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Trinidad and Tobago (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 119 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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Abercromby and Queen Street, Port of Spain, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 341/2
Scope and Contents A print of a 1960 watercolour showing a street scene.
Dates: 1961
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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Album of coastal profiles

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 6
Scope and Contents Fifty-eighty pages of sepia drawings (12" x 6"), with captions and dates. The drawings give latitude and longitude, and appear to be competent renderings of coast profiles. The places featured include the Cape Verde Islands, Trinidad, Table Bay (including plan), Ceylon, Malaya and the East Indies, Macao, Sunda Straits, St Helena, Ascension and Britain. Some of the profiles, including those for Cape Town, Macao and Jamestown, St Helena, give details of buildings. None are signed, but several...
Dates: 1783-12-30 - 1785-06-06
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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Army uniforms of the Empire and Commonwealth, 1860s-1940s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints of various sizes, printed reproductions and other ephemera relating to the uniforms of overseas military units. The prints are by various photographers. The file also includes a photocopy copy of Tylden's Royal Commonwealth Society Library Talk - 'The history of the overseas armed forces' (10 April 1960).
Dates: 1860 - 1949
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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Asphalt Company's Shipping pier (from Lake a mile inland), Trinidad, BWI [British West Indies], 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075A/6
Scope and Contents 239 x 183 mm. Showing barrels of asphalt moving along the pier on a cable car towards a waiting sailing ship.
Dates: 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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Asphalt Lakes, Trinidad

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075D
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs mounted on card, measuring approximately 205 x 155 mm., with brief typed captions pasted to the mounts. The collection shows stages in the extraction, transportation and refining of pitch from the asphalt lake at La Brea, in the south-west corner of the Island. Raleigh used the pitch from this lake to caulk his ships as early as 1585, declaring it to be the best he had ever used.
Dates: 1965
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).
 Sub-Series

Beauty spots in Trinidad and Tobago, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC West Indies/92-97
Scope and Contents Postcards from original oil paintings by J. Packer and published by the Tourist and Exhibitions Board of Trinidad and Tobago.
Dates: 1950
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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Black Bay, Plymouth, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302K/136
Scope and Contents 130 x 80 mm. postcard.
Dates: 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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Breaking Cocoa, Trinidad natives, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075A/8
Scope and Contents 211 x 167 mm. Showing a group of plantation workers sitting around a large pile of cocoa pods. Most of the group are Indian immigrants rather than native Trinidadians.
Dates: 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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Caribbean tour, 1954 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 219/1/3
Scope and Contents Albums of black and white photographs from the tour of 1954 interleaved with typescript details of the itinerary and inserted press cuttings, postcards, maps and other items.
Dates: 1954 - 1958
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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Central Office of Information photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI
Scope and Contents The collection comprises twenty-three boxes of photographs and thirty boxes plus one file of negatives. The majority of photographs are of Heads of Government, meetings and other conferences held in the U.K; conferences leading to constitutional progress and, in most cases, independence, of individual countries; visitors from overseas including those training in the U.K; and organisations, exhibitions etc., in the U.K. relating to the Commonwealth. Most were taken by COI...
Dates: 1948 - 1987
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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Cipriani Boulevarde, Port of Spain, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 341/1
Scope and Contents A print of a 1959 watercolour showing a row of houses with a car parked in front.
Dates: 1961
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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Cocoa propagation in Trinidad, 1940 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/71
Scope and Contents 146 x 115 mm. View looking along rows of seedlings growing under cover. The caption on the reverse reads 'La Pastora has 40 propagating units consisting of sand-tanks for cutting and potting areas. There are 100 Imperial College selections there, about 15,000 plants, and 12,000 disease resistant plants from South America. A hundred people work at the centre'.
Dates: 1940 - 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).
 File

