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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1259 Collections and/or Records:

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[Delegation of Nigerian chiefs to London, July 1913], 1913-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043O/20
Scope and Contents 143 x 107 mm. Mounted on card. A group portrait showing the deputation of West African chiefs who came to London to petition the Colonial Secretary on the new Land Laws which would come into force with the amalgamation of Northern and Southern Nigeria the following year (1914). The group is seen here on the Terrace of the House of Commons where they were entertained to tea by Mrs. Alice Seymour Wason (centre of group) and her husband in early July. The European figure at the back of the...
Dates: 1913-07
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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[Delegation of Nigerian chiefs to London, July 1913], 1913-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043O/21
Scope and Contents

147 x 107 mm. Showing the group of chiefs seen in Y3043O/20 gathered around the tea tables set out on the terrace of the House of Commons. Mrs. Wason stands in the centre of the group.

Dates: 1913-07
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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Demolition in full swing, 1980 - 1989

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

24 x 105 mm. View along Craven Street towards the Strand, mid-November 1934, from 'United Empire', XXV, 1934, 697.

Dates: 1980 - 1989
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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Demolition of Northumberland House, 1874

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

285 x 340 mm. Wood engraving of three views of the demolition (? 'Illustrated London News').

Dates: 1874
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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Demolition progress at the middle of March (from Craven Street looking across Northumberland Avenue), 1980 - 1989

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

102 x 78 mm. 'United Empire', XXVI, 1935, 192.

Dates: 1980 - 1989
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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Demolition Progress (from Craven Street towards Northumberland Avenue), 1935

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

120 x 90 mm. From 'United Empire', XXVI, 1935, 10.

Dates: 1935
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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Desk of Calophyllum Kajewskii (koilo) timber from the Solomon Islands, presented by Norman Wallis, president of the Timber Development Association of Australia and installed in the office of the chairman of council, 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ilf/18
Scope and Contents

244 x 169 mm. (2 copies).

Dates: 1958
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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Diary, 1927-01-01 - 1927-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/6
Scope and Contents

This diary records Bell’s life in retirement, much of it spent in Cannes, where he purchased land for the construction of a villa. It describes his social life, interests, personal affairs and travels. Subjects of particular interest include his reception of the GCMG from George V, the composition of ‘Foreign Colonial Administration in the Far East’ and letters to the press upon subjects such as the control of cinema in the colonies (circa 200 sheets).

Dates: 1927-01-01 - 1927-12-31
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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Diary, 1928-01-01 - 1928-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/7
Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests and personal affairs; the purchase of a plot of land at Cannes and the construction of a villa; the completion of his book ‘Foreign Colonial Administration in the Far East’; the writing of his memoirs; attendance at the Union Coloniale Française on behalf of the government; the publication of letters in the press concerning the treatment of captive orang-utans and the education of Africans; and European travels (circa 80 sheets).

Dates: 1928-01-01 - 1928-12-31
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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Diary, 1929-01-01 - 1929-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/8
Scope and Contents Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests and personal affairs; the construction of the villa at Cannes; the publication of ‘Foreign Colonial Administration in the Far East’ and the award of the Royal Empire Society's gold medal for it; work on two committees formed by the Colonial Office to examine the recruitment of officers for the colonial service and control of cinema in the colonies; letters to the press on the consumption of alcohol in West Africa and electoral reform...
Dates: 1929-01-01 - 1929-12-31
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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Diary, 1931-01-05 - 1931-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/10
Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell's social life, interests, travel and personal affairs, including a serious illness caused by heart disease; the Caribs of Dominica; attendance at the Exposition Coloniale Internationale; the Manchuria Crisis and the League of Nations; and press articles on colonial cinema, the Union Coloniale Française, France's aid to her colonies, the cultivation of bananas in West Africa, hospital transportation and Charles George Gordon (circa 100 sheets).

Dates: 1931-01-05 - 1931-12-31
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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Diary, 1932-01-01 - 1932-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/11
Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests, travels and personal affairs; letters to the press on mortality in Mauritius and suggestions for aiding sugar planters, Manchuria and the League of Nations, unemployment, and fish; the financial crisis; the Caribs of Dominica; the composition of ‘Glimpses of a Governor’s life’; a plan for international colonial conferences; Charles George Gordon; and spiritualism (circa 100 sheets).

Dates: 1932-01-01 - 1932-12-31
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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Diary, 1936-01-01 - 1936-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/15
Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests, personal affairs and travel; spiritualism; comments upon the deteriorating international situation; and letters to the press on the Italian invasion of Abyssinia, witchcraft, the Spanish Civil War, traffic congestion in London, and Dominica’s Caribs (circa 95 sheets).

Dates: 1936-01-01 - 1936-12-31
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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Diary, 1937-01-01 - 1937-08-18

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/16
Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests, personal affairs and travel; the composition of ‘Glimpses of a Governor’s Life’; comments upon the abdication of Edward VIII, the coronation of George VI, the Italian invasion of Abyssinia and the Spanish Civil War; and letters to the press on the training of colonial officers, witchcraft, and cruelty to animals in film (circa 60 sheets).

Dates: 1937-01-01 - 1937-08-18
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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Dining Room, 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/56
Scope and Contents

202 x 152 mm. (4 copies). Smaller sepia print of RCS IIe/55.

Dates: 1936
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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Dining Room, 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/67
Scope and Contents

208 x 152 mm. (2 copies).

Dates: 1967
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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Dining Room, 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/68
Scope and Contents

204 x 152 mm. (2 copies).

Dates: 1967
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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Dining Room, 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/70
Scope and Contents

237 x 193 mm.

Dates: 1967
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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Dining Room, 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/71
Scope and Contents

207 x 152 mm.

Dates: 1967
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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Dining Room, 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/72
Scope and Contents

205 x 154 mm.

Dates: 1967
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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Dining Room: another general view, 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/75
Scope and Contents

238 x 192 mm.

Dates: 1967
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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Dining Room (Canada Room), panelled in Canadian Silky Birch, 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/55
Scope and Contents

292 x 242 mm. (2 copies). See 'United Empire', XXVII, (1936), 691.

Dates: 1936
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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Dining Room: customer tasting wine, 1967

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/73
Scope and Contents

154 x 203 mm.

Dates: 1967
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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Dining Room, eastern end, 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/59
Scope and Contents

244 x 191 mm.

Dates: 1956
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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Dining Room: entrance from outside, 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/Ile/61
Scope and Contents

244 x 194 mm. (with second copy of poor quality).

Dates: 1956
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).