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Andros Tomato Farm, Bahamas 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071E
Scope and Contents Photographs contained in a report on a visit to the Colonial Development Corporation Tomato Project, Andros Is. Bahamas May 1952 by F. Hardy and R.E.D. Baker. Thirty copies of the 17 page typescript report were produced.1-6 Photographs taken Tuesday 13th May, 1952 between 9 and 10am after a night of heavy rain (2½ inches in about 8 hours). Each measuring 55 x 55 mm.7-12 Photographs of Andros Tomato Farm taken by Carl F. Warner (Acting Manager of the farm). Each measuring 100...
Dates: 1952
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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Modern Commonwealth photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MC
Scope and Contents This broad heading has been used to cover a substantial collection of loose prints, dating chiefly from the period 1960-1982, but including a few of earlier date. The majority come from the files of the RCS journal known successfully as ‘United Empire,’ ‘Commonwealth Journal,’ and ‘Commonwealth,’ in which some were published, but there are also items obtained for inclusion in the exhibition ‘Commonwealth in Focus’ in 1982 and these are indicated by CIF and the catalogue number in the...
Dates: 1936 - 1980
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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Photographs of the Bahamas

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose photographs measuring approximately 225 x 175 mm. The photographs have, for the most part, printed captions stating location and photographer's name. Photographed by J.F. Coonley.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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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Royal Tour of the West Indies, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307C
Scope and Contents A collection of loose photographs measuring approximately 205 x 155 mm, with captions pasted to the backs of the prints. The photographs show scenes and events during the tour of 1966 which started at Georgetown, British Guiana and following the line of the islands (apart from a detour to Nassau) and ended in Jamaica. This was the first visit of the Queen to most of the islands although she had been to Jamaica and Bermuda during her world tour of the Commonwealth in 1953-4. Photographs by...
Dates: 1966
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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Sir Daniel Morris Collection: West Indian views

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints of various sizes. Not all are captioned. Titles composed for the catalogue are enclosed in square brackets. The collection includes photographs by J.F. Coonley (1-13), Adolphe Duperly (15-19), Norton Brothers (32-33), Tempest Anderson (34-35) and others unknown. The geographical areas represented in the photographs break down thus: 1-13, Nassau; 14, Barbados; 15-20, Jamaica; 21, St Lucia; 22-26, Antigua; 27, St Kitts; 28-31, Dominica; 32-34, St Vincent; 35,...
Dates: 1879 - 1913
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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Sir Henry Hesketh Bell Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36
Scope and Contents

Diaries, notebooks, letters, scrapbooks and publications. Titles and captions, including the names of institutions, have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation.

Dates: 1889 - 1948
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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Sir Raynor Arthur Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs and slides, by various photographers, relating to the career of Sir Raynor Arthur. Apart from one photograph of Cyprus, the photograph collection relates to Arthur's last three posts (Bermuda, the Falkland Islands and the Bahamas), and, as well as more general scenes, includes images of several special events and distinguished visitors. Most of the Bermuda and Bahamas material consists of professional photographs; those of the Falkland Islands and Falkland...
Dates: 1937 - 1960
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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The unveiling of the statue of Queen Victoria on Empire Day by His Excellency Sir Wm Grey-Wilson

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071B
Scope and Contents Captioned, mounted print. The photograph is accompanied by a newspaper cutting from the 'Nassau Guardian' of May 27 1905 which contains a detailed report of the event. The picture shows the unveiled statue in Rawson Square with crowds of spectators, many carrying umbrellas, in the foreground. The balcony of the government building behind is also crowded and is decked with flags. The statue, 'of the finest Carrara marble' shows Queen Victoria seated in robes of state and carrying the orb...
Dates: 1905
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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Views in Nassau and its vicinity 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071D
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints presented for use in the exhibition 'Commonwealth in Focus', but not included owing to the late date of receipt. All measure 250 x 200mm. A sheet of paper with a brief description attached to each photograph has been used as the basis of this list. Photographs by Bahamas News Bureau.

Dates: 1982
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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Views in the Bahamas. circa 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071C
Scope and Contents

A collection of prints, mainly measuring approximately 255 x 205mm, with captions pasted to the reverse of the prints. The photographs are aimed at the tourist market and show places and sights in Nassau and San Salvador. Photographs by Roland Rose for the Bahamas News Burea, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and BOAC.

Dates: 1965
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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Names
Armbrister, Frederick S, fl. 1925-1929 (photographer) 1
Arthur, Sir (Oswald Raynor, 1905-1973, Knight and colonial administrator) 1
Bahamas News Bureau 1
Bell, Sir (Henry Hesketh Joudou, 1864-1952, Knight, colonial governor) 1
Coonley, Jacob Frank, 1832-1915 (photographer) 1

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