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Seychelles (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

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A Conference on the Constitutional Future of The Seychelles, held at Marlborough House, London, 1970-03-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/512
Scope and Contents

186 x 238 mm. (L/R) Sir Bruce Greatbatch, (Governor Seychelles), J.R. Mancham, leader of Majority Party, Seychelles Democratic Party, Chairman of Committee III (Development and Miscellaneous), Lord Shepherd, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and F.A. Reno, Leader of Seychelles Peoples United Party, Chairman of Committee II – Natural Resources.

Dates: 1970-03-09
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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British Chairman of Seychelles Constitutional Conference Greets Prime Minister of Seychelles, 1976-01-21

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/518
Scope and Contents

138 x 192 mm. Mr Ted Rowlands, Britain’s Parliamentary Under Secretary for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and Chairman of the Seychelles Constitutional Conference, greets James Mancham (right) Prime Minister of the Seychelles, before the start of the conference at Marlborough House. On the left is F Albert Rene, Minister of Works and Land Development in the Seychelles.

Dates: 1976-01-21
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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Buchanan-Smith views in the Seychelles

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30484A
Scope and Contents

Album containing silver prints of various sizes. The photographs depict Buchanan-Smith's outward voyage to the Seychelles in 1939 and also views in the Seychelles, mainly of scenery but including Government House. Other photographs relate to official and social activities.

Dates: 1939 - 1946
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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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).
 File

Colonial governors, 1912 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/5/5
Scope and Contents

This file contains the draft of a magazine article on noteworthy or notorious early colonial governors with notes, newspaper clippings and periodical articles that Bell collected during his research (50 sheets).

Dates: 1912 - 1937
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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Diaries of Rodney Wood

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 128
Scope and Contents

The diaries were written when Wood was chiefly in Nyasaland and the Seychelles. They include a few inserted sketches and photographs. There is an accompanying set of press cuttings and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1914 - 1960
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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Diocese of Mauritius: a welcome for the bishop at Praslin, Seychelles Islands, 1930 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/443
Scope and Contents

123 x 93 mm. Local band in front of a hut.

Dates: 1930 - 1935
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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Diocese of Mauritius, ethnic diversity: the Rev. J. Prempeh (African), the Rev. Mark Abel (Mauritian Creole) and the Rev R Simon (Indian), 1930 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/444
Scope and Contents

125 x 91 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 1935
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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Diocese of Mauritius: Road Island, Seychelles, taken from Long Island, 1930 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/445
Scope and Contents

118 x 86 mm. Huts inhabited by women lepers can be seen on Round Island. The lepers were transferred to Curieuse Island in 1940.

Dates: 1930 - 1935
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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Diocese of Mauritius: St Mary's Chapel, Anse Dejeuner, Seychelles: the lay reader, Capt. Parcou, with his family, 1930 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/447
Scope and Contents

115 x 86 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 1935
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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Diocese of Mauritius: the bishop [Hugh Otter-Barry] with boys of the Plaisance Orphanage, 1930 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/446
Scope and Contents

126 x 82 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 1935
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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General Charles Gordon in Mauritius, 1924 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/5/3
Scope and Contents

This file contains notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings and journal articles collected by Bell during his research into Charles George Gordon’s service in Mauritius. It includes copies of two letters by Gordon dated 1883 and copies of two reports that Gordon submitted in 1881 on the suppression of the East African slave trade and colonial defence. Some material was later added by RCS Librarian Donald Simpson (circa 150 sheets).

Dates: 1924 - 1969
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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Kabarega, Ex-King of Bunyoro in exile in the Seychelles Islands., 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/155
Scope and Contents 205 x 152 mm. A group portrait showing Kabarega seated with three of his wives and two other unidentified Africans. Kabarega (c.1850-1923) succedded his father Kamurasi to the Bunyoro throne in 1869 after a civil war with his brother. He then set about restoring the old Bunyoro Kingdom and by 1876 had conquered the neighbouring Toro country. His hostility to the British (who under Lugard had restored the autonomy of Toro in 1891) resulted in the invasion of Bunyoro. Kabarega was finally...
Dates: 1906 - 1911
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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Last Stage to Independence, 1976-01-19

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/517
Scope and Contents

139 x 204 mm. Mr Ted Rowlands, Foreign Office Under Secretary, in the chair when the Seychelles Constitutional Conference resumed at Marlborough House, London. Seychelles delegates opposite are, from left: Mr. F. Albert Rene, Minister of Works and Land Development; Mr James R. Mancham, Prime Minister; and Mr Chamery Chetty, Finance Minister.

Dates: 1976-01-19
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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Letters from the Seychelles, 1915 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 49/1/4
Scope and Contents

Fourteen letters concerning Rice's time in the Seychelles, many written by him to his mother, some incomplete.

Dates: 1915 - 1917
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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Modern Commonwealth photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MC
Scope and Contents This broad heading has been used to cover a substantial collection of loose prints, dating chiefly from the period 1960-1982, but including a few of earlier date. The majority come from the files of the RCS journal known successfully as ‘United Empire,’ ‘Commonwealth Journal,’ and ‘Commonwealth,’ in which some were published, but there are also items obtained for inclusion in the exhibition ‘Commonwealth in Focus’ in 1982 and these are indicated by CIF and the catalogue number in the...
Dates: 1936 - 1980
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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Panoramic view of Port Victoria [i.e. Victoria], Mahe, Seychelles, looking south-east,, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30484B/1
Scope and Contents 624 x 148 mm (three prints joined). View from a neighbouring hillside looking down on Port Victoria, the capital of the Seychelles. The waterfront area is seen in the right hand section. The two left hand portions of the panorama show the landing stage stretching out into the bay. Cerf Island can be seen at the extreme left. A pencilled note on the reverse of the mount reads: 'Taken at low water to show the importance of keeping small pier or carenage open to public (closed by Harb....
Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Pineapple, Seychelles, 1880 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30484B/3
Scope and Contents

154 x 202 mm. View of the head of a pineapple plant. A note on the mount reads: 'Pine Apple (Seychelles). Weight 15 lbs. 7 oz. Shape of coco de mer. Shoots at the top and sides number 21. (Presented by Mr. Bennett).'

Dates: 1880 - 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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Regatta - Victoria Harbour, Seychelles, 1910 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Seychelles/10
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Collection of ten monochrome postcards of views in the Seychelles.

Dates: 1910 - 1919
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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Religious writings of Charles Gordon

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 16
Scope and Contents Undated photocopies of writings on religious subjects, 41 pages. The title page records that 'these papers were written by Chinese Gordon and given by him to James Macalister, during a voyage from Port Elizabeth to Plymouth, on board the 'Kinfauns Castle', Oct. 13-Nov. 6. 1882'. The papers include an account of Gordon's theory that the Seychelles were the site of the Garden of Eden, illustrated with sketches and accompanied by four page of drawings. There are also five pages of...
Dates: 1960 - 1999
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).
 Series

Seychelles, 1910 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Seychelles
Scope and Contents

Collection of ten monochrome postcards of views in the Seychelles.

Dates: 1910 - 1919
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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Seychelles, Carnegie Library, Port Victoria, 1910 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Seychelles/3
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Collection of ten monochrome postcards of views in the Seychelles.

Dates: 1910 - 1919
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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Seychelles, coco-nut oil mill, Felicite Island, 1910 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Seychelles/1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Collection of ten monochrome postcards of views in the Seychelles.

Dates: 1910 - 1919
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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Seychelles, coco-nut oil mill, Felicite Island, 1910 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Seychelles/5
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Collection of ten monochrome postcards of views in the Seychelles.

Dates: 1910 - 1919
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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