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Elizabeth, II, 1926 (Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

 Person

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

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 Item

A Basuto Chief greeting His Majesty the King on the occasion of the Royal visit to Basutoland, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/120
Scope and Contents

154 x 114 mm. Showing King George V shaking hands with a Basuto chief, with Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, standing behind the king on the dais. Princess Elizabeth, now Queen Elizabeth II, can be seen in the background.

Dates: 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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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).
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Exit from Sessions House, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3070D/2
Scope and Contents

195 x 241 mm. Showing the Queen, Prince Philip and Sir Alexander Hood leaving the Sessions House.

Dates: 1953
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

Film 1, 1947-01-31 - 1947-02-17

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 358/1
Scope and Contents

This film (part one of a two-part film) records the Royal party leaving Buckingham Palace on January 31st 1947 to cheering crowds and boarding a train at Waterloo Station for Portsmouth. It records the Royal party boarding HMS Vanguard, entertainment on deck during the voyage, and their arrival at Cape Town on February 17th 1947.

Dates: 1947-01-31 - 1947-02-17
Conditions Governing Access: Copyright: British Film Institute. Permission has been obtained from the British Film Institute for the films to be streamed via the University of Cambridge's Streaming Media Service, to make them available for research and teaching within the University of Cambridge. They may not be downloaded. Online access is limited to holders of Raven passwords (University of Cambridge). All other researchers: please contact rcs@lib.cam.ac.uk to make an appointment. For copyright reasons, the films can be viewed upon request only and in person at Cambridge University Library. All other requests to use any part of the films must be addressed to the British Film Institute.
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Film 2, 1947-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 358/2
Scope and Contents

This film (second part of a two-part film) records the Royal Party's visit to Kenilworth Racecourse, near Cape Town, the opening by the King of the Ninth Union Parliament, and the Royal Party's visit to Port Elizabeth. It closes with a brief African dancing scene.

Dates: 1947-02
Conditions Governing Access: Copyright: British Film Institute. Permission has been obtained from the British Film Institute for the films to be streamed via the University of Cambridge's Streaming Media Service, to make them available for research and teaching within the University of Cambridge. They may not be downloaded. Online access is limited to holders of Raven passwords (University of Cambridge). All other researchers: please contact rcs@lib.cam.ac.uk to make an appointment. For copyright reasons, the films can be viewed upon request only and in person at Cambridge University Library. All other requests to use any part of the films must be addressed to the British Film Institute.
 Fonds

Film footage of the visit of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret to the Union of South Africa during February-April 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 358
Scope and Contents

Two 8 mm cine films (without sound) entitled Royal Tour of South Africa, part 1 no.82005 and Royal Tour of South Africa, part 2 no. 82006. Film type: Cine Kodagraph Eight.

Dates: 1947-01 - 1947-04
Conditions Governing Access: Copyright: British Film Institute. Permission has been obtained from the British Film Institute for the films to be streamed via the University of Cambridge's Streaming Media Service, to make them available for research and teaching within the University of Cambridge. They may not be downloaded. Online access is limited to holders of Raven passwords (University of Cambridge). All other researchers: please contact rcs@lib.cam.ac.uk to make an appointment. For copyright reasons, the films can be viewed upon request only and in person at Cambridge University Library. All other requests to use any part of the films must be addressed to the British Film Institute. The films may be viewed at: http://www.sms.cam.ac.uk/collection/1532657 For a longer version of the film, including sound and additional material, please see the British Film Institute’s Colonial Film website: http://www.colonialfilm.org.uk/node/1064
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H.M. the Queen visiting Malayan stand, British Industries Fair, Earls Court, May 1953, 1953-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/13
Scope and Contents

245 x 198 mm. Showing Queen Elizabeth II inspecting exhibits at the stand, escorted by Peter Thorneycroft (1909-), President of the Board of Trade 1951-1957, and Wilfrid Arthur Ward (1892-1981), Commissioner for Malaya in the U.K. 1948-1953.

Dates: 1953-05
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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H.M. The Queen visiting Malayan stand, British Industries Fair, Earls Court, May 1953, 1953-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/14
Scope and Contents

245 x 198 mm. Showing the Queen inspecting a plate (probably Kelantan silverware) held by W.A. Ward, with Peter Thorneycroft standing in the background.

Dates: 1953-05
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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H.M. The Queen visiting Malayan stand, British Industries Fair, Earls Court, May 1953, 1953-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/15
Scope and Contents

Showing the Queen looking at Malayan silverware with the Duke of Edinburgh, Mr and Mrs W.A. Ward and Peter Thorneycroft.

