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Barbados (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

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Joe's River, Barbados, 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/14
Scope and Contents

241 x 173 mm. A view looking from a hillside towards a sugar plantation, with cultivated fields in the foreground and factory premises beyond.

Dates: 1879 - 1913
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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Marine Hotel, 1900 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072D/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Packet of '12 Real Photograph Snap-Shots' showing views of Barbados, British West Indies. The matt sepia photos measure 60 x 85mm each, and the captions are printed on the backs. Produced by Raphael Tuck and Sons ltd.

Dates: 1900 - 1920
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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Native donkey-cart, 1900 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072D/10
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Packet of '12 Real Photograph Snap-Shots' showing views of Barbados, British West Indies. The matt sepia photos measure 60 x 85mm each, and the captions are printed on the backs. Produced by Raphael Tuck and Sons ltd.

Dates: 1900 - 1920
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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Native street hawker (yams), Barbados, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072A/10
Scope and Contents

144 x 203 mm. Showing a woman carrying a tray of yams on her head.

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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Native village, 1900 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072D/9
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Packet of '12 Real Photograph Snap-Shots' showing views of Barbados, British West Indies. The matt sepia photos measure 60 x 85mm each, and the captions are printed on the backs. Produced by Raphael Tuck and Sons ltd.

Dates: 1900 - 1920
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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[Nelson's statue] Bridgetown, Barbados, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072A/2
Scope and Contents

147 x 200 mm. Showing the statue of Nelson which stands in Trafalgar Square, Bridgetown. Sculpted by Sir Richard Westacott, it was paid for and erected by the citizens of Barbados in gratitude for the victory at Trafalgar.

Dates: 1905
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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Oistins from Christ Church, Barbados (flying fish in distance), 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072A/15
Scope and Contents

202 x 147 mm. A view looking towards Oistins, or Austin's Bay from inland, with fields under cultiviation in the foreground and a fleet of small sailing boats at anchor in the harbour.

Dates: 1905
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

Papers relating to the early history of Barbados, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/1/1
Scope and Contents

Two copies of a 7 sheet printed leaflet, one annotated by Davis.

Dates: 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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Photographs of Barbados, circa 1905, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072A
Scope and Contents

Contains loose prints measuring approximately 200 x 150 mm, with pencilled captions on the backs.

Dates: 1905
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

Photographs of Barbados, circa 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072B
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose photographs (some duplicates) measuring approximately 200 x 140mm, most with pencilled captions on the backs of the prints. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1905
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 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 the West Indies

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307A
Scope and Contents An album of predominantly commercial photographs of varying size. Each photograph is mounted on the album page with a short typescript caption beside it. These captions appear to have been added at a later date. A small number of the photographs are professional prints and have captions within them as well. The photographs are chiefly views of places in the West Indies, together with a few portraits. They mainly show Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Guyana but the album also includes images of...
Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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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,...
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).
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Public Buildings and Trafalgar Square, Bridgetown, 1900 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072D/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Packet of '12 Real Photograph Snap-Shots' showing views of Barbados, British West Indies. The matt sepia photos measure 60 x 85mm each, and the captions are printed on the backs. Produced by Raphael Tuck and Sons ltd.

Dates: 1900 - 1920
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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Robert Maddocks Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 361
Scope and Contents

Maddocks has written many articles on postal history, the majority reflecting his primary interest in the history of the Cameroons, particularly during the colonial period. He is the author of a monograph examining postal arrangements during the conquest of German Kamerun by the British and French during the First World War. His works also cover Nigeria, West Africa, Gambia, Zambia, German East and South West Africa, Togo, Ascension, St. Helena, Papua New Guinea, Jamaica and Barbados.

Dates: 1959 - 2013
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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Roebuck Street, Bridgetown, Barbados, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072A/9
Scope and Contents

199 x 145 mm. A view looking along this Bridgetown shopping street with native women carrying loads in baskets, and donkey carts on the roadway.

Dates: 1905
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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Royal grant of West Indian governorship, 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 240/19
Scope and Contents

A coloured photograph of an illuminated document dated 13 September 1625, 12'' x 8'', granting Sir Thomas Warner the governorship of St Christopher (St Kitts), 'Mevis' (Nevis), Barbados and Montserrat. There is an accompanying photocopy of a typed description of the grant and of the translation given in A. Warner, 'Sir Thomas Warner' (1933), pp. 28-33.

Dates: 1971
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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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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Sir Daniel Morris Collection: West Indian views

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints of various sizes. Not all are captioned. Titles composed for the catalogue are enclosed in square brackets. The collection includes photographs by J.F. Coonley (1-13), Adolphe Duperly (15-19), Norton Brothers (32-33), Tempest Anderson (34-35) and others unknown. The geographical areas represented in the photographs break down thus: 1-13, Nassau; 14, Barbados; 15-20, Jamaica; 21, St Lucia; 22-26, Antigua; 27, St Kitts; 28-31, Dominica; 32-34, St Vincent; 35,...
Dates: 1879 - 1913
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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Souvenir of Barbados BWI, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC West Indies/35-40
Scope and Contents

Postcard booklet containing six tinted postcards published by Bruce Weatherhead Barbados Pharmacy, Bridgetown, Barbados.

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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Sparke family papers

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 261
Scope and Contents All documents relate to the Sparke family and are chiefly bonds, receipts and accounts. 42 have been briefly calendared on slips of paper. 41 of these date from 1638-79 and the other from 1754. There are also 12 uncalendared papers, chiefly accounts and lists of debts, of which five are dated between 1669 and 1672; the remainder are undated, but from their appearance can be assigned to the same period. Of especial interest are the first eleven items relating to the West Indies, eight of...
Dates: 1638 - 1754
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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Speightstown, St Peter, Barbados, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072A/11
Scope and Contents

202 x 147 mm. A view from the harbour showing the jetty and waterfront houses of this west coast town. The church tower can be seen behind the harbour houses.

Dates: 1905
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 Michael's Cathedral, Barbados, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072A/7
Scope and Contents

200 x 142 mm. A view looking along the Cathedral nave towards the altar and stained glass windows of the east wall.

Dates: 1905
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 Nicholas Abbey, St Lucy [sic], Barbados, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072A/4
Scope and Contents

201 x 150 mm. Showing the front fa├žade of this attractive house which is situated in the parish of St Peter not St Lucy. The second oldest house in Barbados, it was built in the late 1650s a few years after Drax Hall.

Dates: 1905
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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Sugar factory, 1900 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3072D/8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Packet of '12 Real Photograph Snap-Shots' showing views of Barbados, British West Indies. The matt sepia photos measure 60 x 85mm each, and the captions are printed on the backs. Produced by Raphael Tuck and Sons ltd.

Dates: 1900 - 1920
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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