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South America (continent)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 587 Collections and/or Records:

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1 year of settlement 1844-5, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 273/1
Scope and Contents A 290 x 190 mm watercolour of the new capital, Port Stanley, looking north-west. A flag flies from a flagpole on a raised mound to the west of the settlement, and there are scattered buildings along the shore, and ships at anchor in the channel. Port Louis, located at the head of the Berkeley Sound, was the former French capital of the colony, founded by Louis de Bougainville in 1764, and the oldest settlement on the Falkland Islands. In 1842 the Colonial Office decided to move the...
Dates: 1845
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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1 year of settlement 1844-5, 1900 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/XII/1
Scope and Contents This is a reproduction of RCMS 273/1, which is a 290 x 190 mm watercolour of the new capital of the Falkland Islands, Port Stanley, looking north-west. A flag flies from a flagpole on a raised mound to the west of the settlement, and there are scattered buildings along the shore, and ships at anchor in the channel.Port Louis, located at the head of the Berkeley Sound, was the former French capital of the colony, founded by Louis de Bougainville in 1764, and the oldest settlement on the...
Dates: 1900 - 1950
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 British Guiana colonist upon the Venezuelan boundary question, 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/12/19
Scope and Contents Extract of article by Davis from 'The Nation', 23 January 1896.
Dates: 1896
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 the...
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 Quartzite outcrop, Falkland Islands, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30795A/12
Scope and Contents 158 x 113 mm. Showing a ragged quartzite outcrop at the edge of a stone river with two women sitting on the grass in front of the rock.
Dates: 1905
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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After the march past, 1954-04-21

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/106
Scope and Contents 105 x 70 mm. The caption written in red ink on the reverse (probably penned by Arthur himself) continues: 'Marines have ordered arms. Defence force still at slope. Hoare badly out of position'.
Dates: 1954-04-21
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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Air transport the key to British Guiana's [i.e. Guyana] forest wealth, 1940 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/74
Scope and Contents 165 x 108 mm. The caption on the reverse reads '(See Feature Set Intro. No.530). (4). Opening of the Baramita Landing Pool in the North West District to commercial traffic was preceded by a visit of inspection by the Director of Civil Aviation in the West Indies, Wing Commander L. Egglesfield and other local aviation officials. Picture shows the inspection party watching a BG Airways Grumman Goose coming in to its mooring point after a successful landing'.
Dates: 1940 - 1959
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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Albatross, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/47
Scope and Contents [Distant view over sea].
Dates: 1962
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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Albatross, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/48
Scope and Contents [Distant view over sea].
Dates: 1962
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

Americas miscellanea

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 240
Scope and Contents A wide range of material concerning different countries in North and South America, notably Canada, Belize and the West Indian islands. A number of the collections are comprised of single items, such as legal documents and paintings.
Dates: 1697 - 1988
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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An's [Nancy Dean's] horse putting its tongue out to Daddy, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/52
Scope and Contents 77 x 60 mm. 'Also Peggy Dean on An's right (An adult name of Nancy).'
Dates: 1931
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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Apoteri : Balata bleeder, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham HH/5
Scope and Contents [Latex is bled from the Balata tree].
Dates: 1970
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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Archie McCall on Queenie, 1890 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/140
Scope and Contents 110 x 75 mm.
Dates: 1890 - 1950
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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Arelaka Rapids 15 April, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3079C/3
Scope and Contents 201 x 138 mm. General view of the rapids on the Essequibo, with three Europeans posed on the rocks in the background.
Dates: 1872
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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[Arthur and companion], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/131
Scope and Contents 115 x 80 mm. A view of Arthur and another man on horseback with cattle in the background.
Dates: 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22
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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[Arthur and three other mounted men], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/132
Scope and Contents 115 x 80 mm. On the reverse of the print, written in pencil, two of the group are identified numerically as: '1, Arthur'. Number 1 (second from right) is George Stewart. The others are not known.
Dates: 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22
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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[Arthur ascending a rocky slope], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/146
Scope and Contents 90 x 55 mm. A view of Arthur on horseback, leading a spare horse up a rocky slope, accompanied by a dog.
Dates: 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22
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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[Arthur coming ashore], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/85
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: All of these prints are 160 x 110 mm.
Dates: 1954-04-01
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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[Arthur inspecting the line], 1954-04-21

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/103
Scope and Contents 160 x 120 mm.
Dates: 1954-04-21
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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[Arthur leading a horse down a slope], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/145
Scope and Contents 90 x 55 mm. A view of Arthur on horseback, leading a spare horse down a rocky slope, with a dog following behind.
Dates: 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22
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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[Arthur on horseback], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/143
Scope and Contents 115 x 80 mm.
Dates: 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22
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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[Arthur on horseback], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/144
Scope and Contents 160 x 110 mm.
Dates: 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22
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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[Arthur riding along a ridge], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/147
Scope and Contents 90 x 55 mm. A view of Arthur on horseback, leading a spare horse along a ridge, accompanied by a dog.
Dates: 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22
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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[Arthur saluting], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/88
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: All of these prints are 160 x 110 mm.
Dates: 1954-04-01
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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[Arthur signing document in Government House], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/94
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: All of these prints are 160 x 110 mm.
Dates: 1954-04-01
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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