Dates: 1953-05
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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H.M. The Queen visiting Malayan stand, British Industries Fair, Earls Court, May 1953, 1953-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 9/16
Scope and Contents

247 x 190 mm.

Dates: 1953-05
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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Leaving Government House, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3070D/3
Scope and Contents

241 x 194 mm. Showing the Queen and Prince Philip leaving Government House in a horse drawn landau.

Dates: 1953
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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Leaving grounds of Sessions House, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3070D/4
Scope and Contents

241 x 194 mm. Showing the Queen and Prince Philip waving as they leave the Sessions House in a horse drawn landau.

Dates: 1953
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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Newscuttings on Royal Visit to South Africa, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 335
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of articles regarding the Royal Tour of 1947 taken from editions of four South African newspapers.

Dates: 2004
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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Newspapers on Royal Visit to Nigeria, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 327
Scope and Contents

Editions of four newspapers containing articles on the Royal Visit.

Dates: 1956-01-12 - 1956-02-17
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).
 File

Order of service for Queen's coronation, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/2/7/6a
Scope and Contents

The order of divine service for Tuesday 2nd June 1953.

Dates: 1953
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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Order of service for Queen's coronation, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/2/7/6b
Scope and Contents

The order of divine service for Tuesday 2nd June 1953.

Dates: 1953
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Papers on the Queen's visit to Auckland, 1953, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/57
Scope and Contents

A three-page memorandum by S.J. Robinson on the Queen's visit, enclosed with a letter to A.J. Whiteway of 30 December 1953. There is also a letter to Robinson from Martin Charteris, 28 December 1953, enclosing a photograph, included in this collection, of the Queen's visit to his home. The letters and memorandum are undated typescript copies.

Dates: 1953
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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Presentation of Address, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3070D/1
Scope and Contents

241 x 194 mm. A photograph taken inside the Assembly House where various dignitaries and officials are gathered. The Queen and Prince Philip are seated at the head of the room with the Governor, Lieut-General Sir Alexander Hood, while two bewigged officials hand the address to the Queen.

Dates: 1953
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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President Makarios with Queen Elizabeth II, 1961-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018J/6
Scope and Contents

175 x 240 mm. President Makarios with Queen Elizabeth II during visit to Cyprus.

Dates: 1961-01
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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Queen Elizabeth arriving at Clarence House, 1952-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 256/7
Scope and Contents

A cutting from 'The Daily Telegraph'.

Dates: 1952-02
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Royal Empire Society address to Princess Elizabeth, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/27
Scope and Contents

An address to Princess Elizabeth (later Elizabeth II) on her 21st birthday from the Australian branches of the Royal Empire Society, 21 April 1947, signed by the Presidents and Secretaries of the branches. There is a covering note of 12 August 1947.

Dates: 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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State Visit of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II to Malaysia, February 1972, 1972-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031B/3
Scope and Contents

241 x 190 mm. Showing the Queen being greeted by Tuanku Abdul Halim and Tuanku Bahiyah on her arrival at Port Kelang at the start of the 1972 State Visit.

Dates: 1972-02
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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Unveiling of Colonial Memorial, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/2/7/12
Scope and Contents

The order of service for the unveiling by Her Majesty The Queen and dedication of a memorial to all those who served the Crown in the colonial territories, Wednesday 23 March 1966 at 11.30 am.

Dates: 1966
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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[Visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to Bermuda, 24-25 November 1953], 1953-11-24 - 1953-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/25
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse of the print reads: 'The arrival: The royal couple alight from British Overseas Airways 'Canopus' and are greeted by his Excellency the Governor, Lieutenant General Sir Alexander Hood. At left are Lady Hood, Miss Rosemary Hood, and Wing-Commander John Fountain; at right, Wing-Commander E. M. Ware'. The print is also annotated on the reverse with the reference 'ER-1'.
Note: the last name in this caption has been scored out, it is unclear by whom.

Dates: 1953-11-24 - 1953-11-25
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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[Visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to Bermuda, 24-25 November 1953], 1953-11-24 - 1953-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/26
Scope and Contents

On the reverse of this print is the following caption supplied by Bermuda News Bureau: 'The Queen inspecting the guard of honour commanded by Major Brownlow Tucker'.
The print is also annotated on the reverse with the reference 'ER 18'.

Dates: 1953-11-24 - 1953-11-25
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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