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Calcutta (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 382 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Dinner list, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/35/2/14
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of programmes, invitations, menus, photographs and other material issued in connection with the Royal Visit to India during 1905-1906.

Dates: 1905
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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Distant view of Writers Buildings, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022AA/9
Scope and Contents 291x197mm. Taken from an identical viewpoint as Y3022AA/8, and showing the Dalhousie Institute dominating the S. side of Dalhousie Square, largely obscuring the Writers Buildings (by this time the Bengal Secretariat) beyond. It was erected by public subscription in 1865-66 'as a monumental edifice, to contain within its walls statues and busts of great men', with library, reading room and billiards room attached. In Curzon's view (Curzon i, p.96) the Institute had 'entirely changed its...
Dates: 1918
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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Distant view of Writers Buildings, before the Dalhousie Institute was built, 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022AA/8
Scope and Contents 239x154mm. View looking N. along Wellesley Place, across Dalhousie Square (formerly Tank Square) and towards the Writers Buildings. At the junction of Wellesley Place and Dalhousie Square South stands a small open portico containing a statue of the Marquis of Hastings (Governor-General 1813-23) by Flaxman, erected by the citizens of Calcutta in around 1826. This later became the entrance portico of the Dalhousie Institute. The photograph was probably taken in the early 1860s since no trace...
Dates: 1860 - 1869
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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Durbar Hall, Victoria Memorial, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC India/5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Monochrome postcards. The geographical locations of the cards, together with their publishers, breakdown thus:1-9 Calcutta (various anonymous publishers)10-57 Agra (K. Lall and Co.)58-59 Benares (also known as Varanasi - Saeed Bros.)60-75 Lucknow (Omaid Singh and Sons)76-91 Delhi (Lal Chand and Sons, Dariba, Delhi)92-123 Lahore and Amritsar (Punjab Religious Book Society, Lahore)124-129 Burma130-135 Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) coloured (Plate and...
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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Eden Gardens, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302M/167
Scope and Contents

78 x 53 mm.

Dates: 1931
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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Effects of the cyclone at Garden Reach., 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/61
Scope and Contents

255x200mm. Showing steamers and sailing vessels beached beside the Hooghly at Garden Reach below Calcutta after the 1864 cyclone. In the foreground is the paddle steamer 'Nagpore' belonging to the India General Navigation and Railway Company Ltd., (Massey p.36).

Dates: 1864
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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[Equestrian statue of Sir James Outram, Chowringhee], 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/26
Scope and Contents 291x215mm. View of the spirited equestrian statue of Sir James Outram (1803-1863) by John Henry Foley (1818-1874), which stands on the Maidan near the junction of Chowringhee Road and Park Street. The statue was unveiled by Lord Napier of Magdala in 1874 and has the following inscription carved on its granite pedestal: Sir James Outram/ Lieut. General G.e.B. &c., Baronet./ His life was given to India./ In early manhood he reclaimed wild races by winning their hearts./ Ghazni, Kelat, the...
Dates: 1918
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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Esplanade E., old tank filled in, now the Tramway Co.'s Esplanade junction. (Before shelter was built), 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/9
Scope and Contents

291x173mm. View N.W. across the Maidan from Chowringhee Road looking towards Government House in the distance. The old Dhurrumtollah Tank is now the tramway junction, with the Curzon Gardens laid out beyond. Esplanade Mansions can be seen under construction at the site of Scott Thomson's Corner (see Y3022AA/61), and the Foreign and Military Secretariat dominates Esplanade Row, (Massey p.97).

Dates: 1912
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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Esplanade Row, Calcutta, 1874 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022J/11
Scope and Contents

205 x 135 mm. No. 3109.

Dates: 1874 - 1910
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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[Evening function, Great Eastern Hotel, Calcutta], 1955 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MM 21
Scope and Contents

Album of uncaptioned photographs. Photographer is Vichnu Narayan,

Dates: 1955 - 1960
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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Five months in India, 1873-10-18 - 1874-03-18

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 21/1
Scope and Contents The diary describes Laing's journey through Bombay, Madras (from whence he visited Ceylon) and Calcutta. It ends at Mirzapore, 17 March 1874, on his return journey from a visit to Delhi. The text is on the right-hand pages. The left-hand side is either blank or has pictures, menus, programmes and other material stuck in, with miscellaneous additional information recorded in writing. There are 48 inserted albumen prints, as well as illustrations in colour of the Taj Mahal and of Indian...
Dates: 1873-10-18 - 1874-03-18
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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Foreign Office, Calcutta, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/3
Scope and Contents

202x144mm. Similar view to Y3022BB/2, but taken from a closer position, (Massey p.71).

