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Adan (governate)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:

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 Item

Away first Cutter, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1105
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. On the Mayo, Royal India Marine. The cutter being lowered in this picture was the boat during which the last manoeuvres was successfully dragged, on wheels taken from a gun carriage, over the isthmus, and relaunched to attack Aden from the land side.

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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Background to Federation of Southern Arabia, 1962-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/541
Scope and Contents

155 x 203 mm. From left to right: The Sultan Fadhl bin Ali al Abdali, Sultan of Lanej (Minister of Defence and Adviser on Foreign Affairs, Southern Arabia); Mr. V. K. Joshi (Minister of Works, Aden); Sharif Hussain bin Ahmad al Habili (Minister of the Interior, Southern Arabia); Mr. H.A. Bayoomi (Minister of Labour and Local Government, Aden).

Dates: 1962-11
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

Coaling at Aden, P. and O. Himalaya, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1111
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).
 Item

Coaling at Aden, P. and O. Himalaya, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1112
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).
 Fonds

Commonwealth Royal Tour, 1953-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 320
Scope and Contents

The principal part of the collection is a set of programmes and guides prepared for the different legs of the Royal Tour. These are supplemented by related correspondence and papers compiled by the Royal Empire Society and others. The collection is in English with the exception of one item in English and Arabic.

Dates: 1953 - 1954
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).
 Item

[Dhows] Aden [i.e. Adan], 1946 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/5/6
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'At the waterside below the barren sun scorched rocks of Aden lie the dhow building and repair yards. This picture, taken in the month of December, shows dhows being got ready for their annual trip to East Africa in January.'

Dates: 1946 - 1950
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

[Dhows] Aden [i.e. Adan], 1946 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/5/7
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'Two magnificent ocean-going dhows being got ready for their annual visit to East Africa.'

Dates: 1946 - 1950
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

Flag signalling, Mayo, Royal India Marine, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1107
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

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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[Frame of dhow], 1933 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/48
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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

From Aden to Quetta

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 57
Scope and Contents

Part of a book left incomplete on the author's death. The title, introduction, glossary and index were supplied by the author's daughter, Mrs Rosamond Griffin. The full title is 'From Aden ... to Quetta ... to Lahore ... to Delhi ... to Quetta: the peripatetic life of one army household between 1910 and 1917'. The memoir contains descriptions of train journeys in India and the accommodation, domestic arrangements and social amenities of army families in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1917
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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H.M.S. Renown at Aden [i.e 'Adan]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 7/137
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints approximately 50 x 80 mm to 290 x 249 mm. Captions are handwritten by the Prince of Wales. This records the rest of visit to India of the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary. Subjects include: visits to Aden, Cairo, and Corfu on the return journey to the U.K., with arrival in London on May 8, 1906. Appended are photographs taken during the visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales to Madrid for the wedding of King Alfonso XIII and Queen Ena (May 31,...
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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In the Akaba, the main pass, Aden [i.e. 'Adan], 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 7/1011
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

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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'Indrawadi', off Aden [i.e. Adan], 1908 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/123
Scope and Contents

A view showing the 'Indrawadi' at anchor with the hills of Adan in the distance.

Dates: 1908 - 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).
 Fonds

Journeys in Arabia

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 67
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters from John Goepel to his parents written during his time in Aden, April-November 1939, 38 pages. There are 11 photographs illustrating the text. On the inside cover are manuscript maps. The letters discuss Goepel's duties, which were complicated by rivalries between local rulers. They are preceded by an introduction dated 11 February 1984.

Dates: 1984
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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Kelley/Pim Collection, 1936 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/15/21
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This section includes archives received at a later date from Hugh Bryson and some items acquired directly by the Royal Commonwealth Society.

Dates: 1936 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.
 Sub-Fonds

Letters from Lt Harley in Nigeria, Aden and India, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/40
Scope and Contents

Xerox copies of letters of 1921-1927 describing Hartley's impressions of life in the countries he visited and of his military duties. There is an accompanying list of his letters of 1917-1927, from which this selection was made.

Dates: 1973
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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Little Aden, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1109
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Seen from the Mayo.

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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Little Aden seen from the sea, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10/5/1109
Scope and Contents

350 x 250 mm.

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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Muscat dhow leaving Pemba Island, 1933 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/50
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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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On the signal bridge Mayo, Royal India Marine, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1106
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

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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Out Collision Mat, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1104
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Taken from end of the lower boom, on the Mayo, Royal India Marine.

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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P and O liner, Aden [i.e. Adan], 1908 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/131
Scope and Contents

A view showing a large steamer moving towards her anchorage with the mountains of Adan in the background.

Dates: 1908 - 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).
 File

Port Said, Suez, and Aden [i.e. Adan] 1909, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/88-133
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection was originally housed in seven boxes, four of which were specially made with individual slots for slides. These were numbered 3, 6, 10 and 11 and the remaining boxes were unnumbered. Presumably these formed part of a larger collection, but nothing is known of the original owner or the fate of any other boxes. For conservation reasons, the collection has since been re-boxed. The captions given are normally those which appear on the slides themselves. They have been used as...
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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Present Arms, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1108
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). The caption continues, 'Lascar boys drill on the Mayo'.

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

Reports on Aden routes

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 66
Scope and Contents

Manuscript and typescript reports by Wheeler and others on Aden routes, with a sketch map of the area. The papers include Wheeler's report on the best road from Aden to Dthala for a force accompanied by artillery on wheels, with a covering letter to D.A.A.G., Aden, 13 November 1902, 22 pages. The other items include a diary and itinerary of Route Sanah to Dthala by the Wadi Tiban, Wadi Tabaghain and Sueda, 1-10 May 1905, 14 pages, and similar reports.

Dates: 1902 - 1905
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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