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North and Central America (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Political evolution and the movement to independence, 1959 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/15-16
Scope and Contents A series of photographs relating, as the title suggests, to the move towards independence. The title was chosen by the National Library of Jamaica, and is one of those based on the headings used for the sections of the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition.
Dates: 1959 - 1982
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

Princess Margaret, as Queen Elizabeth's representative, reads the Throne Speech at the Opening of Parliament on 7 August 1962, 1962-08-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/16
Scope and Contents 370 x 300 mm. Daily Gleaner photograph.
Dates: 1962-08-07
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).
 Item

The Union Jack being lowered at midnight 5 August, 1962, to make way for the new Jamaican National flag, 1962-08-05 - 1962-08-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/15
Scope and Contents 250 x 200 mm. Daily Gleaner photograph.
Dates: 1962-08-05 - 1962-08-06
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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