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North and Central America (continent)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5483 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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A Labrador Bay, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061C/2
Scope and Contents 105 x 61 mm. A view looking out over Spoon Cove near Shecatica, in the ancient seigniory of Terre Firme de Mingan.
Dates: 1934
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 Labrador Salmon, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061C/1
Scope and Contents 61 x 105 mm. Showing a fisherman holding a large salmon, with two dogs in the foreground.
Dates: 1934
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 lesson on lifting a patient at the Nurses' Training School in Basseterre, St. Kitts, 1955-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/73
Scope and Contents 125 x 116 mm. Showing student nurses receiving instruction in lifting a patient by practising on a dummy. The lengthy captions on the reverse outline give a general outline of health provision in St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla together with a short description of the training.
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 lily-field, Bermuda, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3070B/13
Scope and Contents 246 x 193 mm. Showing a field of flowering lilies, one of Bermuda's major seasonal exports.
Dates: 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 load of timber, 1910 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011DDD(LS)/76
Scope and Contents Showing lumberjacks beside a load of timber.
Dates: 1910 - 1930
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 man going up a tree with climbing irons, Cobalt, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 16/3192
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate.
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 member of the Health Group gives a First Aid Demonstration on Achievement Day - Spaldings, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/547
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. They are captioned on the reverse and fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72 Ishere Approved School (see...
Dates: 1945
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).
 Fonds

A mythology of Nova Scotia

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 254
Scope and Contents 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'.
Dates: 1996-07
Conditions Governing Access: 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 railway construction camp, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 14/2851
Scope and Contents Landscape format. On Canadian Northern Railway. St. Jacques to Rawdon Branch.
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 railway construction camp, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 14/2852
Scope and Contents Landscape format. On Canadian Northern Railway. St. Jacques to Rawdon Branch.
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 remarkable photo, salmon leaping falls, Upper Humber, 1899 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061A/44
Scope and Contents 193 x 140 mm. Showing a salmon leaping up a broad weir on the Humber.
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 residence near Grand Pre, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 15/3117
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate. House of Chief Justice Weatherbe, Chief Justice of Nova Scotia.
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 residential street, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/22
Scope and Contents 204 x 152 mm. A view showing ruined houses, rubble and a twisted iron balcony in an unidentified residential street.
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 road in Digby, N.S, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 15/3096
Scope and Contents [Showing large residences].
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 scene in Grantstown, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/34
Scope and Contents 229 x 173 mm. Showing a woman standing outside her small thatched house. Grantstown is a suburb of Nassau on the south of the city.
Dates: 1890 - 1895
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 Scene in Grantstown, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/35
Scope and Contents 225 x 177 mm. A view looking along an unsurfaced lane in Grantstown with a small thatched house at the left of the picture and a European and a Bahamian (dressed in suit and bowler hat) standing in the foreground.
Dates: 1890 - 1895
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 Shop, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/28
Scope and Contents 203 x 152 mm. A view showing the standing exterior of walls of a gutted shop, with the street in the foreground covered in a blanket of ashes.
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 sisal plantation, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/46
Scope and Contents 217 x 176 mm. Showing two pith-helmeted Europeans standing in a field of spiky sisal plants. Sisal, which became one of the Bahamas’ major industries, was first introduced into the island from Yucatan in 1845 by C.R. Nesbitt, Colonial Secretary, and the industry was set on its feet by Sir Ambrose Shea, Governor of the Bahamas, 1887-1895. Another print of the same photograph can be found at Y307G/8 where the location is identified as Little Abaco.
Dates: 1890 - 1895
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 sisal plantation, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/47
Scope and Contents 221 x 174 mm. Showing a portly, white-bearded European (the same figure is seen in Y3071A/44-6) standing on a path beside a field of sisal.
Dates: 1890 - 1895
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 sisal plantation, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/48
Scope and Contents 225 x 174 mm. Showing a field of growing sisal.
Dates: 1890 - 1895
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 sisal plantation, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/8
Scope and Contents 226 x 177 mm. A view showing two Europeans in pith helmets standing in a field of growing sisal plants. A pencilled note on the back of the print reads: 'A Sisal Fibre Plantation Little Abaco Bahamas'.
Dates: 1879 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: 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 Sponge Yard, Packing, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/28
Scope and Contents 229 x 173 mm. Showing a sponge yard with a pile of sponges in the foreground, workers with packed bales of sponges in the middle ground and a large residential house in the background.
Dates: 1890 - 1895
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 Sponge Yard, Trimming, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/27
Scope and Contents 225 x 177 mm. Showing Bahamian women at work in a shady courtyard, with sponges and trimmings on the ground around them.
Dates: 1890 - 1895
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 sportsman’s camp in the interior of Newfoundland (‘Norton’s Camp, Goose Brook’ written on negative), 1899 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061A/43
Scope and Contents 201 x 151 mm. Showing a cluster of tents among bare fern trees with a railway track in the foreground.
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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