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Great Britain (island)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 914 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

West African Railways

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448W
Scope and Contents The discovery of gold at Tarkwa during the 1890s provided the stimulus for the establishment of the Gold Coast Government Railway. Sekondi was chosen as the terminal port to support mining operations and construction began there in 1898, reaching Tarkwa in 1901. The line was extended to Kumasi in 1903. Items 1-18 and 44 document the building of the harbour facilities and station at Sekondi, and the European and African workers engaged in their construction. Other photographs illustrate...
Dates: 1902 - 1912
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).
 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

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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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).

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