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South America (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 588 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

George Stewart and 'Faith', 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/124
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).
 Sub-Series

Gifts of Timber, 1934 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ARCS/4/27
Scope and Contents

When the RES Headquarters was rebuilt in 1934-36, gifts of timber for panelling and furnishing were obtained from Empire Governments, companies and individuals. Many were destroyed during the bombing of 1941 and replacement gifts were received. This file coordinates pre and post-war correspondence.

Dates: 1934 - 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).
 Fonds

Ginger Lilies (Hedychium coronarium) 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3079A
Scope and Contents

178 x 117 mm. Showing a kneeling Indian boy holding a large bunch of lilies and was used as a Christmas card by Sir Everard Im Thurn. The mimeographed message on the reverse reads 'Ginger lilies' (Hedychium coronarium). Xmas 1891. With best wishes from Everard F. Im Thurn.' Im Thurn's fine collection of ethnographical photography is in the possession of the Royal Anthropological Institute (of which society he was President 1919-20).

Dates: 1891
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).
 Item

Glenshiels?, 1880 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/92
Scope and Contents

165 x 115 mm.

Dates: 1880 - 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).
 Sub-Series

[Government House], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/108-115
Scope and Contents

All prints are 110 x 80 mm, unless otherwise stated.

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).
 Item

Government House, Falkland Islands, winter, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30795A/2
Scope and Contents

150 x 117mm. Showing a house and a cluster of outbuildings set in a snow covered field.

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).
 Item

[Government House from East], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/112
Scope and Contents

A distant view of Government House from the east.

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).
 Item

[Government House from North], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/110
Scope and Contents

140 x 190 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).
 Item

Governor Arrowsmith, Bishop Evans, Captain W. Johnson, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/88
Scope and Contents

Sir Edwin Arrowsmith (b.1909) was Governor of the Falkland Islands from 1957-1964. The Rt. Rev. Ivor Evans (1900-1962) was Bishop in Argentina with the Falkland Islands from 1946 until his death and 'Captain Johnson' is probably Captain W. (Bill) Johnston of the R.R.S. 'John Biscoe'

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

Governor Arrowsmith, Bishop Evans, Captain W. Johnson, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/89
Scope and Contents

Sir Edwin Arrowsmith (b.1909) was Governor of the Falkland Islands from 1957-1964. The Rt. Rev. Ivor Evans (1900-1962) was Bishop in Argentina with the Falkland Islands from 1946 until his death and 'Captain Johnson' is probably Captain W. (Bill) Johnston of the R.R.S. 'John Biscoe'

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).
 Sub-Series

[Governor's arrival at Port Stanley 1 April 1954], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/85-97
Scope and Contents

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).
 Item

Great Britain, 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/80
Scope and Contents

160 x 115 mm image of the famous sailing ship built at Bristol in 1843. During a voyage to Panama it was severely damaged by storms in May 1866 and sought refuge in Stanley. There the ship was purchased by the Falkland Islands Company and used as a storage hulk. In 1970, the 'Great Britain' was salvaged and returned to Bristol, becoming a major heritage attraction.

Dates: 1866
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

Greenhouse, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/87
Scope and Contents

[Interior].

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

Group of boatmen, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3079C/21
Scope and Contents

204 x 139 mm. Group portrait of boatmen employed by the party, posed in front of palm leaf thatched huts.

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).
 Item

[Group of cattle with Arthur], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/135
Scope and Contents

115 x 80 mm. A view of Arthur mounted in the centre of a herd of cattle.

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).
 Item

[Group of five men, mounted on horses], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/128
Scope and Contents

115 x 80 mm. A view of five men mounted on horseback, with a spare horse. Arthur is in the centre. On the reverse of the print, written in pencil, the group are identified numerically as : '6, 2, 5, Arthur, 4, 1'. Number 1 (far 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).
 Item

[Group of five men, mounted on horses], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/129
Scope and Contents

115 x 80 mm. A view of five men mounted on horseback, with a spare horse. Arthur is in the centre. On the reverse of the print, written in pencil, the group are identified numerically as : '6, 2, Arthur, 4, 3, 1'. Number 1 (far 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).
 Item

[Group of six men with dogs, standing in moorland], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/126
Scope and Contents

115 x 80 mm. A view of a group of six men, George Stewart on the far left, with their dogs.

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).
 Item

[Group of six men with dogs, standing in moorland], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/127
Scope and Contents

160 x 110 mm. The group are identified on the reverse of the print in numerical form only, written in pencil: '1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6'. George Stewart is on the far left (number 1). No other names are 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).
 Item

[Group portrait], 1900 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/95
Scope and Contents

147 x 110 mm. Caption on the reverse identifies most of the figures. 'Back row: Ted Mathews, Mathews pére, Pedro Montes, ? Arthur Waldron; third row: ?, Percy Hobbs, TP Jones, Harry Reynard; second row: Alec Morrison, Tom Saunders, Alex Morrison, Will Saunders; front row: ? Markham Dean, - Goddard, Eric Waldron. 'One of the ? At the back was a Mr Proger'.

Dates: 1900 - 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).
 Item

Growlers, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30795B/22
Scope and Contents

105 x 80 mm. In descending order of size, floating pieces of ice are known as ice-bergs, bergy-bits, growlers, and brash ice. ‘Growlers, in rough seas, are often difficult to see and are not apparent on radar,’ R. Headland, ‘The island of South Georgia’, (1984), p 183.

Dates: 1920 - 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).
 Item

Guaruja, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/24
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

Guaruja, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/25
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).
 File

Guiana newspaper and naval notes, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/9-10/9
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).
 Sub-Series

Guyana, 1963 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011WW 3/2 Guyana
Scope and Contents

A series of photographs of the University of Guyana. The University of Guyana, Georgetown, was established in 1963.

Dates: 1963 - 1986
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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