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Chennai (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

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At the foundation stone laying of the Technical Institute, 1906-01-24 - 1906-01-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 8/149
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints. This appears to have been an official record of the Royal Tour. Each page has a heading for the place and date and most photographs are captioned, probably by a professional calligrapher. The Prince of Wales Feathers are on the cover and 'The Royal Tour of India 1905-1906' on the spine. Locations and periods covered are: Bombay, 9 November- 14 November, 1905; Udaipur, 18 November - 29 November, 1905; Jaipur, 21 November-23 November, 1905; Lahore, 28 November-1...
Dates: 1906-01-24 - 1906-01-28
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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Banyan Avenue (Mowbray Road), 1907-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 2/280A
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Copy. Madras. [Photograph by Hutchins].

Dates: 1907-12
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).
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Basket makers, 1875 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022G/58
Scope and Contents

202 x 151 mm. Villagers posed in the foreground illustrating various parts of the basket making process. Another copy can be found at Y3022H/12. Photograph by A.T.W. Penn.

Dates: 1875 - 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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Basket makers - Madras, 1907-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 2/280
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

Dates: 1907-12
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).
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Beach, Madras, 1906-01-24 - 1906-01-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 9/120
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: 1906-01-24 - 1906-01-28
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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Bishop Frederick Gell (1820-1902), Bishop of Madras [Chennai] (1861-1898), 1861 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/2/3/86
Scope and Contents

79 x 130 mm. matt print.

Dates: 1861 - 1898
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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Black Buck in Park, Madras

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 6/298
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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Catamaran for fishing, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/86
Scope and Contents

283x203mm. Showing four men posed in a rough wooden outrigger on the beach at Madras. These are in fact probably not fishermen, but rather the crew of the boats which follow the massulah boats in case of accidents. Photographer unknown, probably John P Nicholas and Co.

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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Cathedral Road, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302L/11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: This is a private album, measuring 260 x 230 mm, containing photographs of various formats taken by an amateur, supplemented by landscapes bought from commercial studios. Most images are captioned in white ink and captions have been recorded as found. They may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. The captions have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. A number of photographs are missing, although their captions remain. 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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Chepauk Palace, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/91
Scope and Contents 279x220mm. General view of the Chepauk Palace, situated on the Marina to the east of Government House. This was formerly the residence of the Nawab of the Carnatic, but on the death of the last of that line the property was escheated to the Government and became the offices of the Board of Revenue. The area at the left, formerly the zenana, became the Madras College of Engineering and additions in Indo-Saracenic style were later made by R.F. Chisholm. The original palace was probably...
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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Coolies on board the Lindula [historic title], 1907-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 2/287
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Going out from Madras to work on Burma Paddy fields - collecting tickets.

Dates: 1907-12
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).
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Coolies on board the Lindula [historic title], 1907-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 2/288
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Going out from Madras to work on Burma Paddy fields - collecting tickets.

Dates: 1907-12
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).
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Coomb River. Madras, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302L/13-16
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: This is a private album, measuring 260 x 230 mm, containing photographs of various formats taken by an amateur, supplemented by landscapes bought from commercial studios. Most images are captioned in white ink and captions have been recorded as found. They may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. The captions have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. A number of photographs are missing, although their captions remain. 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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Deaf School, Mylapore: Miss M. Benson teaching, 1950 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/2/2/23
Scope and Contents

153 x 110 mm. glossy print with two copies, 148 x 100 mm. and 118 x 79 mm.

Dates: 1950 - 1969
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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Delegates to Tambaram Conference, Madras, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 34/27
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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

Dates: 1938
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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Delegates to Tambaram Conference, Madras, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 34/28
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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

Dates: 1938
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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Detailed synopsis of arrangements on shore on the occasion of the arrival of Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/35/2/27
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: 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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'Dignity of Labour' Madras, 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/53/9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

An undated series of postcards depicting artwork and scenes from Ghana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, India and Malaysia. The postcards are undated but probably originate from the 1970s or 1980s.

Dates: 1980
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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Dinner, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/35/2/28
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: 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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Draught Bullocks, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302L/8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: This is a private album, measuring 260 x 230 mm, containing photographs of various formats taken by an amateur, supplemented by landscapes bought from commercial studios. Most images are captioned in white ink and captions have been recorded as found. They may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. The captions have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. A number of photographs are missing, although their captions remain. 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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Drawing water, Madras, 1906-01-24 - 1906-01-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 9/127
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: 1906-01-24 - 1906-01-28
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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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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Flood in Madras, 1904, 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 6/293
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...
Dates: 1904
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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Flying Foxes (resting), 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302L/17
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: This is a private album, measuring 260 x 230 mm, containing photographs of various formats taken by an amateur, supplemented by landscapes bought from commercial studios. Most images are captioned in white ink and captions have been recorded as found. They may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. The captions have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. A number of photographs are missing, although their captions remain. 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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Government House and Banqueting Hall, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/90
Scope and Contents

287x219mm. View of the east facade of Government House, Triplicane, Madras, with the Banqueting Hall to the north.

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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