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 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2843 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Weekend visit to the Goslings, Bermuda, December 1908., 1908-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3070A/59
Scope and Contents

106 x 74 mm. Showing Lieutenant E. W. Roberts and the three figures seen in Y3070A/58; a photograph taken a few moments later.

Dates: 1908-12
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).
 Item

Weekend visit to the Goslings, Bermuda, December 1908, 1908-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3070A/60
Scope and Contents

107 x 76 mm. Showing the Gosling daughter (presumably), sitting in a pony trap.

Dates: 1908-12
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).
 Item

West coast from 'Philomel', 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/120
Scope and Contents

110 x 85 mm. A view of the west coast of the Falkland Islands taken from the 'Philomel', a motor fishing vessel which was brought out in 1947 to link up town and scattered farms. On the reverse of the print, written in pencil, is the reference '8A'.

Dates: 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22
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).
 Item

West front, Croyland Abbey [i.e. Crowland Abbey], 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/293
Scope and Contents

90 x 140 mm. Postcard.

Dates: 1930 - 1937
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).
 Sub-Fonds

West Indies 1958, 1956 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham A
Scope and Contents Slides numbered from 1-65 by John Ewart Marnham (numbers 14, 42 and 43 are missing). There are also 5 slides of Tobago and one of Jamaica not numbered by him, but clearly identifiable by the processing number and probably omitted on account of inferior quality or repetitive subject. They are inserted at appropriate points. Eleven slides (numbers 23-28), 29-31, 33-35) are in Kodak Readymount frames without processing numbers and since several show John Ewart Marnham and Susan Marnham it is...
Dates: 1956 - 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).
 Item

West of Ventnor, I.o.W. [Isle of Wight], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 21/5068
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [Showing white cliffs].

Dates: 1909
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).
 Unknown

"Westward, look, the land is bright", 27 Apr 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/150B/124-142
Scope and Contents Speaking notes for WSC's broadcast (27 April, BBC) on the war situation including: public morale; his tours of bomb-damaged cities; General Sir Archibald Wavell's [Commander in Chief Middle East] successes in Libya; German successes in the Balkans and British support for Greece; admiration in the United States for Great Britain; praise for troops from Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC); condemnation of [Benito] Mussolini "This whipped jackal"; the Battle of the Atlantic and praise...
Dates: 27 Apr 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Fonds

Whaling in Falkland Islands Dependencies

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30795C
Scope and Contents

Three postcards and two prints, probably collected as part of the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee material (see introduction to Fisher Collection). The photographs are captioned on the backs.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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).
 Item

When fresh water supplies run short, fresh water ice has to be collected, 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/556
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse continues 'On this ice floe in Admiralty Bay 'Chippy' McLeod and Third Officer Brooke are collecting fresh water ice'.

Dates: 1948
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).
 Item

Where the old home stood; demolition progress to the middle of February, 1935, 1980 - 1989

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

118 x 90 mm. 'United Empire', XXVI, 1935, 138.

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).
 Item

White Sand Bay. Lands End, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/223
Scope and Contents

58 x 85 mm.

Dates: 1920
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).
 Item

Wick and Sally Clement when she rode to fetch me from penguins to catch plane, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/74
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides mainly in thick plastic frames marked 'Photopia', made in Germany, dark grey with a red top. The exceptions are numbers 72-75 in Kodachrome cardboard frames which link up with C and numbers 37-38 and 99-103 which are in silver Sytec frames. Some of the frames have brief captions pencilled on them, but these are very hard to read. Others have labels stuck on. A roughly written numbered list was in the original box. The list which follows has been derived from these...
Dates: 1962
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).
 Item

Wickam Clement, Fox Bay, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/73
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides mainly in thick plastic frames marked 'Photopia', made in Germany, dark grey with a red top. The exceptions are numbers 72-75 in Kodachrome cardboard frames which link up with C and numbers 37-38 and 99-103 which are in silver Sytec frames. Some of the frames have brief captions pencilled on them, but these are very hard to read. Others have labels stuck on. A roughly written numbered list was in the original box. The list which follows has been derived from these...
Dates: 1962
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).
 Item

'Wide a Wake Fair', Ascension, 1884-01-27 - 1884-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/51
Scope and Contents 200 x 146 mm. Showing huge numbers of nesting wideawakes (sooty terns) on Wideawake Plain, with a figure standing among them in the background. The breeding ground of these terns formed a valuable source of food for the naval garrison in the nineteenth century, who took thousands of eggs each year during ythe breeding season; these depredations do not appear to have posed any problems to the bird's survival however, and they were a considerable danger as they nested in their thousands...
Dates: 1884-01-27 - 1884-01-31
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).
 Item

Wide awake Fair, Ascension, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/8
Scope and Contents

197 x 149 mm. With terns.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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).
 Item

Wide awake Fair, Ascension

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/10
Scope and Contents

100 x 150 mm. With terns.

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).
 File

William Hogarth Prints, 1880 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K(LS)3
Scope and Contents

Reproductions of prints by the English artist. The slide containing Plate 3 of The Harlot's Progress is missing. The collection also includes an engraving of Henry Fuseli's painting Midsummer Night's Dream: Act IV, Scene 1

Dates: 1880 - 1902
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).
 Item

[Willie] Musururwa, [[Joshua] Nkomo, [Robert] Mugabe and [Eddison] Zvobgo at a press conference , 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052U/23
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Collection of black and white press agency and official photographs (including 5 duplicates) relating to developments during 1965-80, from the time of Rhodesia's unilateral declaration of Independence (UDI) until the emergence of the republic of Zimbabwe. Many were collected to illustrate articles in 'Commonwealth in Focus', and some were reproduced in the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition 1982.

Dates: 1979
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).
 Item

Willie Musururwa (ZAPU), Joshua Nkomo, Robert Mugabe, and Eddison Zvobgo of the African National Council at a press conference , 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052U/22
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Collection of black and white press agency and official photographs (including 5 duplicates) relating to developments during 1965-80, from the time of Rhodesia's unilateral declaration of Independence (UDI) until the emergence of the republic of Zimbabwe. Many were collected to illustrate articles in 'Commonwealth in Focus', and some were reproduced in the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition 1982.

Dates: 1979
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).
 Item

Winding : Duckworth and Eddlestons Roe Lee Cotton Mill, Blackburn, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16/5255
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (lansdscape format). [Two rows of machines in action, mostly women].

Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

Winding : Duckworth and Eddlestons Roe Lee Cotton Mill, Blackburn, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16/5256
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (lansdscape format). [Two rows of machines in action, mostly women].

Dates: 1909
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).
 Item

Windmill Hill from No.1 Armstrong Battery, above the "Hole in the Wall", 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/1/5/130
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: This is a collection of art work created by the Royal Engineer Edward Charles Frome (1802-1890). In 1929 Frome’s surviving daughter, Mrs Frank Wynne, presented some of the South Australian drawings to the Royal Empire Society through the good offices of Sir Harry Wilson, to whom she bequeathed the rest of the collection. He presented it to the society in 1931. The majority of Frome’s individual watercolours and drawings, varying in size from 250 to 450 mm, were then housed in eight...
Dates: 1866
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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Windsor Castle, 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/297
Scope and Contents

65 x 43 mm.

Dates: 1921
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).
 Item

Windsor, June '21, 1921-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/42
Scope and Contents

70 x 50 mm.

Dates: 1921-06
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).
 Item

Windsor, June '21, 1921-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/45
Scope and Contents

70 x 50 mm.

Dates: 1921-06
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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