[Album of black and white photographs labelled Siberia and Manchuria with typed index]

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Title:
Album of black and white photographs labelled Siberia and Manchuria with typed index
Series Title:
Cormack, George E. (MS 380660)
Alternate Title:
Сибири и Маньчжурии Фотографии
西伯利亞和滿洲組圖
西伯利亚和满洲组图
Physical Description:
Photograph
Language:
English
Russian
Chinese
Creator:
Cormack, George E (1886-1959); businessman
Publication Date:
Materials:
Paper ( medium )

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
东北
東北
Labourers   ( ukat )
Migrant workers   ( ukat )
Labour migration   ( ukat )
Migration   ( ukat )
Military manpower   ( ukat )
Business   ( ukat )
Railways   ( ukat )
Employees   ( lcsh )
Migrant workers   ( lcsh )
Migrant labor   ( lcsh )
Military   ( lcsh )
Railroads   ( lcsh )
Business   ( lcsh )
Great Britain. Army.   ( lcsh )
Genre:
Photograph albums
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- China -- Manchuria
Asia -- Russian Federation -- Siberia
亚洲 -- 中国 -- 滿洲
亞洲 -- 中國 -- 满洲
Азия -- Россия -- Сибирь
Coordinates:
45.75 x 126.633333 ( Manchuria )
55 x 83 ( Siberia )

Notes

General Note:
George E. Cormack was born in 1886. He spent the period 1913-1917 in Manchuria as a business representative, returning to Britain escorting a group of Chinese labourers destined for the Chinese Labour Corps. He served with the British Expeditionary Force in North Russia between 1918-1919 and this was followed by a brief sojourn in South Russia, 1919-1920. He then worked in Estonia and Latvia as a shipping agent, 1924-1940. He returned to northern Russia from 1941-1942 as a Ministry of War Transport representative with the Murmansk convoys. He died in 1959.
General Note:
Donated in 1995 and 1996.
General Note:
The physical collection also includes a series of glass plate slides (1912-1919) relating to a visit on the Trans-Siberian Railway to Siberia and North Manchuria.
General Note:
Associated Material held elsewhere: George E. Cormack's memoirs and papers are held at Imperial War Museum Department of Documents reference 92/21/1; Two photograph albums Imperial War Museum Photographic Archive reference 9205- 03
General Note:
Name authority information for George E. Cormack is held by SOAS, University of London, record number GB/SOASNAF/P310.
General Note:
Name authority information for the Chinese Labour Corps is held by SOAS, University of London, record GB/SOASNAF/C58; the Library of Congress, record number n91038356; and VIAF, record number 153741076.
General Note:
Name authority information for the Great Britain, Army is held by SOAS, University of London, record GB/NNAF/C52152; the Library of Congress, record number n79063282; and VIAF, record number 124946906.
General Note:
This collection is part of SOAS Geographic name authority files for East Asia/Asia and the Pacific (GB/SOASNAF/P06) and Eastern Europe/Europe (GB/SOASNAF/P07)
General Note:
An album of black and white photographs.
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SOAS, University of London
Holding Location:
Archives & Special Collections
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
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HARBIN




SIBERIA
AND
NORTH MANCHURIA




PREPARING BREAKFAST


CHIEF RANGER
IMANPO

(Emanpo)

OUR TEAM OF FOUR SIBERIAN
PONIES :


KHINGAN RANGE.
28 SEP. 1912

(28 September 1912)

VIEW FROM TRANSIBERIAN TRAIN


TRANS-SIBERIAN RAILWAY.



RETURNING TO RAILWAY
AFTER FIVE DAY SLEDGE
TRIP :


CHINESE FARM HOUSE
EMANPO : N : MANCHURIA.
NOTE VALUABLE FOX SKIN.

(Imanpo)


CEREMONY OF BLESSING THE WATERS, HARBIN.


G.C.

(George Cormack)

MAC

HIBBERD


HARBIN CATHEDRAL

PARADE EMPEROR'S BIRTHDAY


CHINAMAN GUDDLING AND
SPEARING TROUT

PIGS ON RAILWAY, HAILIN C.E.R.


(Guddling is a Scottish word meaning to catch fish by groping with the hands under rocks or along a riverbank.)


GUIDE YEN PAO SHU AND CARTERS WORSHIPPING AT
SHRINE OF SHEN SHAN GOD OF FORESTS.
PONIES WERE TETHERED ALL NIGHT TO STALL
ON LEFT : THERMOMETER -20 (degrees) CELCIUS.
IT WAS IN THIS HOUSE A CAT STOLE MY MEAT
RATION TO LAST FOR FOUR DAYS


FOREST SHRINE WITH
JOSS STICKS AND BREAD
OFFERINGS :

KOREAN PEASANT.


