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North and Central America (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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Chipata Falls, Black Canon, 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089C/88
Scope and Contents A view of the waterfall from the river below, showing the folded structure of the rockface over which the water drops.
Dates: 1885
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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Currecant Needle Black Canon, 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089C/87
Scope and Contents 152 x 253 mm. A view from the railway track showing the sharp pinnacle of the rock on the far side of the Colorado River. The canyon, a gorge cut by this river, runs for 21 miles between northwest Arizona and southeast Nevada.
Dates: 1885
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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Hanging Rock, Black Canon, 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089C/89
Scope and Contents 151 x 252 mm. A view looking along the railway line towards an approaching locomotive, on the front which sit two men. Above and beyond the train are the overhanging cliffs which give the locality its name, with the Colorado River just visible at the right of the picture. Photograph probably by W.H. Jackson.
Dates: 1885
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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Marshall Pass and Mt. Ouray, 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089C/90
Scope and Contents 251 x 150 mm. A view looking along the newly completed railway, with felled pines on either side of the track and Mt. Ouray in the distance. The Marshall Pass and Mt. Ouray lie in the southern part of the Sawatch Range in Colorado.
Dates: 1885
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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[Pike’s Peak through Twins in Garden of the Gods], 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089C/93
Scope and Contents 250 x 151 mm. A view looking out through a gap (or cave mouth) in the rocks known as the Siamese twins, across scrubland towards Pike’s Peak, a 14,110 feet mountain which likes ten miles west of Colorado Springs in the southern part of the Front Range in the Rocky Mountains. Photograph by Jackson (the initials are dimly visible in a dark area of the print, and look as though they have actually been written on the rock before the photograph was taken).
Dates: 1885
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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Ute Pass [Ute Pass, Maniton], 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089C/96
Scope and Contents 153 x 254 mm. Another fine photograph looking down on the road which threads its way through the pass, with a river and waterfalls to the left of the road. In the distance men can be seen standing beside the road near a pony trap. They appear to be looking at part of the road’s fencing which has collapsed, either through landslide or subsidence. The Ute Pass, which lies just north of Pike’s Peak and rises to a height of 7600 feet used to be one of the main routes used by miners on their way to...
Dates: 1885
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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