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Trinidad and Tobago (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:

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Personal correspondence with and about Frank Williams, Permanent Secretary Prime Minister's Department, Trinidad, 1958 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIS 4/19
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The bulk of the collection consists of the papers of Lord Hailes as Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of the Federation of the West Indies, 1958-1962, showing, in fascinating detail, the working out of this experiment in federation. There are numerous papers relating to Lord Hailes's long tenure of office as Assistant, Deputy Chief, and finally Chief, Whip and these include many letters from his fellow Conservatives showing the high esteem in which they held him.Amongst the...
Dates: 1958 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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Personal correspondence with Dr Eric Williams, First Premier of Trinidad and Tobago, 1959 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIS 4/32
Scope and Contents Includes Williams's views on the breakdown of Federation plans and some of his speeches.
Dates: 1959 - 1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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Personal correspondence with Hon. R. Bradshaw, Minister of Finance of Trinidad, 1958 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIS 4/24
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The bulk of the collection consists of the papers of Lord Hailes as Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of the Federation of the West Indies, 1958-1962, showing, in fascinating detail, the working out of this experiment in federation. There are numerous papers relating to Lord Hailes's long tenure of office as Assistant, Deputy Chief, and finally Chief, Whip and these include many letters from his fellow Conservatives showing the high esteem in which they held him.Amongst the...
Dates: 1958 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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Personal correspondence with Sir Solomon Hochoy, Governor of Trinidad and Tobago, 1960 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIS 4/37
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The bulk of the collection consists of the papers of Lord Hailes as Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of the Federation of the West Indies, 1958-1962, showing, in fascinating detail, the working out of this experiment in federation. There are numerous papers relating to Lord Hailes's long tenure of office as Assistant, Deputy Chief, and finally Chief, Whip and these include many letters from his fellow Conservatives showing the high esteem in which they held him.Amongst the...
Dates: 1960 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
 Fonds

Photographs of the Commonwealth West Indies. circa 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307D
Scope and Contents A collection of loose photographs in two sizes: approximately 190 x 140 mm and 255 x 195 mm. The prints have captions pasted to their backs. The collection shows towns and tourist spots in Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad, Tobago, Antigua and Grenada. Photographs by BOAC, plus one print by the Jamaica Tourist Board.
Dates: 1967
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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Photographs of Trinidad, 1911-1912, 1911 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075C
Scope and Contents Contains loose photographs measuring approximately 100 x 75 mm with handwritten captions on reverse of the prints.
Dates: 1911 - 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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Pigeon Point, Tobago, 1911 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075C/1
Scope and Contents 97 x 74 mm. A view of the beach at Pigeon Point with palm trees growing near the shore.
Dates: 1911 - 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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Pitch Lake, Trinidad, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307J/6
Scope and Contents 229 x 291 mm (overall); 120 x 192 mm (image). Halftone print. Studio name printed as part of image, print inscribed by hand in ink, au recto, below image. Photograph shows at least four people loading horse-drawn wagons.

Pitch Lake is the largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world located in La Brea, southwest Trinidad, within the Siparia Regional Corporation.

Dates: 1897
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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Pitch Lake, Trinidad, BWI [British West Indies], 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075A/5
Scope and Contents 233 x 131 mm. A view looking across the pitch lake at La Brea, with shallow pools of water here and there among the asphalt.
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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Premier of Trinidad and Tobago Prepares for Independence Conference, 1962-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/597
Scope and Contents 206 x 151 mm. Dr Eric Williams, Trinidad and Tobago’s Premier and Minister for External Affairs, settles behind the conference table in Marlborough House, London in preparation for the talks on Independence for Trinidad and Tobago.
Dates: 1962-05
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).
 Fonds

