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Greater Antilles (island group)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:

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Jamaica : King's house, 1956 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham A/2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: Slides numbered from 1-65 by John Ewart Marnham (numbers 14, 42 and 43 are missing). There are also 5 slides of Tobago and one of Jamaica not numbered by him, but clearly identifiable by the processing number and probably omitted on account of inferior quality or repetitive subject. They are inserted at appropriate points. Eleven slides (numbers 23-28), 29-31, 33-35) are in Kodak Readymount frames without processing numbers and since several show John Ewart Marnham and Susan Marnham it is...
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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Jamaica : King's house, 1956 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham A/3
Scope and Contents [Gardens].
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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Jamaica Militia Volunteers, 1885, 1960 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q/3
Scope and Contents 118 x 71 mm. Photographic copy of a watercolour view of morning parade at Up Park Camp, Jamaica. The annotation on the reverse gives details of the uniforms.
Dates: 1960 - 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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Jamaica : ? Newcastle, 1956 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham A/5A
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: Slides numbered from 1-65 by John Ewart Marnham (numbers 14, 42 and 43 are missing). There are also 5 slides of Tobago and one of Jamaica not numbered by him, but clearly identifiable by the processing number and probably omitted on account of inferior quality or repetitive subject. They are inserted at appropriate points. Eleven slides (numbers 23-28), 29-31, 33-35) are in Kodak Readymount frames without processing numbers and since several show John Ewart Marnham and Susan Marnham it is...
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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Jamaican and British soldiers co-operate to assist victims of flooding in Newmarket, St. Elizabeth, in June 1979, 1979-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/25
Scope and Contents 250 x 200 mm. Jamaica Information Service photograph by Ted Cunningham.
Dates: 1979-06
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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Jamaican and British soldiers co-operate to assist victims of flooding in Newmarket, St. Elizabeth, in June 1979, 1979-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/24
Scope and Contents 250 x 200 mm. Jamaica Information Service photograph by Ted Cunningham.
Dates: 1979-06
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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Jamaican cane mill, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/3
Scope and Contents 92 x 114 mm. Showing grinding machinery and a bullock with piles of sugarcane in the foreground. Photograph by S.C. Scott.
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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Jamaica's Blue Mountain coffee is renowned for its delicious flavour. Here, coffee berries are being sprayed against the coffee berry borer disease to ensure that the high quality is maintained, 1959 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/19
Scope and Contents 250 x 200 mm. Jamaica Information Service photograph by Ted Cunningham.
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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Jamaica's multi-racial society is mirrored on the faces of these students, giving credence to the Nation's motto, 'Out of many, one people'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/1
Scope and Contents 370 x 300 mm. This photograph appears under the heading 'The people of the Commonwealth, past and present'. The heading 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. Jamaica Information Service photograph taken by Errol Harvey.
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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Judging goats on Achievement Day, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/548
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. They are captioned on the reverse and fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72 Ishere Approved School (see...
Dates: 1945
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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Judging in a cooking contest, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/549
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. They are captioned on the reverse and fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72 Ishere Approved School (see...
Dates: 1945
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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[King Street, Kingston], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/22
Scope and Contents 230 x 181 mm. A view from the top floor of a building looking along King Street with mountains in the distance.
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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[King Street, Kingston], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/23
Scope and Contents 229 x 180 mm. A view from the harbour looking along King Street towards the mountains in the distance. The street itself is crowded with promenading Jamaicans, while in the foreground stands the Metcalfe Statue with the Victoria Market to the right.
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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King's House, 1908 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/15
Scope and Contents 232 x 178 mm. A view from the lawn showing the back of the new King's House in St. Andrew on the Liguanea Plain (a different building to that in Spanish Town seen in plate 9). The building, designed by Sir Charles Nicholson after the former Kings House, Bishop's Lodge, had been destroyed in the earthquake of 1907. It is constructed from reinforced concrete and comprises three floors with rooms arranged around an open patio.
Dates: 1908 - 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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[Kingston Harbour], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/24
Scope and Contents 230 x 177 mm. A view from the harbour showing steamers moored at the wharves on the Kingston dockside, with mountains in the distance.
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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Lady Margaret Lascelles, Hon. Edward Lascelles, Lady Harewood in front, Kings House, Jamaica, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031C/9
Scope and Contents 80 x 80 mm. Probably amateur snapshot. Lady Harewood was Florence, wife of the 5th Earl of Harewood. Lieutenant the Hon. Edward Lascelles (1887-1935) of the Rifle Brigade was her second son and Lady Margaret her only daughter. As the latter was married in October 1906 the photograph was presumably taken before that date.
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

Lady Swettenham collection (Malaya and Jamaica)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3031C
Scope and Contents Photographs by various photographers and three other items. They relate to the career of James Alexander Swettenham, who, after serving in Ceylon and Cyprus, became Colonial Secretary in Singapore in 1895. He was Governor of British Guyana 1901-1904 and of Jamaica 1904-1907. His period in Singapore coincided with the service in Malaya of his more famous brother, Sir Frank Swettenham. Their father was James Oldham Swettenham, Solicitor of Belper.
Dates: 1880 - 1953
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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Lewis B. Clemens, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073C/14
Scope and Contents 75 x 100 mm. Showing Clemens dressed in a white suit and pith helmet, standing with arms folded in front of a palm tree.
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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Linstead, Jamaica, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307J/3
Scope and Contents 229 x 291 mm (overall), 101 x 139 mm (image). Halftone print. Studio name printed as part of image, print inscribed by hand in ink, au recto, below image. Photograph shows a very busy street market at what is identified by a sign within the image (partially cropped at left edge) as the Linstead Bazaar.
Dates: 1897
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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Many of Jamaica's main roadways are inadequate for the volume of vehicular traffic which they must handle. As a result of this the Government has had to undertake an extensive road improvement programme, 1959 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/2
Scope and Contents 250 x 200 mm. Jamaica Information Service photograph.
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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Market Women, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/28
Scope and Contents 229 x 180 mm. Showing a group of Jamaican women and a donkey posing by the roadside with baskets of produce on their heads.
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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Members of 4-H Clubs who took part in the Candle Lighting Ceremony on the occasion of the Jubilee Celebration of the Jamaica Agricultural Society in 1945, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/553
Scope and Contents Photograph most likely taken in front of the Buxton House clock tower at Mico College in the parish of Saint Andrew.
Dates: 1945
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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Members of a Health Project giving a First Aid Demonstration, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/552
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. They are captioned on the reverse and fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72 Ishere Approved School (see...
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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Members of Cattle Project showing their animals in Achievement Day, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/544
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. They are captioned on the reverse and fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72 Ishere Approved School (see...
Dates: 1945
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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[Military cantonments at Newcastle], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/25
Scope and Contents 230 x 179 mm. A view looking down on the military emplacements perched on the side of a steep hill: 'High, High, High High up in the hills behind the capital, appearing as white specks on the mountain side, are the military cantonments of Newcastle, hanging in terraces like a monastery in Tibet... Perched at a height of four thousand feet above the level of the sea, these barracks were erected by Sir Charles Metcalfe, Governor from 1839 to 1841, for the benefit of the white troops, which were...
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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