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Nassau (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:

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The Government House, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/1
Scope and Contents

210 x 169 mm. A view looking along the drive towards the front fa├žade of the Bahamas Government House at Nassau. The house stands on the range of hills to the south of the town and looks along George Street towards the harbour. Written on the back in pencil: 'The Government House 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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The Silk Cotton Tree, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/4
Scope and Contents

231 x 177 mm. A view showing the large silk cotton tree which stands behind the Post Office in the grassy square east of Parliament Street, Nassau.

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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The Sponge boats, Nassau Harbour, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/29
Scope and Contents

224 x 185 mm. Showing sponge collecting boats moored at the quayside near the Sponge Exchange.

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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The Sponge Exchange, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/24
Scope and Contents

225 x 183 mm. Showing the entrance to the Nassau Sponge Exchange Company Limited building, with islanders in the foreground and piles of sponges visible in the open shed which lies on the waterfront just off Bay Street. The Sponge Exchange was the centre for selling all the sponges gathered in the Bahamas Islands.

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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The Sponge Exchange, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/25
Scope and Contents

223 x 126 mm. A similar view of the Sponge Exchange seen in Y3071A/24 but showing more clearly the piles of sponges awaiting sale.

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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View from Rawson Square, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/19
Scope and Contents

226 x 182 mm. A view looking west along the Nassau waterfront from Rawson Square, showing moored fishing boats and Bahamians sitting on benches at the quayside.

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).
 Sub-Series

Views of Nassau - Bahamas, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC West Indies/26-34
Scope and Contents

Postcard booklet containing nine views (from original set of ten).

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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[Visit of H.R.H the Duke of Edinburgh], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/198
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. Prince Philip about to shake hands with the Captain of an unidentified ship, at Nassau harbour. The location is identified as Nassau Harbour by the lighthouse which can be seen on the headland to the right, 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).
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[Visit of H.R.H the Duke of Edinburgh], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/187
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A view of Prince Philip in the foreground (possibly standing in a boat) in a harbour with the Governor, Raynor Arthur , and others. Exact location unknown.

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).
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[Visit of H.R.H the Duke of Edinburgh], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/194
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A view of a crowd, mostly children, all of whom carry small United Kingdom flags, and in lines, possibly a youth rally. A band can be seen far right. There are a number United Kingdom flags flying, and two large ships can be seen in the background. The location is identified as Nassau Harbour by the lighthouse which can be seen on the headland to the right, 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).
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