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China (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 777 Collections and/or Records:

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Hong Kong: House on [Victoria] Peak, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/200
Scope and Contents

A view showing a long narrow room furnished with chairs and potted plants.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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Hong Kong Island from the Harbour, 1906 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30383A/4
Scope and Contents 1043 x 216 mm. A four-part panorama of the water-front and city of Victoria, Hong Kong, with Victoria Peak in the background, taken after the completion of the Chater reclamation. Section 1, from left to right along the waterfront, shows the Queen's Building, St. George's Building and King's Building. To the left of the Queen's Building, the British Military Hospital (Bowen Road) may be seen two-thirds of the way up the slope. Section 2 includes the 'South China Morning Post' building with...
Dates: 1906 - 1930
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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Hong Kong Kowloon Peninsula, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30383A/2
Scope and Contents

961 x 251 mm. A panoramic view of the Kowloon Peninsula taken from Hong Kong Island looking across Victoria Harbour by an unknown photographer. The Kowloon Canton railway terminus, clock-tower and Peninsula Hotel may be seen in the centre and a large ship with three funnels at anchor in the port to the left. Signal Hill may be seen to the right of the clock-tower. The Peninsula Hotel behind the clock-tower was opened in 1928.

Dates: 1930
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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Hong Kong - Mr Leefe's house, [Victoria] Peak, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/191
Scope and Contents

A view showing an imposing residential house on Victoria Peak, probably that of L.N. Leefe who is recorded as an assistant at Jardine, Matheson and Co (see ?).

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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Hong Kong Street, 1907 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BBB/74
Scope and Contents

205 x 145 mm.

Dates: 1907 - 1908
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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Hong Kong - [Victoria] Peak, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/185
Scope and Contents

A view looking down from Victoria Peak with an unidentified large white house in the foreground.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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Hong Kong - [Victoria] Peak, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/192
Scope and Contents

A view looking over the flagstaff on Victoria Peak with Victoria and the Harbour in the distance below.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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Hong Kong - [Victoria] Peak Barracks, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/189
Scope and Contents

A view showing the large barracks on Victoria Peak, formerly a hotel but purchased by the Royal Artillery circa 1896.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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Hong Kong - [Victoria] Peak Barracks, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/190
Scope and Contents

A view showing the Victoria Peak Barracks.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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Hong Kong - View from Peak, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/186
Scope and Contents

A view from Mount Collinson looking over the south eastern section of Hong Kong Island and showing the Dragon's Back and Hok Tsui with Bluff Head in the distance. The large building at the right of the slide is unidentified.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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[Hong Kong water front, c 1890], 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/7
Scope and Contents

556 x 200 mm. (two prints joined) A panoramic view composed of two joined prints looking west along the Victoria waterfront from Murray Wharf. In the left foreground is the cricket pavilion, with the City Hall visible behind. In the middle of the right hand section is the Hong Kong Hotel, with the premises of Jardine, Matheson & Co. to the right.

Dates: 1890
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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Hong Kong's business section and Harbour with Kowloon beyond, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/169
Scope and Contents

A copy of a half-tone photograph looking down from Victoria Peak, over Victoria and towards Kowloon with the Naval dockyard visible at the right of the slide.

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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Hongkong [i.e. Hong Kong], Dec. 27.89, 7.30am, bright, F.32, 2 secs, 1889-12-27

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/8
Scope and Contents

From the sea.

Dates: 1889-12-27
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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Hosp. [i.e. Hospital] Preaching hall interior, May 20.97, 11.15am, F.32, 1 minute, 1897-05-20

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/90
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Album of photographs recording Paton's missionary work in China. The photographs are captioned and have been numbered in pencil, but as there are several sequences, and these are not complete, fresh numbers have been given. Plates 68 to 78 show scenes taken in late August 1896 on Kulangsoo, the island south of Amoy (also known as Xiamen). The institutional work of the Amoy mission was centred here as it was found to be healthier than Amoy itself.There are three missing...
Dates: 1897-05-20
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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Hospital Preaching hall, Chin Chew [Quanzhou ?], May 7.97, F. 32, 9am, counted 8, 1897-05-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/89
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Album of photographs recording Paton's missionary work in China. The photographs are captioned and have been numbered in pencil, but as there are several sequences, and these are not complete, fresh numbers have been given. Plates 68 to 78 show scenes taken in late August 1896 on Kulangsoo, the island south of Amoy (also known as Xiamen). The institutional work of the Amoy mission was centred here as it was found to be healthier than Amoy itself.There are three missing...
Dates: 1897-05-07
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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House on rock on Kulangsoo [south of Xiamen], Aug 22.96, 9.15am, F.32, 2 1/2 secs, 1896-08-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/78
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Album of photographs recording Paton's missionary work in China. The photographs are captioned and have been numbered in pencil, but as there are several sequences, and these are not complete, fresh numbers have been given. Plates 68 to 78 show scenes taken in late August 1896 on Kulangsoo, the island south of Amoy (also known as Xiamen). The institutional work of the Amoy mission was centred here as it was found to be healthier than Amoy itself.There are three missing...
Dates: 1896-08-22
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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Ice House Road, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4458
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Close to Battery Path. [Showing open space in foreground with tree at near end of the road, with rickshaws].

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).
 Fonds

Illustrations of China and its People

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377G
Scope and Contents

A volume measuring 36 x 48 cm containing plates with illustrations of various Chinese provinces, Hong Kong and Macao.

John Thomson (1837-1921) was a distinguished photographer and traveller, and this is volume I of his magnum opus, published in four volumes in 1873-74. It contains excellent Woodbury-type reproductions of his photographs taken in the early 1870s, and substantial notes on each illustration.

Dates: 1873
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).
 Fonds

Imagining Hong Kong: historic photographs at the time of change

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 111
Scope and Contents

A study of aspects of Hong Kong's history, 1841-1997, 63 pages, illustrated with black and white and colour photocopies, submitted as a dissertation at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Dates: 1998
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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In Peking, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/24
Scope and Contents

272 x 213 mm. View looking across gardens and an ornamental lake towards the tower of a temple.

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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In the Botanical Gardens, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4462A
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. [Path with beeches on the left and trees showing large white building in the distance and three people in the foreground].

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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In the Botanical Gardens, Hong Kong Island, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038E/6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A series of thirty-two photographs taken by Douglas Moore in 1949, depicting views and aspects of the lives and conditions of the inhabitants of Hong Kong. The photographs were printed and mounted for an exhibition at the North Staffordshire Polytechnic in the 1980s. The average size of each print (inner mount measurement) is 290 mm x 360 mm. The photographs are each individually captioned on the reverse and are accompanied by Mr Moore’s introductory caption for the exhibition:Hong...
Dates: 1949
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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Inauguration of Sun Yat Sen, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/221
Scope and Contents

A view showing crowds of Chinese carrying banners and placards in the streets of Canton. A photograph presumably taken at Sun Yat Sen's first accession to power in China in 1911.

Dates: 1911
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).
 Sub-Series

India, 1900 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 34
Scope and Contents

82 x 82 mm. glass slides with limited, largely undated captions.

Dates: 1900 - 1949
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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[Indian and Chinese police, Hong Kong, 1890s], 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/8
Scope and Contents

267 x 200 mm. Showing a detachment of Indian and Chinese policemen on parade.

Dates: 1890
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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