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Hood, Sir (Alexander, 1888-1980, Knight, Lieutenant General, Governor of Bermuda)

 Person

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

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[Lt-Gen. Sir Alexander Hood, Governor of Bermuda], 1951 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/2
Scope and Contents

The Governor of Bermuda signing a document, with O. R. Arthur standing by him. Hood (1888-1980) was a doctor who ended a military career as Director of Army Medical Services, 1941-48. He was Governor of Bermuda from 1949 until his retirement in 1955. Sir Winston Churchill commented 'I like Hood' and Lord Moran wrote of him: 'Hood is a full-blooded red-faced Scot with no neck to speak of, as if he had stepped down from a Raeburn portrait for our correction'.

Dates: 1951 - 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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[Opening of Parliament, 21 October 1953], 1953-10-21

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/22
Scope and Contents

Showing the Governor addressing the legislature. To his right are Lady Hood and Miss Rosemary Hood; to his left Archdeacon John Stow, Mrs Stow, and Captain Roper-Curzon, A. D. C. Facing him are O. R. Arthur, Colonial Secretary, J. Trounsell Gilbert, Chief Justice, Major David Huxley, Attorney-General. This photograph was reproduced in 'Royal Gazette', 22 October 1953.

Dates: 1953-10-21
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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[Opening of Parliament, 21 October 1953], 1953-10-21

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/23
Scope and Contents

Showing the Governor saluting during his address to the legislature. To his right are Lady Hood and Miss Rosemary Hood; to his left Archdeacon John Stow, Mrs Stow, and Captain Roper-Curzon, A. D. C. Facing him are O. R. Arthur, Colonial Secretary, J. Trounsell Gilbert, Chief Justice, Major David Huxley, Attorney-General.

Dates: 1953-10-21
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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[Opening of Parliament, 21 October 1953], 1953-10-21

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/24
Scope and Contents

Showing the Governor addressing the legislature. He is bare-headed. To his right are Lady Hood and Miss Rosemary Hood; to his left Archdeacon John Stow, Mrs Stow, and Captain Roper-Curzon, A. D. C. Facing him are O. R. Arthur, Colonial Secretary, J. Trounsell Gilbert, Chief Justice, Major David Huxley, Attorney-General.

Dates: 1953-10-21
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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[Proclamation of the accession of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II], 1952-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/4
Scope and Contents

There is no inscription on the print, but judging by the nature of the ceremony and the black arm bands worn by the participants, this shows a distant view of Queen Elizabeth's accession ceremony outside Government house. The print is stamped on the reverse with 'Bermuda News Bureau.'

Dates: 1952-02-06
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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[Proclamation of the accession of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II], 1962-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/5
Scope and Contents

There is no inscription on the print, but judging by the nature of the ceremony and the black arm bands worn by the participants, this shows a distant view of Queen Elizabeth's accession ceremony outside Government house. The print is stamped on the reverse with 'Bermuda News Bureau'.

Dates: 1962-02-06
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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[Proclamation of the accession of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II], 1952-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/6
Scope and Contents

There is no inscription on the print, but judging by the nature of the ceremony and the black arm bands worn by the participants, this shows a distant view of Queen Elizabeth's accession ceremony outside Government house. The print is stamped on the reverse with 'Bermuda News Bureau'.

Dates: 1952-02-06
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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[Proclamation of the accession of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II], 1952-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/7
Scope and Contents

There is no inscription on the print, but judging by the nature of the ceremony and the black arm bands worn by the participants, this shows a distant view of Queen Elizabeth's accession ceremony outside Government house. The print is stamped on the reverse with 'Bermuda News Bureau'.

Dates: 1952-02-06
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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[Proclamation of the accession of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II], 1952-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/8
Scope and Contents

There is no inscription on the print, but judging by the nature of the ceremony and the black arm bands worn by the participants, this shows Queen Elizabeth's accession ceremony outside Government house.

Dates: 1952-02-06
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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[Proclamation of the accession of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II], 1952-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/9
Scope and Contents

There is no inscription on the print, but judging by the nature of the ceremony and the black arm bands worn by the participants, this shows Queen Elizabeth's accession ceremony outside Government house. Print stamped on the reverse with 'Royal Gazette Photo'.

