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Central Province (province)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 208 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

No. 216. Galleries up which the ascent is made, Sigiriya, Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka], 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/83
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards of the ruined cities of Ceylon, published by Platé Ltd.

Dates: 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).
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No. 217. View from east of the Cistern Rock (left) and Audience Hall Rock (right) Sigiriya, 1895 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/52
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards showing views in Colombo, Kandy and the ruined cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, published by Platé Ltd.

Dates: 1895 - 1900
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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No. 217. View from east of the Cistern Rock (left) and Audience Hall Rock (right) Sigiriya, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/84
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards of the ruined cities of Ceylon, published by Platé Ltd.

Dates: 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).
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Nr. Polguella Station, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/77
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Scenery on the way to Kandy. The train rounding a curve. Taken from the train.

Dates: 1907
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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Old Kampala, Namirembe Rubaga and Mengo Hills, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/27
Scope and Contents

200 x 71 mm. A panoramic view looking across scrub and cultivated land towards the site of Old Kampala and the neighbouring hills. Namirembe Hill is at the extreme right of the print, with the Anglican Cathedral on the summit.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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 Canal (2 miles long) connecting Tero Forest with Lake Victoria, 1909, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/113
Scope and Contents

100 x 78 mm. Showing a small sailing boat on the Tero Forest Canal.

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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On the road to Kandy, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/64
Scope and Contents

The caption printed on the reverse reads: 'Kadugannawa Road, showing rock tunnelled in 1831'.

Dates: 1924
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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Para rubber trees, Paradeniya, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/89
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

Dates: 1907
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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Patna Country, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/125
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. East of Newara Eliya, and cattle.

Dates: 1907
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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Patna Country, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/126
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. East of Newara Eliya, and cattle.

Dates: 1907
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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Patna Country, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/127
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. East of Newara Eliya, and cattle.

Dates: 1907
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.C.'s house at Kampala, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/24
Scope and Contents

96 x 71 mm. A view from the driveway showing the front of the Provincial Commissioner's bungalow at Kampala.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Peradeniya. Giant bamboos, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/90A
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. Part of a clump of giant bamboos in the Government Gardens at Peredeniya showing both sides of the river - on opposite shore are the experiments grounds(Fisher). [The first Botanic Gardens in Ceylon were established at Slave Island and later moved to Kalutara. They were transferred to their present location in 1813. The photograph shows the giant bamboos on the banks of the Mahawelia Ganga, introduced into the gardens in 1858].

Dates: 1907
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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Peradeniya, Kandy, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 1/79
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Outside a shop in road.

Dates: 1907
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

Photographs of Entebbe

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045H
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints measuring approximately 200 x 145 mm, with handwritten captions on the reverse. Photographs are by Alfred Lobo of Entebbe (only one print is stamped with Lobo's name but it is likely that the rest of the prints are also by him.

Dates: 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).
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Reception of Kandyan Chiefs : the dais in the audience hall, Kandy, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/22
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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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Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya: avenue of royal palms, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/24
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of platinum prints, 280 x 225 mm, mounted in a volume bound in red leather with 'The Royal Visit to Ceylon April, 1901' and the Royal Arms on the front cover. They are by various photographers and record the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later H.M. King George V and H.M. Queen Mary) 12-15 April, 1901. The prints are mounted on cardboard pages and have printed captions, which have been recorded as found. They may include language which is...
Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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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Royal group taken at the Kings Pavilion, Kandy, 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 2/1
Scope and Contents

Printed key to 26 persons in the group.

Dates: 1901-04-12 - 1901-04-15
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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Scene on Kampala to Junja Road, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/61
Scope and Contents

147 x 105 mm. A view looking along the unsurfaced road, with a boy crouching beside a small pool in the foreground.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Sezibwa Falls, between Jinja and Kampala, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/62
Scope and Contents

104 x 145 mm. A view looking towards the falls from the pool beneath. The Sezibwa River crosses the Kampala-Jinja roads halfway between the two towns.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Sigiriya Rock and Plain, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/72
Scope and Contents

The printed caption on the reverse reads: 'This rock was converted into a palace and fortress by King Kasyapa in the 4th Century A.D.'.

Dates: 1924
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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Sigiriya Rock and Tank, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Ceylon/71
Scope and Contents

The printed caption on the reverse reads: 'This rock was converted into a palace and fortress by King Kasyapa in the 4th Century A.D.'.

Dates: 1924
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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Sisal estate Government Plantations, Kampala, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/56
Scope and Contents

153 x 104 mm. Showing a Ugandan worker digging an irrigation ditch in a field of young sisal plants in Kampala. Introduced into German East Africa around 1893, the plant thrived in Kenya but little successful commercial exploitation was achieved in Uganda.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
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

Sketch of the constitution of the Kandyan kingdom

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 96
Scope and Contents

'A sketch of the constitution of the Kandyan kingdom', the last independent state in Sri Lanka, which had its capital at Kandy, c. 1835, 186 pages; a memorandum on the law of inheritance, 30 pages; rules for administering justice, 25 pages; Sir John Doyley's notes on the Kandyan law of inheritance, 8 pages; Singhalese law of inheritance, etc., 47 pages; and notes on the law of marriage, etc., 30 pages.

Dates: 1835
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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[Sri Lanka - St Leonards], 1908 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/464
Scope and Contents

A view of the house and garden of the estate.

Dates: 1908 - 1914
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).