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Bahamas (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 181 Collections and/or Records:

 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).
 Item

A scene in Grantstown, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/34
Scope and Contents

229 x 173 mm. Showing a woman standing outside her small thatched house. Grantstown is a suburb of Nassau on the south of the city.

Dates: 1890 - 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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A Scene in Grantstown, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/35
Scope and Contents

225 x 177 mm. A view looking along an unsurfaced lane in Grantstown with a small thatched house at the left of the picture and a European and a Bahamian (dressed in suit and bowler hat) standing in the foreground.

Dates: 1890 - 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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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 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, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/46
Scope and Contents

217 x 176 mm. Showing two pith-helmeted Europeans standing in a field of spiky sisal plants. Sisal, which became one of the Bahamas’ major industries, was first introduced into the island from Yucatan in 1845 by C.R. Nesbitt, Colonial Secretary, and the industry was set on its feet by Sir Ambrose Shea, Governor of the Bahamas, 1887-1895. Another print of the same photograph can be found at Y307G/8 where the location is identified as Little Abaco.

Dates: 1890 - 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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A sisal plantation, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/47
Scope and Contents

221 x 174 mm. Showing a portly, white-bearded European (the same figure is seen in Y3071A/44-6) standing on a path beside a field of sisal.

Dates: 1890 - 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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A sisal plantation, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/48
Scope and Contents

225 x 174 mm. Showing a field of growing sisal.

Dates: 1890 - 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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A Sponge Yard, Packing, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/28
Scope and Contents

229 x 173 mm. Showing a sponge yard with a pile of sponges in the foreground, workers with packed bales of sponges in the middle ground and a large residential house in the background.

Dates: 1890 - 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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A Sponge Yard, Trimming, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/27
Scope and Contents

225 x 177 mm. Showing Bahamian women at work in a shady courtyard, with sponges and trimmings on the ground around them.

Dates: 1890 - 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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A tropical garden, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/44
Scope and Contents

224 x 176 mm. Showing a bearded European in a pith helmet standing among palms and other tropical plants, possibly in the Botanic Gardens.

Dates: 1890 - 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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A tropical garden, Nassau, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/45
Scope and Contents

244 x 176 mm. Duplicate of Y3071A/44.

Dates: 1890 - 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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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...
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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Almond Avenue, Winter, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/10
Scope and Contents

225 x 177 mm. A view looking along the treelined avenue.

Dates: 1890 - 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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Along the shore, East of Nassau, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/3
Scope and Contents

211 x 170 mm. A view looking along a dirt road with a wooden thatched hut in the foreground and the sea beyond.

Dates: 1879 - 1910
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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An orange plantation, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/49
Scope and Contents

226 x 177 mm. Showing a Bahamian in a straw hat standing beside a laden orange tree.

Dates: 1890 - 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).
 Fonds

Andros Tomato Farm, Bahamas 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071E
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1952
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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[Arrival of H.R.H the Duke of Edinburgh's ship in Nassau Harbour], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/179
Scope and Contents

255 x 200mm. A view from a window looking out at Nassau harbour at the arrival of the ship carrying the Duke of Edinburgh. A lighthouse can be seen on the headland, variously known as Nassau Harbor Lighthouse, Paradise Island Lighthouse and Colonial Beach Lighthouse.

Dates: 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28
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).
 Sub-Series

[Arrival of Sir Raynor Arthur 1 April 1957], 1957-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/168-170
Scope and Contents

Three images showing Raynor Arthur's arrival in the Bahamas. All photographs are 255 x 200 mm prints.

Dates: 1957-04-01
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).
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Avenue of Spanish Laurel, near Library, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/13
Scope and Contents

226 x 175 mm. A view in a Nassau park showing a row of Spanish Laurels. Pencilled caption on the reverse reads: 'Indian fig trees (ficus netida) Nassau Bahamas'.

Dates: 1879 - 1910
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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Awarded Bouquet, 1957-04-11 - 1957-04-13

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/172
Scope and Contents 255 x 200 mm. Shows Lady Arthur receiving a bouquet from a young girl. The typescript caption attached to the reverse of the print continues: 'Obviously pleased by the proceedings, Lady Arthur accepts a bouquet from a young resident of George Town, Exuma. Lady Arthur and the Bahamas' new governor, Sir Raynor Arthur, K. C. M. G. , C. V. O., visited George Town to witness the Fourth Annual Out Regatta, April 11-13, which is limited to native work boats of the Bahamas. -30-'. The caption...
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).
 File

Bahamas, 1957 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ARCS/4/27/7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

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: 1957 - 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).
 Series

Bahamas, 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/168-225
Scope and Contents

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: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14
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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Bahamas becomes Commonwealth under new Constitution, 1968-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/31
Scope and Contents 150 x 205 mm. At the closing of the Bahamas Constitutional Conference in Marlborough House, London, Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs Mr. George Thomson signs the document setting up the Commonwealth of the Bahama Islands. With Mr. Thomson are (left) Bahamas Prime Minister Mr. Lynden Pindling and Lord Grey of Naunton, for whom the signing of the document was his final act as Governor of the Bahamas. Other signatories were Opposition Leader Sir Roland Symonette and Mr. Randol...
Dates: 1968-09
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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Bahamas Constitutional Conference, 1968-09-19

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/30
Scope and Contents

187 x 289 mm. The opening ceremony of the Conference was presided over by Secretary of State for the Commonwealth, Mr George Thomson (left, centre, wearing spectacles.) Sitting opposite Mr. Thomson is Mr. Lynden O Pindling (seventh from bottom right), who is Prime Minister and Minister for Tourism and Development of the Bahamas.

Dates: 1968-09-19
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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Bahamas Constitutional Conference opens in London, 1963-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/21
Scope and Contents

152 x 207 mm. The Bahamas Constitutional Conference opened at the Colonial Office in London recently. In this picture are, from left: Mr K.G.L. Isaacs, Solicitor General, Bahamas; Sir Robert Stapledon, (wearing spectacles), Governor of the Bahamas; Mr. Nigel Fisher, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Colonial Office; Mr. A.R. Thomas, Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Colonial Office; Mr. J.A. Peck, Legal Division, Colonial Office.

Dates: 1963-05
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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