Skip to main content

Melaka (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

  • 1
  • 2
 Item

All Malayan Camp for PLs and 2nds Tanjong Bruas, Malacca [i.e. Melaka] May 1933, 1933-05

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031F/4
Scope and Contents

290 x 230 mm. 'Standard carried by a Jap, 2 supporters Chinese' [historic caption]. This was Mrs. Cavendish's farewell to Malayan Guiding.

Dates: 1933-05
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

[A.R. Chancellor as Chief Police Officer, Melaka, about 1905], 1905

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031J/1
Scope and Contents

550 x 200 mm. Half-length portrait.

Dates: 1905
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

[A.R. Chancellor as Chief Police Officer, Melaka, in 1903], 1903

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031J/2
Scope and Contents

110 x 80 mm. Chancellor is seated in a one-horse carriage in front of a house, and a police constable stands in the background.

Dates: 1903
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

Autobiographical note, 1903 - 1961-07

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/3/4
Scope and Contents

Memoir by A.R. Chancellor of his service with the colonial police in Barbados and the Straights Settlements (7 sheets), with correspondence relating to its acquisition. There is a second brief note entitled 'My two adventures with crocodiles', probably also written by Chancellor.

The file contains two photographs, the first of Chancellor as C.P.O. Malacca [Melaka], taken in 1905, and the second of a Melakan police constable in 1903.

Dates: 1903 - 1961-07
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8226C.
 Item

Farewell to Mr and Mrs Langham-Carter, 1925

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/79
Scope and Contents

429 x 305 mm (mounted on card). A portrait of a large group of people posed in front of the Malacca Club. William Langham-Carter and his wife sit in the centre of the group; no other figures identified. Langham-Carter retired from his post as Resident Councillor, Malacca in 1925.

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).
 Item

[Fort St John, Malacca], 1910

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/60
Scope and Contents

132 x 104 mm. Showing a section of the ramparts of Fort St John.

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

[Fort St John, Malacca], 1910

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/59
Scope and Contents

134 x 101 mm. Showing the ruins of the gateway of Fort St John. The gateway consists of an arch flanked by Ionic pilasters and octagonal towers and surmounted by a coat of arms carved in relief and a bell tower. Above the entrance is carved Anno 16 [?] 18.

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

From Residency, Malacca, 1922

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/71
Scope and Contents

77 x 135 mm. A view looking across the Residency gardens towards the sea. Photograph by William Langham-Carter (?).

Dates: 1922
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

Kings Birthday Parade, Malacca, about 1923, 1923

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/75
Scope and Contents

138 x 88 mm. Showing William Langham-Carter (Resident Councillor, Malacca 1923-1925) taking the salute as troops march past. With civilian spectators in the background.

Dates: 1923
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

Kings Birthday Parade, Malacca, about 1923, 1923

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/76
Scope and Contents

132 x 95 mm. Showing Langham-Carter and two officers watching troops on parade during the review.

Dates: 1923
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

Kings Birthday Parade, Malacca, about 1923, 1923

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/77
Scope and Contents

138 x 88 mm. Showing Langham-Carter and two other officials standing beside the flagpole after the parade, with civilian spectators in the background. The figure in the background in white uniform and spiked helmet is identified as William Montagu Lance Bower (1878-), Superintendent of Police in Malacca from 1911.

Dates: 1923
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

Malacca Club, about 1924, 1924

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/78
Scope and Contents 90 x 140 mm. A group portrait of Europeans in tennis clothes seated on the steps of the Malacca Club. 15 of the 22 figures are identified on an accompanying sheet: M.W. CAMPBELL (Administrator, Agricultural Medical Board, Malacca); H.D.L. FISHER (Assistant, Rim Rubber Estate, Malacca); H.S. HEWETT (Divisional Manager, Devon Estates Ltd., Malacca); (? O.H.) BARBER (? Manager, Sungei Chinoh Rubber Co., Perak); D.J. MURPHY; Mrs H.D.L. FISHER; A.E. MULLALY (Manager, Devon Estates Ltd.,...
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

Malacca [i.e. Melaka] 1933, 1933

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031F/5
Scope and Contents

200 x 150 mm. Group of European Guiders (some identified, including Mrs Cavendish), probably at the All Malayan Camp for PLs and 2nds.

Dates: 1933
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

Malacca River, 1910

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/61
Scope and Contents

212 x 156 mm (mounted on card). A view taken from near the mouth of the Malacca River, looking out towards the sea. With riverside houses, and boats moored in the foreground.

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

Malacca River, 1910

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/62
Scope and Contents

138 x 175 mm. A view looking along the river, showing waterside houses and sampans, with part of the bridge seen in the following print visible in the foreground.

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

Malacca River, 1910

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/63
Scope and Contents

200 x 147 mm. A view looking along the stretch of the Malacca River seen in the preceding print towards the twin towers of the French Mission)

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

Malacca Rotary Club , 1933

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/167
Scope and Contents

Group of members; Sheppard President.

Dates: 1933
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

Malayan Ports Congestion, 1951-10 - 1952-02

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/8/9
Scope and Contents Material relating to deliberations of the Federal Ports Committee and the Colonial Office regarding the development of Singapore, Port Swettenham, Penang and Malacca. It includes representations from commercial organisations stating that congestion was hindering trade, and in particular the import of consumer goods, building materials and fertilisers. Also included is a copy of ‘Report on the major ports of Malaya’ by D.F. Allen, representative for the Far East of the U.K. Ministry of...
Dates: 1951-10 - 1952-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.
 Sub-Fonds

Papers of Bertram Whitehouse, 1915 - 1969

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 63/20
Scope and Contents

Letters and papers relating to Whitehouse's career in Malaya, written in English unless otherwise indicated.

Dates: 1915 - 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).
 Series

Perlis 1929 [illegible word] Malacca [i.e. Melaka] [illegible word], 1929 - 1933

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/438-538
Scope and Contents

Glass and film negatives. The label lists at least four other places, which are illegible. Numbers 521-524 and 526 have camera specifications written in pencil underneath the captions.

Dates: 1929 - 1933
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

[Photograph of old map of Malacca], 1965

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031A/23
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The origin of this collection is not known, but it appears to have been assembled for a travelling exhibition, and each print is marked Copy neg. Photoscale May 1965. Sources are given where known. Prints are 215 x 160 mm.

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

Probably Fort Terrace, Malacca, 1922 - 1925

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/72
Scope and Contents

157 x 139 mm. A view looking along the tree-lined street, with a part of a cricket pitch in the foreground.

Dates: 1922 - 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).
 Item

Residency, Malacca, 1920

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/65
Scope and Contents

170 x 199 mm (mounted on card). Showing an old well in the Residency garden.

Dates: 1920
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

? Residency, Malacca, 1922

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/70
Scope and Contents

146 x 102 mm. Showing part of a garden, probably in the Malacca Residency, with open ended greenhouses on the left and garden seats at the right.

Dates: 1922
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

River Mallacca [i.e. Melaka], 1929 - 1933

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031M/525
Scope and Contents

Showing boats on a river.

Dates: 1929 - 1933
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).
  • 1
  • 2