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South America (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 588 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Brazil across River Takatu from Lethem, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham HH/16
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides recording a visit to Guyana in 1970 though there is no indication whether it was in an official capacity. The earlier slides show aerial views flying inland from the coast, followed by a journey up the Rupununi River to the border with Brazil. The return route was apparently to the north of the outward journey and included a series of aerial photographs of the Kaieteur Falls.

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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Brazil, Montevideo and Falkland Islands

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B
Scope and Contents Contains slides mainly in thick plastic frames marked 'Photopia', made in Germany, dark grey with a red top. The exceptions are numbers 72-75 in Kodachrome cardboard frames which link up with C and numbers 37-38 and 99-103 which are in silver Sytec frames. Some of the frames have brief captions pencilled on them, but these are very hard to read. Others have labels stuck on. A roughly written numbered list was in the original box. The list which follows has been derived from these...
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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Brazil near Rio [de Janeiro], 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/51
Scope and Contents

205 x 140 mm. A view of hillside dwellings near Rio de Janeiro.

Dates: 1870 - 1929
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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Breaking up of the Spanish monopoly of the New World, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/2/18
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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Brian in Brazil : Kanuku Mountains at back, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham HH/19
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides recording a visit to Guyana in 1970 though there is no indication whether it was in an official capacity. The earlier slides show aerial views flying inland from the coast, followed by a journey up the Rupununi River to the border with Brazil. The return route was apparently to the north of the outward journey and included a series of aerial photographs of the Kaieteur Falls.

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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Brian in Brazil, looking back across River Takatu to Lethem, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham HH/18
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides recording a visit to Guyana in 1970 though there is no indication whether it was in an official capacity. The earlier slides show aerial views flying inland from the coast, followed by a journey up the Rupununi River to the border with Brazil. The return route was apparently to the north of the outward journey and included a series of aerial photographs of the Kaieteur Falls.

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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British Guiana, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/2/3
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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British Guiana, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/12/17
Scope and Contents

Probably the draft of an historical article or chapter in Davis's projected book.

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).
 Sub-Series

British Guiana [i.e. Guyana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC West Indies/180-185
Scope and Contents

Oilette coloured postcards of paintings of British Guiana 'specially taken for the British Empire Exhibition, 1924.'

Dates: 1924
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).
 Sub-Series

British Guiana [i.e. Guyana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC West Indies/186-192
Scope and Contents

Monochrome postcards of British Guiana. Subjects include: Victoria Law Courts, European quarters, alluvial gold digging, bleeding a balata tree and Aboriginal Indians making fire with two sticks.

Dates: 1924
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).
 Sub-Series

British Guiana [i.e. Guyana], 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC West Indies/193-198
Scope and Contents

Monochrome postcards of British Guiana. Subjects include: the Stelling and Stabroek Market, New Amsterdam, an Estate Manager's house and camping in the bush. Photographed by Algernon E. Aspinall, secretary to the West India Committee and published by Raphael Tuck and Sons Limited.

Dates: 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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British Guiana Independence Conference, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/124
Scope and Contents

145 x 193 mm. Picture shows: Mr Anthony Greenwood, British Secretary of State for the Colonies, opening the conference at Lancaster House, London.

Dates: 1965-11
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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British Guiana Independence Conference, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/126
Scope and Contents

146 x 194 mm. Picture shows: Mr. Anthony Greenwood (centre), British Secretary of State for the Colonies, with Mr. Forbes Burnham (left), Premier of British Guiana, and Mr. P.S.D. D’ Aguiar, leader of the United Force at Lancaster House.

Dates: 1965-11
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).
 Item

British Guiana Independence Conference, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/127
Scope and Contents

148 x 202 mm. Picture shows: from left: Mr. J.E. de Freitas and Mr. M. Fielden Singh, both members of the United Force, at the conference table at the opening session.

Dates: 1965-11
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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British Guiana Independence Conference, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/128
Scope and Contents

144 x 203 mm. Picture shows from left: Mr. R.E. Cheeks and Mr. M. Kasim, United Force delegates, discussing a point at the conference table.

Dates: 1965-11
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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British Guiana Independence Conference, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/129
Scope and Contents

151 x 204 mm. Picture shows from left: Mr. D. Mahraj of the People’s National Congress, Mr. S. Campbell of the United Force, and Mr. P.S.D. D’Aguiar, leader of the United Force, at the conference table during the opening session.

Dates: 1965-11
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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British Guiana Independence Conference, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/130
Scope and Contents

157 x 203 mm. Picture shows from left: Mr. C.M.L. John, People’s National Congress; Mr. Forbes Burnham, Premier and leader of the People’s National Congress; and Mr. D. Mahraj, People’s National Congress, at the conference table.

Dates: 1965-11
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).
 Item

British Guiana Independence Conference, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/131
Scope and Contents

137 x 203 mm. Picture shows from left: Mr. H.M.E. Cholmondley, Mr. J. Joaquim and Mr. H. Green, People’s National Congress delegates, at the conference table.

Dates: 1965-11
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).
 Item

British Guiana Independence Conference, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/132
Scope and Contents

190 x 155 mm. Picture shows: Mr. S. S. Ramphal, British Guiana Attorney General at the conference table.

Dates: 1965-11
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).
 Item

British Guiana Independence Conference, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/133
Scope and Contents

202 x 156 mm. Picture shows: Mr. P.S.D. D’Aguiar, leader of the United Force, making his opening speech to the conference.

Dates: 1965-11
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).
 Item

British Guiana Independence Conference, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/140
Scope and Contents

Delegates at the British Guiana Independence Conference seated round the table in Lancaster House.

Dates: 1965-11
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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British Guiana Independence Conference Ends, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/134
Scope and Contents

205 x 152 mm. Mr Anthony Greenwood, British Secretary of State for the Colonies, makes his final speech at the British Independence Conference at Lancaster House in London, England.

Dates: 1965-11
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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British Guiana Independence Conference Ends, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/135
Scope and Contents

147 x 205 mm. Watched by Mr. Anthony Greenwood, British Secretary of State for the Colonies, Mr. P.S.D D’Aguiar leader of the United Force in British Guiana, signs the report at the end of the Independence Conference held at Lancaster House in London, England.

Dates: 1965-11
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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British Guiana Independence Conference Ends, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/136
Scope and Contents

205 x 152 mm. Mr. L.F.S. Burnham, Prime Minister of British Guiana and leader of the People’s National Congress, makes his final speech at the Independence Conference held at Lancaster House in London, England.

Dates: 1965-11
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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British Guiana Independence Conference Ends, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/137
Scope and Contents

155 x 201 mm. Watched by Mr. P.S.D. D’Aguiar, leader of the United Force in British Guiana, Mr. Anthony Greenwood, British Secretary of State for the Colonies, signs the report at the end of the Independence Conference held in Lancaster House, London.

Dates: 1965-11
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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