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West Indies (archipelago)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1045 Collections and/or Records:

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1st Bn. Trinidad Vols. 1938, 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q/12
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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
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2nd Reserve Bn. Trinidad Volunteers, 1940, 1940

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q/14
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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
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3F Instructional Course. General discussion, 1940 - 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/531
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[4th Out Island Regatta 11-13 April 1957], 1957-04-11 - 1957-04-13

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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
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1832 West Indies, 1832

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 263/32
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Contemporary folder marked with list of correspondence.

Dates: 1832
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A cookery class at Charlestown Secondary Modern School, Nevis, 1955-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/72
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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
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A country residence, Grenada, 1890 - 1893

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30771A/29
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280 x 217 mm. A view showing a country house standing on a hillside among trees. Exact location unknown.

Dates: 1890 - 1893
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A Garden in Jamaica, 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073C/2
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103 x 77 mm. Showing a lily pond and palm trees in a Jamaican garden.

Dates: 1912
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A group at 'Geneva', 1900 - 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011I/9
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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
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A group of visitors tour the offices of the Jamaica International Telecommunications Ltd. (Jamintel), 1959 - 1982

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/3
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250 x 200 mm. Jamaica Information Service photograph by Ted Cunningham.

Dates: 1959 - 1982
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A home amidst the Golden Bean, Grenada, 1890 - 1893

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30771A/15
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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
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A lesson on lifting a patient at the Nurses' Training School in Basseterre, St. Kitts, 1955-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/73
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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
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A sisal plantation, 1879 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/8
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Account of the Longman family, 1940

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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
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[Address of welcome to Antigua presented to Princess Marie Louise 1913], 1913-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/51
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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