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Kashmir (general region)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 155 Collections and/or Records:

 File

14 April - 15 July 1923. Expedition south east from Srinagar, return via Wardwan River, 1923-04-14 - 1923-07-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BBBB
Scope and Contents

Diary measuring 7.5 x 10 inches containing 74 photographs and 5 maps.

Dates: 1923-04-14 - 1923-07-15
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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20 March - 30 June 1921. Bear-hunting expedition from Pindi to Srinagar, a visit to Roza 30 October - 7 November, 1921-03-20 - 1921-11-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022ZZZ
Scope and Contents

Diary measuring 10 x 7.5 inches with 64 printed pages containing 78 photographs, 2 watercolours and 6 maps.

Dates: 1921-03-20 - 1921-11-07
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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26th March - 1 July 1922. Expedition from Srinagar eastwards to Leh and Gya, 1922-03-26 - 1922-07-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022AAAA
Scope and Contents

Diary measuring 7.5 x 10 inches with 61 printed pages containing 85 photographs and 7 maps.

Dates: 1922-03-26 - 1922-07-01
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).
 Item

61 miles from Domel. Changing tonga ponies, 1899 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022V/15
Scope and Contents

210 x 150 mm. Dhak Bungalow on the left. Mountains covered with magnificent cedar trees.

Dates: 1899 - 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).
 Item

A sample of the 33 miles of road from Baramula to Srinagar, the City of the Sun & capital of Kashmir, 1899 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022V/37
Scope and Contents

78 x 108 mm.

Dates: 1899 - 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).
 Fonds

Adventures of a rubber-neck

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 84
Scope and Contents An undated description of Miss Granville-Smith's time in India and Kashmir, 178 pages, beginning with her departure from England on 25 August 1945, and covering a period of 22 months, ending with her return on 7 July 1947. The memoir was originally written in the form of round robin letters to her family, often as a diary covering several weeks of news. These letters were circulated to friends and relations, and for this reason they mention mutual friends and organisations. There are...
Dates: 1947 - 1990
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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Album, 1905 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022CCC
Scope and Contents

This album contains 114 collodio-chloride prints, mostly amateur work of good quality, approximately 110 x 65 mm in size. In addition to photographs of India, there are eight of Canada (72-79) and seven of England (80-85, 114) dated 1907 and 1909. Invitations for Douglas to become an honorary member of a number of regimental messes have also been inserted.

Dates: 1905 - 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).
 Item

Ancient temple at Nowshera, Kashmir, 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022C/16
Scope and Contents

298 x 245 mm. General view of the main temple building set inside an arcaded courtyard at or near Nowshera (or Naoshera), a cantonment town on the right tributary of the Chenab in the Mirpur district south of Murree. See also Y3022I/64. A photograph taken by Bourne in December 1864 towards the end of his Kashmir trip. Bourne no. 999.

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).
 Item

Baltal [? Kashmir], 1925 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011L/13
Scope and Contents

128 x 177 mm. Sepia wash.

Dates: 1925 - 1927
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

Chenar Bagh, Kashmir, 1902 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022R/22
Scope and Contents From the Series: An album, labelled on the spine, containing prints of various sizes. The prints are of two types; large professional photographs, chiefly of Benares, Delhi, and Agra, and smaller amateur prints. presumably by Davies, relating both to these places and to Kashmir - river and mountain scenes. These are chiefly on left hand pages, with professional photographs on the right, and are captioned. Towards the end of the album, after a series of Agra scenes, there is a group of interesting...
Dates: 1902 - 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).
 Fonds

Cuthbert Christy Album of India 1899-1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022V
Scope and Contents Album containing photographs of various sizes together with three loose prints. From internal evidence it was compiled by Dr Cuthbert Christy, but was not with his papers and photographs received from the Royal African Society in 1972. The photographs in this collection are chiefly of two types, large albumen or collodio-chloride prints and small (?) collodio-chloride prints which are generally inferior in subject and quality. Some of the larger ones are clearly professional work; others...
Dates: 1899 - 1901
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).
 Fonds

Diana Hartley Indian Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022NNN
Scope and Contents Album of photographs relating to Miss Hartley's nursing activities in India, and places visited by her. These photographs are chiefly amateur snapshots taken by Miss Hartley or her friends and are 70 x 110 mm or smaller, unless otherwise stated; a few have been enlarged to post card size and there are also some commercially produced post cards which are so identified. Number 120 to 136 were taken by a missionary, and are her copyright. The descriptions of the photographs are drawn partly...
Dates: 1935 - 1944
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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First view of the Jelum, dividing India from Kashmir after leaving Murree, 1899 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022V/35
Scope and Contents

210 x 150 mm.

