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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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Breakfast at the sweet stall, Hong Kong, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038E/25
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A series of thirty 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 Kong...
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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British civilians interned by the Japanese in World War Two

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 393
Scope and Contents Prepared by the Association of British Civilian Internees Far East Region. The volume is a full size replica of the original which was dedicated and placed in the Church of St Michael's Cornhill on 24 May 2009.
Dates: 2009
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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British fleet at Wei-hai-wei [i.e. Weihai], 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/226
Scope and Contents A view looking across towards Weihai Harbour (from Liu-Kung-Tao?) where the battleships of the British China Squadron are at anchor. In the foreground are cultivated fields and small houses. Weihai, ceded to the British in 1898 'for so long a period as Port Arthur remains in the occupation of Russia', was the northern naval base of the British China Squadron, and in fact remained in British hands until 1930.
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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British Fleet in Weihaiwei Harbour, 1908, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4134
Scope and Contents Half-plate (landscape format). [Showing farm land and town in the foreground looking across harbour to distant hills with the British Fleet on the water].
Dates: 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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Bâ's house and members of family, Aug, 30.94, dawn, 6am, F.11, counted 17, 1894-08-30

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/47
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: 1894-08-30
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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Bâ's house, Aug. 30.94, dawn, 6am, F.16, 10'', 1894-08-30

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/46
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: 1894-08-30
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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Burial urns near Kowloon, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4541A
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). (Bones gathered from coffin after flesh decayed, and then put in urns). [Showing urns dotted among vegetation on the hill side].
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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[Burial urns near Kowloon], 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4542A
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Closer view of urns among bushes].
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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Busy market area, Hong Kong Island, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038E/22
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A series of thirty 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 Kong...
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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Canton [1890s], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/28
Scope and Contents 276 x 182 mm. View on the river at Canton, with floating houses in the foreground. 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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Canton Christian College, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/220
Scope and Contents A view looking over the well-tended lawn and garden towards the College buildings.
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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Canton Disturbances, December 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377D
Scope and Contents An album containing mounted prints, measuring approximately 125 x 80 mm and captioned in ink beneath the prints. The album shows scenes of executions and destruction after the disturbances of December 1927. The compiler of the album is unidentified, but was presumably a member of the British merchant community in the city. Plates 1-3 are commercially produced work, the remainder amateur.Background to the 1927 disturbances.The abdication of the Manchu Dynasty in 1912 and the...
Dates: 1927-12
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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[(?) Canton [i.e. Chu] River], 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/206
Scope and Contents A view showing a crowded settlement of sampans, probably on the Chu River, with a bridge and a small island in the background.
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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[Canton [i.e. Chu] River], 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/211
Scope and Contents A well composed photograph showing a junk in the wide Chu River estuary.
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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[Capsized submarine, Hong Kong], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/166
Scope and Contents A view showing a listing and partially submerged submarine lashed to two barges. Another submarine can be partially seen at the right of the slide. The exact nature of the incident is unknown.
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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Cargo boats anchored just outside the southern fairway, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4432
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format).
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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Carts bring in peanuts for exportation, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4037
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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Cattle depot near Kowloon, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4524
Scope and Contents Half-plate (landscape format). [Cattle gathered in field with bungalows to the right and hills in the background].
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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Central Office of Information photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI
Scope and Contents The collection comprises twenty-three boxes of photographs and thirty boxes plus one file of negatives. The majority of photographs are of Heads of Government, meetings and other conferences held in the U.K; conferences leading to constitutional progress and, in most cases, independence, of individual countries; visitors from overseas including those training in the U.K; and organisations, exhibitions etc., in the U.K. relating to the Commonwealth. Most were taken by COI...
Dates: 1948 - 1987
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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Chí-bé Chapel, Feb. 2.95, 5pm, bright, F.16, counted 18, 1895-02-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/54
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: 1895-02-02
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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Chang Fang Village, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4073
Scope and Contents View from bridge, Weihaiwei.
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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Chang Fang Village, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4074
Scope and Contents Landscape format. View from bridge, Weihaiwei. [Houses hidden from view by trees].
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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Chang Fang Village, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4075
Scope and Contents Landscape format. View from bridge, Weihaiwei. [Houses hidden from view by trees].
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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Changpoo [also known as Chang-pu] Church (Gregory's), Feb. 1.90, 4.45pm, dull and raining(?), F.32, 4 secs, 1890-02-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/10
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: 1890-02-01
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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Changpoo [also known as Chang-pu] Dispensary (Howie's), Feb. 1.90, 4.45pm, dull rain(?), F.32, 4 secs, 1890-02-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/11
Scope and Contents The Rev. Alex Gregory, a young minister, and Dr James M. Howie, trained at Edinburgh, came out to China in 1888 and began work at Chang-pu (Changpoo) early in 1889. Gregory opened a boys' school but was invalided in 1892; he continued his interest in the mission until his death in 1945. Howie was joined by his wife after two years; he died of tuberculosis, aged 43, in 1904, Edward Band, ‘Working his purpose out: the history of the English Presbyterian Mission, 1847-1947' (London, 1948), pp....
Dates: 1890-02-01
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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