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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 stream near Bridgewater, N.S, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 15/3042
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 street scene, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/23
Scope and Contents 203 x 152 mm. A view showing a devastated street, with a scarred 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 Toast to Belize Agreement, 1981-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/96
Scope and Contents 149 x 202 mm. Pictured from left to right are Mr Nicholas Ridley, Minister of State at Britain’s Foreign Office, Mr George Price, the Prime Minister of Belize, and Snr. Rafael Castillo Valdez, the Guatemalan Foreign Minister.
Dates: 1981-03
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 tree of Araucaria Excelsa growing in the St Andrews Mts, Jamaica, 1879 - 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073D/2
Scope and Contents 240 x 178 mm. A view showing the tree in the foreground with mountains beyond and the sea in the distance.
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 tropical garden, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/44
Scope and Contents 224 x 176 mm. Showing a bearded European in a pith helmet standing among palms and other tropical plants, possibly in the Botanic Gardens.
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 tropical garden, Nassau, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/45
Scope and Contents 244 x 176 mm. Duplicate of Y3071A/44.
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 typical bush hut, Belize River, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078A/4
Scope and Contents 178 x 113 mm. Showing two figures sitting on the steps of a bush house, a wooden cabin on low stilts with a thatched roof.
Dates: 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 Vancouver Island, B.C. poultry farm, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30695A/7
Scope and Contents 246 x 199 mm. Showing chickens in a coop with corrugated iron shed behind.
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 Vancouver Island coal mine, South Wellington, B.C. Canada, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30695A/12
Scope and Contents 245 x 198 mm. Showing a party of visitors (unidentified) underground in a coal mine, with a face of coal behind them and wooden supporting props above.
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 Vancouver Island farmhouse, B.C. Canada, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30695A/3
Scope and Contents 246 x 197 mm. Showing a stone farmhouse set among trees with cows grazing in a field in the foreground.
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).
 Fonds

A view in Belize

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078D
Scope and Contents 240 x 155 mm. A photographic copy of a mezzotint by A. Bayntun showing the Bridge across the Belize River which joins the northern and southern section of the city. This illustration forms the frontispiece of the 'Honduras Almanack for 1829', of which the Royal Commonwealth Society Library holds possibly the only extant copy. The other illustrations in the book have also been copied with negatives numbered as follows:A view in Belize - CN 2503Title page with coat of arms - CN...
Dates: 1979
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 view near Port Maria, Jamaica, 1879 - 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073D/5
Scope and Contents 184 x 114 mm. A view (from the seashore) looking towards a residential house, with mountains beyond.
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 view of an estate from the sea], 1951 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/73
Scope and Contents The caption attached to the reverse of this print reads: 'The compact little estate, with its Dower Cottage, from the water. Behind the small jetty is a fish pond departmented fish and lobster'. The reverse of the print is stamped with the photographers details: 'Photo - Frederick L. Hamilton, 315 8th Avenue, Pelham 65, New York, Negative Number' (no number given).
Dates: 1951 - 1953
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 view of Government Cinchona Plantation, Jamaica, 1879 - 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073D/6
Scope and Contents 188 x 249 mm. A view along a path in the plantation, with a bearded man standing beside a cinchona tree. The caption continues: ‘The trees shown are Cinchona officinalis, chiefly self-sown seedlings (Newhaven Gap). In the foreground is Mr Nock, the Superintendent’.
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 view of the city of Quebec in New France in America, 1880 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/XII/26
Scope and Contents From the File: Nothing is known of the provenance of this collection of lantern slides and glass plates. The images likely were created to illustrate lectures given at the RCS.
Dates: 1880 - 1920
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 Wheatfield in Western Canada, 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062Q/42
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A limp-bound book, number 36 of a numbered edition of 100, containing photogravure plates and coloured illustrations by various artists. Each page is preceded by a sheet containing the title and description; in most cases only the title is given in the typescript catalogue. Unless otherwise stated, the illustrations are full-page sepia photogravure, approximately 225 x 175 mm; the half-page coloured illustrations are c.125 x 85 mm.The title page reads 'His Royal Highness the Prince of...
Dates: 1919
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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Abercromby and Queen Street, Port of Spain, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 341/2
Scope and Contents A print of a 1960 watercolour showing a street scene.
Dates: 1961
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

About spirits and their doings; a chapter in the history of kidnapping and white slavery, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/4/4
Scope and Contents Cutting; 1 sheet.
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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Above Murray Bay, 1952-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/20/293
Scope and Contents 125 x 80 mm. General view of the landscape, a lake in the middle ground and mountains in the background.
Dates: 1952-08
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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[Above the Falls], 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089C/103
Scope and Contents 237 x 188 mm. A view from upriver looking towards the falls. In the centre of the picture is a string of small islands, connected by a footbridge, beyond which lie the falls.
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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Above the falls, 1908-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 11/2406
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). The Electrical Development Compnay of Ontario.
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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Above the Falls of Niagara, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062D/9
Scope and Contents 133 x 78mm. A view looking between trees towards the rapids above Niagara Falls.
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).
 File

Abridged abstract report of the works on the line of the Rideau Canal showing [amount] of sums expended and amount when completed, 1830

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/4/1
Scope and Contents A 508 x 356 mm tabular sheet recording the sums expended upon constructing the 25 sections of the canal between 21 Sept. 1826 and 25 Mar. 1830, and a projection of the total cost of completing the project in 1831. It is signed by Lieutenant Colonel John Bly, the engineer who superintended the construction of the canal.
Dates: 1830
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: These items are stored in the RCS Plan Chest.
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Acadia University, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 15/3126
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). Wolfville, N.S. The ladies building.
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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Acadia University, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 15/3127
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). Wolfville, N.S. The Academy and to the far right the ladies building. This is a degree conferring University.
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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