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Melbourne (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 222 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

A short history and description of the Parliament House, Melbourne

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087M
Scope and Contents Printed book illustrated by six photographs purchased in 1904. There is also a lithographed plan and a cross-section elevation.Victoria's Parliament House was designed by Peter Kerr and J G Knight; building began in 1856 and the first stage was completed in 1860. In 1877 a Royal Commission on the Parliament Buildings with G H Jenkins, author of the book, as Secretary was set up. Further construction was carried out as a result of its recommendations, and in 1885 a tender for the...
Dates: 1886
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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Alfred Hospital, 1870 - 1880

Reference Code:  GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/152
Scope and Contents

183 x 129 mm. A view of the hospital, a brick building with white stone facings situated in Commercial Road, Prahran. The hospital, the second in Melbourne, was built as a thanksgiving to commemorate the Duke of Edinburgh’s survival of the attempted assassination in Sydney in 1868. Prince Alfred laid the foundation stone in 1869, and the building was opened in 1871.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
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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American Court: Great Hall, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/45
Scope and Contents

291 x 234 mm. A view showing a section of the American Court, with paintings on a gallery above and various models of organ on the ground floor.

Dates: 1880
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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American Court: Temporary Annex: Front View, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/46
Scope and Contents

287 x 233 mm. A view of the entrance to the main section of the American Court showing a horse-carriage, a safe, a weighing machine and other products.

Dates: 1880
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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American Machinery, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/47
Scope and Contents

288 x 235 mm. A view looking down an aisle between two long rows of mainly agricultural machinery.

Dates: 1880
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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Annual Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Canberra, Australia, 1970-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/F/62c
Scope and Contents

Neg. Left to right: Shri Ram Sahai, India; The Hon. Sardar Darbara Singh, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, the Punjab; the Hon. Vernon Christie, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Victoria, Australia; and the Hon. William Garrett, President of the Legislative Council, Victoria; in the Legislative Council chamber, Melbourne.

Dates: 1970-09
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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Australia - Nr Melbourne - Fruit farm, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/83
Scope and Contents

A view looking towards a small wooden house with fields beyond.

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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Australia - Nr Melbourne, Fruit farm, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/84
Scope and Contents

A view showing two men (W.D. at left) standing in front of farm buildings.

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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Australia - Nr Melbourne - Fruit farm, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/85
Scope and Contents

A view showing two men (W.D. at left) and a dog posed in front of a fruit tree.

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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Australia - Nr Melbourne - Fruit farm, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/86
Scope and Contents From the File:

Also described as: 'The Roaring Forties and Australia 1908'.

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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Australia; Sydney, Newcastle, the Blue Mountains; farms in Victoria and Melbourne, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/1-87
Scope and Contents

Also described as: 'The Roaring Forties and Australia 1908'.

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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Australian Cockatoo, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/50
Scope and Contents

147 x 194 mm. A picture of a white cockatoo on a perch.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
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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Austrian Court: Front View-Main Avenue, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/24
Scope and Contents

293 x 237 mm. Another view, showing chinaware in the Austrian section, with giant ferns hanging down from above.

Dates: 1880
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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Austrian Court-Great Hall, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/22
Scope and Contents

289 x 233 mm. A view of a section of the Austrian Court showing ornate sculptures and chinaware.

Dates: 1880
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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Austrian Court: Temporary Annexes-Looking West, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/23
Scope and Contents

288 x 235 mm. A view looking along the stands, which are piled high with decorated glass and chinaware.

Dates: 1880
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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Bills of Rowland Childers, 1874 - 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 37/17
Scope and Contents

175 receipted bills from Harrow, Oxford and Melbourne, settled by his father H.C.E. Childers

Dates: 1874 - 1881
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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Birds Eye View, from F.B. Tower, Melbourne, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/42
Scope and Contents

211 x 158 mm. A view looking down from the tower, presumably of the Federal Bank, towards the harbour, which can be glimpsed in the distance. Government House, in the Domain, can be seen at the left in the distance.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
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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Botanical Gardens-Governor’s House in distance, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/34
Scope and Contents

187 x 138 mm. A view of a section of the Botanical Gardens, with a top-hatted man in the foreground, and Government House on the skyline on the hill beyond. Photograph by Chuck.

Dates: 1888 - 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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Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/47
Scope and Contents

203 x 154 mm. A view looking across a lake in the gardens, with Government House visible above the treeline on the opposite bank. The Botanical Gardens are situated on the slopes of a gully leading down to the Yarra River, near the grounds of Government House. They came into existence in 1846, when John Arthur, the first superintendent laid out a five acre paddock.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
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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Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/3
Scope and Contents

202 x 132 mm. A view in the gardens, looking across the lake towards woodland.

Dates: 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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Bourke St, Melbourne, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/34
Scope and Contents

202 x 147 mm. A view looking along Bourke Street, with pedestrians, pony-traps and trams on the road. The Post Office clock tower can be seen at the junction of Bourke Street with Elizabeth Street.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
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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Bourke St West, 1885 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/35
Scope and Contents

198 x 148 mm. A view showing the busy shopping street, with trams and numerous horse-drawn vehicles.

Dates: 1885 - 1901
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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Bourke Street, 1870 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308B/147
Scope and Contents

183 x 129 mm. A view along Bourke Street towards Spring Street with shops with covered porches on each side and horse cabs on the road. On the left can be seen the Post Office at the junction between Elizabeth and Bourke Streets.

Dates: 1870 - 1880
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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Brighton Beach, 1885 - 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087D/63
Scope and Contents

198 x 146 mm. A view of the beach, with families paddling and swimming. Brighton a southern suburb of Melbourne, lies on the coast on the eastern side of Port Phillip.

Dates: 1885 - 1891
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 China and glassware, main avenue, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087A/15
Scope and Contents

289 x 233 mm.

Dates: 1880
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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