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Batu Caves (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Batu Caves [1890s], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 4/21
Scope and Contents

166 x 214 mm. Showing the entrance to one of the Batu Caves situated about seven miles from Kuala Lumpur.

Dates: 1890 - 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).
 Item

Batu Caves [1890s], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 4/22
Scope and Contents

165 x 215 mm (mounted on card). Showing the interior of one of the caves, with a group of Malay figures posed for scale in the middle ground.

Dates: 1890 - 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).
 File

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).
 Item

Mrs V., J.B.S., Batu Caves, Selangor, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/112
Scope and Contents

Showing J.B. Scrivenor and Mrs V. (no further information) exchanging a joke at the mouth of the Batu Caves.

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).
 File

'Rubber planting in Malaya 1928-1932', 1963 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/3/15/1
Scope and Contents

A narrative of Guy Hutchinson's experience working as an assistant on the Batu Caves rubber plantation. He lost his job during the depression of the rubber industry in the early 1930s (138 sheets).

Dates: 1963 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8227C.
 Item

[Scene in the (?) Batu Caves], 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/2
Scope and Contents

Showing two Europeans posed at the mouth of a large cave, possibly part of the Batu Caves system.

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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