Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

British Isles (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 924 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

View of Uganda Exhibit. British Empire Exhibition, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/1
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '1. A corner of the exhibit, showing ivory, pottery and basket work. The basket work is very fine, and the pottery is unique owing to its burnished appearance'.

Dates: 1924
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).
 Item

Village horse market, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011V/11
Scope and Contents

212 x 157 mm. View showing a village square, with prospective purchasers strolling among the lines of tethered horses. Location unknown.

Dates: 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).
 Item

Village school, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011V/12
Scope and Contents

157 x 111 mm (mounted on card). View showing a lesson in progress in a schoolroom.

Dates: 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).
 File

Volume XXI : Great Britain, 1909, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 5002-5184 (originally there were 174). Added number is: 5157A; not used: 5039, 5059, 5076, 5077, 5080, 5092, 5112, 5140, 5146, 5176, 5179; missing: 5088. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 5079 follows 5091. Subjects covered in the album are: England: London; Portsmouth: naval scenes, ship building, dockyard, H.M.S. Victory, Dickens' birthplace; Isle of Wight; Salisbury....
Dates: 1909
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

Volume XXII : Great Britain, 1909, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 22
Scope and Contents

The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 5351-5487. Numbers not used are: 5367, 5386, 5394, 5410-5443, 5445, 5456-5460 and 5476.

Subjects covered in the album are:
England: Manchester: docks landing Canadian cattle, grain elevators; Warwick; Kenilworth Castle; Tring: farming scenes; Aldershot: barrack buildings, soldiers drilling; Farnborough: balloon shed. Scotland: Edinburgh.


Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

W. Moloney, 1919-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/9
Scope and Contents 72 x 98 mm. Snapshot of William Moloney and two unidentified ladies standing on a tennis court. Moloney is mentioned in Bell's diary synopsis for August 26, 1919:'While at Henley I made the acquaintance of Wm. Moloney, a very remarkable young man with great natural gifts of many kinds. He has been a prisoner of the Germans during the War and while in captivity had learnt Arabic and had deeply studied the Koran. He was a remarkable musician, and he was able to make pictures of the...
Dates: 1919-07
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).
 Item

Warping coloured yarns, Hollinshead Mill, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16/5249
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Shows different angle of machines].

Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

Warping from the bobbins in the beam, at Hollinshead Mill, Blackburn, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16/5246
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. [Showing four women standing / sitting in front of their machines].

Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

Watching the boats from the end of Sandown Pier, I.o.W [Isle of Wight], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5066
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [People leaning over the balustrade].

Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

[Waterfall and wooden footbridge], 1880 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/136
Scope and Contents

150 x 110 mm. Showing a 'waterfall' water feature behind railings, with a small wooden bridge at the top. A woman and a young boy are just about visible on the bridge, possibly posing for the photograph. Exact location unidentified.

Dates: 1880 - 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).
 Item

West front, Croyland Abbey [i.e. Crowland Abbey], 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/293
Scope and Contents

90 x 140 mm. Postcard.

Dates: 1930 - 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).
 Item

West of Ventnor, I.o.W. [Isle of Wight], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5068
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Showing white cliffs].

Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

Winding : Duckworth and Eddlestons Roe Lee Cotton Mill, Blackburn, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16/5255
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (lansdscape format). [Two rows of machines in action, mostly women].

Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

Winding : Duckworth and Eddlestons Roe Lee Cotton Mill, Blackburn, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16/5256
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (lansdscape format). [Two rows of machines in action, mostly women].

Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

Windsor, June '21, 1921-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/42
Scope and Contents

70 x 50 mm.

Dates: 1921-06
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).
 Item

Windsor, June '21, 1921-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/45
Scope and Contents

70 x 50 mm.

Dates: 1921-06
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).
 Item

Wolf caves [Jersey], 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/73
Scope and Contents

45 x 65 mm.

Dates: 1921
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).
 Item

Woman at spinning wheel, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011V/6
Scope and Contents

205 x 157 mm. Posed photograph against a studio backdrop of a woman at a spinning wheel. The background shows a kitchen scene with the hearth at the left. Photograph by H.W. Taunt.

Dates: 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).
 Item

Woolwich parade 1828. Field Officer of the day and staff, RA, 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/139
Scope and Contents

238 x 178 mm. Photographic copy of an engraving.

Dates: 1828
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).
 Item

Woolwich parade by Lieut Sandham RE 1828 or 1829, 1828 - 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/140
Scope and Contents

238 x 179 mm. Photographic copy of an engraving. Henry Sandham (d. 1868) served in the Royal Engineers from 1813. He was promoted to Lieutenant General in 1866.

Dates: 1828 - 1829
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).
 Item

Worcester Cathedral, visited ?14/4/85, 1885-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/132
Scope and Contents

202 x 133 mm. General exterior view of Worcester Cathedral (the location on the reverse of the print is corrected from 'Tewkesbury', in the same hand)

Dates: 1885-04
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).
 Item

Work people leaving the mills for dinner : Roe Lee Mills, Blackburn, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16/5268
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

Young Pakistani interpreter for Junior Cinema Club in Middlesborough [i.e. Middlesbrough], 1965, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Y/7
Scope and Contents

202 x 157 mm. Showing Bari Chohan, a 14 year old Pakistani, explaining the story of an English film to other young Asians.

Dates: 1965
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).
 Item

Zia Mohyeddin, Pakistani stage and film actor, 1964, 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Y/18
Scope and Contents

158 x 204 mm. Showing Zia Mohyeddin addressing an audience.

Dates: 1964
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).

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.