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Trinidad and Tobago (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 86 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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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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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 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).
 Series

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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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).
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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...
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...
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).
 Series

[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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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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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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Geographical, 1942 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MC/E
Scope and Contents Arranged by area, then by country (including a few which are not members of the Commonwealth):The Mediterranean 30Cyprus 11Gibraltar 3Malta 16Middle East 3Jordan 1Palestine 2Indian Sub-Continent 81General 1Bangladesh 4Bhutan 2India 51Nepal 1Pakistan 16Sri Lanka 6South East Asia 58Brunei 5Indonesia 1Malaysia 43Singapore 9East Asia 33China 3Hong Kong 29Korea ...
Dates: 1942 - 1980
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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Government House, Tobago, BWI, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3076A/1
Scope and Contents

77 x 49 mm. Showing the side of Government House from the lawn.

Dates: 1906
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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Island scenery, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC West Indies/98-109
Scope and Contents

Postcard booklet with the above title. A series of views depicting 'the attractive Island life of Trinidad.' Printed in Vandyck Photogravure.

Dates: 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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Laventiue Roundabout, Port of Spain, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 341/3
Scope and Contents

A print of a 1960 watercolour showing a a road and rows of houses.

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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Lieut Lee Lum, OC [Officer Commanding] Light A.A. Battery, Trinidad 1940, 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q/15
Scope and Contents

71 x 110 mm. Full length uniformed portrait of Lieutenant Lee Lum. 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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Local transport, Trinidad Volunteers, 1939, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q/13
Scope and Contents

248 x 179 mm. View looking across the parade ground towards the spectators, with units of the Trinidad Volunteers driving past the Governor's entourage in lorries with mounted guns. The Governor, seated on his horse at the left of the print, would be Major Sir Hubert Winthrop Young (1885-1950), Governor of Trinidad and Tobago 1938-42. Photograph by Guardian Photonews, Trinidad.

Dates: 1939
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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Maps, 1907 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/2/38
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 [Guyana], Barbados and the United States. His intention to compose a comprehensive history of the West Indies was frustrated by ill health. Titles and captions, including the names of...
Dates: 1907 - 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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