North and Central America (continent)
Found in 163 Collections and/or Records:
2 photographs of Newfoundland inserted in 'The History of Newfoundland and Labrador, 1754-1783', M.A. Thesis by Gordon O. Rothney (1934)
Photographer unknown. The prints form part of the thesis (RCMS 236) and are stored with it.
An unpublished collection of typescript prose and poetry fragments, 162 pages, described by the author in a letter to the R.C.S. Librarian, 26 September 1996: 'This resulted out of a year spent in Cambridge in 1979-80 and the literary effort trying to mend the split in my mind between Cambridge and Nova Scotia/Canada'.
A wide range of material concerning different countries in North and South America, notably Canada, Belize and the West Indian islands. A number of the collections are comprised of single items, such as legal documents and paintings.
A collection of loose prints of various sizes, printed reproductions and other ephemera relating to the uniforms of overseas military units. The prints are by various photographers. The file also includes a photocopy copy of Tylden's Royal Commonwealth Society Library Talk - 'The history of the overseas armed forces' (10 April 1960).
A collection of photographs mounted on card, measuring approximately 205 x 155 mm., with brief typed captions pasted to the mounts. The collection shows stages in the extraction, transportation and refining of pitch from the asphalt lake at La Brea, in the south-west corner of the Island. Raleigh used the pitch from this lake to caulk his ships as early as 1585, declaring it to be the best he had ever used.
A collection of scrapbooks containing press cuttings, correspondance, photographs, tickets, invitations, menus and programmes.
'British activities in Yucatan and on the Moskito Shore in the eighteenth century', a M.A. thesis for the University of London, 263 pages, with maps.
'British enterprise in the West Indies and British Honduras', 85 pages, apparently compiled from various official publications, with several original sketch maps. The document is neatly written and arranged, and is dated and signed 'J.N. Cooper, June 1884'. It may be a paper prepared for an activity of the Royal Colonial Institute. There are some accompanying press cuttings on the West Indies colonies.
Collection of extracts from legal records of British Honduras. Some are copies, others appear to be original documents in the writing of Frederick's father, William Alexander Parker, Chief Justice of British Honduras.
Extracts from the archives, news cuttings and various original documents. They appear to have been compiled by Frederick Hardyman Parker, probably as research for a projected history of British Honduras. Some were likely collected by his father, William Alexander Parker, Chief Justice of British Honduras.
A collection of prints mounted on heavy card, most measuring approximately 255 x 310 mm, captioned. The prints comprise montages of various groups of Edmonton buildings arranged by type.
Coloured prints, taken by D.H. Simpson, relating to demonstrations in Canada.
A collection of loose prints most measuring approximately 240 x 190 mm, with detailed explanatory captions. The photographs illustrate research, geological surveying and drilling operations. Y3062G/1 and Y3062G/9 are by Ronald Vickers.
A collection of three glass plate negatives measuring 215 x 165 mm, briefly captioned and signed by the photographer, S.H. Davis. Modern prints have been made from the negatives.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.