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Himalayas (mountain system)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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 Fonds

The Raj: India, 1890-1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 71
Scope and Contents A collection of 126 family photographs, with an undated linking narrative illustrating personal matters and giving an account of the Raj. The typescript describes the association of the author's family with India from the 1890s, when her grandparents, the Wrenches, were in the country, up to her father's retirement. The final chapter, 'The end of 300 years in India' reflects on Indian independence.The photographs were taken by Redmond, Aileen and Hubert Burke, and others. Some are...
Dates: 1890 - 1971
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

The Raj: India 1890-1920: A story in photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022FFFF
Scope and Contents Family photographs, c. 1820-1920, with an undated linking narrative of a later date describing the association of the author's family with India. The photographs were taken by Redmond, Aileen and Hubert Burke, and others. Some are apparently originals; others are modern copies. They are not captioned, but are described in the narrative.Of the photographs Burke wrote: 'The people who took these photographs did not know that they were recording a way of life that was unique and so...
Dates: 1890 - 1971
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

The Snows from Sandakfoo, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/11
Scope and Contents

307 188 mm. View looking north towards the Himalayas from Sandakfoo (or Sundukpho) some fifteen miles from Darjeeling. No. 1898.

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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Top of Zojji-La Pass [Zoji-la Pass], 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022I/57
Scope and Contents

96 x 108 mm. View from the top of the pass where a glacier descends the gorge between two mountains. Photograph by Bourne, no. 909.

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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View from the Thibet [Tibet] Road at Pangi - the great China Peaks in the distance, 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022I/62
Scope and Contents

292 x 238 mm. Duplicate of Y3022C/30. Photograph by Bourne, no. 1478.

Dates: 1866
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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View from Zojji-La Pass [Zoji-la Pass], 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022I/58
Scope and Contents

96 x 108 mm. View looking across the Himalayas. Photograph by Bourne, no. 910.

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).
 File

Volume IV : Bengal, Himalayas, United Provinces, January-February 1908, 1908-01 - 1908-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4
Scope and Contents The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 512-669 (originally there were 162). Added numbers are: 605A, 598A, 719A-B, 529A (refers to a painting); spoiled: 515, 555-559, 650; not used: 517, 530, 535, 569, 591, 625, 639, 649, 653 and 664; missing: 558. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 605A follows 528; 554 follows 598; 719A-B follow 669. Subjects covered in the album are: India: Calcutta, Botanical Gardens;...
Dates: 1908-01 - 1908-02
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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Wanga Valley, 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022I/68
Scope and Contents

285 x 235 mm. View looking across the valley with conifer covered hillside in the foreground, mountain peaks on the farther side, and the glacier at the head of the valley. This photograph was the 1863-64 prize photograph of the Bengal Photographic Society. Photograph by Bourne, no. 279.

Dates: 1863
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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