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Singapore (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 455 Collections and/or Records:

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Porch of a Chinese house, Singapore, 1904 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/73
Scope and Contents

Showing an array of potted plants in front of the porte cochere of a Chinese house in European style in Singapore.

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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Portrait of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles by G.F. Joseph, 1817, 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/88
Scope and Contents

146 x 186 mm. A photographic copy of George Francis Josephs (1764-1846) seated, three quarter length portrait of Raffles in the National Portrait Gallery. Photograph by National Portrait Gallery.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Portrait of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles by James Lonsdale, 1818, 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/90
Scope and Contents

91 x 115 mm. Photographic copy of a half length profile portrait of Raffles by James Lonsdale (1777-1839), exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1818. This photograph appears to have been printed in reverse.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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

Portraits, 1900 - 1969

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 7
Scope and Contents

Contains prints by various photographers, including some professional, mounted portraits. Some are autographed. The subjects include Malay rulers, Malayan Civil Service Officers, post-independence officials and ministers, and others connected with Malaysia and Singapore. A few are unidentified.

Dates: 1900 - 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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Possibly near Changi, Singapore, 1920 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/52
Scope and Contents

101 x 152 mm. A view looking along a road with a Malay man and several children watching the photographer, and with houses and coconut palms in the background.

Dates: 1920 - 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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Possibly near Changi, Singapore, 1920 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/53
Scope and Contents

148 x 100 mm. General view of a Malay Campong.

Dates: 1920 - 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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Post Office and Exchange Building [Singapore], 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/27
Scope and Contents 273 x 207 mm. A view looking north across Fullerton Square with the Post Office and Exchange Building at the right and The Tan Kim Seng Memorial Fountain at the left. Part of the Cavenagh Bridge can be seen in the background. The Post Office was moved from its original site near Empress Place to this location (where Fort Fullerton had once stood) in 1874 and this building, erected in 1884, remained in 1924. The temporary building on Collyer Quay then housed the Post Office until the...
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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Post Office and Exchange Building [Singapore], 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/34
Scope and Contents

264 x 207 mm. A view looking across Fullerton Square towards the south-west fa├žade of the Post Office and Exchange Building, with the Tan Kim Seng Memorial Fountain in the middle of the square.

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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Premises of A.L. Johnston, Collyer Quay, 1870s, 1870 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/19
Scope and Contents 264 x 180 mm. A view of Collyer Quay from the waterfront, with the buildings owned by A.L. Johnston in the left foreground. Johnston, one of Singapore's most eminent citizens and businessmen, had come to the island in 1819 (see Buckley, numerous references). The buildings on Collyer Quay were leased to the firm of Robinson and Co., whose name can be seen above the entrance (Philip Robinson had come to Singapore from Melbourne in 1857 and the business was founded the following year: see...
Dates: 1870 - 1879
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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Preparing a meal, 1910 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/160
Scope and Contents

143 x 195 mm. Showing an aged Chinese man chopping a vegetable on a board laid on top of two tin boxes.

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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Presbyterian Church, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17/7
Scope and Contents

140 x 95 mm.

Dates: 1907
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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Prince of Wales, Singapore, 1922, 1922

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/63
Scope and Contents

168 x 94 mm. Showing the Prince of Wales approaching the Governor, Sir Laurence GUILLEMARD (obscured behind aide) and other officials in Empress Place. In front of the Prince stands the Rt. Revd. Charles James [i.e. Robert] FERGUSON-DAVIE (1872-1963), Bishop of Singapore 1901-1927 and at the end of the procession is Sir Walter Sidney SHAW (1863-1937), Chief Justice of the Straits Settlements 1921-1925.

Dates: 1922
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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Prize Day Song The Cross Street Corps, 1908-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4193
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. [Row of five little boys with drums and bugles watched by people on the steps behind].

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).
 Sub-sub-class

Prostitution, 1940-11 - 1969

 Sub-sub-class
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/6/5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: 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: 1940-11 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.
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PSA Container Port, covering 51 hectares, comprises 5 main berths, a feeder berth and a cross berth, 1982

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E CO/7
Scope and Contents

The caption continues 'The main berths can accommodate 5 third-generation container vessels at a time'.

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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Pulo Brani, Singapore, 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/96
Scope and Contents

266 x 210 mm. A view from the sea looking towards jetties and warehouses at Pulo Brani near Keppel or New Harbour.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Pulo Brani, Singapore, 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/97
Scope and Contents

266 x 210 mm.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Pulu Brani Tin Smelting Works, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17/33
Scope and Contents

141 x 102 mm. View looking across the bay towards the works.

Dates: 1907
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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Radio Malaya, Singapore, 1940 - 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/12
Scope and Contents

116 x 165 mm. Showing an operator at the console in the control room. The caption on the reverse reads 'A Control Room - the broadcaster can be seen in the studio at the microphone'.

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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Raffles Museum, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17/6
Scope and Contents

139 x 97 mm. View of the buildings (opened in 1887) at the junction of Stamford and Orchard Roads.

Dates: 1907
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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Raffles Place, Singapore, [circa 1967], 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/153
Scope and Contents

91 x 139 mm. View looking along the length of Raffles Place, with the public gardens in the centre of the square (beneath which is an underground car-park).

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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Raffles Square, 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/20
Scope and Contents 273 x 214 mm. A view looking along one side of Raffles Square showing the premises of John Little and Co., with rickshaws and hack gharries in the roadway in front of the store. Francis Martin established a business in Singapore in 1842 which became Little, Cursetjee and Co., in 1845. Cursetjee left the partnership in 1853 and it was continued thereafter by J.M. and Matthew Little. From that date the company occupied the same site in the square, from the original modest building (for an...
Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Raffles Square [Singapore], 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/31
Scope and Contents

277 x 208 mm. A view looking along the square with the premises of John Little and Co. at the right. At the far end of the square can be seen the shop of Geok Teat and Co. who, Makepeace (ed, 1921, ii, p. 197) says: have been in business since 1868, according to one directory. But that of 1868 mentions Locke Hong Ghee and Co. (late Geok Teat and Co) as having been established in 1863. Tay Geok Teat ruled for many years, and died quite recently.

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).
 Fonds

RASC Personnel, Buller Barracks, Singapore, November 1926

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311F
Scope and Contents

235 x 170 mm. Photograph showing the personnel with identifications of most of those present on a separate sheet. It accompanies the reminiscences 'Singapore 1926-29' of Major Leonard Ridgway, M.B.E., who was an RASC Staff Clerk at Fort Canning from 1926 to 1929. In addition to the identifications his typescript reminiscences include two pages (a & b) of biographical notes on the individuals.

Dates: 1926-11
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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R.B.F. Sports Day, Seletar, Singapore, 1937, 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/126
Scope and Contents

151 x 90 mm. A view looking across the sports field, with the Straits of Johore in the background.

Dates: 1937
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).