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North and Central America (continent)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

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A jumping salmon, the Big Falls, Humber River. The fall is 12 ft.[i.e. feet] at this point, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/3
Scope and Contents 166 x 120 mm. Showing a leaping salmon on the falls.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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Government House, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/13
Scope and Contents 243 x 196 mm. A view looking between trees and across the front lawn towards Government House, St. John's: 'Government House is a great stone building, ugly but extremely comfortable, rather like an old-fashioned English country house.. We found it a delighful house to live in.. It was built, I believe, by the Royal Engineers and cost an enormous sum of money, but the huge walls, monstrously thick as they are, do not always serve to keep out the damp.'(Williams 1913). The house was built...
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 18. Codroy Valley, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/30
Scope and Contents 290 x 243 mm. A view near Morris in south-west Labrador showing the timber railway bridge over the Codroy River.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 23. Squidding, Burin. Taken at dawn, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/8
Scope and Contents 283 x 235 mm. Showing a group of rowing boats congregated together before setting off on a squidding expedition.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 48. Little Bay Islands, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/22
Scope and Contents 286 x 235 mm. A view looking out across Little Bay Islands with the township encircling the bay and with Notre Dame Bay in the distance.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 50. Bonne Bay, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/23
Scope and Contents 292 x 224 mm. Showing neatly ordered houses and gardens at Bonne Bay with the harbour in the background and mountains in the distance.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 66. Labrador dogs. Cartwright, Labrador, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/12
Scope and Contents 284 x 227 mm. A view showing four Eskimo dogs (not labradors!) at Cartwright, Sandwich Bay, Labrador.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 70. Moravian Mission Station, Nain, South Coast, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/28
Scope and Contents 293 x 238 mm. Showing part of the town of Nain with a crude wooden shack in the foreground and the Mission Station beyond.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 71. Indian Harbour, Labrador, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/25
Scope and Contents 285 x 238 mm. A view looking down on Indian Harbour showing a fishing fleet at anchor.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 74. Burin, South Coast, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/27
Scope and Contents 275 x 228 mm. A view looking down on the town and harbour of Burin with fishing vessels at anchor in the bay. Burin is considered the best harbour in Newfoundland.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 80. Placentia, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/26
Scope and Contents 288 x 243 mm. A view looking across neat little houses and gardens towards the harbour in the distance. The photograph is taken from the quarries. Situated on the other side of the Avalon Peninsula to St. John's, Placentia was the first and most important of the French settlements in Newfoundland and was founded in 1622.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 204. Rigoulette, showing Lord Strathcona's house, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/14
Scope and Contents 256 x 125 mm. A view looking down on the harbour and small settlement off Rigoulette (also spelt Rigolet). Lord Strathcona (1820-1914) the Canadian High Commissioner to England was based in Labrador with the Hudson's Bay Company from 1838-1868.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 208. Herring Neck, Notre Dame Bay, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/24
Scope and Contents 288 x 232 mm. A view from a hillside above the bay showing a small township and one of the arms of land in the bay, 'This bay gains its name from the fact that it is so cut up by arms as to resemble the bones in a herring's neck'. (Holloway 1905).
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 212. The Geat Codroy Valley, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/29
Scope and Contents 291 x 241 mm. A view looking across the fertile Codroy Valley with a river (presumably the Little Codroy River) meandering in the middleground.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 214. Battle Harbour, Labrador, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/19
Scope and Contents 282 x 238 mm. A view from a hillside on the side of the bay looking across towards part of the town of Battle and showing Baine Johnson's Canneries and the Deep Sea Mission. With wooden fish flakes in the foreground.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 296. Iceberg, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/1
Scope and Contents 180 x 118 mm. A view from seawards showing the huge iceberg (height 150 feet, length 600 feet) which remained stranded outside the harbour mouth of St. John's for three weeks.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 358. Saint Paul's Inlet, West Coast, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/15
Scope and Contents 205 x 152 mm. A view looking along the inlet, with mountains on all sides and a small sailing boat in the foreground.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 407. The entrance to Battle Hr., Labrador, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/20
Scope and Contents 203 x 153 mm. Showing part of the town and harbour of Battle with a large iceberg in the foreground.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 418. Off Cape Harrison, Labrador. Fishing schooner, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/6
Scope and Contents 200 x 153 mm. Showing a small sailing vessel among small ice floes, with land in the distance.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 430. A group of Esquimaux [i.e. Innuits], Labrador, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/2
Scope and Contents 205 x 153 mm. Showing a group of Innuits on the deck of a ship.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 454. A typical scene, Little Bay Islands, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/21
Scope and Contents 203 x 153 mm. Showing part of the town and harbour of Battle with a large iceberg in the foreground.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 471. Tilt Cove, Copper mine, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/17
Scope and Contents 199 x 154 mm. Showing the small bay at Tilt Cove with a railway line running uphill to mine workings in the background.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 590. A trouter's shack, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/4
Scope and Contents 200 x 154 mm. Showing four fishermen posed in a forest clearing beside ther small log cabin.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 602. Drying fish, Venison Tickle, Labrador, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/16
Scope and Contents 207 x 154 mm. A view looking across the small harbour at Venison Tickle with vessels at anchor. In the foreground are long rows of wooden stages, the 'flakes' on which the cod are laid to dry with men at work on the flakes nearer the water's edge.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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No. 677. The Boat Run, Pauch [i.e. Pouch] Cove, 1880 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061B/18
Scope and Contents 204 x 151 mm. A view from the cove looking towards the steep wooden slipway at the bottom of which are crowded about 25 rowing boats.
Dates: 1880 - 1904
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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