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Singapore (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 454 Collections and/or Records:

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A Chinese Dragon Dance, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E C/2
Scope and Contents From the Series: Owing to its multi-racial nature, Singapore has a diverse culture influenced by its three major ethnic groups - the Chinese, Malays and Indians. Schoolchildren have a choice of learning music and dance as part of their extra-curricular activities.
Dates: 1982
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 house, Singapore, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/74
Scope and Contents General view of the house seen in the preceding print, with rows of potted plants in the foreground. The house is a two-storied affair in European style with verandahs on both floors and a tiled roof.
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 crowded waterway in Singapore, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302D/2
Scope and Contents 247 x 174 mm. View of the Boat Quay on the Singapore River.
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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A facemask craftsman at work at the Singapore Handicraft Centre which features the works of outstanding master craftsmen, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E C/11
Scope and Contents The caption continues 'Dying arts like these are being revived'.
Dates: 1982
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 female student learning the finer points of surface grinding, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E E/6
Scope and Contents From the Series: Education in Singapore is tailored to meet the needs of the people as well as the economy. It caters for the inclinations, aptitudes and interests of pupils by streaming them into academic studies, vocational training or apprenticeship schemes.The school curriculum stresses bilingualism (English plus mother tongue is compulsory), science, mathematics, moral and social values and extra-curricular activities.There are 297 primary schools, 116 secondary schools, 22 full schools...
Dates: 1982
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 kampong, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311A/6
Scope and Contents 158 x 205 mm. General view of a village set among palm trees.
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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A Lion Dance, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E C/10
Scope and Contents From the Series: Owing to its multi-racial nature, Singapore has a diverse culture influenced by its three major ethnic groups - the Chinese, Malays and Indians. Schoolchildren have a choice of learning music and dance as part of their extra-curricular activities.
Dates: 1982
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 Malay Boys School, 1908-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4167
Scope and Contents The largest Malay vernacular school. (Govt.) Infant Class.
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 Malay Dance, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E C/1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Owing to its multi-racial nature, Singapore has a diverse culture influenced by its three major ethnic groups - the Chinese, Malays and Indians. Schoolchildren have a choice of learning music and dance as part of their extra-curricular activities.
Dates: 1982
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 panoramic view of the civic centre of the city, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311A/3
Scope and Contents 205 x 157 mm. General view (long exposure, taken at dusk) of the area in the vicinity of the Victoria Memorial Hall, seen here with the War memorial obelisk in the left foreground.
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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A Punjabi dance, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E C/8
Scope and Contents From the Series: Owing to its multi-racial nature, Singapore has a diverse culture influenced by its three major ethnic groups - the Chinese, Malays and Indians. Schoolchildren have a choice of learning music and dance as part of their extra-curricular activities.
Dates: 1982
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 residence near the Botanical Gardens, Singapore, 1908-12 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4161
Scope and Contents [View from lawns with steps up to the house up grassed slope].
Dates: 1908-12 - 1908
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 school band performing during the annual School Band Competition, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E C/9
Scope and Contents From the Series: Owing to its multi-racial nature, Singapore has a diverse culture influenced by its three major ethnic groups - the Chinese, Malays and Indians. Schoolchildren have a choice of learning music and dance as part of their extra-curricular activities.
Dates: 1982
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 Selangor volunteer's escape, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/5
Scope and Contents A copy of Nias's account of his wartime service in Malaya. He was involved in demolition work during the retreat to Singapore. After its fall he and a number of comrades escaped in a dinghy and an old yacht, reaching Sumatra, from whence he was evacuated to Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom (6 sheets). Nias’s diary was published in ‘British Malaya’, June 1942, 16-17. The collection is accompanied by a letter from Professor A. L. McLeod to Hugh Bryson.
Dates: 1960 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8234.
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A similar scene, from the rear, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311H/2
Scope and Contents 175 x 125 mm.
Dates: 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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A Tamil enjoying a bowl of tea, 1910 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/151
Scope and Contents 137 x 195 mm. Showing a Tamil man drinking tea at a street stall.
Dates: 1910 - 1929
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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Aerial view of city, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E I/1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Singapore, including its 50-odd offshore islands and islets has a land area of 617.8km. Its population of 2.4 million comprises 77 per cent Chinese, 15 per cent Malays, 6 per cent Indians, and 2 per cent of persons of other ethnic groups.

The pace of development has been rapid, especially in the last decade, and the people live in well-designed modern homes with ample educational, recreational and social amenities.

Dates: 1982
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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Aerial view of Singapore River [? 1960s], 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/144
Scope and Contents 139 x 193 mm. A view looking down onto the Boat Quay, crowded with moored junks.
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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Aerial view of southern tip of Singapore [circa 1967], 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/150
Scope and Contents 139 x 90 mm. As captioned.
Dates: 1967
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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Aerial view of the East Coast Park showing recreational amenities, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E I/10
Scope and Contents From the Series: Singapore, including its 50-odd offshore islands and islets has a land area of 617.8km. Its population of 2.4 million comprises 77 per cent Chinese, 15 per cent Malays, 6 per cent Indians, and 2 per cent of persons of other ethnic groups.

The pace of development has been rapid, especially in the last decade, and the people live in well-designed modern homes with ample educational, recreational and social amenities.

Dates: 1982
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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Aerial view of the shipbuilding and shiprepairing[sic] industrial zone in Jurong, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E CO/8
Scope and Contents From the Series: Singapore is a sophisticated communications centre with links to almost all parts of the world. It is a focal point for more than 150 major shipping lines, more than 33 international airlines, with direct telecommunications facilities to 105 countries. Its telephone density of 26 telephones per 100 population is the third highest in East Asia.
Dates: 1982
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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Aerial view of the shipbuilding and shiprepairing[sic] industrial zone in Jurong, 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E CO/9
Scope and Contents From the Series: Singapore is a sophisticated communications centre with links to almost all parts of the world. It is a focal point for more than 150 major shipping lines, more than 33 international airlines, with direct telecommunications facilities to 105 countries. Its telephone density of 26 telephones per 100 population is the third highest in East Asia.
Dates: 1982
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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[Aerial view, ? Singapore Harbour], 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/131
Scope and Contents 83 x 133 mm. A view looking down along a dock area from an aeroplane, with a steamer in the foreground.
Dates: 1930 - 1939
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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After anniversary ceremony of Singapore's surrender signing by the Japanese; Singapore 12th September 1946, 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/105
Scope and Contents 154 x 101 mm. Showing Sir Franklin Gimson talking to H.P. Bryson and an unidentified Malayan banker on the steps of (?) the Victoria Memorial Hall. In the background are Dr. W.J. VICKERS; Nelson JONES (1895-1951), Malayan Civil Service 1919-1947; Andrew GILMOUR (1898-), Malayan Civil Service 1921-1953.
Dates: 1946
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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