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China (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 777 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Customs House, Shanghai [1890s], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/23
Scope and Contents

269 x 210 mm. Printed from a cracked plate. View of the main façade of the Customs House on the Shanghai Bund. A red brick building, with details in ‘Tudor’ style, the Customs House consists of a central block with a square clock tower rising above the main entrance, flanked by two projecting wings terminating with gables. The building was completed in 1893.

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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Daughters of deceased, wailing, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4086
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Some people in white, others in the usual dark clothes].

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).
 Item

Day out in the Gardens, Hong Kong, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038E/7
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).
 Item

Diabolo on the Shameen, 1909-01 - 1909-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 20/4489
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. British Concession, Canton. Coals to Newcastle : the diabolo being a very old Chinese game. [Showing European girl playing the game].

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).
 File

Diary, 1926-01-01 - 1926-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/5
Scope and Contents

This diary records Bell's social life, interests, personal affairs and travels. It describes the latter part of his extensive tour of the Far East during 1925-26 in greater detail than RCMS 36/2/4 (509 pages).

Dates: 1926-01-01 - 1926-12-31
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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Digging ice in winter for storing against summer needs, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4129A
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Wei hai Wei. [Showing men using picks to cut chunks of ice from the frozen river].

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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Digging ice in winter for storing against summer needs, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4129B
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Wei hai Wei. [Showing men using picks to cut chunks of ice from the frozen river].

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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District Officers Quarters at Wen Chuang Yang, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4144
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). In interior of Territory, 14 miles from Port Edward. [Showing house built on terrace overlooking rather barren landscape, with pine trees behind and beyond].

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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Douglas Church Kulangsoo, Aug 24.96, 10am, bright, ? F48 or 32, 2 1/2 secs, 1896-08-24

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/73
Scope and Contents

The Rev. Dr Carstairs Douglas was the dedicated leader of the missionary effort in Amoy from 1855 until his death from cholera in 1877. The Church, opened in 1880, was paid for from his estate on the initiative of his brother, Principal Douglas of the Free Church College, Glasgow, Edward Band, ‘Working his purpose out: the history of the English Presbyterian Mission, 1847-1947' (London, 1948), pp. 231-233).

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).
 Fonds

Douglas Moore's Portraits of Hong Kong

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3038E
Scope and Contents 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: 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

Dr Cheng Chi-yi, Chairman of the National Christian Conference, Shanghai, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 32/8a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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

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

Dr Coral Yuan, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 32/7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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

Dates: 1920 - 1929
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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Dr Coral Yuan with head nurse at Ningteh Hospital, 1900 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 32/32
Scope and Contents

Colour

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).
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Dr E.G. Horder (b. 1853?), 1900 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 32/17a
Scope and Contents

Horder was a medical missionary in China during 1883-1906 (Haikou, Hong Kong, Beihai)

Dates: 1900 - 1906
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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Dr G and Hospital students, May 12.92, 11am, bright, F.32, counted 5, 1892-05-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/33
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: 1892-05-12
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

Dr James Yen, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 32/9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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

Dates: 1920 - 1929
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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Dr James Yen (centre), 1918 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 32/5
Scope and Contents

Yen was involved in rural reconstruction projects in China after the First World War.

Dates: 1918 - 1929
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

Dr Lewis Paton album of missionary work in China

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H
Scope and Contents 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: 1889 - 1897
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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Dr Rainger's [?] house, Shameen, Canton, Aug 30.97, 1897-08-30

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/95
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: 1897-08-30
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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Dr Samuel Sing and family, 1900 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 32/31
Scope and Contents

Sing was Superintendent of the CMS medical complex at Pakhoi [Beihai], South China during 1928-1936

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).
 Item

Dr Yoe Mong Gong, 1900 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 32/15
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).
 Item

Dr Yoe Mong Gong, 1900 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 32/16
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).
 Item

Dr Yoe Mong Gong, 1900 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 32/17
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).
 Item

Drying cloth, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4056
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Drying the dipped cloth in the wind

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).
 Item

East Gate of Weihaiwei City, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 17/4140
Scope and Contents

Half-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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