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Cyprus (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 540 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

British Troops crossing a street, 1955 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018J/2
Scope and Contents

Troops under fire during the emergency.

Dates: 1955 - 1959
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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[Bust and bottles], 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018C/37
Scope and Contents

281 x 180 mm. A view showing a female bust in Hellenic style surrounded by narrow cylindrical wine or oil bottles.

Dates: 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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Buyuk Khan, Nicosia, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1201
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format).

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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Buyuk Khan, Nicosia, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1200
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Now mosque over a water tank surrounded by a cloistered yard or serai for putting up horses.

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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Café at Limassol, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1118
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [With varied passers-by].

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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Carnival festivities in Limassol [i.e. Lemesós], 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018H/5
Scope and Contents

225 x 169 mm. Showing a street parade with spectators lining the streets. The caption on the reverse of the photograph reads: 'Carnival festivities in Limassol on the south coast of Cyprus are an annual event'.

Dates: 1965
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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[Carved Heads], 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018C/46
Scope and Contents

309 x 158 mm. A display of stone heads in various styles, mainly Hellenistic and Egyptian.

Dates: 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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[Carved inscriptions and heads], 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018C/58
Scope and Contents

292 x 179 mm. A display showing a carved inscription in Greek in the foreground, with heads carved in Hellenistic and Oriental style behind.

Dates: 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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[Carved inscriptions and heads], 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018C/59
Scope and Contents

273 x 175 mm. A display of carved heads in Hellenistic style, other small carvings (mainly of animals) and two pieces of stone with Greek inscriptions.

Dates: 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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Caterina Cornara Regina de Cipro, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018I/3
Scope and Contents 196 x 250 mm. Photographic copy of a threequarter length portrait of Catherine of Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus from 1473-89. A note in Cobham's hand states that the portrait is from the Galleria Cossipori, Moolena and the photograph presented by Signoro O.F. Tencajoli. The artist is unknown and the portrait does not match the Bellini painting described by Doros Alastos (1955, p.219), although it may be the painting mentioned in the footnote: 'A picture of Catherine attributed to the school...
Dates: 1870 - 1879
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 St Nicholas, Famagusta, from north

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/16
Scope and Contents

204 x 151 mm. A view looking across fields towards the Cathedral ruins.

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

Central Office of Information photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI
Scope and Contents The collection comprises twenty-three boxes of photographs and thirty boxes plus one file of negatives. The majority of photographs are of Heads of Government, meetings and other conferences held in the U.K; conferences leading to constitutional progress and, in most cases, independence, of individual countries; visitors from overseas including those training in the U.K; and organisations, exhibitions etc., in the U.K. relating to the Commonwealth. Most were taken by COI...
Dates: 1948 - 1987
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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Channel Squadron Gate, Nicosia, 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/12
Scope and Contents

184 x 117 mm. Autotype. A view showing the gate and city walls, with Cypriots posed in front of the archway for the photographer.

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
 Sub-Fonds

Christmas cards of Makarios III, 1954 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 59/7
Scope and Contents

Six of Archbishop Makarios' personal coloured Christmas cards in envelopes, sent to Miss Elsa Spencer. The cards depict Nativity scenes taken from Cypriot wall paintings.

Dates: 1954 - 1974
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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Church of St Lazarus, Larnaca [i.e. Lárnax], 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018A/5
Scope and Contents

177 x 115 mm. Woodburytype. A view looking towards the 10th or 11th century church with finely carved gravestones standing in the shade of two trees in the foreground.

Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.121.
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Cloisters, Belapais, Keryneia [i.e. Bellapais, Kyrenia]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/6
Scope and Contents

205 x 152 mm. A view showing the ruined and overgrown cloisters of the 14th century abbey which lies north of the Kyrenia range of mountains.

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

Cobham Collection

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

The majority of the photographs in the collection concern antiquities and historic buildings.

Dates: 1870 - 1900
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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[Coins], 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018C/35
Scope and Contents

279 x 154 mm. A view showing eight wooden trays containing coins.

Dates: 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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[Coins], 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018C/36
Scope and Contents

191 x 162 mm. A view showing eight wooden trays containing coins.

Dates: 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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Coming from the well, Levka [i.e. Lefka], 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018B/7
Scope and Contents 185 x 112 mm. Autotype. A view showing a woman returning along a village street carrying an earthenware water jar: 'The surroundings of the water-carrier in this picture are peculiarly characteristic. Over a rude frame, supported on posts of pine-wood, an old vine spreads it leaves; on the right is an outhouse made of sun-dried bricks, while in the corner is a woman preparing a partition of wattlework for the new building which we see already half-completed in the distance. The old...
Dates: 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: The volume is located at: RCS.Cob.18.122.
 Fonds

Commonwealth in Focus Slides

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011GGG
Scope and Contents Collection of 35mm colour slides of countries of the Commonwealth. When the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition was being prepared it was felt that the strong emphasis on the historical aspect, and the fact that the only section on the contemporary Commonwealth dealt with broad issues and organisations rather than individual countries, made some additional material on contemporary developments desirable. Accordingly it was decided to have a continuous slide projection of contemporary...
Dates: 1982
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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Corner of the Tekkye, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1124
Scope and Contents

Showing the outside of the actual shrine of Mohammed's aunt. In front are grouped, to extreme right the Iman, in front a Cypriot Muktah (head man of a village) named Hajji Osman Mustapha; he has been this year to Mecca, which is why he is now called Hajji.

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).
 Fonds

Cruise of H.M.S. 'Lancaster'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011HHH
Scope and Contents Album of photographs by various photographers inscribed 'H.M.S. Lancaster; Mediterranean Photographic Album: Diary of Events and Important Places Visited during the Commission 1910-1912' on the cover. This album was the property of Sydney Harold Liddle, whose name also appears on the front cover.There are two unnumbered plates followed by 190 prints, 140 x 97 mm numbered from 9 to 197, followed by a further unnumbered print. There is no indication as to why numbers 1-8 are not...
Dates: 1910 - 1912
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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Curion, Acropolis

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018E/31
Scope and Contents

212 x 156 mm. A view looking across a valley towards higher ground near Curion, site of Cesnola's 'Curium Treasure' find in the 1870's which formed the basis of a major argument between archaeologists in later years.

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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Curium : mosaic, 1961-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham JJ/2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

The first 33 slides in the collection are Ektachromes numbered 501-533 by Marnham. They relate to a a very small area of the island, Kyrenia on the north coast, St Hilarion Castle on the heights behind the town, and Bellapais about 3 miles along the coast. In addition there are 5 Ektachromes of Curium on the south-west coast. These are stamped Sep [19]61 and arranged by processing number.

Dates: 1961-09
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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