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Solomon Islands (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

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At Ysabel, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/6
Scope and Contents

205 x 152 mm. A view showing families standing in front of their huts.

Dates: 1892
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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Bishop Patteson’s cross at Nukapu- the Bishop was killed in the house just behind the cross, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/29
Scope and Contents

204 x 152 mm. A view showing the cross and the palm-thatch hut, with natives clustered around the memorial. Bishop John Patteson was killed in 1871, probably in retaliation for kidnappings by labour ships.

Dates: 1892
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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Canoe, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/24
Scope and Contents

181 x 113 mm. Showing a decorated outrigger sailing canoe and its crew. The decorations and boat design are of the type seen in the Solomon Islands.

Dates: 1885 - 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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Canoe at Hongo-Florida, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/16
Scope and Contents

205 x 151 mm. A view showing a canoe, in which three islanders are seated.

Dates: 1892
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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Carlisle Bay - Commodore Goodenough’s memorial cross - killed 1875, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/27
Scope and Contents

204 x 147 mm. A view showing the cross erected at the water’s edge in memory of Commodore James Goodenough who was killed by natives in that place. In the background stand a group of natives beside a ship’s boat - positioned there by Montgomery in order to reproduce the scene when Goodenough landed. Montgomery describes the taking of this photograph in some detail, how it was thought wise to inform the inhabitants of what they were doing, and the positioning of the natives.

Dates: 1892
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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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).
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Ceremonial wooden baton, 1860 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ORCS.9.02
Scope and Contents

The baton’s stone head is bound with wooden fibre, and its slender wooden shaft is inlaid with mother-of-pearl. It was worn suspended from the neck with the aid of a fibre cord pierced through the upper shaft. The baton was produced in the Solomon Islands, probably Malaita, during the late nineteenth or early twentieth centuries.

Dates: 1860 - 1930
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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Commodore James Goodenough’s cross, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/28
Scope and Contents

204 x 151 mm. A close-up of the cross, with two natives sitting on the ground beside it.

Dates: 1892
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 in Focus Slides

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011GGG
Scope and Contents Collection of 35mm colour slides of countries of the Commonwealth. When the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition was being prepared it was felt that the strong emphasis on the historical aspect, and the fact that the only section on the contemporary Commonwealth dealt with broad issues and organisations rather than individual countries, made some additional material on contemporary developments desirable. Accordingly it was decided to have a continuous slide projection of contemporary...
Dates: 1982
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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Copra : sequence from Solomon Islands and Fiji, numbered by Marnham, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham H
Scope and Contents

Slide numbers 1 and 2 are Ektachromes with frames made in England, 3-7 are Kodachromes processed in Australia.

Dates: 1963
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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Feather money, brought to Forrest’s house at Nelua. Price of girl bought as teacher’s wife, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/22
Scope and Contents

204 x 151 mm. A view showing Mr A.E.C. Forrest, a European lay worker, standing among natives who carry large coils of feather money. This photograph is used as an illustration in ‘The Light of Melanesia’.

Dates: 1892
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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Hongo, with island of Mandolina, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/12
Scope and Contents

205 x 151 mm. A view taken from the beach at Hongo, with Mandolians visible in the distance.

Dates: 1892
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 of Mandoliana, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/13
Scope and Contents

205 x 152 mm. A view from the sea, looking towards the island, and showing beach and jungle.

Dates: 1892
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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Men at Soa - Malanta, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/20
Scope and Contents

204 x 148 mm. A view showing a group of men and children grouped in front of a bamboo house, and holding spears and other weapons. Two of the people, wearing European clothing, are probably connected with the mission.

Dates: 1892
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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Mr Nielsen, the trader, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/14
Scope and Contents

206 x 153 mm. A view showing the bearded trader sitting on the verandah of a house in a wicker chair. Nielsen is not mentioned in any detail by Montgomery, who only states that Nielsen’s store is situated beside the Scudamore Channel in Florida.

Dates: 1892
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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Natei and a dancing party at Nelua, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/24
Scope and Contents

204 x 151 mm. A view showing Natei, in traditional dress and wearing a ceremonial hat, standing in front of a group of similarly attired warriors.

Dates: 1892
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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Natei - Chief near Nelua, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/23
Scope and Contents

153 x 204 mm. A view showing Natei, wearing a loin cloth and holding a bow and arrows, standing in front of a stone wall.

Dates: 1892
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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Natives of Solomon Islands, 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3091I/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

200 x 150 mm. modern copies of original prints.

Dates: 2006
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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Outrigger under sail, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/23
Scope and Contents

179 x 116 mm. Showing a canoe with a distinctive sail heading towards islands in the distance. The sail is of the type seen in the Solomon Islands.

Dates: 1885 - 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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Parliament at Hongo-Florida-Solomon Group, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/8
Scope and Contents

206 x 151 mm. A view showing Rev. Palmer addressing the assembled natives at the annual Parliament, with Bishop Montgomery standing at his side. This photograph taken by Dr Welchman on September 21st, is used as an illustration in ‘The Light of Melanesia’.

Dates: 1892
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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Parliament at Hongo-Florida-Solomon Group, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309A/9
Scope and Contents

205 x 152 mm. A view showing chiefs in European clothes sitting on a bench, with other people on the ground. Tambukoro, in white clothing, sits at the right of the group of chiefs.

Dates: 1902
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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Rabaul, Buka and the Solomon Islands : '3 sisters'. Visale Leper Settlement, Guadalcanal, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham D/211A
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains Ektachromes with frames made in England (except 516A). Apart from the maps, all are numbered by Marnham. The maps are: numbers 15-17 three views of a map of the Pacific and numbers 18-19 two views of a map of the Western Pacific. Numbers 103, 105, 108, 111, 116, 212, 318, 406, 503, 504 and 519 are listed as missing with no attempt to catalogue them as they contain no further details.

Dates: 1963
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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Rabaul, Buka and the Solomon Islands : approaching Yandina, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham D/205
Scope and Contents

[Russell Is, Solomon Is, from the air].

Dates: 1963
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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Rabaul, Buka and the Solomon Islands : approaching Yandina, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham D/206
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains Ektachromes with frames made in England (except 516A). Apart from the maps, all are numbered by Marnham. The maps are: numbers 15-17 three views of a map of the Pacific and numbers 18-19 two views of a map of the Western Pacific. Numbers 103, 105, 108, 111, 116, 212, 318, 406, 503, 504 and 519 are listed as missing with no attempt to catalogue them as they contain no further details.

Dates: 1963
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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Rabaul, Buka and the Solomon Islands : Bina, pick pocket, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham D/216
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains Ektachromes with frames made in England (except 516A). Apart from the maps, all are numbered by Marnham. The maps are: numbers 15-17 three views of a map of the Pacific and numbers 18-19 two views of a map of the Western Pacific. Numbers 103, 105, 108, 111, 116, 212, 318, 406, 503, 504 and 519 are listed as missing with no attempt to catalogue them as they contain no further details.

Dates: 1963
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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