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Singapore (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 455 Collections and/or Records:

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Toilet for the ears, 1910 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/155
Scope and Contents

143 x 197 mm. Showing a Chinese (?) barber syringing the ears of a fellow countryman.

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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Tour 1935-36, 1935-09 - 1936-01

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011WWW
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: 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 - 1936-01
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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Towards the R.A. are stationed. On this side of the water is Mount Parma - wooded, 1908-12 - 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4159
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. In foreground is Singapore River - nearly all Chinese boats.

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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Transcript of interview: Sir Stephen Brown, 2023

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 226
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2023
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Trishaw riders waiting for passengers, 1960 - 1969

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311A/7
Scope and Contents

205 x 157 mm. Showing two trishaw (passenger tricycles) parked in a Singapore Street.

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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T.V. assembly plant, Singapore [circa 1967], 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/157
Scope and Contents

90 x 139 mm. View looking along a row of female assemblers in a television.

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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'Twenty nine and a half years in the Malayan Civil Service', 1963-04

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/3/8
Scope and Contents

This is a personal record of Hugh Bryson's career in the Malayan Civil Service including observations upon the social life and customs of Malaya's European, Malay and Chinese populations, politics and government, legal affairs, and the Malayan Emergency. It is accompanied by an index.

Dates: 1963-04
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reels MC47 or 8226C.
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Typical government low-cost flats built by the Housing and Development Board, 1982

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E I/8
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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[Unidentified bay, ? Singapore Harbour], 1930 - 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/130
Scope and Contents

83 x 133 mm. A view looking along a bay, with jungle reaching down to the edge of the water.

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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[Unidentified building, ? Singapore], 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/127
Scope and Contents

78 x 130 mm. Showing the dome and part of the façade of an unidentified building in Islamic style.

Dates: 1936
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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[Unidentified Chinese Communist, 1952], 1952

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 7/35
Scope and Contents

73 x 116 mm. A head and shoulders studio portrait of an unidentified Chinese man wearing a blazer with a crest possibly identifying him as a member of the Singapore team of the 1952 Olympics. A note on the cardboard mount reads: Went off to Communist China in about 1957.

Dates: 1952
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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[Unidentified group, Singapore, 1968], 1968

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/158
Scope and Contents

157 x 104 mm. Showing an Indian and two Chinese men in conversation at an unidentified function.

Dates: 1968
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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University of Singapore, 1966

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK/269
Scope and Contents

A photograph of the University of Singapore. The University of Malaya was founded in Singapore in 1949 by the amalgamation of Raffles College and the King Edward VII College of Medicine, and a Kuala Lumpur campus followed later. In 1962 the University of Malaya and the University of Singapore were separated. In 1980 the National University of Singapore was created by the amalgamation of the University of Singapore and the Nanyang University. Photograph probably by Ian Maxwell.

Dates: 1966
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

University of Singapore, 1949 - 1986

 Sub-sub-class
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011WW 3/2 Sing/1
Scope and Contents

A series of photographs of the University of Singapore. The University of Malaya was founded in Singapore in 1949 by the amalgamation of Raffles College and the King Edward VII College of Medicine, and a Kuala Lumpur campus followed later. In 1962 the University of Malaya and the University of Singapore were separated. In 1980 the National University of Singapore was created by the amalgamation of the University of Singapore and the Nanyang University.

Dates: 1949 - 1986
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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Unloading earthenware pots, Kallang Basin, Singapore [? 1960s], 1960 - 1969

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/145
Scope and Contents

191 x 138 mm. Showing moored boats, with pots stacked in the compound in the 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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Using an electronic microscope, 1982

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30311E O/4
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Because of its economic sophistication, Singaporeans are engaged in a variety of occupations. The emphasis now is on high-technology, precision and computer skills.

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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Victoria Memorial Hall, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17/4
Scope and Contents

207 x 136 mm. Showing front façade of the Victoria Memorial Hall, Singapore, from Empress Place.

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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[Victoria Memorial Hall, Singapore], 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/122
Scope and Contents

90 x 151 mm. A view looking through an archway towards the tower of the Victoria Memorial Hall, completed in 1905.

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).
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Victoria Regia in Chinese gentlemans garden, Singapore, 1908-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4213
Scope and Contents

[Showing pond with large water lily leaves and a man standing on the far side of the pond].

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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Victoria Regia in Chinese gentlemans garden, Singapore, 1908-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4214
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. [Showing pond with large water lily leaves].

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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Victoria Theatre and Memorial Hall, Singapore [circa 1967], 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/155
Scope and Contents

89 x 142 mm. General view of main façade.

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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Victoria Theatre and Memorial Hall, Singapore [circa 1967], 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/156
Scope and Contents

89 x 142 mm.

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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View from Boat Quay, Singapore, 1908-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4200
Scope and Contents

[View across Chinese boats].

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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View from Clock Tower, Victoria Memorial, Singapore, 1908-12 - 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 18/4155
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Fort Canning with lighthouse / Govt House / Museum / Hotel de L' Europe. (Fisher).

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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View from St James, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/34
Scope and Contents

273 x 214 mm. A view framed by trees, taken from the southernmost point of St James and looking south-east across the New Harbour channel towards the Saga Village on Pulau Brani, with Pulau Blakang Mati (Sentosa) in the foreground.

Dates: 1900
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).