DR. WU
DR. CHUN
PLAGUE HOSPITAL


RAILWAY BRIDGE, HARBIN
SHOWING SIGNAL POLE

DAILY SCENE OUTSIDE OFFICE :

KLEMANTASKI BATES & CO. LTD.

STILT PROCESSION :


MRS. BATES + KATHLEEN

STALKER : MRS. FORD : BATES :
SIBERIAN EXPRESS 28/9/12.

(28 September 1912)

BATES FAMILY.


RETURNING FROM HAILIN
TRIP

OUR PONY KICKS OVER THE TRACES.


CHITOCHEZIE FOREST FIRE.
THIS SECTION OFTHE FOREST
WAS SET ON FIRE BY HUNG
HUTZES AS RETALIATION
FOR NON-PAYMENT OF BLACKMAIL :

(Hung Hutzes = Honghuzi)


G.C. (George Cormack)
KHEDA LOGS


OXEN HAULING LOGS

OUR DUGOUT


SENTRY GUARDING OFFICE
AT SAWMILL.

PLANKS SEASONING.

KHEDR PINE LOGS.


FRID'S LOGS AND SAW MILL


SMITH & JONES.

OAK STRIPS AT SVIAGINA


CUSTOM HOUSE,
HARBIN :

G:C:

(George Cormack)








INDEX
1. Hut, Matsiochie Forest. 18th December 1912.
2. Ditto.
3. Entering Hailin Forest. Kiu in Sledge.
4. Khingham Range, Manchuria. September 1912.
5. Tributary of Sungari.
6. Yablona Valley, Siberia.
7. Ditto.
8. Returning to Matsiochie.
9. Ditto.
10. Farm House, Matsiochie.
11. Ditto. Wersock, Interpreter.
12. Ceremony of Blessing of Waters, Sungari. 17th January 1913.
13. Ditto. Distribution Pine branches.
14. Ditto. Procession of Priests.
15. Ditto. Ditto.
16.H. Maclntyre.
17. Ditto.
18. Ditto.
18a. Rev. H. Hibberd.
19. G. Cormack & Liebenthal.
20. Romanoff Tercentenary Parade, Harbin. February 1913.
21. Ditto.
22. Ditto.
23. Distant view Ceremony Blessing of Waters, Sungari.
24. Chinaman catching newts and trout, Chitochezie.
25. Ditto. Ditto.
26. Pigs crossing Chinese Eastern Rail Line, Chitochezie.
27. Yan Bao Shoo and Sledge Driver praying at Shrine of "Shan Shen", God of Forests prior to entering Hailin Forest. 13th February 1913. The prayer was as follows :
"Oh God of Forests protect us from hurt received from falling trees; the seeing of wild animals; and the overturning of our sledge."
At the base of hill on left I found clumps of opium poppies, from which opium had been extracted.
28 Yan Bao Shoo at Shrine of "Shan Shen". In front of temples can be seen lighted joss sticks also offering of Chinese steamed loaves.
29. Korean at Chi tochezie wearing white robe and gauze hat.
30. Dr. Wu Lien Teh. Dr. Lee and Dr. Chem at Plague.
31. Hospital Harbin. 23rd February 1913.
32. Railway Bridge with Beacon erected during period of strained relations between Russia and China. March 1913.
35. Office of Klemantaski, Bates & Co. Ltd. February 1913.
24. Forming Stilt procession outside Taotie's Yamen, Harbin, on 1st Anniversary foundation of Republic. 10th October 1913.
35. "Washing down the Drosky". Pool on main thoroughfare, Harbin. 7th April 1913.
37. Mr. and Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Ford, and Mr. J. Stalker.
38. Returning by sledge from Matsiochie Forest.
39. Sledge gets smashed leaving Emanpo Chinese Inn. 1st January 1913.
40. Forest Fire, Chitochezie. 20th April 1913.
41. G. Cormack in Matsiochie Forest.


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42. G. Cormack and Yan Bao Shoo in Hailin Forest.
43. Hauling Logs, Hailin Forest.
44. Ditto. Ditto.
45.Hut In Hailin Forest. This particular Hut was dug out of Hillside.
46. Forest Fire, Chitochezie.
47. Russian Fort, Chitochezie Saw Mill. Sentry at gate.
48. Lumber. Chitochezie.
49. Logs. "7 Verst Camp." Chitochezie.
50. Logs. Chitochezie.
51. Drazina, Kontonoff, Leving and Konovaloff.
52. Adolf Klein.
53. Kontonoff and G. Cormack.


