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South America (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 588 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

British Guiana Independence Conference Ends, 1965-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/138
Scope and Contents

155 x 201 mm. Mr. Anthony Greenwood, British Secretary of State for the Colonies, hands the report of the Independence Conference to Mr. L.F.S. Burnham, Prime Minister of British Guiana and leader of the People’s National Congress, for this signature at Lancaster House, 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/139
Scope and Contents

181 x 152 mm. Mr. P.S.D. D’Aguiar, leader of the United Force in British Guiana, makes his final speech at the Independence Conference held at Lancaster House in 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’s Premier at London talks, 1962-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/120
Scope and Contents

155 x 203 mm. The Prime Minister of British Guiana, Doctor Cheddi Jagan (right), talking with Mr. B.H. Benn, Minister of Natural Resources, before the opening of the British Guiana Independence Conference at Lancaster House, London.

Dates: 1962-10
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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Buenos Aires desde el Rio, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/312
Scope and Contents

208 x 165 mm. A view from the Rio de la Plata looking towards the town of Buenos Aires. Photograph by Samuel Boote.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Buganda Talks, 1955-07-20

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/146
Scope and Contents

151 x 206 mm. The picture shows left to right: - Mr. L. Mpagi and Mr. M. Kintu during the final meeting between the two Buganda Lukiko delegations and the Secretary of State for the Colonies (Mr. Alan Lennox – Boyd) at the Colonial Office on Wednesday afternoon (July 20, 1955) when an agreed communiqué on the results of his discussion with them and the agreed texts of the new draft agreements for Buganda were initialled.

Dates: 1955-07-20
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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Camp at Alexandra Island, Comocho 19 April, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3079C/9
Scope and Contents

204 x 139 mm. View looking across the river towards the party’s camp on the sandy foreshore of the island. The name Alexandra was given by the travellers themselves to this island just south of the junction of the Essequibo and Potaro Rivers.

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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Camp at Yukaris ? 16 April, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3079C/6
Scope and Contents

200 x 138 mm. View from the river shallows looking towards the moored boats and the camp beyond, with Europeans and porters posed among the hammocks at the water’s edge.

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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Cape Meredith, Port Stephens, 1900 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/61
Scope and Contents

205 x 150 mm.

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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Capt Swit an inter island schooner, 1900 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/77
Scope and Contents

77 x 55 mm.

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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Capt Swit? Schooner, 1900 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/76
Scope and Contents

55 x 77 mm

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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Captain [David] Turnbull of the 'Shackleton', 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/96
Scope and Contents

[In cabin].

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).
 Series

Caribbean tour, 1954 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 219/1/3
Scope and Contents

Albums of black and white photographs from the tour of 1954 interleaved with typescript details of the itinerary and inserted press cuttings, postcards, maps and other items.

Dates: 1954 - 1958
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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Carol and Margaret Clement, 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/115
Scope and Contents

A view of Carol and Margaret Clement playing croquet in the garden of Government House.

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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Cassia, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/33
Scope and Contents From the File: 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...
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).
 Item

Cassia, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/34
Scope and Contents From the File: 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...
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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Cataract of Amalu, and opening of the valley which receives the Kaieteur Falls 25-26 April, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3079C/15
Scope and Contents

204 x 138 mm. View looking along the Potaro River towards the cataract, with jungle covered mountains in the distance. Poor condition.

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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Cataract of Moyowa Seeyna 23 April, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3079C/14
Scope and Contents

138 x 104 mm. General view looking along the River Potaro towards the cataract.

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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Catchers ‘Southern Spray’, ‘Southern Flower’ and ‘Southern Pride’ forcing through pack ice on the way to South Shetlands, 27 October 1926, 1926-10-27

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30795B/7
Scope and Contents

110 x 165 mm.

Dates: 1926-10-27
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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[Cattle], 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/51
Scope and Contents

105 x 80 mm.

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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Cattle in a pen, after being rounded up, old Jim Robertson, manager, Port Stephens, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/50
Scope and Contents

105 x 80 mm.

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).
 Fonds

Central Office of Information photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI
Scope and Contents The collection comprises twenty-three boxes of photographs and thirty boxes plus one file of negatives. The majority of photographs are of Heads of Government, meetings and other conferences held in the U.K; conferences leading to constitutional progress and, in most cases, independence, of individual countries; visitors from overseas including those training in the U.K; and organisations, exhibitions etc., in the U.K. relating to the Commonwealth. Most were taken by COI...
Dates: 1948 - 1987
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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Central palm avenue, Botanical Gardens, Rio [de Janeiro] Green, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/90
Scope and Contents

107 x 156 mm.

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).
 File

Changes in British Guiana, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/4/24
Scope and Contents

Series of off prints and cuttings by Davis from the 'Weekly Argosy', Georgetown, published during 1908.

Dates: 1908
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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Charity and cattle, 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/142
Scope and Contents

115 x 80 mm. A view of 'Charity' the horse 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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'Charity' and Mungo, 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/141
Scope and Contents

115 x 80 mm. A view of 'Mungo' the dog laying in the grass before 'Charity' the horse, 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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