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Leeward Islands (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 149 Collections and/or Records:

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Photographs of St. Kitts, circa 1900, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30742A
Scope and Contents

Contains loose photographs by José Anjo with pencilled captions and photographer's stamp on the reverse of the prints. The pictures show buildings and a public garden in St. Kitts and Nevis (the two islands were formed into a union in 1882, although the idea had been mooted as early as 1723). The fourth image is a duplicate of No. 3.

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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Photographs of the Commonwealth West Indies. circa 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307D
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose photographs in two sizes: approximately 190 x 140 mm and 255 x 195 mm. The prints have captions pasted to their backs. The collection shows towns and tourist spots in Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad, Tobago, Antigua and Grenada. Photographs by BOAC, plus one print by the Jamaica Tourist Board.

Dates: 1967
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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Photographs of the West Indies

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307A
Scope and Contents An album of predominantly commercial photographs of varying size. Each photograph is mounted on the album page with a short typescript caption beside it. These captions appear to have been added at a later date. A small number of the photographs are professional prints and have captions within them as well. The photographs are chiefly views of places in the West Indies, together with a few portraits. They mainly show Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Guyana but the album also includes images of...
Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Photographs of Trinidad, 1911-1912, 1911 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075C
Scope and Contents

Contains loose photographs measuring approximately 100 x 75 mm with handwritten captions on reverse of the prints.

Dates: 1911 - 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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Pigeon Point, Tobago, 1911 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075C/1
Scope and Contents

97 x 74 mm. A view of the beach at Pigeon Point with palm trees growing near the shore.

Dates: 1911 - 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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Presentation of prizes, Inter-Island Sports, April 1913, 1913-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/37
Scope and Contents

124 x 87 mm. Showing Bell and a bearded figure standing behind a table on which stand the Challenge Cup and other trophies. For Bell's description of the sports, see Bell (1913), April 26. The bearded figure is possibly William Henry Whyam (born 1848), a member of the Executive and Legislative Councils of Antigua and the Leeward Islands at various times. The figure seated on the left in the front row is probably the Captain, Mr Peters.

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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Presentation of prizes, Inter-Island Sports, April 1913, 1913-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/38
Scope and Contents

124 x 86 mm. Showing Bell addressing the spectators in the stands at the prize-giving.

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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Presentation of prizes, Inter-Island Sports, April 1913, 1913-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/39
Scope and Contents

117 x 87 mm. Showing Bell addressing the spectators in the stands at the prize-giving.

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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[Presentation of prizes, Inter-Island Sports, April 1913], 1913-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/40
Scope and Contents

123 x 98 mm. Showing Bell presenting a prize to a winner.

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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[Presentation of prizes, Inter-Island Sports, April 1913], 1913-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/41
Scope and Contents

123 x 100 mm. A slightly blurred print showing Bell presenting the Inter-Island Cricket Challenge Shield, probably to Mr. Peters, captain of the winning Antigua team (possibly James Edwards Peters, appointed Clerk to the Magistrate in 1895).

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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Princess Margaret's visit to the West Indies, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307B
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose photographs, in two sizes, approximately 245 x 190 mm and 115 x 90 mm. The photographs have captions either typewritten directly, or pasted on to the backs of the prints. The photographs show scenes and events in Trinidad, St. Kitts and Antigua during February 1955. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1955-02
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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[Princess Marie Louise arriving at Government House, Antigua], 1913-03 - 1913-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/55
Scope and Contents

125 x 86 mm. Showing Bell, Princess Marie Louise and two other figures seated in a carriage standing in the driveway of Government House.

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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[Princess Marie Louise inspecting the Guard of Honour], 1913-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/46
Scope and Contents

125 x 85 mm. Showing Princess Marie Louise walking between the two ranks of the Guard of Honour shortly after her arrival in Antigua.

Dates: 1913-03
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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Progress in the Colonies, 1940s-1950s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R
Scope and Contents A collection of prints produced by the Central Office of Information. The prints measure approximately 165 x 115 mm and have typewritten captions pasted onto the reverse. A sheet of paper with the prints gives the title: 'Progress in the Colonies. Rejected photographs'. This selection appears to be part of a larger series of prints -the captions are often numbered and frequently make references to 'Feature Sets'. The photographs illustrate post-war developments in agriculture,...
Dates: 1940 - 1959
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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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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Return to Antigua, 28.9.14, 1914-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/5
Scope and Contents

126 x 98 mm. Showing Bell stepping from a steam launch on to the jetty at St. John's.

Dates: 1914-09
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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Review of Antigua Volunteers, Oct. 1914, 1914-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/7
Scope and Contents

126 x 100 mm. Showing Bell and Major Ledeath on horseback, with members of the Antigua Volunteer Defence Force in the background. This special parade took place on 7 October 1914.

Dates: 1914-10
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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[Review of troops, 7 October 1914], 1914-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/9
Scope and Contents

125 x 79 mm. Showing Bell, Major Ledeatt and men of the Antigua Volunteer Defence Force, raising their hats to cheer the King at the special parade held on 7 October 1914.

Dates: 1914-10
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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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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Scrapbook II, 1914-1922 (Australia, New Zealand, West Indies), 1914 - 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011YY/9-14
Scope and Contents

A scrapbook containing press cuttings, correspondance, photographs, tickets, invitations, menus and programmes.

Dates: 1914 - 1922
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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[Shanty housing, Antigua], 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/74
Scope and Contents

126 x 99 mm. Showing a row of tumbledown wooden cottages of the sort which Bell wished to replace with model villages.

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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[Sir Henry Hesketh Bell], 1913 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/59
Scope and Contents

87 x 87 mm. Showing Bell standing in uniform on the steps of Government House, St. John's.

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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Sir Henry Hesketh Bell Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011C-N
Scope and Contents A collection of prints by various photographers. Bell makes mention several times in his letters and diaries of taking photographs and many of the prints in the collection are evidently snapshots taken by him or by someone using his camera. Some professional work is included in the albums, the two most prominent photographers being Alfred Lobo (Uganda) and Jose Anjo (Dominica). In addition, Y3011F contains work by such well-known London photographers as Elliot and Fry, Maull and Fox,...
Dates: 1866 - 1940
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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Sir Henry Hesketh Bell Collection

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

Diaries, notebooks, letters, scrapbooks and publications. Titles and captions, including the names of institutions, have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation.

Dates: 1889 - 1948
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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