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Taiping (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

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1st Taiping Company Nov 11th 1922, 1922-11-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031F/2
Scope and Contents

200 x 150 mm. Multi-racial group with Guiders identified on back.

Dates: 1922-11-11
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

'An account of a trip from Taiping to Upper Perak in February, 1899’, 1960 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/4/2/1
Scope and Contents

The description of a fishing trip to Janing in Feb. 1899, which then formed the border between Perak and Siam [Thailand].

Dates: 1960 - 1962
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel MC47.
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Artificial lake, Taiping, Perak, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/24
Scope and Contents

View looking across the stretch of water towards distant hills.

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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Captain Ross Howman , 1932 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/443
Scope and Contents

1/20th Riffles and Cecil Elles, Taiping Church.

Dates: 1932 - 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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Cecil Ross , 1932 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/444
Scope and Contents

At the box Taiping Hill on honeymoon.

Dates: 1932 - 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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Chinese open caste mine near Taiping (4000 Kulis), 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17/102
Scope and Contents

204 x 147 mm. View looking along excavations, with labourers on the flimsy wooden bridges which criss-cross the workings.

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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Chinese screen made in Taiping convict establishment, 1880 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/57
Scope and Contents

152 x 111 mm. Showing the carved wooden screen made in 1912 by a convict in the Taiping Jail.

Dates: 1880 - 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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Church, Taiping, abut 1890, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/18
Scope and Contents

267 x 209 mm. (mounted on card). Showing a small wooden church with a steeply pitch roof. Exact location unidentified. Photograph probably by A. Kaulfuss.

Dates: 1890
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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Court house, Taiping, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/9
Scope and Contents

243 x 185 mm. (mounted on card). A view showing the Court house and adjacent offices, a mainly two- storey building (with a further storey above the main entrance section) raised on brick piles with a verandah running the length of the first floor, and with a tiled roof. The court house was completed, after various delays, in 1881, and the photograph was likely taken soon after.

Dates: 1882
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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'Fire-walking’, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/4/3/1/2
Scope and Contents

Coe’s account of witnessing Chinese fire-walkers north of Taiping in 1927.

Dates: 1961
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel MC 47.
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J.B. Scrivenor collection circa 1904-circa 1910, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12
Scope and Contents Contains gravure prints (probably selected from a larger series). The majority have captions in pencil on the reverse, which have been recorded as found, and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions for untitled prints composed for this catalogue, and other interpolations are enclosed in square brackets. The views mainly show scenes in Selangor, Perak and Pahang, with a...
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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Kamunting, circa 1890, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/11
Scope and Contents

276 x 202 mm. (mounted on card). A view looking along a street in Kamunting lined with the premises of Chinese shopkeepers, and with an elephant in the foreground.

Dates: 1890
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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Kemps Club, 1932-02-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/100
Scope and Contents

Farwell Taiping , H. Fraser District officer Sheppard, N.R. Jarrett Sec to Resident.

Dates: 1932-02-05
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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Lake Gardens, Taiping, 1900 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/34
Scope and Contents

79 x 57 mm. Showing a section of the ornamental lakes.

Dates: 1900 - 1930
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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Last Day, 1932-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/104
Scope and Contents

Imic Hazalton's bungalow Penang Island before boarding the Chitral.

Dates: 1932-02-06
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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Malay Volunteer Force, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/89
Scope and Contents

Taiping Platoon Guard.

Dates: 1930
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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Malay Volunteer Infantry, 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/97
Scope and Contents

Football final Taiping Platoon the Winners.

Dates: 1932
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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Malay Volunteer Infantry Platoon VII (Taiping ) Perak , 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/90
Scope and Contents

Battalion Armistice Day 1931 Winners of Champion (Efficiency) Cup 1931. QMS Wam Mohamed.

Dates: 1931
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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Perak, 1875 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3
Scope and Contents

Contains loose photographs by various photographers including G.R. Lambert and Co., A Kaulfuss and Leonard Wray. This material includes prints from Sir Frank Swettenham's collection, and is of particular historical importance. Some items from the Langham-Carter collection have been included.

Dates: 1875 - 1930
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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Roman Catholic Church, Taipeng, about 1890, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/15
Scope and Contents

271 x 212 mm (mounted on card). A general view of the Roman Catholic Church in Taiping, a building with an elaborate pilastered entrance façade with curved gables crowned by a pediment. Date of construction unknown. Photograph probably by Augustus E. Kaulfuss.

Dates: 1890
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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[Street scene, ? Taiping, 1950s], 1950 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/23
Scope and Contents

154 x 113 mm. View looking along a commercial street lined with Chinese shops, with an avenue of trees running along the centre of the road. Location unidentified, possibly Taiping.

Dates: 1950 - 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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Taipeng Bota township, about 1890, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/16
Scope and Contents

271 x 211 mm. (mounted on card). A view looking along a street lined with wooden houses with atap thatching. Photograph stamped A. Kaulfuss, Penang.

Dates: 1890
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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Taiping, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 3/6
Scope and Contents

243 x 182 mm. mounted on card. A view from Residency Hill looking over the houses and streets of Taiping, with jungle in the distance. The print is the left hand section of a panorama formed with BAM 3/7.

Dates: 1882
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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Taiping, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17/123
Scope and Contents

286 x 113 mm. Panoramic view from neighbouring hills.

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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Taiping , 1930-07 - 1932-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/85
Scope and Contents

Asst S R's House Swettenhams Rd.

Dates: 1930-07 - 1932-02
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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