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Kuching (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

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A Chinese temple, Kuching, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/38
Scope and Contents

As captioned.

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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A Chinese temple, Kuching, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/42
Scope and Contents

Showing the entrance to the temple, a single storey building with ornately decorated roof ridges.

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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A garden in Kuching : Moirs garden, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/47
Scope and Contents

View looking along a tree-shaded path in a Kuching garden.

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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A house in Kuching, Sarawak, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/43
Scope and Contents

General view of a European house in Kuching, a two storey building with a colonnaded verandah on the ground floor. The verandah on the floor above is shaded with cane blinds.

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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Borneo in the sixties: letters from Sarawak

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 337
Scope and Contents Letters written by Elizabeth O'Kelly in Borneo and photographs from her time on the island. The document is a photocopy of the original 1965 typescript. There are 27 letters, written from Kuching and Tarat, dating from 29 March 1962 to 16 February 1965. They are concerned principally with the background to the establishment of the Sarawak Federation of Women's Institutes, but also cover people and places of Borneo, the advent of Independence, the situation in Indonesia, the rebellion in...
Dates: 2004
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).
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Chinese temple, Kuching, Sarawak, 1960s, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/125
Scope and Contents

146 x 105 mm. General view of the front of the temple.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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

Copy of a letter from Doreen Kelley to her mother, 1942-05-27

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/21/3
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter describing the bombing of Kuching during the Second World War and Kelley's eventual evacuation to Sydney, following a trek through the jungle of Dutch Borneo (16 sheets).

Dates: 1942-05-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.
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Government Offices, Kuching, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/40
Scope and Contents

View looking across a grass compound towards the government offices, a row of single storied whitewashed buildings with verandahs and tiled roofs.

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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Government Offices, Kuching, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/46
Scope and Contents From the File: 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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In Kuching, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/36
Scope and Contents

View looking along a waterfront street in Kuching, the capital of Sarawak.

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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In Kuching, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/37
Scope and Contents

A street scene.

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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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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Kuching from the Astana, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/4
Scope and Contents

148 x 104 mm. View from the Rajah’s Palace looking across the Sarawak River towards the main part of the town. The square crenelated building near the landing stage is the guardhouse, with the prison beyond (see Y3035A/10). [Shelford plate XXV].

Dates: 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).
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Kuching Race Course, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/13
Scope and Contents

147 x 103 mm. View of a section of the track on race day, with spectators lining the course, and thatched huts beyond. [Shelford plate XXIX].

Dates: 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).
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Kuching, Sarawak, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035D/1
Scope and Contents

251 x 168 mm. General view of the harbour and waterfront area of Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, with mountains in the distance.

Dates: 1960
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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Kuching, Sarawak : Gunong Matang in the distance, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/48
Scope and Contents

General view looking along the Sarawak River towards the town, with Gunong (mountain) Matang in the distance.

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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Malaysia Day celebrations at Kuching, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/132
Scope and Contents

154 x 104 mm. A view looking down on the Padang with figrues spelling out the word Merdaka (independence) across the stadium.

Dates: 1968
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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Malaysia Day Rally at Central Padang, Kuching, Sarawak, 1968, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/131
Scope and Contents

154 x 104 mm. View looking down on the parade.

Dates: 1968
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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'Reminiscences of 1904', 1904-04-10 - 1904-05-15

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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Sarawak Museum, Kuching, 1960s, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/123
Scope and Contents

156 x 105 mm. General view of front façade.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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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State Secretariat Building, Kuching, Sarawak, 1960s, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/124
Scope and Contents

108 x 157 mm. General view of the multi-storied modern Secretariat building.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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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The Astana, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/5
Scope and Contents

143 x 103 mm. View from the driveway of the Palace of the Rajahs of Sarawak. The Astana (built c 1870) consists of a conventional two storey verandahed house in bungalow style fronted by a crenelated stone tower in Gothic taste. This latter housed the billiard room, with the principal reception rooms on the first floor of the main block. In the left background can be seen one of the bedroom wings. The ground floor contained the Rajah’s offices, guardroom, kitchen and bathrooms.

Dates: 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).
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The Astana, Kuching, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/2
Scope and Contents

133 x 103 mm. View looking across the Sarawak River towards the Rajah’s Palace, with a boathouse on the riverbank in the foreground. For a closer view, see Y3035A/5. [Shelford plate XXVII].

Dates: 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).
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The Borneo Company’s House, Kuching, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3035A/9
Scope and Contents

147 x 103 mm. View from the lawn of the main façade of the Borneo Company headquarters at Kuching, a two storey building with a central projecting entrance porch, verandahed the whole way round the building on both floors. On the ground floor the verandah is supported on whitewashed or stuccoed columns, on the floor above by less substantial wooden posts.

Dates: 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).
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The dispensary, Kuching, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/45
Scope and Contents

General view of the dispensary building from the driveway, with rickshaw drivers in the foreground.

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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