Dates: 1918
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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Fort William and Church, Calcutta, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/68
Scope and Contents

238x189mm. View looking north across Fort William towards the Hooghly, with the garrison church of St Peter's in the centre of the print. Built in 1822 in Gothic style, the church has now been deconsecrated and is used as a military library.

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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Fort William, Calcutta, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 3/504
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. [Distant view, indistinct].

Dates: 1907-12 - 1908-01
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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Gateway to Government House, Calcutta, 1874

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 21/1/20
Scope and Contents

100 x 133 mm. (p. 231).

Dates: 1874
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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Government House, Barrackpur, 1906-01-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 9/156
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints, of an approximate size of 80 x 100 mm, mounted on card, six to a page, in a padded black leather album inscribed on the cover India 1905-06 from C.C. and 'Photographs taken by Sir Charles Cust Bt. 1905-06' is written on the fly leaf in Queen Marys hand. Sir Charles Cust took this collection of amateur photographs while accompanying the Royal Party. Most of the photographs have elegant hand-written captiions, but these are not always very explicit - some portraying...
Dates: 1906-01-06
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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Government House, Calcutta, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 3/473
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Looking through the Eastern Gateway, early morning.

Dates: 1907-12 - 1908-01
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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Government House, Calcutta, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 3/474
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. [Looking from gateway towards steps leading up to porticoed entrance].

Dates: 1907-12 - 1908-01
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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Government House, Calcutta, 1905-12-29 - 1906-01-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 9/165
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints, of an approximate size of 80 x 100 mm, mounted on card, six to a page, in a padded black leather album inscribed on the cover India 1905-06 from C.C. and 'Photographs taken by Sir Charles Cust Bt. 1905-06' is written on the fly leaf in Queen Marys hand. Sir Charles Cust took this collection of amateur photographs while accompanying the Royal Party. Most of the photographs have elegant hand-written captiions, but these are not always very explicit - some portraying...
Dates: 1905-12-29 - 1906-01-06
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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Government House Calcutta

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 6/246
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints varying in size from approximately 50 x 80 mm to 290 x 249 mm. Captions are handwritten by the Prince of Wales. This records the visit to India of the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary. The front cover is embossed with India 1905-6. Locations depicted include Bombay, Indore, Udaipur, Jaipur, Bikaner, Gajner, Lahore, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Delhi, Agra, Gwalior, Lucknow, Calcutta, Burma, Madras, Hyderabad and Mysore. There are prints of the arrival of...
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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Government House Calcutta

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 6/250
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints varying in size from approximately 50 x 80 mm to 290 x 249 mm. Captions are handwritten by the Prince of Wales. This records the visit to India of the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary. The front cover is embossed with India 1905-6. Locations depicted include Bombay, Indore, Udaipur, Jaipur, Bikaner, Gajner, Lahore, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Delhi, Agra, Gwalior, Lucknow, Calcutta, Burma, Madras, Hyderabad and Mysore. There are prints of the arrival of...
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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Government House, Calcutta, 1874

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 21/1/18
Scope and Contents

140 x 93 mm. Bullock cart and several Indians in foreground, (p. 227).

Dates: 1874
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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Government House, Calcutta, 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022E/5
Scope and Contents

297 x 240 mm. View looking across the garden towards the S facade of Government House. For other images see Y3022AA/1-7. Bourne no. 1706.

Dates: 1860 - 1869
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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Government House, Calcutta, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/35/2/1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of programmes, invitations, menus, photographs and other material issued in connection with the Royal Visit to India during 1905-1906.

Dates: 1905
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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Government House, Calcutta, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/35/2/7
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of programmes, invitations, menus, photographs and other material issued in connection with the Royal Visit to India during 1905-1906.

Dates: 1905
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).