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Montserrat (dependent state)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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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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Extracts from Sloane MSS regarding Dominica, Montserrat, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/3/18
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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Government House, Montserrat, 1913 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/57
Scope and Contents 118 x 88 mm. A view showing the driveway and gabled front façade of Government House: 'The new Government House is quite a delightful place with one of the most beautiful gardens I have ever seen. I call it the 'Garden of lovely tones' for the shadows under the big trees are full of the softest violets and greens and rose. I wish I had it in Antigua. [Davidson-]Houston was rather a pet of my predecessor who allowed him almost carte blanche when building this house. The result is that it...
Dates: 1913 - 1914
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, 1913-01-17 - 1913-12-20

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/4/8
Scope and Contents These letters discuss Bell’s continuing efforts to justify himself to the Colonial Secretary Lewis Harcourt over the Nigerian Mission issue. Other official subjects include finance and initiatives to revive the pineapple industry, improve living accommodation for the labouring classes, support mothers with young children, and to rationalise customs tariffs and establish free trade within the Leeward Islands. Bell also comments upon the economic plight of sugar planters and the question of race...
Dates: 1913-01-17 - 1913-12-20
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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Montserrat: correspondence, programmes and general arrangements for visits, 1958 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIS 6/53
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The bulk of the collection consists of the papers of Lord Hailes as Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of the Federation of the West Indies, 1958-1962, showing, in fascinating detail, the working out of this experiment in federation. There are numerous papers relating to Lord Hailes's long tenure of office as Assistant, Deputy Chief, and finally Chief, Whip and these include many letters from his fellow Conservatives showing the high esteem in which they held him.Amongst the...
Dates: 1958 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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Montserrat Delegation at London Conference, 1962-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/190
Scope and Contents 155 x 204 mm. Mr. W.H. Bramble and Mr. J.W. Allen (right) from Montserrat 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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Montserrat Government House, 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham GG/28
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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Montserrat Government House, 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham GG/29
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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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).
 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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