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Pinang (state)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

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Aden [i.e. Adan], Malaya [i.e. Malay Peninsula], and Hong Kong, circa 1909, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/134-182
Scope and Contents

Also described as: 'Aden, Hong Kong, ?1909'.

Dates: 1909
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Alma Estate, 1868 - 1876

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/8/10
Scope and Contents Material relating to the Alma Estate, which was located on the mainland of Province Wellesley, opposite Penang Island, and first established by Robert Wilson. The file consists of notes recording land grants in the district and two sale agreements dated 1868 and 1871. The 1868 document contains a report on the agricultural and financial condition of the estate. The file also contains a copy of a Straights Settlements government paper 'Correspondence upon the subject of the Indian Immigration...
Dates: 1868 - 1876
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[? Attorney Generals Department, Straits Settlements, 1925-1929], 1925 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/6
Scope and Contents

279 x 229 mm (mounted on card). Uncaptioned and without identification. A group portrait. The central figure is Sir Michael Henry WHITLEY (1872-1959), Attorney General of the Straits Settlements from 1925-1929 and the group, which only includes one other European, probably shows members of his staff.

Dates: 1925 - 1929
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Back view of house at Penang, 1884

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/28
Scope and Contents

206 x 157 mm. A view from the garden showing a substantial two-storied residence with verandahs and thatched roof. Exact location is unidentified, but this and the following print are good examples of European domestic dwellings in the tropics. The house was possibly Cameron's own residence. Photograph probably taken by M.A. Cameron.

Dates: 1884
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Barbados passport, 1918 - 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/38/2
Scope and Contents

Issued to Kate Marjorie Hutchinson, teacher, 1918, with endorsements from the Canadian Department of External Affairs, the Japanese and Chinese consulates in Vancouver and the Penang registrar, 1918-1919. The passport has the seal of the Barbados colony.

Dates: 1918 - 1919
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Batu Feringhi, Penang, 1910 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/47
Scope and Contents

152 x 107 mm. A general view of the beach at Batu Feringhi.

Dates: 1910 - 1920
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Cadets, 1928-01-26

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031P/7
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Captain Maurice A. Cameron papers, 1886 - 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/1/9
Scope and Contents

A diary and two official reports.

Dates: 1886 - 1891
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8223C.
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Chinese Graves [? Penang], 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/44
Scope and Contents

280 x 208 mm. Showing a Chinese cemetery, presumably in Penang, with an ornamental lake in the left foreground, graves to the right and an open-walled pavilion beyond.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Chinese junks, Penang, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3034A/40
Scope and Contents

Showing junks under sail in the harbour at Penang.

Dates: 1909
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Chinese tempel at Ayer Itam, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17/46
Scope and Contents

282 x 196 mm. Showing the temple, perched on a hillside among palm trees at Ayer Itam in the Lundu District of Penang.

Dates: 1907
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Correspondence of David Brown, 1801 - 1825

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/13
Scope and Contents

26 letters concerning economic development and the management of his estates exchanged between Brown and various correspondents. The collection includes eight letters from Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles. The file also includes a typescript copy of the will of Francis Light.

Dates: 1801 - 1825
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on Microfilm Reel MC46A.
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Court House, Penang, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/47
Scope and Contents

280 x 208 mm. Showing western façade of the Court House, a two storey building with a prominent portico containing an entrance stairway. A group of mixed races stands at the base of the Tuscan orders at the front of the building. The court buildings were situated in an area of land bounded by Light Street, Farquhar Street and Pitt Street.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Customs Preventive Service, 1955 - 1957

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/1/8
Scope and Contents

1. 'The Preventive Service' (18 sheets). A guide describing the responsibilities, duties and administration of the Customs Service for newly appointed officers by C.C. Gutteridge.

2. 'The Preventive Service: North Region' (19 sheets). Report of the activities of the service in the states of Perlis, Kedah, Perak and Pinang from Oct. 1955 to Aug. 1957 by C.C. Gutteridge.

Dates: 1955 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8223C.
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Dutch Fort, Penang, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3034A/38
Scope and Contents

A view of the entrance to the old Dutch fort in Penang, with the moat in the foreground.

Dates: 1909
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English Church, Penang, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/52
Scope and Contents 271 x 208 mm. A view of St Georges Church from the junction of Farquhar and Pitt Streets. Built by convict labour in 1817. , it is the oldest Church of England church in Malaya. Reminiscent in general style to St Martin in the Fields, the façade is fronted by four pairs of Tuscan orders which are echoed by similar groupings of pilasters inside the portico and along the side of the building. The tower is surmounted by a small octagonal spire. The inscription (not visible in this print)...
Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Farquhar Street, Penang, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/61
Scope and Contents

279 x 207 mm. A view looking west along Farquhar Street towards the entrance to the Hotel d'Europe, with the entrance to Clarendon Lodge at the left.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Floodlit portico of St Georges Church, Penang, 1948, 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/83
Scope and Contents

114 x 157 mm. Showing the renovated church, floodlit for the re-opening celebrations.

Dates: 1948
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F.M.S. [i.e. Malaysia] - Penang [i.e. George Town] Harbour Entrance, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/159
Scope and Contents

A view from the sea looking towards the harbour channel. F.M.S. is an abbreviation for Federated Malay States.

Dates: 1909
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Front view of house in Penang, 1884

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 2/29
Scope and Contents

206 x 157 mm. A view from the driveway of the house seen in the preceding print, with a string of ponies held by Indian servants lined up on the lawn. Photograph probably by M.A. Cameron.

Dates: 1884
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Gottliebs tree, Penang, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 10/49
Scope and Contents 275 x 208 mm. A view looking along a roadway towards a large spreading tree beneath which a group of men is standing. Beside the roadway in the left foreground is a spirit and opium shop. Exact location unidentified, although Purcell (1928, p. 81) states that the Pine Apple Lane referred to [in a 1807-1808 map of George Town] is now Gottlieb Road. Whether this picture shows a portion of Gottlieb Road, which ran along the southern edge of Mount Erskine Cemetery, has not been determined. ...
Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Government Bungalow at the Cragh, 1907

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 17/45
Scope and Contents

137 x 83 mm. View looking across thick forest on Penang Hill towards the bungalow.

Dates: 1907
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