-7 Royal Palace at Den Pasar8-9 Karangasem10 K. Koen temple11-15 Sansit temples and sculptures16-17 Silekarang temple18-19 Tasikquerlaya temple20 Soekawati21-29 temples30-34 sculptures of gods35-43 mountain peaks, rice fields and forest44 incense trees45-6 cremation towers47-49 processions50-55 portraits of women56 Tabanan market57-58 people walking59 cock fight60-81 Legong dancers and...
Dates: 1930 - 1931
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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Pitcher plant with pitchers 8 inches long, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4375
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. On the Lekas plain near Jesselton: the stick placed in ground measures 34 inches from the paper at its base.

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

Port of Sandakan, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4408
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). From verandah of the Residents House: note the English Church.

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).
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Prahu, Marudu Bay, 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3034A/3
Scope and Contents

Showing a small sailing boat in Marudu Bay.

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).
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Raft race : Ulu Mouruts, 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4310
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Spectators on the bank with rafters on the water and three rafting in the distance].

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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Rahaman : captain of the Petrel. Son of a Brunei mother and a Sarawak father - a typical bajan or coast man of Borneo, 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4294
Scope and Contents

[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).
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Rajah Brookes Palace, Sarawak, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/39
Scope and Contents

Distant view looking across the river towards the palace.

Dates: 1904 - 1910
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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Rapids in the Penotal Gorge, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4355
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Showing jungle along far side 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).
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Rapids in the Penotal Gorge, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4356
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Showing depth of wooded gorge].

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

Rubber plantation, Jimpangah, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4368
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [No print]. Missing.

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).

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