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Kuala Lumpur (federal territory)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

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1st All Malay Brownie Pack, Kuala Lumpur April 1931, 1931-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031F/3
Scope and Contents

202 x 153 mm. 'Before enrolment and not in uniform. Those at the back with the European Guiders are the Malay Teachers in the School'.

Dates: 1931-04
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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A Chinese temple, K. Lumpur, Selangor, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/90
Scope and Contents

Showing part of the façade of a Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur.

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 road near Kuala Lumpur, Gombak, Selangor, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/128
Scope and Contents

View looking along the palm-lined road.

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 road near K[uala] Lumpur, Selangor, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/75
Scope and Contents

Showing thatched huts among palms at the side of a road near Kuala Lumpur.

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 roadside Malay shop near Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/127
Scope and Contents

Showing a Malay group posed in front of a small thatched hut at the roadside.

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 view in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/143
Scope and Contents

View looking along a plant-lined path towards an open-sided pavilion, possibly situated in the gardens beneath Carcosa.

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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All smiles by Sisters-in-Law, 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/74
Scope and Contents

151 x 113 mm. Showing three Malays and a Chinese woman posing for the photographer in the street, probably in Kuala Lumpur.

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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[Arrival of High Commissioner for opening of Federal Conference, Kuala Lumpur, July 1903], 1903-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 4/26
Scope and Contents 213 x 272 mm. Showing the arrival of Sir Frank Swettenham (standing beside coach) at the wooden pavilion constructed for the conference of the rulers and administrators of the Federated Malay States held in Kuala Lumpur in July 1903. In the foreground stands a guard of honour of Indian Cavalry. This was the second such conference but this occasion did not yield such a whole hearted expression of appreciation of British rule as its precessor. In particular, the Sultan of Perak complained...
Dates: 1903-07
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).
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ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, December 1969, 1969-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/108
Scope and Contents

106 x 153 mm. Showing ministers gathered in the conference room being addressed by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tuanku Abdul Rahman Putra. Beside him is seated Tun Abdul Razak who succeeded him as Premier the following year.

Dates: 1969-12
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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ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, December 1969, 1969-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/109
Scope and Contents

206 x 152 mm. Showing delegates from Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand signing a document. Tun Abdul Razak is seated at the centre of the group.

Dates: 1969-12
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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Carcosa Cottage , 1928-08 - 1929-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/27
Scope and Contents

Side view entrance on right.

Dates: 1928-08 - 1929-09
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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Carcosa, Kuala Lumpur, Residence of the Chief Secretary, 1947, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 4/16
Scope and Contents

101 x 74 mm. A general view looking across the gardens towards Carcosa

Dates: 1947
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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Chief Justice of the Malaysian High Court awaiting the arrival of Lord President during inauguration of Federal Court, Kuala Lumpur, October 1, 1963, 1963-10-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/101
Scope and Contents

203 x 153 mm. Showing Mr Justice Wee Chong JIN (Chief Justice of Singapore), Mr (later Sir) Justice Campbell WYLIE (Chief Justice of Borneo), and Mr Justice Syed Sheh BARAKBAH (Chief Justice of Malaya) awaiting the arrival of Sir James Thompson.

Dates: 1963-10-01
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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Chinese arch, K[uala] Lumpur, Selangor, 1904 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 12/84
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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Chinese temple on Pudu Road, Kuala Lumpur, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 4/50
Scope and Contents

258 x 177 mm. Watercolour sketch of a female with a small lake in the foreground. Captioned on the reverse in Swettenham's hand and possibly painted by him.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Christmas in bandit-ridden Malaya, 2011

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 378/3
Scope and Contents

Copy of a photograph album compiled during a visit by Dorothy de Lucy’s parents to the Amherst Rubber Estate near Kuala Lumpur between Dec. 1951 and Jan. 1952. It portrays working and living condition on the estate during the Malayan Emergency, including security measures. The album is captioned and is accompanied by a letter describing the visit.

Dates: 2011
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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[Cricket teams, Selangor Club, late 1880s], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 4/34
Scope and Contents

292 x 248 mm (mounted on card). A group photograph showing the members of two cricket teams on the steps of the Selangor Club. No identifications have been made. The photograph was evidently taken on the same occasion as the following two prints.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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[Cricket teams, Selangor Club, late 1880s], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 4/35
Scope and Contents

291 x 242 mm (mounted on card). Showing the players of one of the teams seen in the preceding print seated on the steps of the Selangor Club.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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[Cricket teams, Selangor Club, late 1880s], 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 4/36
Scope and Contents

291 x 242 mm (mounted on card). Showing the teams seen in BAM 4/34, five ladies, and a Malay band grouped in front of the Selangor Club.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Dato' S.M. Yong delivering address at inuguration of Federal Court, Kuala Lumpur, October 1 1963, 1963-10-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/102
Scope and Contents

203 x 155 mm. Showing S.M. Yong, Chairman of the Malaysian Bar Council, making a speech at the inauguration. To his right is seated Cecil Majella Sheridan, Attorney General of Malaysia.

Dates: 1963-10-01
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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Declaration of Malayan Independence, Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, August 31, 1957, 1957-08-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/96
Scope and Contents 203 x 155 mm. Showing the Duke of Gloucester, as representative of the Queen, making a speech at the Independence ceremony. Behind him on the platform are seated: Tuanku Syed PUTRA (1920-) Raja of Perlis and Yang di-Pertuan Agong 1960-1965; Sir Donald MacGILLIVRAY, last High Commissioner for the Federation of Malaya; Tuanku Abdul RAHMAN (1895-1960), Yang di-Pertuan Besar of the Negri [i.e. Negeri] and first Yang di-Petuan Agong of Independent Malaya; Tuanku Abdul Rahman PUTRA (1903-),...
Dates: 1957-08-31
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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Declaration of Malayan Independence, Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, August 31, 1957, 1957-08-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/97
Scope and Contents

203 x 155 mm. Similar to preceding print but showing Tuanku Abdul Rahman Putra receiving the Constitutional Instruments from the Duke of Gloucester.

Dates: 1957-08-31
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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Dual carriage way in Petaling Jaya, the main road between Kuala Lumpur to Port Swettenham, 1952 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 23/144
Scope and Contents

Print and negative.

Dates: 1952 - 1962
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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[Entrance to Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens, ? 1960s], 1960 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 18/4
Scope and Contents

206 x 145 mm. Showing the National Museum building with murals on the exterior depicting Malaysia at work and at play. A note on the reverse reads:

'Two murals of Italian Glass Mosiac depicting Malaysia at work and play on each wing of the National Museum form a striking vista of old Malay architecture at the entrance of Kuala Lumpur's photogenic Lake Gardens'.

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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Etchings of Malaya, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 63/30
Scope and Contents

Etchings of street and country scenes, mainly in Kuala Lumpur.

Dates: 1925
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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