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Saint Vincent (island)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

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Botanic Garden, St Vincent, 1879 - 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/32
Scope and Contents 244 x 191 mm. A view looking along a path in the gardens with trees and shrubs either side. Situated just below Government House and founded in 1763, the gardens are the oldest in the New World. Bligh's voyage to the South Seas in HMS 'Bounty' in 1787, which ended in mutiny, was made in order to supply the gardens with the breadfruit tree.
Dates: 1879 - 1887
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: 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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Botanic Garden, St Vincent, 1879 - 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/33
Scope and Contents 239 x 192 mm. A view looking along a path in the gardens with trees and shrubs on either side.
Dates: 1879 - 1887
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: 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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Carib family, St. Vincent, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773B/6
Scope and Contents 153 x 198 mm. An interesting photograph showing a Carib man and wife and three children. A modern caption on the reverse of the print states 'The Last family of true Caribs - St. Vincent 1915 (?)' The date here is certainly wrong , but the rest of the information may well be correct. The Caribs, a warlike seafaring race from the coasts of Bolivia and Brazil originally captured many of the West Indian Islands shortly before the European discovery of the New World, massacring and...
Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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Delegates from St. Vincent at London Conference, 1962-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/189
Scope and Contents 154 x 202 mm. Mr. E.T. Joshua and Mr. C.L. Tannis from St. Vincent pictured at the opening session of the East Caribbean Federation Conference at Marlborough House, London.
Dates: 1962-05
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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Disused sugar refinery, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773B/5
Scope and Contents 153 x 207 mm. A view showing St. Vincent islanders standing outside a derelict stone building, inside which can be seen a large water wheel and various other pieces of machinery. Formerly dependent on sugar, by the early 1900s the island's economy had switched to a reliance on cotton and arrowroot.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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Government House, St Vincent, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773B/3
Scope and Contents 151 x 210 mm. A view looking out from jungle foliage towards Government House in front of which the Union Jack is flying. The house stands at one end of the Botanical Gardens.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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Kingstown, 1971-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham EE/24
Scope and Contents [From above].
Dates: 1971-10
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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Kingstown, 1971-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham EE/25
Scope and Contents [From above].
Dates: 1971-10
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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Kingstown from Ft Charles, 1970-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham EE/1
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides all in Kodachrome mounts. Only a few of these show St Vincent itself; the majority are of the Grenadines including several of Mustique. Slides have been renumbered but arrangement in the file remains as per the original typescript catalogue.
Dates: 1970-05
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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Kingstown west, 1890 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773A/2
Scope and Contents 235 x 191 mm. A sharply defined view from a hillside behind the town, looking along the bay and showing the town and harbour with steamers at anchor in the deeper water and smaller sailing boats closer inshore. At the far end of the bay the landing pier can be seen, with the police barracks partially obscured by other buildings.
Dates: 1890 - 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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La Soufrière in eruption, 1902-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773B/1
Scope and Contents 150 x 113 mm. A view looking down in to the smoking crater of La Soufrière, a volcano situated in the north-central area of St. Vincent. This photograph was presumably taken some time around May 1902 when the eruption of the volcano caused great devastation and loss of life.
Dates: 1902-05
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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La Soufrière quiescent, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773B/2
Scope and Contents 171 x 120 mm. A mounted print showing the lake in the now quiescent crater of La Soufrière, with lava cliffs in the background. A few palms and other vegetation have been painted into the foreground.
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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Maps, 1907 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/2/38
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: 1907 - 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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Market Day, 1890 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773A/5
Scope and Contents 241 x 188 mm. A view looking down on the market square in Kingstown, with traders selling ironware and other goods from open and covered stalls. In the background can be seen the business premises of Thomas Lawlor.
Dates: 1890 - 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).
 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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Mustique : Antilles wreck, 1971-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham EE/4
Scope and Contents [From the air].
Dates: 1971-02
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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Native boats, on Market Day, 1890 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773A/4
Scope and Contents 244 x 188 mm. Showing islanders arriving in rowing boats for Market Day. Their boats are drawn up on the beach beside the landing pier and in front of the police barracks in Kingstown.
Dates: 1890 - 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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Nurses at Westminster Abbey for a Thanksgiving Service for St. Vincent’s Independence from Britain., 1979-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/504
Scope and Contents 136 x 201 mm.
Dates: 1979-10
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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Nurses at Westminster Abbey for a Thanksgiving Service for St. Vincent’s Independence from Britain., 1979-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/505
Scope and Contents 136 x 201 mm.
Dates: 1979-10
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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Photographs of St. Vincent, circa 1900-1910, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773B
Scope and Contents Contains loose photographs of various sizes. One is signed on reverse 'Cyril T. [?] Adams, Chateaubelair, St. Vincent'; other photographers unknown.
Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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Police Barracks and Landing Pier, 1890 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773A/3
Scope and Contents 242 x 187 mm. A view looking shorewards along the landing pier and facing the solidly built stone police barracks built on the waterfront at Kingstown.
Dates: 1890 - 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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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, at Westminster Abbey for a Thanksgiving Service for the independence of St. Vincent, 1979-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/507
Scope and Contents 136 x 201 mm.
Dates: 1979-10
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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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, at Westminster Abbey for a Thanksgiving Service for the independence of St. Vincent, 1979-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/508
Scope and Contents Neg.
Dates: 1979-10
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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