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Malay Archipelago (general region)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 457 Collections and/or Records:

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3 Mourut women in egg and spoon race, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4328
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format).
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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A Chinese temple, Kuching, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/38
Scope and Contents As captioned.
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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A Chinese temple, Kuching, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/42
Scope and Contents Showing the entrance to the temple, a single storey building with ornately decorated roof ridges.
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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A garden in Kuching : Moirs garden, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/47
Scope and Contents View looking along a tree-shaded path in a Kuching garden.
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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A house in Kuching, Sarawak, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/43
Scope and Contents General view of a European house in Kuching, a two storey building with a colonnaded verandah on the ground floor. The verandah on the floor above is shaded with cane blinds.
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).
 Fonds

A journey to Asia and Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011MMM-XXX
Scope and Contents A collection of albums, containing captioned black and white photographs, taken by one, or more, people travelling in the same group. The albums form a photographic account of a six-month long touring holiday.Of the albums, the first ten are all of the same style and manufacture and each has an embossed title on the front. They follow the journey chronologically. The remaining two contain a smaller selection of images from the same journey, again in chronological order. They are...
Dates: 1935-09 - 1936-03
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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A land Dyak who insisted on being photographed in a red plush Chinese hat and Chinese trousers, Tabekang, Ulu Sadong, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/49
Scope and Contents Full length portrait.
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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A market at Brunei, 1908-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4243
Scope and Contents Landscape format. Market boats on the water. [Hut on stilts in the water too].
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).
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A pakarangan or long native boat which carries a sail 18 feet square, on board the Marudu, 1908-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4260
Scope and Contents Landscape format. [Picture printed in reverse - 1070 on end of pakarangan. Barrels along side of steamer].
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).
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A picnic up-country in Borneo, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4391
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate. [Showing group of 8 Europeans sitting on the ground with jungle behind. Women (4) in long white dresses and with hats with two men in white with topees and two more in dark clothes. 12 copies of the print were sent to Mrs Gueritz, Government House, Sandakan, North Borneo on 29.04.09, so maybe her picnic]
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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A street in Brunei, 1908-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4255
Scope and Contents Half-plate. [Children standing about on the roads - logs on stilts linking the houses].
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).
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[A sumpitan match], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4321
Scope and Contents Half-plate (landscape format). [Mouruts: shooting darts with blow pipes at a running deer]. [Showing crowds around edge of open grass area with running deer - a short fence of wooden sticks with palm leaves. Behind crowd, are thatched houses among thick vegtation].
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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A sumpitan match : Mouruts, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4319
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Showing audience of natives and some Europeans with palm trees 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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A sumpitan match. Mouruts : shooting darts with blow pipes at a running deer, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4320
Scope and Contents Half-plate. [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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A tobacco field just picked off, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4346
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). The tobacco here grown is all for the outside covering leaves of cigars.
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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A Tomogong Mourut from the Pagallan River, Yenous district, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4317
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate. Putting on the chowat or loin cloth: note length of cloth and method of putting it 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).
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A typical out station up the Inanam River, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4382
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). A typical district officers boat of state (pukerangin).
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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Administration. Police, Education, Hospitals, 1940 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/13
Scope and Contents 114 x 141 mm. In British North Borneo now known as Sabah. The caption on the reverse reads '(13). Most populous of the inhabitants of the Interior are the Muruts. District officer Claridge talks with one of them, examines his sword decorated with the hair from a scalp'.
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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Administrative officer marking census in Iban longhouse, Sarawak [circa 1960], 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/135
Scope and Contents 159 x 110 mm. As captioned.
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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Another crocodile lower down the Padas river, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4361
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).
 Fonds

Archives of the British Association of Malaysia and Singapore

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103
Scope and Contents From 1952 to 1967 the Secretary of the Association was Hugh Bryson. He organised the accumulation of two important collections of historical material through the BAM. In 1960, in cooperation with the Royal Commonwealth Society, Bryson initiated the gathering of original documents - memoranda, diaries, correspondence - and the writing of special reminiscences by those with first hand experience of the geographic area covered by the Association. Subjects of particular significance include...
Dates: 1801 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.
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Arrival of Governor Humphreys at Jesselton, British North Borneo, October 1926, 1926-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/72
Scope and Contents 133 x 87 mm. Showing John Lisseter HUMPHREYS (1881-1929) inspecting a guard of honour of Indian soldiers on his arrival at Jessleton to take up his appointment as Governor of British North Borneo. Humphreys, who entered the Straits Settlement Civil Service in 1905, died while on leave in China after three years as Governor of British North Borneo.
Dates: 1926-10
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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Assistant's bungalow on the same estate, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4339
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Showing large bungalow surrounded by trees, with a river 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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At a Tamu, local market, Borneo, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302D/10
Scope and Contents 242 x 171 mm. Market scene with vendors and their produce.
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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At the Tamu on the Inanam River, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4387
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). [A crowd of traders].
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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