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West Indies (archipelago)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1045 Collections and/or Records:

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1st Bn. Trinidad Vols. 1938, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q/12
Scope and Contents 229 x 140 mm. Showing the march past of the battalion, on parade in Trinidad. A pencil annotation reads 'First B parade - march past'. Photograph by Guardian Photonews, Trinidad.
Dates: 1938
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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2nd Reserve Bn. Trinidad Volunteers, 1940, 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q/14
Scope and Contents 230 x 154 mm. Group portrait of officers of the Trinidad Volunteers. An ink annotation on the reverse reads 'centre in white [3 illegible words]' and appears to be identifying on of the people in the photograph. Photographer unknown.
Dates: 1940
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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[3F Instructional Course, 1940s. Group portrait], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/530
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. They are captioned on the reverse and fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72 Ishere Approved School (see...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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3F Instructional Course. A discussion group in session, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/532
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. They are captioned on the reverse and fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72 Ishere Approved School (see...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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3F Instructional Course. Demonstration of contouring, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/533
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. They are captioned on the reverse and fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72 Ishere Approved School (see...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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3F Instructional Course. General discussion, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/531
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. They are captioned on the reverse and fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72 Ishere Approved School (see...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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3F Instructional Course. Members arriving to enrol, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/529
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. They are captioned on the reverse and fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72 Ishere Approved School (see...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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4-H Club girls demonstrate - 'How to lay a table', 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/550
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. They are captioned on the reverse and fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72 Ishere Approved School (see...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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

[4th Out Island Regatta 11-13 April 1957], 1957-04-11 - 1957-04-13

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/172-176
Scope and Contents From the Series: A series of photographs showing Raynor Arthur's official duties (including several images of Government house) and his leisure time, taken during his office as Governor and Commander in Chief of the Bahamas. Sir Raynor Arthur arrived on 1 April 1956 and left on retirement on 14 June 1960. Most of these photographs are by the Bahamas News Bureau and are approximately 255 x 200 mm, unless otherwise stated.
Dates: 1957-04-11 - 1957-04-13
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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1832 West Indies, 1832

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 263/32
Scope and Contents Contemporary folder marked with list of correspondence.
Dates: 1832
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 chronology of events in West Indies and Bahamas during the 19th century, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/14/20
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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A cookery class at Charlestown Secondary Modern School, Nevis, 1955-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/72
Scope and Contents 148 x 116 mm. The lengthy captions on the reverse outline the education system in general and the curriculum studied at this school.
Dates: 1955-03
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 country residence, Grenada, 1890 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30771A/29
Scope and Contents 280 x 217 mm. A view showing a country house standing on a hillside among trees. Exact location unknown.
Dates: 1890 - 1893
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 Garden in Jamaica, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073C/2
Scope and Contents 103 x 77 mm. Showing a lily pond and palm trees in a Jamaican garden.
Dates: 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 group at 'Geneva', 1900 - 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011I/9
Scope and Contents 81 x 82 mm. Showing three women in a garden. Geneva was a large estate in the south of Dominica owned by the Lockhart family. Those pictured are, from left to right: Miss Brenda Lockhart, Mrs Lockhart and Miss Jane Woodcock. Miss Brenda Lockhart never married, helped run the estate. She was the twin sister of Minna who was the mother of the author Jean Rhys. Mrs Lockhart was Brenda and Minna's mother and Miss Jane Woodcock was Mrs Lockhart's sister (Rhys 1979, pp 33-38).
Dates: 1900 - 1903
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 group of visitors tour the offices of the Jamaica International Telecommunications Ltd. (Jamintel), 1959 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/3
Scope and Contents 250 x 200 mm. Jamaica Information Service photograph by Ted Cunningham.
Dates: 1959 - 1982
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 home amidst the Golden Bean, Grenada, 1890 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30771A/15
Scope and Contents 316 x 217 mm. A view showing part of a cocao estate among wooded hilly land, with the estate manager's house in the foreground.
Dates: 1890 - 1893
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 lesson on lifting a patient at the Nurses' Training School in Basseterre, St. Kitts, 1955-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/73
Scope and Contents 125 x 116 mm. Showing student nurses receiving instruction in lifting a patient by practising on a dummy. The lengthy captions on the reverse outline give a general outline of health provision in St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla together with a short description of the training.
Dates: 1955-03
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 member of the Health Group gives a First Aid Demonstration on Achievement Day - Spaldings, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/547
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. They are captioned on the reverse and fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72 Ishere Approved School (see...
Dates: 1945
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 sisal plantation, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/8
Scope and Contents 226 x 177 mm. A view showing two Europeans in pith helmets standing in a field of growing sisal plants. A pencilled note on the back of the print reads: 'A Sisal Fibre Plantation Little Abaco Bahamas'.
Dates: 1879 - 1910
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Account of the Longman family, 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 240/21
Scope and Contents An account of the Longman family from Dorset or Somerset and connected families 'compiled in 1940, with some additions of a later date', 44 pages. A title page lists the families that are covered, several of which had Caribbean connections. There are seven inserted photographs on pages 42 and 43. It is not known how many copies of the account were made.
Dates: 1940
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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Additional notes from Egerton, Stowe, Sloane, Lansdowne, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/14/26
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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[Address of welcome to Antigua presented to Princess Marie Louise 1913], 1913-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/51
Scope and Contents 141 x 290 mm. A photographic copy of the three page address of welcome, embellished with paintings of Antiguan scenes, presented to Princess Marie Louise by the Antiguan Agricultural and Commercial Society. The print is stamped on the reverse: 'Photograph and Copyright by José Anjo, St. John's, Antigua, B.W.I.'.
Dates: 1913-03
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 extensive research, the Malayan Dwarf was found to be highly resistant to the lethal yellowing disease, hence its importance to the Jamaican coconut industry as a replacement for the Jamaica Tall, 1959 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/21
Scope and Contents 250 x 200 mm. Daily News photograph by Charles Kinkead.
Dates: 1959 - 1982
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 ridging, showing the young tomatoes recently transplanted, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071E/9
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Photographs contained in a report on a visit to the Colonial Development Corporation Tomato Project, Andros Is. Bahamas May 1952 by F. Hardy and R.E.D. Baker. Thirty copies of the 17 page typescript report were produced.1-6 Photographs taken Tuesday 13th May, 1952 between 9 and 10am after a night of heavy rain (2½ inches in about 8 hours). Each measuring 55 x 55 mm.7-12 Photographs of Andros Tomato Farm taken by Carl F. Warner (Acting Manager of the farm). Each measuring 100 x...
Dates: 1952
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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