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Leeward Islands (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 149 Collections and/or Records:

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Bendal's Stream, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/26
Scope and Contents

76 x 105 mm. A view looking along Bendal's Stream which formed part of the Antiguan water supply.

Dates: 1912
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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[Benyon], 1913 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/60
Scope and Contents

A print with some fogging showing Bell's A.D.C. Benyon standing in uniform on the steps of Government House, St. John's. No further biographical details available.

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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Boosé Scrapbooks

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011YY
Scope and Contents

A collection of scrapbooks containing press cuttings, correspondance, photographs, tickets, invitations, menus and programmes.

Dates: 1912 - 1922
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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Capt. Mann, 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/34
Scope and Contents

88 x 86 mm. Showing Bell's A.D.C. Captain Mann standing on the verandah of a bungalow and holding a large crab in his right hand. By August 1913 Mann had returned to England to rejoin his regiment.

Dates: 1912 - 1913
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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[Carriage in front of Government House, Saint Johns, Antigua], 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/ON7
Scope and Contents From the Series: A collection of loose prints of various sizes (mainly snapshots) by various photographers. The prints are largely uncaptioned and are mainly duplicates of prints in the other parts of the collection. The prints have been grouped chronologically thus: Uganda (1-47), Northern Nigeria (49-68), Caribbean (69-88), Mauritius (89-111), miscellaneous (112-117). The collection also includes 10 original negatives which are listed with the prefix 'Y3011G/ON'. Two geographical anomalies have crept...
Dates: 1912 - 1913
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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[Carriage outside Government House, Antigua], 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/35
Scope and Contents

88 x 87 mm. Showing Bell and an unidentified figure (in white uniform and plumed hat) seated in a carriage on the driveway in front of Government House.

Dates: 1912 - 1913
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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[Carriage outside Government House, Antigua], 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/82
Scope and Contents

84 x 83 mm.

Dates: 1912 - 1913
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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[Carriage outside Government House, Saint Johns], 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/84
Scope and Contents

88 x 87 mm. Showing an unidentified couple seated in a two wheeled carriage outside Government House.

Dates: 1912 - 1913
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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Challenge Shield for Inter-Island Cricket. Presented 1913, 1913-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/42
Scope and Contents

151 x 206 mm. A close up view of the shield.

Dates: 1913-04
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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[Coastal scene, marked '?Barbuda' crossed out, and '?Bequia'], 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham GG/26
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: 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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[Coastal scene, marked '?Coco pt Barbuda?'], 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham GG/27
Scope and Contents

[It seems likely that both Marnham GG/26 and Marnham GG/27 were taken in the same area, and as Marnham must have returned to St Lucia soon after, as 5-6 - see CC - were taken at Ciceron, it seems probably that they were of Barbuda, where the latter photographs of the previous film were taken, rather than Bequia on St Vincent].

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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Commonwealth in Focus Slides

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011GGG
Scope and Contents Collection of 35mm colour slides of countries of the Commonwealth. When the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition was being prepared it was felt that the strong emphasis on the historical aspect, and the fact that the only section on the contemporary Commonwealth dealt with broad issues and organisations rather than individual countries, made some additional material on contemporary developments desirable. Accordingly it was decided to have a continuous slide projection of contemporary...
Dates: 1982
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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Council Chamber, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/23
Scope and Contents

232 x 174 mm. A view looking across the St. John's Legislative Council Chamber towards the coat of arms and the portraits of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra hanging on the far wall.

Dates: 1912
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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Daniel Parke, Governor of Antigua. Killed 1710, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/43
Scope and Contents

148 x 187 mm. A photograph of a half-length portrait (artist unknown) showing Daniel Parkes standing beside a globe holding a pair of dividers. After service in the army under Marlborough, Parkes (1669-1710) was appointed Governor of the Leewards in 1706. He was murdered by insurrectionists in Antigua on December 7 1710.

Dates: 1913
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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[Departure of Sir Henry Hesketh Bell on leave from Antigua, May 9 1914], 1914-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/4
Scope and Contents

126 x 99 mm. Showing Bell, accompanied by Inspector Ruane (Commander of Police), inspecting a guard of honour at the quayside of St John's. The figures standing in the background appear to be, from left to right: (Sir) Thomas Alexander Vans Best (1870-1941), Colonial Secretary; Benyon, Bell's A.D.C.; and Thomas Stafford Sidney (1863-1917), Attorney General.

Dates: 1914-05
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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Dwellings of the poor in St John's, Antigua, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/24
Scope and Contents

77 x 105 mm. Close up view of a wooden hut, with a man standing in front of the doorway.

Dates: 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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Dwellings of the poor in St John's [i.e. Saint Johns], Antigua, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/23
Scope and Contents

103 x 78 mm. Showing small wooden hits in St John's.

Dates: 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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English Harbour [i.e. Saint Johns], Antigua, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/20
Scope and Contents 290 x 217 mm. A view from Ordnance Bay looking south along English Harbour to the sea. In the middle distance, jutting out into the bay from the right, is the dockyard of English Harbour. Situated on the south coast of Antigua 12 miles from St. John's the dockyard works were substantially completed by 1746 although the surviving buildings are of later date. The dockyard was abandoned in 1889 although the harbour itself was used by men of war until the mid 1890’s and for several years...
Dates: 1912
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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Fort James, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/30
Scope and Contents

101 x 74 mm. Showing Bell and a group of men and women posing for their photographs beside a cannon on the ramparts of Fort James which defends the northern approaches to St. John's.

Dates: 1912
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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[General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands, March 1914], 1914-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/62
Scope and Contents 250 x 196 mm. A group photograph of the administrators assembled for the meeting of the General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands which was opened by Bell on March 17 1914. This is no doubt the photograph mentioned by Bell in his letter : 'Very good photos of myself and my lieutenants and staff were taken, in our uniforms, and you will see them later.' (Bell 1914, March 28).Figures positively identified in the photograph are:Sir Henry Hesketh Bell, seated in centre...
Dates: 1914-03
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).
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General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands, March 1914, 1914-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/62A
Scope and Contents 250 x 196 mm. A group photograph of the administrators assembled for the meeting of the General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands which was opened by Bell on March 17 1914. This is no doubt the photograph mentioned by Bell in his letter : 'Very good photos of myself and my lieutenants and staff were taken, in our uniforms, and you will see them later.' (Bell 1914, March 28).Figures positively identified in the photograph are:Sir Henry Hesketh Bell, seated in centre...
Dates: 1914-03
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).
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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...
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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[Governor's arrival at meeting of General Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands, March 17 1914], 1914-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/63
Scope and Contents

247 x 197 mm. Showing Bell and his A.D.C. Benyon seated in a carriage on the way to the opening of the Legislative Council, with an armed mounted escort.

Dates: 1914-03
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).
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Govt. [i.e. Government] House, Antigua, 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/26
Scope and Contents

210 x 179 mm. A view looking along the drive towards Government House, which is largely obscured by trees.

Dates: 1879 - 1913
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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[Group at Government House, Saint Johns Antigua], 1913-03 - 1913-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/56
Scope and Contents

291 x 229 mm. A group photograph of Princess Marie Louise's party and Bell taken on the steps of Government House. The print is stamped on the reverse: 'Photograph and Copyright by José Anjo, St. John's, Antigua, B.W.I.'.

Dates: 1913-03 - 1913-04
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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