Colonial Office probationers: Cambridge 1954-54 & Trinidad 1954-55, 2003-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 317/3a
Scope and Contents The volume consists of two sections: 'Illustrated memories' by J.M.A. Sly, with contributions from K.M. Harris and M.H.D.F. Fyfe, a collection of around 260 photographs taken by Sly and his colleagues relating to their years in Cambridge and Trinidad, including memories of events; and 'What happened to them all', a collection edited by A.J. Pritchard of what happened to the nearly 40 expatriates who attended the courses, with most of the contributions written by the persons concerned. There is...
Dates: 2003-11
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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Colonial Office probationers: Cambridge 1954-54 & Trinidad 1954-55, 2003-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 317/3b
Scope and Contents The contents of the disk are divided into two sections: 'Illustrated memories' by J.M.A. Sly, with contributions from K.M. Harris and M.H.D.F. Fyfe, a collection of around 260 photographs taken by Sly and his colleagues relating to their years in Cambridge and Trinidad, including memories of events; and 'What happened to them all', a collection edited by A.J. Pritchard of what happened to the nearly 40 expatriates who attended the courses, with most of the contributions written by the persons...
Dates: 2003-11
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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Commonwealth in Focus Slides

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011GGG
Scope and Contents Collection of 35mm colour slides of countries of the Commonwealth. When the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition was being prepared it was felt that the strong emphasis on the historical aspect, and the fact that the only section on the contemporary Commonwealth dealt with broad issues and organisations rather than individual countries, made some additional material on contemporary developments desirable. Accordingly it was decided to have a continuous slide projection of contemporary...
Dates: 1982
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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[Commonwealth Universities], 1946 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK/1-434
Scope and Contents Includes material on Universities throughout the Commonwealth of Nations. Many, though not all, of the slides were taken by Ian Maxwell.
Dates: 1946 - 1991
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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[Commonwealth Universities], 1946 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011WW 3/2
Scope and Contents Includes material on Universities throughout the Commonwealth of Nations.
Dates: 1946 - 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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Documents on the loss of Tobago

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 267
Scope and Contents The volume begins with 'The whole proceedings on the trial of the Hon. Major Henry Fitzroy Stanhope at a court martial...in the month of June 1783, taken in shorthand by Joseph Gurney', printed in 1783 (104 pages). This is followed by manuscript transcriptions of two documents: 'Address of Governor Ferguson to the public relative to the capture of Tobago', 1781 (12 pages), and 'Capitulation of the island of Tobago received from Lieutenant Governor Ferguson', 1781 (8 pages). The rest of the...
Dates: 1781 - 1787
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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East Indian in Trinidad, B.W.I [i.e. British West Indies], 1900 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011W/3
Scope and Contents 79 x 135 mm. Full length portrait of an Indian man standing in front of a tree. West India Committee photograph.
Dates: 1900 - 1909
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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Female labourer on the march, Mayaco, Trinidad, 1900 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011W/4
Scope and Contents 82 x 139 mm. Full length portrait of a woman walking along a road with a load on her head. A note on the reverse of the print gives details of the colouring of her costume: 'Bright scarlet jacket, white petticoat'. West India Committee photograph.
Dates: 1900 - 1909
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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Fire Brigade Station, Trinidad, BWI [British West Indies], 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075A/4
Scope and Contents 232 x 181 mm. Showing the stone fire brigade buildings with a square tower at one corner and arched recesses for the fire engines.
Dates: 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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Fisher photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher
Scope and Contents Collection of 29 albums consisting of approximately 3864 photographs taken or collected by A.H. Fisher for the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee 1907-1910. The numbering of the collection is problematic and details are provided for each separate album.Photographers: Some of the names which appear are:Hutchins: donor of some photographs of India, but not otherwise identifiedFirebrace: donor of some photographs of India, but not otherwise identifiedRighi: ...
Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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Fortunes Radio Shop, Matura, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 341/5
Scope and Contents A print of a 1961 watercolour showing a hut surrounded by trees.
Dates: 1961
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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