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Saint Kitts (island)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

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11 Postcard views of St. Kitts, Nevis, Canada and 2 copies Lord Nelson’s marriage certificate (includes personal correspondence), 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/13/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Davis had a life-long interest in the history of the West Indies and more specifically of Barbados, and this collection comprises a vast body of material gathered by him from archives in Britain, the Caribbean and Europe. He contributed many historical articles to newspapers and periodicals in British Guiana, Barbados and the United States. His intention to compose a comprehensive history of the West Indies was frustrated by ill health.
Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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17th Century Nevis, St. Kitts and Montserrat wills at Somerset House, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/7/18
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Davis had a life-long interest in the history of the West Indies and more specifically of Barbados, and this collection comprises a vast body of material gathered by him from archives in Britain, the Caribbean and Europe. He contributed many historical articles to newspapers and periodicals in British Guiana, Barbados and the United States. His intention to compose a comprehensive history of the West Indies was frustrated by ill health.
Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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A lesson on lifting a patient at the Nurses' Training School in Basseterre, St. Kitts, 1955-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/73
Scope and Contents 125 x 116 mm. Showing student nurses receiving instruction in lifting a patient by practising on a dummy. The lengthy captions on the reverse outline give a general outline of health provision in St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla together with a short description of the training.
Dates: 1955-03
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-Fonds

Articles of capitulation of Dominica and St Kitts, 1781 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 240/18
Scope and Contents The original articles of capitulation of Dominica and St Kitts and a petition from the inhabitants of the latter, with two further copies of each document. The papers are in French, and are accompanied by an undated one-page note describing their contents.
Dates: 1781 - 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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Basseterre, pier, 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham GG/37
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides covering most of the major islands of the group, both associated states and dependent territories. One relates to Marnham's official duties, the launch given to St Kitts in 1972.
Dates: 1972
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 Caribbean Federation Conference Opens, 1956-02-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/147
Scope and Contents 194 x 242 mm. Photo shows: Mr. R.L. Bradshaw of St. Kitts (Leeward Islands) when he arrived for the conference this morning.
Dates: 1956-02-07
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 Caribbean Talks Open, 1956-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/149
Scope and Contents 153 x 207 mm. Some of the delegates to the British Caribbean Federation Conference seen at the opening session at Lancaster House, London. They are from left to right, Mr. N.W. Manley and Mr. E.L. Allen from Jamaica, Mr. V.C. Bird, of Antigua, and Mr. R.L. Bradshaw of St. Kitts.
Dates: 1956-02
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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Diary, 1934-01-01 - 1934-12-26

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/13
Scope and Contents Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests, personal affairs and travel, and a series of letters published in the press dealing with Japanese expansion and international peacekeeping, fish and animal welfare, the Loc Ness monster, cruelty to animals in film, and seventeenth-century administration of Saint Kitts (circa 90 sheets).
Dates: 1934-01-01 - 1934-12-26
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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Extracts from 'Oxford Gazette', 1663, respecting the island of St Christopher, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/2/40
Scope and Contents 4 sheets.
Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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Extracts from Rawlinson MS C94 regarding Barbados and St Kitts, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/6/2
Scope and Contents 10 sheets.
Dates: 1908 - 1915
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).
 Fonds

Fisher photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher
Scope and Contents Collection of 29 albums consisting of approximately 3864 photographs taken or collected by A.H. Fisher for the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee 1907-1910. The numbering of the collection is problematic and details are provided for each separate album.Photographers: Some of the names which appear are:Hutchins: donor of some photographs of India, but not otherwise identifiedFirebrace: donor of some photographs of India, but not otherwise identifiedRighi: ...
Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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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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Letters, 1912-01-03 - 1912-12-21

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/4/7
Scope and Contents These letters cover the final period of Bell’s tenure as Governor of Northern Nigeria and his appointment as Governor of the Leeward Islands. They discuss Bell’s response to what he regarded as an unjust demotion by the Colonial Secretary, Lewis Harcourt, over the Nigerian mission question. Bell also describes his official duties, including visits to the islands within his jurisdiction, his health and private interests (58 sheets).
Dates: 1912-01-03 - 1912-12-21
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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Letters, 1914-01-03 - 1914-04-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/4/9
Scope and Contents Prominent subjects include official visits, the constitutional status of Dominica and the meeting of the Legislative Council (15 sheets).
Dates: 1914-01-03 - 1914-04-25
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).
 Fonds

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 original...
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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New launch, St Kitts : MV Liamuga, given by UK to replace the sunk Christine, handed over by Marnham 1972, 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham GG/36
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides covering most of the major islands of the group, both associated states and dependent territories. One relates to Marnham's official duties, the launch given to St Kitts in 1972.
Dates: 1972
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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Notes relating to the settlement of Barbados and St Christopher’s made at meetings of a Committee of the House of Commons 1646/1647 (from Rawlinson MS, No. 94), 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/2/31
Scope and Contents 17 sheets.
Dates: 1908 - 1915
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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Obeah and fetishism, 1899 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/5/2
Scope and Contents Notes and news clippings collected by Bell during his research into Obeah and folk religion, including the following reports, publications and photographs:‘Copy of a letter written by Our Lord Jesus Christ’Copy of the Leeward Islands Obeah Act, 1904‘Folk-lore’, 26: 3 (1915)Hinde, Hildegarde, ‘Magic among certain East African tribes’, taken from an unidentified number of ‘The Empire review’Houblon, Grahame, ‘Two Indian ghost stories’, taken from an...
Dates: 1899 - 1948
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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Public buildings at Basseterre, St Kitts, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30742A/2
Scope and Contents 244 x 195 mm. Showing the imposing government offices which stand on the waterfront in the St. Kitts capital with promenaders on the seafront and cloud covered mountains in the distance.
Dates: 1900
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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Public Gardens [Basseterre] St. Kitts, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30742A/1
Scope and Contents 212 x 163 mm. A view looking along a tree lined path in the gardens with lawns and palms at the left of the picture.
Dates: 1900
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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Register of baptisms and burials, 1721 to 1730, St Kitts, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/14/27
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Davis had a life-long interest in the history of the West Indies and more specifically of Barbados, and this collection comprises a vast body of material gathered by him from archives in Britain, the Caribbean and Europe. He contributed many historical articles to newspapers and periodicals in British Guiana, Barbados and the United States. His intention to compose a comprehensive history of the West Indies was frustrated by ill health.
Dates: 1908 - 1915
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-Fonds

Royal grant of West Indian governorship, 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 240/19
Scope and Contents A coloured photograph of an illuminated document dated 13 September 1625, 12'' x 8'', granting Sir Thomas Warner the governorship of St Christopher (St Kitts), 'Mevis' (Nevis), Barbados and Montserrat. There is an accompanying photocopy of a typed description of the grant and of the translation given in A. Warner, 'Sir Thomas Warner' (1933), pp. 28-33.
Dates: 1971
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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St Kitts, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307A/51
Scope and Contents 226 x 182 mm. A view looking towards the sea and distant mountains with a banana field in the foreground.
Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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St Kitts, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307A/52
Scope and Contents 156 x 97 mm. A view looking down on small houses and cabins, with fields under cultivation in the background.
Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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St Kitts, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307A/54
Scope and Contents 197 x 157 mm. A slightly blurry photograph showing a market scene in St Kitts, with produce laid out on the roadway in the foreground and promenading islanders beyond.
Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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