Dates: 1952-02-06
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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[Proclamation of the accession of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II], 1952-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/20
Scope and Contents

There is no inscription on the print, but judging by the nature of the ceremony and the black arm bands worn by the participants, this photograph was taken during Queen Elizabeth's accession ceremony and shows a group inside Government House. The print is stamped on the reverse with 'Royal Gazette Photo'.

Dates: 1952-02-06
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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[Proclamation of the accession of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II], 1952-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/10
Scope and Contents

There is no inscription on the print, but judging by the nature of the ceremony and the black arm bands worn by the participants, this shows Queen Elizabeth's accession ceremony outside Government house.

Dates: 1952-02-06
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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[Proclamation of the accession of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II], 1952-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/11
Scope and Contents

There is no inscription on the print, but judging by the nature of the ceremony and the black arm bands worn by the participants, this shows Queen Elizabeth's accession ceremony outside Government house. Print stamped on the reverse with 'Royal Gazette Photo'.

Dates: 1952-02-06
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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[Proclamation of the accession of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II], 1952-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/11A
Scope and Contents

There is no inscription on the print, but judging by the nature of the ceremony and the black arm bands worn by the participants, this shows Queen Elizabeth's accession ceremony outside Government house. Print stamped on the reverse with 'Royal Gazette Photo'.

Dates: 1952-02-06
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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[Proclamation of the accession of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II], 1952-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/12
Scope and Contents

There is no inscription on the print, but judging by the nature of the ceremony and the black arm bands worn by the participants, this shows Queen Elizabeth's accession ceremony outside Government house.

Dates: 1952-02-06
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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[Proclamation of the accession of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II], 1952-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/13
Scope and Contents

There is no inscription on the print, but judging by the nature of the ceremony and the black arm bands worn by the participants, this photograph was taken during Queen Elizabeth's accession ceremony and shows guards of soldiers. The print is stamped on the reverse with 'Photo by Hall', but is scored out, presumably by the Bermuda News Bureau.

Dates: 1952-02-06
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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[Proclamation of the accession of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II], 1952-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/14
Scope and Contents

There is no inscription on the print, but judging by the nature of the ceremony and the black arm bands worn by the participants, this photograph was taken during Queen Elizabeth's accession ceremony and shows guards of soldiers.

Dates: 1952-02-06
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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[The Executive Council in session], 1951 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/3
Scope and Contents

The Members present at the Executive Council meeting are, left to right: (Sir) Henry Vessey, Unofficial Member; (Sir) Harry Butterfield, Unofficial Member; W. W. Davidson, Colonial Treasurer; (Sir) Raynor Arthur, Colonial Secretary; Sir Alexander Hood, Governor; Major David Huxley, Attorney General; (Sir) Bayard Dill, Unofficial Member; Hereward Watlington, Unofficial Member; Edward Tristram Smith, Assistant Colonial Secretary and Clerk to the Council.

Dates: 1951 - 1954
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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[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/27
Scope and Contents

Showing a view of the Queen inspecting the Guard of Honour commanded by Major Browlow Tucker. The print is annotated on the reverse with the reference 'ER 13'.

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/28
Scope and Contents

Showing the Queen in the Old Town, probably moving towards St. Peter's Church after presentations. The caption 'In the Old town' is handwritten on the reverse of the print, as is the reference 'ER-2'.

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/29
Scope and Contents Showing the Queen flanked by Archdeacon John Stow and the Governor, leaving St. Peter's Church. There is a caption on the reverse of the print which reads:'Leaving the square the party walked slowly towards St. Peter's oldest Anglican church in the western hemisphere. The steps of the church were lined by Girl Guides and Brownies. The Queen was greeted by Archdeacon John Stow, rector of St. Peter's, and with him climbed the steps and passed through the portals of the church which...
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/30
Scope and Contents

Showing a close view of the Queen, with Archdeacon John Stow and the Governor near the bottom of St. Peter's Church steps.

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/32
Scope and Contents

Showing the Queen and the Governor ascending the steps of the Session House. There is a caption on the reverse which reads: ' In gay spirits Her Majesty and H. E. the Governor, followed by the remainder of the party, arrive at the Parliament buildings'. The print is also annotated on the reverse with the reference 'ER-24'.

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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