Princess Margaret's visit to the West Indies, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307B
Scope and Contents A collection of loose photographs, in two sizes, approximately 245 x 190 mm and 115 x 90 mm. The photographs have captions either typewritten directly, or pasted on to the backs of the prints. The photographs show scenes and events in Trinidad, St. Kitts and Antigua during February 1955. Photographer unknown.
Dates: 1955-02
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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Programmes, pamphlets and invitations for independence celebrations of Trinidad, Tobago and Jamaica, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIS 5/75
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The bulk of the collection consists of the papers of Lord Hailes as Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of the Federation of the West Indies, 1958-1962, showing, in fascinating detail, the working out of this experiment in federation. There are numerous papers relating to Lord Hailes's long tenure of office as Assistant, Deputy Chief, and finally Chief, Whip and these include many letters from his fellow Conservatives showing the high esteem in which they held him.Amongst the...
Dates: 1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
 Fonds

Progress in the Colonies, 1940s-1950s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R
Scope and Contents A collection of prints produced by the Central Office of Information. The prints measure approximately 165 x 115 mm and have typewritten captions pasted onto the reverse. A sheet of paper with the prints gives the title: 'Progress in the Colonies. Rejected photographs'. This selection appears to be part of a larger series of prints -the captions are often numbered and frequently make references to 'Feature Sets'. The photographs illustrate post-war developments in agriculture, industry,...
Dates: 1940 - 1959
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).
 Fonds

Royal Tour of the West Indies, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307C
Scope and Contents A collection of loose photographs measuring approximately 205 x 155 mm, with captions pasted to the backs of the prints. The photographs show scenes and events during the tour of 1966 which started at Georgetown, British Guiana and following the line of the islands (apart from a detour to Nassau) and ended in Jamaica. This was the first visit of the Queen to most of the islands although she had been to Jamaica and Bermuda during her world tour of the Commonwealth in 1953-4. Photographs by...
Dates: 1966
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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Secretary of State for the Colonies after opening the Trinidad and Tobago Independence Conference, 1962-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/598
Scope and Contents 06 x 152 mm. Mr Reginald Maudling, Secretary of State for the Colonies, takes his seat at the Conference table in Marlborough House, London, after making the opening speech at the Trinidad and Tobago Independence Conference.
Dates: 1962-05
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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Secretary of State for the Colonies opening the Trinidad and Tobago Conference, 1962-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/595
Scope and Contents 143 x 203 mm. Mr Reginald Maudling, Secretary of State for the Colonies, is seen welcoming delegates to the Trinidad and Tobago Independence Conference which opened in Marlborough House, London. Premier and Minister for External Affairs of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Eric Williams, leads the Delegation from Trinidad and Tobago.
Dates: 1962-05
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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[Selecting maize seeds, Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture, Trinidad, March 1955], 1955-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/70
Scope and Contents 117 x 141 mm. The caption on the reverse reads 'A post-graduate student from the Gold Coast and the acting Professor of Botany at the College, Mr. Jacob Wilson, select maize seed for trials on the experimental plot of the College farm. Mar:1955'. It continues, at length, to give an outline of the College and its history.
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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St. Ann's, Governor's Residence, Trinidad, BWI [British West Indies], 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075A/1
Scope and Contents 253 x 229 mm. Showing the front façade of Government House, with hills in the background and an Indian standing near the fountain in the foreground. Built between 1873 and 1876 on the site of an older house which was destroyed by fire, it was first occupied by Henry Turner Irving (Governor of Trinidad and Tobago 1875-1880).
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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The Red House, Port of Spain, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 341/4
Scope and Contents A print of a 1961 watercolour showing The Red House, the home of Trinidad's parliament.
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).
 Fonds

Three photographs of Tobago

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3076A
Scope and Contents A collection of loose photographs in the form of postcards with handwritten captions beneath the prints.
Dates: 1906
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

Tobago, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC West Indies/143-154
Scope and Contents Monochrome postcards of Tobago, including a Royal Mail Steamer, Scarborough Beach, Parlatuvier Bay, the Louis D' Or Estate, Argyle River and a surf boat.
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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Tobago, 1956 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham A/50
Scope and Contents [View of sea from cliff, with horseman in front].
Dates: 1956 - 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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Tobago, 1956 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham A/51
Scope and Contents [Distant view of town overlooking sea].
Dates: 1956 - 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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Tobago, 1956 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham A/53A
Scope and Contents [Closer view of prefabs].
Dates: 1956 - 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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Tobago, 1956 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham A/54
Scope and Contents [Beach].
Dates: 1956 - 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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