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Nicholas Darnell Davis collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259
Scope and Contents Davis had a life-long interest in the history of the West Indies and more specifically of Barbados, and this collection comprises a vast body of material gathered by him from archives in Britain, the Caribbean and Europe. He contributed many historical articles to newspapers and periodicals in British Guiana [Guyana], Barbados and the United States. His intention to compose a comprehensive history of the West Indies was frustrated by ill health. Titles and captions, including the names of...
Dates: 1752 - 1915
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 Dominica

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30745B
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose photographs (one being a panorama composed of two prints), measuring approximately 240 x 175 mm. All prints except plate fourteen have either typed or handwritten captions on the reverse. The photographs show buildings in Roseau and landscape views of the outlying country.

Dates: 1900
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 of scenery in the West Indies

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307J
Scope and Contents This is a collection of 12 halftone prints and two sheets of paper, which both have handwritten inscriptions in ink. The photographer was W.M.H. Ward & Co. Although there are 14 captions listed on one of the accompanying sheets of paper, only 12 prints are present. Images corresponding to captions 1, 3, and 7 are absent. There are 11 unique images, with two prints for the image which corresponds to caption 6. The collection’s creator is unknown, but this set of prints...
Dates: 1897
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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