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Sarawak (state)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 285 Collections and/or Records:

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Oil from Borneo, 1940 - 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/14
Scope and Contents

167 x 115 mm. General exterior view of industrial plant. The caption on the reverse reads '(See Feature Set No. 268). (2). A three-language signboard gives 'No Smoking' directions in English, Chinese and Malay (Jawi script) near the Lutong oil distillation plant'.

Dates: 1940 - 1959
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On the Sadong River, 1904 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/55
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Opening of the Cinnabar mines in Tegora Hill, Upper Sarawak, 1880, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 6/65
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints by various photographers. Some come from the collection of Sir Frank Swettenham, H.P. Bryson, and William Langham-Carter. The subjects are: 1-7, 75 Johore; 8-25 Kelantan; 26-40, 74 Kedah; 41-64 Trengganu [i.e. Terengganu]; 66-71, 94-95; Sumatra; 72-73 British North Borneo [i.e. Sabah], 76-93, 96 Miscellaneous; 65 Sarawak.

Dates: 1880
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Oyong Nyaring, Chief of the Punans of the Tinjar River, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/101
Scope and Contents

103 x 143 mm. Full face head and shoulders portrait.

Dates: 1900
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Paran River, Rejang District, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/75
Scope and Contents

146 x 102 mm. View looking along the river, with a group of men, women and children from the area posed at the water’s edge.

Dates: 1900
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Photodilus Badius, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/170
Scope and Contents

97 x 73 mm. View of the small owl Photdilus Badius standing on a table.

Dates: 1900
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Poling up the Pelagus Rapids, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/31
Scope and Contents

141 x 104 mm. Showing a long wooden dugout being poled up rapids on the Rejang River.

Dates: 1900
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Punans’ heads taken by Sea Dyaks, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/127
Scope and Contents

144 x 103 mm. Showing a row of human heads hanging from a wooden beam in the open air.

Dates: 1900
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Punans of the Tinjar River, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/42
Scope and Contents

184 x 103 mm. Group portrait eight Punan men and youths.

Dates: 1900
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Punans, Tinjar River, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/85
Scope and Contents

104 x 148 mm. Group portrait of four Punan men dressed in loin cloths.

Dates: 1900
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Python urtus, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/169
Scope and Contents

100 x 78 mm. Showing the python, probably a dead specimen, lying on a table.

Dates: 1900
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Rajah Brookes Palace, Sarawak, 1904 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/39
Scope and Contents

Distant view looking across the river towards the palace.

Dates: 1904 - 1910
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Rapids of the Pata River, 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035G/25
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Rapids on the Pata River, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/68
Scope and Contents

104 x 147 mm. View from the bank looking down onto the rapids.

Dates: 1900
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Rejak, a Malay, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/123
Scope and Contents

104 x 147 mm. Head and shoulders portrait.

Dates: 1900
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'Reminiscences of 1904', 1904-04-10 - 1904-05-15

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

Extracts from the diaries and letters of Miss Ella Christie describing her travels to the Malay Archipelago made by Hugh Bryson:

1. 'Malaya in 1904' (17 sheets; 2 copies).

2. 'Kuching in 1904' (6 sheets; 2 copies). The file also contains an offprint from its publication in the 'Sarawak Museum Journal', 10 (1961), 43-49.



Dates: 1904-04-10 - 1904-05-15
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8226C.
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Rice planting, Rejang District, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/32
Scope and Contents

144 x 103 mm. General view of a padi field, with labourers at work.

Dates: 1900
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Rough hewing a blowpipe from a block of wood, 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035G/32
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Rough hewing a blowpipe from a block of wood, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/18
Scope and Contents

147 x 103 mm. Showing a Kenyah man working a piece of Jagang wood with an adze.

Dates: 1900
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Sacrificial Poles outside a Kenyah Village, 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035G/17
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Sacrificial poles outside a Kenyah village, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/119
Scope and Contents

103 x 148 mm. On the taller, known as a Belawing, the heads of enemies are hung temporarily; on the shorter, pieces of dried human flesh have been fastened by means of skewers, as offerings to the omen birds in this case, hawks. Showing the poles in the foreground, with houses raised on stilts beyond.

Dates: 1900
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Sarawak Gazette, 1942-03-27 - 1944-04-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/21/4
Scope and Contents

Copies of the gazette produced in Sydney for evacuated residents: Nos. 1064, 27 Mar. 1942; 1066, 16 July 1942; 1067, 10 Oct. 1942; 1072, 1 Apr. 1944.

Dates: 1942-03-27 - 1944-04-01