Found in 115 Collections and/or Records:
These notes cover Bell’s service as Administrator of Dominica and Acting Governor of the Leeward Islands (1899-1905), Commissioner (Governor) of Uganda (1906-1909), Governor of Northern Nigeria (1909-12), Governor of the Leeward Islands (1912-1916) and Governor of Mauritius (1916-24). Prominent subjects include Bell’s official duties, colleagues, travels, social life and personal affairs (circa 180 sheets).
179 x 153 mm. A general view of the Antigua Constitutional Conference as the Earl of Longford, Secretary of State for the Colonies, makes his speech of welcome to the delegates. The opening session of the Conference was held at Marlborough House in London.
206 x 153 mm Mr. McChesney George, the Antiguan Minister Without Portfolio, is seen here during the opening session of the Antigua Constitutional Conference.
205 x 151 mm. The Secretary of State for the Colonies, the Earl of Longford, is seen here making his speech of welcome at the Antigua Constitutional Conference.
202 x 153 mm. Mr V.C. Bird, Chief Minister of Antigua, makes the official opening speech at the Antigua Constitutional Conference.
145 x 192 mm. At the opening of the Antigua Constitutional Conference, Mr V.C. Bird (left) the Chief Minister of Antigua, shakes hands with the Secretary of State for the Colonies, the Earl of Longford. On the right is Lord Sorensen who assisted the Secretary of State at the Conference.
201x 153 mm. (2 copies) Mr D.J.G. Rose, the Administrator of Antigua, is seen here at the opening session of the Antigua Constitutional Conference.
278 x 200 mm. A view from the road looking up towards the twin-towered west façade of the Cathedral of St. John's, Antigua. The building replaces the earlier church which was destroyed by an earthquake in 1843. The corner stone of the later building was laid in 1845 and the cathedral opened for worship in 1847 although not completed until the following year.
229 x 291 mm (overall), 102 x 130 mm (image). Halftone print. Studio name printed as part of image, print inscribed by hand in ink, au recto, below image. Photograph was taken from a slightly lower vantage point and shows St. John's Cathedral from overlooking other buildings.
A collection of mounted prints measuring approximately 170 x 120 mm., captioned. The photographs are copies of coloured aquatints by William Clark, published in 1823 under the title 'Ten views in the Island of Antigua.' Photographs by Henry Bourne.
187 x 126 mm. A view looking towards the harbour and town of Saint Johns Antigua, with the cathedral visible in the distance. The title is taken from the pencilled caption on the back of the print.
187 x 126 mm. A view looking over the town of Saint Johns with the cathedral on the skyline. The title is taken from the pencilled caption on the back of the print.
A Christmas card from Barclays Bank (Dominion, Colonial and Overseas), 1952, depicting a view of English Harbour (now called Saint Johns), Antigua, from Great George Fort on Monk's Hill in 1830. There is an accompanying undated photograph of the same scene and a short note describing the card.
126 x 88 mm. Showing groups of European women seated beneath the decorated verandahs of the buildings lining the street leading to the landing stage. Part of the welcoming committee can be seen in the background.
Loose papers and one newspaper from Patrick and his son James Colquhoun's correspondence files. RCMS 263/1-9 have a cover headed 'Nevis 1820' and RCMS 263/11-31 are in a similar cover '1832 West Indies'. Each has a note of contents, but these do not tally exactly with the items now present.