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Newfoundland Regiment Photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061D
Scope and Contents

Small card album containing postcards, with the trade label of Parsons' Art Store, St. John's, and with a printed inscription 'To Rev. James and Mrs Bell with best wishes for Christmas and the New Year from Mr and Mrs John White'. The illustrations all relate to the early days of the Newfoundland Regiment, which was organised on the outbreak of war in August 1914; the first 540 men sailed for Europe on 'S.S. Florizel' on 4 October.

Dates: 1914
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 Newfoundland, 1899-1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061A
Scope and Contents An album containing mounted prints, measuring approximately 200 x 150 mm. and with handwritten captions beneath the prints. An interesting collection, it shows scenes, industries and sports in Newfoundland around the turn of the century. The majority of the photographs appear, by comparison with pictures of a known date from printed sources, to have been taken nearer the earlier date assigned to the album. Prints which fall into the later category are plates 13, 19 and 53, taken in 1910,...
Dates: 1880 - 1911
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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