Dates: 1899 - 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).
 Fonds

General views of India, 1950s-60s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022VV
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints measuring approximately 205 x 155 mm (1-20) and 250 x 195 mm (21-41), with typewritten captions. Prints 21-41 are mounted on card with sellotape. Photographs by Photo Division, Indian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (1-20) and unknown (21-41).

Dates: 1950 - 1969
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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Glaciers at head of Liddar Valley. 13,000 ft, 1899 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022V/29
Scope and Contents

210 x 150 mm.

Dates: 1899 - 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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Group of Kashmir females, 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022D/49
Scope and Contents 291 x 218 mm. Group portrait of Kashmiri women seated on a carpet in a court yard. This is almost certainly the group Bourne had such difficulty posing during his 1864 expedition, ‘By no amount of talking and acting could I get them to stand or sit in any easy, natural attitude ... The English Commissioner at Srinnugur ... gave an order to have a number of the best looking girls collected, of whom I was to take a group. They were very shy at making their appearance in daylight, as, like the...
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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Group of Kashmir females, 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022B/95
Scope and Contents

288 x 219 mm.

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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Hari Parbat, 1925 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011L/17
Scope and Contents

155 x 118 mm.

Dates: 1925 - 1927
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

Hawkes collection of Indian Railway Photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022S
Scope and Contents

An album containing albumen prints of various sizes by R. Phillips of Darjeeling, Samuel Bourne and others. The name of F.A. Hawkes, who was an engineer on the North Bengal State Railways from 1871-1879, appears frequently in it. The photographs include the construction of the North Bengal State Railway, scenes in Darjeeling, amateur theatricals, portrait groups and Sir Richard Temple's camp at the Delhi Durbar of 1877.

Dates: 1868 - 1894
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).
 Fonds

H.H. Davies collection on India

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022Q-R
Scope and Contents Two albums containing prints collected by Herbert Howel Davies (HHD), Principal of the Colvin Taluqdars School, Lucknow. It includes a number of professional photographs of places visited by HHD (notably Lucknow, Delhi, Benares, and Agra) and also many smaller amateur prints, presumably taken by him, of his life at the school and his travels, particularly to Kashmir. Y3022Q/52-60 are non-Indian photographs, presumably taken on leave.Sir Auckland Colvin (1838-1908) was appointed...
Dates: 1902 - 1910
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).
 Series

H.H. Davies, M.A. Principal C.T.S. Lucknow [Davies Indian Album II], 1902 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022R
Scope and Contents An album, labelled on the spine, containing prints of various sizes. The prints are of two types; large professional photographs, chiefly of Benares, Delhi, and Agra, and smaller amateur prints. presumably by Davies, relating both to these places and to Kashmir - river and mountain scenes. These are chiefly on left hand pages, with professional photographs on the right, and are captioned. Towards the end of the album, after a series of Agra scenes, there is a group of interesting...
Dates: 1902 - 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).
 Item

[Houseboat, Kashmir, 1925], 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011H/2
Scope and Contents

79 x 52 mm. Showing a large houseboat moored at the bank of a canal or lake in Kashmir. This is presumably the craft mentioned in the Diary synopsis: 'I rent a very large and handsome house-boat (110 feet long) which Sir John Wood [Resident, Kashmir 1923-27] has kindly allowed to be moored off the Residency wharf'. (Bell 1925-1926, August 16). At the end of September Bell made a journey on the boat to the Wular Lake.

Dates: 1925
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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[Houseboat, Kashmir, 1925], 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011H/3
Scope and Contents

105 x 61 mm. A view looking out over the covered stern of the houseboat to the river beyond, with wicker furniture in the foreground.

Dates: 1925
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

[Houseboats, Kashmir, 1925], 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011H/4
Scope and Contents

105 x 61 mm. A view looking along a river, with houseboats moored on either bank and mountains in the distance.

Dates: 1925
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

India, 1931 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/3/17
Scope and Contents An undated 16 mm, black-and-white cinefilm, without sound. A label on the film reel reads: 'India B&W copy. NW Frontier. Kashmir. Palampur. Simla'.0 - 4sec. People in a field of tall cereal grass, pulling nets over the crop.04sec - 09sec. Women, youths and children walking in the road, some carrying loads on their heads.09sec - 14sec. Views of the Khyber Pass, near Landi Kotal - rocky mountainsides, with buildings/fortifications/outlook posts at points along the...
Dates: 1931 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: With the exception of RCMS 20/3/1, the cinefilms may be viewed online with the University of Cambridge Streaming Media Service at: http://www.sms.cam.ac.uk/collection/1532657 For copyright reasons, researchers wishing to view RCMS 20/3/1, (Colonial Cinemagazine 29, Colonial Film Unit, 1950) should make an appointment with the RCS Librarian to view the film in Cambridge University Library. Email: rcs@lib.cam.ac.uk.

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