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Borneo (island)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 291 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Rubber plantation, near Beaufort, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4369
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Showing distant buildings among trees with large expanse of water 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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Sabah : Borneo Abaca Ltd. Sheet rubber factory, Tawau, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031A/18
Scope and Contents

Photograph by C.D.C.

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).
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Sago factory at Membakut, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4371
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Sago drying on maps in the sun: factory behind: in distance sago palms growing.

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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Salat, 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4290
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. A tiny island off Mantanani, west coast B.N.B [i.e. British North Borneo]. [Island covered with trees].

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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(Same as 4340) [Clearing and hoeing fields for planting], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4340A
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [A closer view of men in action with bonfires and the drying 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).
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(same as 4373). [General view of two men scraping the sago palm trunk]., 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4374
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).
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(Same as 4406). [Tapping rubber trees on Sekong Estate], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4407
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). [Showing two people in the dark forest].

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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Sandakan, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4393
Scope and Contents

[Showing distant harbour].

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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Sandakan, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4411
Scope and Contents

Cliff, and the Bajan- Malay part of the town (west end) on the way to the cutch works. [Town hidden by palm trees to the left with? sentry box to right of road and man standing in front of drying sheets on the grass near the cliffs with caves on the right].

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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Sandakan, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4413
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Showing? warehouses on stilts over the sea with town and wooded hills behind].

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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Sandakan from the east above the Fort, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4409
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). N.D.L. steamer Borneo loading timber [left in harbour] Sandakan Town Centre [centre left] Shipping and Engineering works [near left] Chinese Shops [right, with] Govt. Offices, [and] Parsonage and church [behind them, and] Clock Tower [among trees slightly to their left]. (Fisher).

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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Sarawak Museum, Kuching, 1960s, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/123
Scope and Contents

156 x 105 mm. General view of front fa├žade.

Dates: 1960 - 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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Sarawak. Rural Improvement School, Kanowit, 1940 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/15
Scope and Contents

125 x 116 mm. Showing a lesson in pig husbandry taking place under the supervision of a European instructor. The caption on the reverse reads 'Learning about pigs. At the end of their two year course the students are given a pair of pigs which they take home with them to start their own pig farm and to raise the standard of the breed'. It continues, at length, giving a brief history of the school.

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).
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[Sarebas Dyak women wearing the Rawai], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302B/45
Scope and Contents

208 x 269 mm. Group portrait of seven Dyak women from the area of the Sarebas and Rejang Rivers. The rambi or rawai is the corset composed of numerous rattan rings covered in brass. The caption for this print is taken from Roth (1896), vol. 1, page 2. Photographer unknown, probably G.R. Lambert and 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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Scenes in a tobacco field just after picking, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4342
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. [Showing man standing beside tobacco plants, almost twice his size].

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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Scenes in a tobacco field just after picking, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4343
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. [Showing line of men each carrying two large woven baskets on a yoke advancing from the field with jungle in the background].

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

Scenes in a tobacco field just after picking, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4344
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. [Showing line of men each carrying two large woven baskets on a yoke advancing from the field with jungle in the background].

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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Scraping the sago palm trunk with nail studded boards, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4373
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Into a sawdust looking material which is afterwards washed many times. [Showing two men at work under the shade of a thatched roof].

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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Seedling rubber trees, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4405
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). In front of Managers House, Sekong Estate: one seed planted in each basket, and when 18 inches high whole basket is planted, roots not being disturbed. [Remains of Giant Lalang trees also shown].

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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Shipway and engineering works, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4410
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Of the China Borneo Company: a small lighter for a tobacco estate just now on the ships: in front is seen the cradle capable of taking ships up to 400 tons.

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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Sibu, Sarawak, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035D/2
Scope and Contents

247 x 171 mm. Aerial view looking over the town of Sibu, with the Rajang River beyond. Sibu is situated in southern Sarawak 115 miles north-east of Kuching.

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).
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Simanggang, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035D/4
Scope and Contents

250 x 174 mm. View looking along the Lupar River at Simanggang, showing the landing stage and waterfront houses. Simanggang is situated 80 miles east-south-east of Kuching.

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).
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Sir Neill Malcolm landing in Jesselton, April 9 1929, 1929-04-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/73
Scope and Contents

126 x 75 mm. Showing Sir Neill MALCOLM (1869-1953), President of the Court of Directors of the British North Borneo Co., walking along the pier at Jesselton accompanied by the Governor John Lisseter HUMPHREYS.

Dates: 1929-04-09
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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Stacking virgin jungle, i.e. piling up trunks for burning, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4349
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Note a very large anthill at the back of pictures looking like a standing broken tree trunk.

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

Stacking virgin jungle, i.e. piling up trunks for burning, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4350
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Note a very large anthill at the back of pictures looking like a standing broken tree trunk.

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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