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North and Central America (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5483 Collections and/or Records:

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A Central Alberta Homestead, 1910 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y306861A/14
Scope and Contents

166 x 116 mm. Showing a flock of sheep grazing in a field with farm buildings in the background.

Dates: 1910 - 1912
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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A chronology of events in West Indies and Bahamas during the 19th century, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/14/20
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Davis had a life-long interest in the history of the West Indies and more specifically of Barbados, and this collection comprises a vast body of material gathered by him from archives in Britain, the Caribbean and Europe. He contributed many historical articles to newspapers and periodicals in British Guiana, Barbados and the United States. His intention to compose a comprehensive history of the West Indies was frustrated by ill health.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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A coco-nut grove, Rae Town, Jamaica, 1879 - 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073D/23
Scope and Contents

233 x 196 mm. A view looking between coconut palms towards the small settlement lying at the edge of a curving beach.

Dates: 1879 - 1886
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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A cookery class at Charlestown Secondary Modern School, Nevis, 1955-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/72
Scope and Contents

148 x 116 mm. The lengthy captions on the reverse outline the education system in general and the curriculum studied at this school.

Dates: 1955-03
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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A copy of the ‘Regulations for the better government of His Majesty’s subjects in the Bay of Honduras, presented to them by the Hon. Sir William Burnaby, Knight’, 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 269/4
Scope and Contents

This document was compared with the original manuscripts, laws and regulations in the Record Office at Belize, which were compiled in 1809 by William Hunt, Keeper of the Records. It contains extracts from records of meetings of the magistrates and inhabitants, at various dates, from April 1765 to March 1800.

Dates: 1889
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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A correct globe with the new discoveries: A correct globe with ye new constelations [sic] of Dr Halley &c, 1775

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ORCS.1.01
Scope and Contents The pocket terrestrial globe is just 7 cm in diameter and is made of papier mâché with a plaster coating, over which the paper gores, printed from a copper plate and hand coloured, have been affixed. Its protective case is covered with sharkskin and lined with celestial gores. The whole item is an updated and adapted version of a pocket globe published by Herman Moll in 1719.Pocket globes were first produced in England by Joseph Moxon (1627–1691) and they remained in vogue well into...
Dates: 1775
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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A country residence, Grenada, 1890 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30771A/29
Scope and Contents

280 x 217 mm. A view showing a country house standing on a hillside among trees. Exact location unknown.

Dates: 1890 - 1893
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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A cross street, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/21
Scope and Contents

203 x 153 mm. A view showing ruined buildings and rubble in one of the streets which cross the Rue Victor Hugo, with a steep hill in the background.

Dates: 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).
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‘A facsimile reprint of a briefe relation of the late horrid rebellion acted in the island Barbadas, in the West-Indies’ (Barbados, 1879), 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/14/13
Scope and Contents

Interleaved with extensive pencil notes.

Dates: 1879
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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A farmers (T. Lindsay) house, 1908-08 - 1908-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 10/2258
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Clover Bar District, near Edmonton.

Dates: 1908-08 - 1908-09
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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A fatal shot, 1899 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061A/48
Scope and Contents

201 x 151 mm. Showing two hunters posed beside a dead stag among woodland.

Dates: 1899 - 1911
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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A field of oats in the Edmonton District, 1910 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y306861A/20
Scope and Contents

166 x 111 mm. Showing a horse drawn binder in a partially harvested field of oats.

Dates: 1910 - 1912
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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A fight to the death, 1890 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062S/45
Scope and Contents

135 x 85 mm. Showing two dead deer lying with antlers entwined. The caption continues: 'One of the tragedies of the wilds.'

Dates: 1890 - 1910
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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A fish flake, 1908-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 11/2455
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

Dates: 1908-09
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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A fish flake, 1908-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 11/2457
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

Dates: 1908-09
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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A French Canadian at Joliette, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 13/2785A
Scope and Contents

[No print]. Missing.

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).
 File

A French officer with Washington and Rochambeau, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/6/18
Scope and Contents

'Century Magazine', v. 73, 1907; 8 sheets.

Dates: 1907
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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A Garden in Jamaica, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073C/2
Scope and Contents

103 x 77 mm. Showing a lily pond and palm trees in a Jamaican garden.

Dates: 1912
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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A gold mine in W.S. Columbia [?], 1879 - 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073D/20
Scope and Contents

234 x 175 mm. A view showing a group of Jamaicans standing in and beside a small river with residential buildings in the background. A pencilled caption, 'China Bog Walk', makes more sense than the main caption. Morris may have been meaning to place a different print on this page.

Dates: 1879 - 1886
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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A good voyage, landing seals at St John’s, 1899 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061A/34
Scope and Contents

201 x 151 mm. A view on a wharf at St John’s showing a pile of seal carcases on the pier with the sealing ship behind. Part of the city of St John’s can be seen in the background.

Dates: 1899 - 1911
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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A great country for roots and vegetables, 1910 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y306861A/22
Scope and Contents

165 x 113 mm. Showing a worker standing in a large field of turnip plants.

Dates: 1910 - 1912
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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A group at 'Geneva', 1900 - 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011I/9
Scope and Contents

81 x 82 mm. Showing three women in a garden. Geneva was a large estate in the south of Dominica owned by the Lockhart family. Those pictured are, from left to right: Miss Brenda Lockhart, Mrs Lockhart and Miss Jane Woodcock. Miss Brenda Lockhart never married, helped run the estate. She was the twin sister of Minna who was the mother of the author Jean Rhys. Mrs Lockhart was Brenda and Minna's mother and Miss Jane Woodcock was Mrs Lockhart's sister (Rhys 1979, pp 33-38).

Dates: 1900 - 1903
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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A group of visitors tour the offices of the Jamaica International Telecommunications Ltd. (Jamintel), 1959 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/3
Scope and Contents

250 x 200 mm. Jamaica Information Service photograph by Ted Cunningham.

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).
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A hawthorn hedge at Yarmouth, N.S, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 15/3092
Scope and Contents From the File: The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 3012-3188 (originally there were 159). Added numbers are: 3164A, 3165A; spoiled: 3143-3149; not used: 3022, 3024, 3046-3048, 3094, 3097, 3129, 3133, 3139, 3140, 3153 and 3182; missing: 3172. Subjects covered in this album are:Canada: Royal Canadian Regiment Halifax; Halifax; Lunenberg; Bridgewater; Springfield; Muscauna Lake; Frog Lake; Shellcamp: lumbering; copy of photographs of natural gas explosion, Sarnie, 1902;...
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).
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A home amidst the Golden Bean, Grenada, 1890 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30771A/15
Scope and Contents

316 x 217 mm. A view showing part of a cocao estate among wooded hilly land, with the estate manager's house in the foreground.

Dates: 1890 - 1893
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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