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Belize (district (national))

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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 Item

Belize Crowd, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/1
Scope and Contents

128 x 101 mm. Showing crowds of Hondurans on the swing bridge over Haulover Creek, Belize City. On the far side of the creek lies Queen Street with the Paslow Building at the right (in which are housed various government departments and the Post Office).

Dates: 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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Belize Independence Celebrations, 1981-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/102
Scope and Contents

139 x 202 mm. Prime Minister George Price pictured during Independence Day press conference.

Dates: 1981-09
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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Belize market, Plantains in foreground, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/17
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. Showing an open courtyard in the market with piles of bananas on the ground.

Dates: 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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Belize River, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/19
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. A view looking along the Belize River outside Belize City, with tree-lined river banks and a small river steamer moored in the foreground.

Dates: 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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Belize River - cargo coming in from steamer, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/22
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. Showing a flat boat loaded with goods on the Belize River. The Presbyterian Church can be seen at the left of the picture.

Dates: 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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Belize River, Court House, Presbyterian Church, etc, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/16
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. A view looking across the river with boats in the foreground, towards the Court House and Church.

Dates: 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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Belize River - raft of mahogany being towed out to steamer, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/21
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. Showing chained mahogany trunks (another of Belize's largest exports) being moved down-river towards a steamer in the background.

Dates: 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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Children's Parade at Government [House] Belize. On Coronation Day 1911, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078A/2
Scope and Contents

163 x 114 mm. Showing children dressed in white on the lawn of Government House during a parade to celebrate the coronation of George V.

Dates: 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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Coronation celebrations, Belize [i.e. Belize City] 1911, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/26
Scope and Contents

126 x 101 mm. Showing a procession and band moving along a Belize City street. The spire of the Presbyterian Church can be seen in the background.

Dates: 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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Coronation celebrations, Belize [i.e. Belize City], 1911, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/27
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. Showing the scene in the square behind the Court House during the coronation celebrations for King George V. A guard of honour stands in the square surrounded by crowds as the Union Jack is raised. On a platform erected at the rear of the Court House stands the Governor, Sir Eric John Eagles Swayne (1863-1929, Governor of British Honduras 1906-13) with other dignitaries.

Dates: 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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Coronation celebrations, Belize [i.e. Belize City], 1911, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/29
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. A view from further away than the two preceding plates. Showing the crowd in the square and the guard of honour as the Governor, bareheaded, reads an address.

Dates: 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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Coronation celebrations, Belize [i.e. Belize City], 1911, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/30
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. Showing a march past of the military band at the end of the coronation celebrations.

Dates: 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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Coronation celebrations, Belize [i.e. Belize City], 1911. Feu-de-joie, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/28
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. A view from the same location as the preceding plate showing the guard of honour firing a feu-de-joie after the flag has been fully raised.

Dates: 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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Court House, Belize City, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/36
Scope and Contents

107 x 56 mm. A postcard (original photograph) showing the Belize City Court House with rows of flags hanging from the flagpole in front of the building. The reverse of the card is used for a brief note regarding a subscription fee (signature of writer illegible).

Dates: 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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Court House, Belize [i.e. Belize City]. Decorated for Coronation [1911], 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/24
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. Showing the Court House decorated with flags and bunting and a message reading 'God Bless Our King and Queen'.

Dates: 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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During coronation days of King George V, Belize [i.e. Belize City]. 22.6.11, 1911-06-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/31
Scope and Contents

137 x 87 mm. A postcard (original photograph) by Avery showing crowds of school children and others on the lawn of Government House, with a marching band entering the foreground of the picture. Government House looks on to the Belize City waterfront which can be seen in the background.

Dates: 1911-06-22
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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Friendly Society's Procession, Belize [i.e. Belize City], 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/25
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. Showing a procession crossing the Haulover Creek bridge, presumably at some time during the Coronation celebrations of 1911.

Dates: 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).
 File

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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Govt. [i.e. Government] Medical Offices, Belize [i.e. Belize City], 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/15
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. Showing the stone building of the Belize Medical Offices with the quarantine department at the left of the building.

Dates: 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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Govt. [i.e. Government] Offices, Belize [i.e. Belize City], 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/14
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. A view looking across the Belize River towards the Court House which lies near the river mouth. The building seen here was destroyed by fire in 1918 and replaced by a building of similar though more ornate design on the same site (built 1923 - 1926).

Dates: 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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Letter Book with a Private Cash Account for 1815; Chiefly relating to Accounts, 1815-06-27 - 1832-07-20

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 270/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Arthur was an efficient administrator and kept copies of virtually every official letter he wrote during his tenure as Superintendent and Commandant. These include dispatches to Bathurst on colonial affairs and to the Commander-in-Chief, Jamaica, regarding military administration. Letters to neighbouring Spanish colonies reflect his diplomatic responsibilities. Part of the collection relates to Bradley’s dispute with Arthur, which went before Parliament in 1837. A series of Inland Letter...
Dates: 1815-06-27 - 1832-07-20
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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Mahogany arch, Belize [i.e. Belize City], Coronation 1911, 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/23
Scope and Contents

101 x 114 mm. Showing a decorated mahogany arch in a Belize Street built in celebration of the coronation of George V. The spire of the Presbyterian Church can be seen in the background.

Dates: 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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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).
 Sub-Fonds

Painting of Cohune Palm, British Honduras, 1885-04-26

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 240/29
Scope and Contents

An ink and wash picture on olive green paper, 7'' x 10'', signed on the front 'H. Wickham, Corozal, 1885'. On the back is written 'Cohoon or Cohune palm, Corozal, British Honduras, 26 April 1885. H.A. Wickham'.

Dates: 1885-04-26
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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Part of Belize [i.e. Belize City], 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3078B/4
Scope and Contents

127 x 101 mm. Showing an unidentified part of the waterfront at Belize City with buildings in the background and a young boy facing the camera in the foreground.

Dates: 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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