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Glass slides, mostly of Manchuria and the Chinese Labour Corps
Creation Dates 1902-1919 c.1912 1919
3.4.4
42 slides
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1: Glass slide Wayside stall, Trans-Siberian Railway.
1912-1912 1912
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2: Glass slide Wayside stall, Trans-Siberian Railway.
1912
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/02
3: Glass slide Manchurian Forest, pony sleds and drivers.
1903-1923 c.1913
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/03
4: Glass slide Manchuria country.
c.1913
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/04
5: Glass slide Forest Home, winter, Manchuria.
c. 1913
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/05
6: Glass slide Harbin.
1905-1925 c.1915
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/06
.
7: Glass slide Manchuria, morning after attack by Hung-hutze on settlement.
c.1915
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/07
8: Glass slide River ferry, Manchuria.
1904-1924 c.1914
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/08
9: Glass slide Chinese Labour Corps 'coolie' awaiting rations.
1916-1916 1916
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/09
10: Glass slide Chinese Labour Corps The tallest and the shortest enrolled men.
1916
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/10
11: Glass slide Chinese Labour Corps 'coolie' under six bricks (demonstration of toughness)
1916
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/11
12: Glass slide Chinese Labour Corps The smashing of the bricks.
1916
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/12
13: Glass slide Chinese Labour Corps On train for Europe British officers in working rig.
1916
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MS 380660/01/13
14: Glass slide Russian Orthodox priest, Near Archangel.
1917-1919 1917 1919
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15: Glass slide Elderly couple, near Archangel.
1917 1919
SOAS, University of London
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16: Glass slide Daughters of Japanese ambassador sledging on frozen river, Harbin.
1904-1915 n.d. [c.1914 1915]
SOAS, University of London
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17: Glass slide Chinese Labour Corps On parade.
1916
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/17
.
18: Glass slide Chinese Labour Corps Sports for the men to keep them entertained-bag race.
1916
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/18
19: Glass slide Chinese Labour Corps Paddling on the edge of Vancouver Island.
1916
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/19
20: Glass slide Troops near Archangel.
1917 1919
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21: Glass slide Troops near Archangel.
1917 1919
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MS 380660/01/21
22: Glass slide Troops near Archangel.
1917 1919
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/22
23: Glass slide Chinese Labour Corps Cheerful 'Coolies'
1916
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/23
24: Glass slide Forest Settlement.
c.1915
SOAS, University of London
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25: Glass slide Harbin gate.
c. 1915
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/25
26: Glass slide Harbin gate.
c. 1915
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/26
27: Glass slide Harbin gate.
c. 1915
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/27
28: Glass slide Chinese Labour Corps Pictures made in coloured sands to mark a festival, on Vancouver Island.
1916
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/28
The men wee delayed at Vancouver Island, bacause of the explosion at Halifax. Instead of travelling across Canada by train, the men were embarked again, and sailed south through the Panama Canal, called at Jamaica and thence to Britain.
29: Glass slide Chinese Labour Corps Pictures made in coloured sands to mark a festival, on Vancouver Island.
1916
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30: Glass slide Chinese Labour Corps Pictures made in coloured sands to mark a festival, on Vancouver Island.
1916
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/30
31: Glass slide Wayside shrine Manchuria.
c.1915
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/31
32: Glass slide Gateway, Manchuria.
c. 1915
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33: Glass slide Fishing with cormorants.
c. 1915
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34: Glass slide Riverside, Manchuria.
c. 1915
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35: Glass slide Loaded cart and horses, Manchuria.
c. 1915
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/35
36: Glass slide Sailboats in river.
c. 1915
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/36
37: Glass slide Pony sled, winter, Manchuria.
c. 1915
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/37
38: Glass slide Stacking selected timber, Manchuria.
c. 1915
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/38
39: Ponies drawing timber, Manchuria.
c. 1915
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/39
40: Glass slide Manchuria or Archangel.
1905-1917 c. 1915 1917
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/40
41: Glass slide Forest fire near timber stacks, Manchuria.
c. 1915
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/41
42: Glass slide Ponies and carts, Manchuria.
c. 1915
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/01/42
Album of black and white photographs labelled Siberia and Manchuria with typed index
1912-1913 1912 1913
SOAS, University of London
MS 380660/02