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China (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 771 Collections and/or Records:

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Chinese execution, 1860 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/15
Scope and Contents 268 x 214 mm. View showing a public beheading about to take place. In the centre the executioner stands, his sword held above the neck of the kneeling man, while spectators form a semi-circle in the background. This print is reproduced in Worswick, p. 62 and there attributed to W. Saunders, active in Shanghai from the 1860s-80s.
Dates: 1860 - 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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Chinese funeral procession, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/14
Scope and Contents 269 x 206 mm. View looking across an open patch of grass towards the funeral procession, consisting of a line of hundreds of men carrying banners and placards. Towards the rear can be seen a group in white, presumably carrying the coffin.
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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Chinese junk, 1908-11 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4005
Scope and Contents And Chinese warship close to Shanghai.
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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Chinese military guard, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4482
Scope and Contents In the courtyard of the five-storeyed pagoda.
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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Chinese moving timber, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4038
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). Imported from Galu.
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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Chinese Musicians, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/10
Scope and Contents 269 x 207 mm. Studio portrait of a Chinese band consisting of a man and a woman playing banjo - like instruments and another man playing a flute.
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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Chinese New Year's Day, Hong Kong, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4428
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate. Letting off big crackers, as before every Chinese house of importance. [Street scenes].
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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Chinese New Year's Day, Hong Kong, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4429
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate. Letting off big crackers, as before every Chinese house of importance. [Street scenes].
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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Chinese New Year's Day, Hong Kong, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4430
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate. Letting off big crackers, as before every Chinese house of importance. [Street scenes].
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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[Chinese newspapers], 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/223
Scope and Contents Photographic copy of the front page of a Chinese newspaper or broadsheet. Although the nature of the text is unknown, the cartoons clearly imply an anti-western and anti-clerical bias.
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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[Chinese newspapers], 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/224
Scope and Contents Photographic copy of the front page of a Chinese newspaper or broadsheet. Although the nature of the text is unknown, the cartoons clearly imply an anti-western and anti-clerical bias.
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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[Chinese newspapers], 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/225
Scope and Contents Photographic copy of the front page of a Chinese newspaper or broadsheet. Although the nature of the text is unknown, the cartoons clearly imply an anti-western and anti-clerical bias.
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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Chinese Pagoda, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/18
Scope and Contents 268 x 204 mm. View looking towards an unidentified pagoda at the summit of a hill, with a Chinese man seated on a wall in the foreground. The photograph is signed in the negative in Chinese script.
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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Chinese Police : Hong Kong, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4547
Scope and Contents [Showing back of policeman in corridor].
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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Chinese Police : Hong Kong, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4548
Scope and Contents [Blurred view of policeman].
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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Chinese river fisherman, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/13
Scope and Contents 269 x 207 mm. View showing a small wooden fishing boat in the shallows of a river. The net is suspended over the bows of the boat on two curved roads.
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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Chinese School Hong Kong, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/6
Scope and Contents 70 x 200 mm. View showing a large class of Chinese pupils seated at tables in the open air in front of the unidentified school buildings. These young girls appear to be engaged in some sort of sewing activity.
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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Chinese street vendor, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377A/58
Scope and Contents 179 x 227 mm. Full length portrait of a raggedly dressed street vendor, carrying a tattered umbrella and a basket of foodstuff.
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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[Chinese symbols], To-Laî F[?]leng, Tân Thieu Sèng, Ng Tiam Un, Tân Sûn Choân, Ng Seng Ho,Tân Pit Tsó. May 28.90, 2.15pm, raining - dull, F.32, 3 secs, 1890-05-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/16
Scope and Contents Showing Dr David Grant and his hospital assistants. Dr David Grant was the first medical missionary and was single-handed for many years from his arrival in 1880. He was invalided in 1894, when Paton took over. His devotion to duty for fourteen years permanently impaired his health, and he died in Inverness in July 1907, Edward Band, ‘Working his purpose out: the history of the English Presbyterian Mission, 1847-1947' (London, 1948), pp. 136-7, 301, 304-5.
Dates: 1890-05-28
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 Theatre on Linkungtau Island, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4101
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Ornate Chinese buildings in the foreground with simpler buildings in the far right].
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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Chinese Theatrical Performance, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4124
Scope and Contents Open air theatre: Weihaiwei. [Open air theatre built on platform and with tiled roof over it with carved dragons. Players rather in the shade].
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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Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1963 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK/43-83
Scope and Contents A series of photographs, some dated and some undated, of the Chinese University of Hong Kong which was established in 1963, embodying three post-secondary colleges.
Dates: 1963 - 1991
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-sub-class

Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1946 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011WW 3/2 HK/2
Scope and Contents A series of photographs of the Chinese University of Hong Kong which was established in 1963, embodying three post-secondary colleges.
Dates: 1946 - 1986
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 Village Rural uplift, 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 19/5
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of captioned glass negatives illustrating the CMS's work, many dated 1937.
Dates: 1937
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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'Christchurch', Shameen, Canton, Aug 31.97, 1897-08-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/96
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: 1897-08-31
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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