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Greater Antilles (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Cayman Islands : Grand Cayman, 1956 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham A/6
Scope and Contents

[From air].

Dates: 1956 - 1958
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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Cement factory in Jamaica, 1940 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/68
Scope and Contents

166 x 115 mm. General exterior view. The caption on the reverse reads 'The new cement factory at Rockfort, at the eastern end of Kingston Harbour, is expected eventually to produce 8000 tons a month for home consumption in addition to a useful amount for export. The clay comes from Kingston Harbour and the limestone and gypsum from nearby mountains'.

Dates: 1940 - 1959
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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Chairman of Coop Council, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/536
Scope and Contents

Full length portrait of unidentified man.

Dates: 1940 - 1949
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).
 Item

[Chicken coop, 1940s], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/543
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. Captions on the reverse, 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. The prints fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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Children listening to a schools broadcast at Highgate Government School, 1955-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/67
Scope and Contents

148 x 116 mm. The caption on the reverse reads 'Two classes of children between 8 and 10 years of age are listening together. They particularly enjoy the nature study and music lessons. In this school there are three sets, one given by the Government and the others paid for by the school. At the rear of the class is Mr. R.S. Brooks, the Headmaster'. It also outlines, at length, Government broadcasting in Jamaica.

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).
 Fonds

Christy collection of photographs on Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A
Scope and Contents Contains loose photographs relating to various of Christy's travels; some photographs are his own and some are by professional photographers. Subjects include: scenes on the Nile including pyramids; railway views in Kenya; rubber trees and cultivation in Nigeria, Uganda and the Cameroons; scenes in the Congo including sufferers of sleeping sickness and ethnic groups of Central Africa of shorter than average height described as Pygmies; scenes in India; scenes from travels in Norway,...
Dates: 1880 - 1913
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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[Co-operative farmers at work in the field, 1940s], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/540
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. Captions on the reverse, 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. The prints fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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[Co-operative farmers at work in the field, 1940s], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/541
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. Captions on the reverse, 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. The prints fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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[Co-operative group parade, with terraced hillside in background, 1940s], 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/542
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. Captions on the reverse, 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. The prints fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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

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).
 Series

[Commonwealth Universities], 1946 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK/1-434
Scope and Contents

Includes material on Universities throughout the Commonwealth of Nations. Many, though not all, of the slides were taken by Ian Maxwell.

Dates: 1946 - 1991
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).
 Series

[Commonwealth Universities], 1946 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011WW 3/2
Scope and Contents

Includes material on Universities throughout the Commonwealth of Nations.

Dates: 1946 - 1986
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).
 Series

Communications, commerce and industry, 1959 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/2-7
Scope and Contents

A series of photographs relating, as the title suggests, to the areas of communication, commerce and industry. The title was chosen by the National Library of Jamaica, and is one of those based on the headings used for the sections of the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition.

Dates: 1959 - 1982
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).
 Item

Constant Spring Hotel, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/16
Scope and Contents 232 x 178 mm. A view looking across a small valley towards the spacious hotel, with mountains in the distance. The hotel is situated about six miles north of Kingston: 'Who has not heard of the Constant Spring Hotel? Its fame has gone throughout the world. The palatial caravansary stands on the summit of a gentle slope... the plan of the main building is rectangular... around it are extensive gardens and lawns for tennis, croquet, etc., where human art and ingenuity only serve to bring...
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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[Constant Spring Hotel], 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/19
Scope and Contents 231 x 178 mm. A view looking across a small valley towards the spacious hotel buildings, with mountains beyond. The hotel is situated about six miles north of Kingston: 'Who has not heard of the Constant Spring Hotel? Its fame has gone throughout the world. The palatial caravansary stands on the summit of a gentle slope... the plan of the main building is rectangular... around it are extensive gardens and lawns for tennis, croquet, etc., where human art and ingenuity only serve to bring...
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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Cooperative's hillside plough in action, drawn by 2 [?]steers, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/535
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. Captions on the reverse, 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. The prints fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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Corporal G.S. Gale, 1st West India Reg., Jamaica Section, 1879 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/20
Scope and Contents

78 x 99 mm. A view showing Corporal Gale standing at attention facing the camera and wearing the uniform of the West India Regiment. This print is half of a stereoscopic view card.

Dates: 1879 - 1890
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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Courthouse, Mandeville, Ja, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/12
Scope and Contents

162 x 116 mm. Showing the front of the Court House at Mandeville, a building of similar design to that seen in Y3073B/10. Of square construction with two curving staircases leading to an entrance on the first floor and with an entrance at ground level directly beneath the stairs. This Court House is of a rather more elegant design, however.

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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Crossing Bamboo Pond, near Morant Bay, Jamaica, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/5
Scope and Contents

151 x 103 mm. Showing a horse and buggy crossing a river, with Jamaicans helping to push the vehicle through the water. Additional information on the back of the print states 'Travelling on the King's Highway. Emo's Buggy, 1904. Before the bridge was made. Crossing Bamboo Pond Johnstone River near Morant Bay, [signed] J.E.K.'.

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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[Dedication by the Acting Bishop], 1922-11-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073F/3
Scope and Contents

165 x 105 mm. The Bishop, with upraised arms, is either dedicating the memorial or giving the final benediction. The Rt. Rev. David Williams Bentley (d. 1970) was appointed Assistant Bishop of Jamaica in 1919 and was Bishop of Barbados 1927-1945.

Dates: 1922-11-11
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

Dedication of Jamaica War Memorial 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073F
Scope and Contents

Collection of uncaptioned photographs by Cleary and Elliott, Kingston, Jamaica. The Memorial, a cross of island stone in front of the East Block of the Public Buildings in Kingston, was unveiled and dedicated on Armistice Day, 11 November 1922. Details for each photograph are derived from an accompanying Order of Service and the Jamaica Annual Report 1922.

Dates: 1922-11-11
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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Depot for collection of eggs, ginger and other local products, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/537
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. Captions on the reverse, 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. The prints fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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Dr Thomas Lecky receiving the Order of Merit in 1978 from the Governor General of Jamaica in recognition of his outstanding work in the field of cattle breeding, 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/22
Scope and Contents

250 x 200 mm. Photograph by Thomas Bryce.

Dates: 1978
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).
 Series

Education and science, 1959 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/17-23
Scope and Contents

A series of photographs relating, as the title suggests, to education and science. The title was chosen by the National Library of Jamaica, and is one of those based on the headings used for the sections of the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition.

Dates: 1959 - 1982
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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Entrance to the Oxford Caves, Jamaica, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073C/8
Scope and Contents

100 x 76 mm. Showing a young man standing among the stalactites in the caves. 'In these caves situated near Balaclava it is believed the Spanish hid their treasure when driven out by the British in 1655. And here also the persecuted Arawaks sought refuge during the Spanish occupation'. (Clemens)

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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