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Canada (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2818 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

1st volunteers 50th Gordon Highlanders at the Willows, 1914-08-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062S/71
Scope and Contents

140 x 85 mm. Group photograph of twenty-one young men in uniform.

Dates: 1914-08-06
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

2 photographs of Newfoundland inserted in 'The History of Newfoundland and Labrador, 1754-1783', M.A. Thesis by Gordon O. Rothney (1934)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061C
Scope and Contents

Photographer unknown. The prints form part of the thesis (RCMS 236) and are stored with it.

Dates: 1934
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).
 File

7th Imperial Press Conference Canada June 8-28, 1950, 1950-06-08 - 1950-06-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011AAA/91-130
Scope and Contents An album of photographs, each 250 x 205 mm, bound in a brown cover inscribed (in full) on the front: '7th Imperial Press Conference Canada June 8-28, 1950. Presented to Sir Harry E. Brittain, K.B.E. as a memento of his valued participation in the Conference by Roy H. Thomson'. The photographs are not captioned, and are not in sequence. Identifications of certain plates have been inserted in the album. Many of the photographs show social events organised in connection with the Conference,...
Dates: 1950-06-08 - 1950-06-28
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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11 Postcard views of St. Kitts, Nevis, Canada and 2 copies Lord Nelson’s marriage certificate (includes personal correspondence), 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/13/3
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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35 bushels to the acre, 1908-08 - 1908-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 10/2286
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). On Mr Hentchels Farm at Rosthern.

Dates: 1908-08 - 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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190 Lower Fort Garry Selkirk, 1890 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/2
Scope and Contents

175 x 112 mm. Written on reverse '20m fr. Winnipeg (N) on the Red River.'

Dates: 1890 - 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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220 The Last of Fort Garry Winnipeg, 1890 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/1
Scope and Contents

175 x 112 mm. 'The N. Gate of Old Fort Garry (now Winnipeg)' written on reverse.

Dates: 1890 - 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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774 Blood Indian Warrior, 1880 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/14
Scope and Contents

180 x 230 mm. full length studio portrait.

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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872 Crow Eagle (Maesto Petah), Chief of the North Piegan Indians, 1895, 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/13
Scope and Contents

180 x 225 mm. full length studio portrait.

Dates: 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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1521 Bow River Valley from Hot Springs Road, Banff, Canadian National Park, 1888 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/11
Scope and Contents

240 x 170 mm. Shows the original construction of the Banff Springs Hotel, which opened in 1888. The building was redesigned from 1911. The names of the surrounding mountain peaks are captioned on the reverse.

Dates: 1888 - 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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1549 Lake Agnes Rockies near Laggan, Rocky Mountains, 1890 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/10
Scope and Contents

240 x 170 mm. Shows the lake with mountains behind.

Dates: 1890 - 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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1677 Portion of Revelstoke, BC and Eagle Pass, CPR [Canadian Pacific Railway], 1890 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/9
Scope and Contents

240 x 170 mm. Shows a newly cleared forest in foreground, smoke rising in the town behind, with mountains in the distance.

Dates: 1890 - 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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1690 Lake Louise and Chalet, Rocky Mountains CPR [Canadian Pacific Railway], 1890 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/12
Scope and Contents

240 x 180 mm. Shows a man outside a newly constructed chalet looking across the lake to the mountains.

Dates: 1890 - 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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1754 Ottertail Bridge CPR [Canadian Pacific Railways], 1880 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/4
Scope and Contents

235 x 190 mm. Written on reverse 'Old wooden trestle bridge.' Shows the bridge in the process of construction.

Dates: 1880 - 1890
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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1757 CPR Station and Sir Donald Mountain Glacier BC, 1890 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/7
Scope and Contents

Shows the station with a number of people, including a station official, standing on the platform, with forest and mountains behind. Mt. Sir Donald and the lower part of Mt. Avalanche are identified on the reverse.

Dates: 1890 - 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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1873 Big trees and Dirve [sic], Stanley Park, Vancouver BC, 1890 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062R/8
Scope and Contents

240 x 170 mm. A bridge and telegraph poles can be seen in the distance, with some buildings through the trees to the left.

Dates: 1890 - 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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1932 Conference, 1960 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CC/31
Scope and Contents

255 x 205 mm. modern copy print from the National Archives of Canada. Arrival of Stanley Baldwin, R.B. Bennett, Neville Chamberlain, Harry H. Stevens and Geoffrey Lloyd.

Dates: 1960 - 1988
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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1932 Conference, 1960 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CC/32
Scope and Contents

255 x 205 mm. mm. modern copy print from the National Archives of Canada. Opening of the Imperial Conference in the House of Commons, Ottawa, with the Governor-General Lord Bessborough reading a message from King George V. A note on the back indicates the location of the delegations.

Dates: 1960 - 1988
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 black bear, 1908-07 - 1908-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 9/2092
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). At White River.

Dates: 1908-07 - 1908-08
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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A Bowring Red X Line ship, 1902 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061E/13
Scope and Contents

Fitted out for sealing, with boards on deck side.

Dates: 1902 - 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 Bowring Red X Line ship in ice at entrance to the Narrows, 1902 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3061E/15
Scope and Contents

Photo from Signal Hill. Freshwater Bay in background.

Dates: 1902 - 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 Canadian Guide of the West, 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062Q/124
Scope and Contents

Coloured, 115 x 155 mm. by C.W. Simpson ARCA.

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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A Canadian Pacific Transcontinental Train, 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062Q/13
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...
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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[A Canadian soldier comes out of the line], 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3062S/3
Scope and Contents

135 x 190 mm.

Dates: 1916
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 Central Alberta Beauty, 1910 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y306861A/13
Scope and Contents

166 x 115 mm. Showing a prize black cow at the Edmonton Exhibition.

Dates: 1910 - 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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