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China (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 771 Collections and/or Records:

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Africa, Asia and the Middle East, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 19
Scope and Contents A collection of captioned glass negatives illustrating the CMS's work, many dated 1937.
Dates: 1930 - 1939
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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Africa, Asia and the Middle East, 1914 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 20
Scope and Contents A collection of captioned glass negatives illustrating the CMS's work
Dates: 1914 - 1950
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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Albumen prints of China

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302F
Scope and Contents Framed albumen prints, measuring approximately 280 x 210 mm (500 x 400 including card frames).

Y302F/1-4: Chinese interiors.
Y302F/5-6: Canton flower boat and interior view.
Y302F/7: Western suburbs looking North (Canton) by Afong Lai, 1874 (after the devastating typhoon of 1874).
Y302F/8: Chinese grave on White Cloud Mountain, c. 1870s.




Dates: 1850 - 1879
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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Alistair W. Hay Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 369
Scope and Contents The collection includes copies of letters written by Hay to family and friends. Three describe his work with the Protectorate, colleagues, travel and leisure and are dated 1923, Canton; 1929, Taiping; and 1933, Kuala Lumpur (17 sheets). A second series of letters dating from 1940-42 narrates Hay’s wartime experience (57 sheets). The collection includes a copy of a photograph showing a memorial plaque honouring Hay and other members of the Chinese Protectorate who lost their lives...
Dates: 2007
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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American Consulate Kulangsoo [south of Xiamen], Aug. 22.96, 9am, bright, F45, 2 1/2 secs, 1896-08-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/76
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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Amoy [1890s], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/32
Scope and Contents 276 x 205 mm. View looking along the waterfront at Amoy towards the main part of the city, with sailing vessels moored in the harbour in the background. In the foreground is a cluster of small houses and warehouses running down to a stone jetty. Photographer unknown.
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).
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Amoy College [Xiamen], Aug. 26.96, 4.45pm, windy, F.32, 5'', 1896-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/70
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: 1896-08-26
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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Amoy Hotel [Xiamen], Aug 24.96, 9.15am, bright, F.48, 2 1/2 '', 1896-08-24

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/71
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: 1896-08-24
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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Another part of the market, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4032
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). Loads of fuel - shrub oak and fir. [Men and mules in the foreground].
Dates: 1908-11
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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Another view of the Mountain of the Queen of Heaven, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4476
Scope and Contents Landscape format. The five-storeyed pagoda, and a fort to the left outside the wall. [With a river 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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Another view within the enclosure of the British Yamen, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4496
Scope and Contents Half-plate (landscape format). [Showing steps leading up to wooden doors, some painted, of single storey building, with two men standing on the steps and a stone carved lion at the foot of the steps].
Dates: 1909-01 - 1909-02
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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Another view within the enclosure of the British Yamen, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4497
Scope and Contents Half-plate. [View from a covered area with carved eaves above, across to a well bolted wooden doorway in a wall and eaves of another building beyond].
Dates: 1909-01 - 1909-02
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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Approach to Nanking, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/21
Scope and Contents 268 x 213 mm. Showing the path to the tombs of the Ming emperors outside Nanjing, flanked by 12 foot high statues of soldiers on guard. Nanjing was the capital of China until it was moved to Peking in 1421.
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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Approach to Nanking, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/22
Scope and Contents 265 x 212 mm. View showing the statues of kneeling elephants on the path leading to the Ming tombs outside Nanjing.
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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Approaching Shanghai, 1908-11 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4006
Scope and Contents Landscape format.
Dates: 1908-11 - 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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Approaching Shanghai, 1908-11 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4007
Scope and Contents Landscape format.
Dates: 1908-11 - 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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Approachng the island of Linkungtau, Weihaiwei, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4092
Scope and Contents From the mainland. [Distant view across the water]
Dates: 1908-11
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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Articles by Onraet, 1945 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/5/5/3
Scope and Contents Articles written by Onraet, many for publication in the press:‘Breakers ahead’‘Britain and Malaya’‘A Chinese conversation’‘Chinese secret societies and the police, Nov. 1945’‘Crime and Communism in Malaya’‘A criticism of the unified colonial police service’‘The future of our colonial police services’‘Indians in Malaya’‘In retrospect’‘Investigation and intelligence in Malaya’‘Makan sejur’‘Malay...
Dates: 1945 - 1959
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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Articles from 'The Field'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 322
Scope and Contents Ten volumes of cuttings from 'The field', including a few articles from other publications, and loose cuttings concerning the Malay Peninsula. The volumes concern countries throughout the world, but in particular Australia, British East Africa (Kenya), Canada, India, New Zealand, Nigeria, Rhodesia, South Africa, Uganda, United States and the West Indies. The articles cover a wide range of subjects, including administration, agriculture, the British Empire, climate, colonisation, emigration,...
Dates: 1888 - 1921
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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Assembly Hall, St. Stephen’s Girls’ College, South China, 1900 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 32/45
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: 82 x 82 mm. glass slides with brief, largely undated captions.
Dates: 1900 - 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).
 Fonds

Astronomical calculations in Asia

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 69
Scope and Contents Calculations made during Clementi's journey through India, Tibet and China, 1907-1908.
Dates: 1907 - 1911
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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At Aberdeen : large rock fish, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4436
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). Weighing about 90 lbs. This will be towed alive behind a launch to Hong Kong Market. [Fish hanging against landing stage where group looks on].
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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At Shanghai, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4560
Scope and Contents [The harbour crowded with vessels of different sizes].
Dates: 1909-01 - 1909-02
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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Baptist College

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK/84
Scope and Contents The college is noted as being 'government subsidised'. Photograph probably by Ian Maxwell.
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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Bargaining for pigs at Weihaiwei, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4046
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format).
Dates: 1908-11
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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