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Greater Antilles (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:

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[Miscellaneous], 1955-06 - 1979-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011WW 3/1 Misc
Scope and Contents A series of photographs of inter-university events. Photographer unknown.
Dates: 1955-06 - 1979-12
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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Modern multi-storied buildings now adorn Kingston's waterfront in place of shrubbery and ramshackle warehouses. The temporary headquarters of the Seabed Authority is located in this area, 1959 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/8
Scope and Contents 370 x 300 mm.
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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Montego Bay, circa 1959, the most popular tourist resort and second largest town in Jamaica. It is situated on the north-western coast of Jamaica, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/9
Scope and Contents 250 x 200 mm.
Dates: 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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Montego Bay, Jamaica, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307J/2
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 is taken from an elevated location and shows treetops and rooftops at the coast. Open water, a ship and land are visible in the background.
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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Muster of 4-H Club members at Annual Achievement Day - Lucky Hill, 8th February, 1945, 1945-02-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/545
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: 1945-02-08
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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Myrtle Bank Hotel, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/17
Scope and Contents 231 x 178 mm. A view from the lawn showing the rear facades of the hotel, with guests standing on the verandah. The hotel is in Harbour Street, Kingston: 'The Myrtle Bank Hotel has become a synonym for everything associated with elegance and comfort in accommodation, the superlative in food and wine, and all that is best and brightest in the innumerable phases of attraction so indispensable to modern ideals for the needs of the day and the pleasures of the night… On the verandahs of the...
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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[Ocho Rios, 1979], 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/12
Scope and Contents 250 x 200 mm. The caption reads 'Twenty years later, in 1979, the scene is startlingly different, with several resort complexes and shopping malls on the coastline. Ocho Rios is also a bauxite port and the combined effect of both industries has contributed to the growth of the town as a commercial centre'.
Dates: 1979
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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Officer of Jamaica Light Horse Volunteers, 1862-1867, 1960 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q/6
Scope and Contents 53 x 86 mm. Full length portrait of an unidentified officer. The annotation continues 'From the collection of the Marquess of Cambridge'. Another annotation, in a different hand and ink, appears to give instructions to a printer as to how this photograph should be subtitled in a publication.
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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Old Kings House, Spanish Town, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/9
Scope and Contents 162 x 113 mm. Showing the front façade of Kings House, built for Henry Moore, who administered the island from 1756 to 1762. This façade is now all that remains of the building, the interior having been destroyed by fire in 1925. The building is situated in the Plaza in Spanish Town.
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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Opening of a new road leading to Newcastle through the Mountains of St. Andrew and the Port Royal Mountains from Kingston, 1889 - 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073A/5
Scope and Contents 244 x 194 mm. A view looking south towards Kingston and Port Royal from the wooded hills of the St. Andrew's Mountains, with a fence and part of a road visible in the foreground.
Dates: 1889 - 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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Opening the road to New castle through the St. Andrew's and Port Royal Mountains from Kingston, 1889 - 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073A/6
Scope and Contents 244 x 196 mm. A view showing the Governor of Jamaica, Sir Henry Arthur Blake (1840-1918) standing beside a small ornamental wheelbarrow and holding a spade, about to perform the opening ceremony. At the right of the picture stand European officials and spectators, while at the left stands a group of labourers. The exact date of the ceremony has not bee ascertained. Sir Henry Blake was Governor of Jamaica between 1889 and 1897.
Dates: 1889 - 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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Palm Walk, Jamaica, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073C/6
Scope and Contents 75 x 98 mm. A view looking along a palm-lined path leading to an estate.
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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Parish Church Mandeville, Ja, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/11
Scope and Contents 162 x 116 mm. Showing the church with its square tower, taken from outside the churchyard. Mandeville lies about 40 miles west of Kingston in the centre of the island.
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

Photographs of Jamaica, circa 1900-1911, 1900 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B
Scope and Contents Contains loose, miscellaneous prints of various sizes photographed by A. Duperly and Son, Young Brothers, S.C. Scott and Dr Sinclair. Most of the photographs have pencilled captions on the back; those prints for which captions were composed are enclosed in square brackets.
Dates: 1900 - 1911
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

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).
 Fonds

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).
 Fonds

Picturesque Jamaica

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073G
Scope and Contents Volume of 'mezzotypes', apparently a collotype process, from photographs by V.P. Parkhurst of Kingston, Jamaica. The pictures are 178 x 228 mm, on leaves 265 x 355 mm, and have printed captions. The spine is lettered 'Picturesque Jamaica'. Frank Cundall notes that five parts only were published, though ten were projected (Cundall 1895, p.33); elsewhere, he notes 'The scenes, which are typical of the eastern half of the island ... are accompanied by descriptive letterpress, appreciative of...
Dates: 1887
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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Police Station and Court House, Cedar Valley, Jamaica, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/10
Scope and Contents 161 x 116 mm. Showing a small group of Jamaican men and women standing in front of the stone courthouse. With hills in the background. Cedar Valley lies about ten miles east of Kingston at the foot of the Blue Mountains.
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).
 Series

Political evolution and the movement to independence, 1959 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/15-16
Scope and Contents A series of photographs relating, as the title suggests, to the move towards independence. 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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Port Antonio, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/14
Scope and Contents 231 x 178 mm. A view looking down from a hillside above the town on to the small harbour, with house and shops clustered at the water's edge.
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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Port Kaiser, situated on the north coast of Jamaica is one of the ports used for the shipment of the bauxite ore, the mainstay of the island's economy, 1959 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/6
Scope and Contents 250 x 200 mm. Aerial photograph by J.S. Tynedale-Biscoe.
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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Port Royal, Jamaica, 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307J/1
Scope and Contents 229 x 291 mm (overall), 101 x 139 mm (image). Halftone print. Studio name printed as part of image in bottom left corner, print captioned by hand, in ink, au recto, below image. Photograph is taken from an elevated location and shows rooftops and treetops looking towards the coast and open water, with a ship and land visible in the background.
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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[Portmore, circa 1982], 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/14
Scope and Contents 250 x 200 mm. The caption reads 'The same area today houses thousands of Jamaicans in several housing schemes as housing developers, including the Government, attempted to solve the problem of overcrowding in the metropolitan area of Kingston by extending its boundaries to include the adjoining lowlands of St. Catherine'.
Dates: 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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Poultry group. Member of group displaying his fowls and hen house to instructor, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/538
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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Princess Margaret, as Queen Elizabeth's representative, reads the Throne Speech at the Opening of Parliament on 7 August 1962, 1962-08-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/16
Scope and Contents 370 x 300 mm. Daily Gleaner photograph.
Dates: 1962-08-07
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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