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Lesser Antilles (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 604 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Life in Trinidad

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075E
Scope and Contents

Collection of colour 35 mm transparencies given by the High Commission for Trinidad in August 1982. When planning the exhibition 'Commonwealth in Focus' the library requested material from Commonwealth Governments and these slides were sent in response. A continuous slide show was prepared to portray contemporary aspects of the countries of the Commonwealth and nine of these slides were copied for inclusion. The image descriptions are copied from the list supplied with the slides.

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).
 Item

Lizard, C [Ciceron], 1970-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham CC/5
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides taken chiefly in Ciceron and its grounds. Slides have been renumbered but arrangement in the file remains as per the original typescript catalogue.

Dates: 1970-09
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).
 Item

Lizard, C [Ciceron], 1971-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham CC/7
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides taken chiefly in Ciceron and its grounds. Slides have been renumbered but arrangement in the file remains as per the original typescript catalogue.

Dates: 1971-02
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

Local transport, Trinidad Volunteers, 1939, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q/13
Scope and Contents

248 x 179 mm. View looking across the parade ground towards the spectators, with units of the Trinidad Volunteers driving past the Governor's entourage in lorries with mounted guns. The Governor, seated on his horse at the left of the print, would be Major Sir Hubert Winthrop Young (1885-1950), Governor of Trinidad and Tobago 1938-42. Photograph by Guardian Photonews, Trinidad.

Dates: 1939
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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Making hats, Antigua, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/28
Scope and Contents

155 x 115 mm. Showing a group of Antiguan women weaving straw hats.

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).
 Item

Marigot, 1972-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham AA/62
Scope and Contents

[From the air].

Dates: 1972-09
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).
 Item

Marigot, 1972-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham AA/63
Scope and Contents

[From the air].

Dates: 1972-09
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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Marigot, St Martin, F.W.I. [i.e. Saint Martin, Antilles françaises], 1879 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/38
Scope and Contents

224 x 182 mm. A view looking down on the settlement of Marigot, with streets of houses built along a narrow spit of land jutting out into the harbour. Marigot is the capital of St. Martin which lies north-west of Saint-Barthèlemy.

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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Market Day, 1890 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30773A/5
Scope and Contents

241 x 188 mm. A view looking down on the market square in Kingstown, with traders selling ironware and other goods from open and covered stalls. In the background can be seen the business premises of Thomas Lawlor.

Dates: 1890 - 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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Market Day, St Andrews, Grenada, 1890 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30771A/25
Scope and Contents 286 x 235 mm. A view showing the market square in Grenville crowded with Grenadans and with public buildings and the bay in the background : '...the town...is built on low-lying swampy land adjoining the beach of a large bay on the east of the island in St Andrew's parish, and is consequently not very healthy, so that all the better classes live on the hills to the west of the town ... The town has a handsome block of public buildings facing the jetty, a market-place, two churches, a...
Dates: 1890 - 1893
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 Day, St George [i.e. Saint George's], Grenada, 1890 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30771A/5
Scope and Contents

306 x 249 mm. A fine view showing Grenadians in the market square selling their produce, with houses on the rising land in the background.

Dates: 1890 - 1893
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 shed, Scarborough, Tobago, BWI, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3076A/3
Scope and Contents

Showing a roofed market shed at Scarborough.

Dates: 1906
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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Masqueraders, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/24
Scope and Contents

232 x 175 mm. Showing a group of masqueraders dressed for carnival, surrounded by a group of laughing Antiguan youths.

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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Maurice Salles - Miquelle off Pitons, 1972-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham AA/66
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides of St Lucia. The majority are of views of scenery, many from the sea or from the air (two sequences in February 1971 and September 1972). There is not much relating to Marnham's work, though his official house in Castries is shown in February 1971. Among events which are shown are: a youth rally at Vieux Fort on 1 May 1971 and 11 scenes at the Castries Carnival of 1972. Slides have been renumbered but arrangement in the file remains as per the original typescript...
Dates: 1972-10
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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Mayrean [i.e. Mayreau], 1971-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham EE/11
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides all in Kodachrome mounts. Only a few of these show St Vincent itself; the majority are of the Grenadines including several of Mustique. Slides have been renumbered but arrangement in the file remains as per the original typescript catalogue.

Dates: 1971-05
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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Mayrean [i.e. Mayreau?], Grenadines, 1971-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham EE/9
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides all in Kodachrome mounts. Only a few of these show St Vincent itself; the majority are of the Grenadines including several of Mustique. Slides have been renumbered but arrangement in the file remains as per the original typescript catalogue.

Dates: 1971-05
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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Mayrean [i.e. Mayreau?], Grenadines : March 71, 1971-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham EE/10
Scope and Contents

[Group on shore].

Dates: 1971-03
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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Melvill [i.e. Melville] Hall Airport, 1971-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham DD/8
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides all in Kodachrome mounts. The early photographs include scenes during a visit by J.B. Godber, Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and his Private Secretary; some leading political figures are also shown. Slides have been renumbered but arrangement in the file remains as per the original typescript catalogue.

Dates: 1971-02
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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Melvill [i.e. Melville] Hall airport, looking E [i.e. east], 1972-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham DD/18
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides all in Kodachrome mounts. The early photographs include scenes during a visit by J.B. Godber, Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and his Private Secretary; some leading political figures are also shown. Slides have been renumbered but arrangement in the file remains as per the original typescript catalogue.

Dates: 1972-10
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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Melvill [i.e. Melville] Hall : R. Renwick, L.A. Rivière, J. Godber, 1971-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham DD/9
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides all in Kodachrome mounts. The early photographs include scenes during a visit by J.B. Godber, Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and his Private Secretary; some leading political figures are also shown. Slides have been renumbered but arrangement in the file remains as per the original typescript catalogue.

Dates: 1971-02
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

Memorial Wing, Victoria Institute

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3075B
Scope and Contents 235 x 197 mm. A mounted photograph showing the newly opened two storey stone building and apart from the caption includes the dedication 'The Royal Colonial Institute. With the compliments of the President, Trinidad: Feby. 1902.' The Victorian Institute was built at the top of Frederick Street, Port of Spain, to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887. An additional wing was built in 1897 on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee, and the Memorial Wing seen here erected after the...
Dates: 1902
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

Miscellaneous photographs from Uganda, Northern Nigeria, the Caribbean and Mauritius 1899-1930s, 1899 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G
Scope and Contents 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: 1899 - 1939
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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[Model village, Clare Hall, Antigua], 1912 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/75
Scope and Contents

124 x 99 mm. A view of some cottages.

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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[Model Village, Clare Hall, Antigua], 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/64
Scope and Contents 263 x 210 mm. Showing an area newly laid out with small wooden cottages. This is part of the scheme referred to by Bell in a letter; having made a start of clearing away a 'dirty little rookery, called Hyndman's village, which is quite close to Government House', Bell commenced: 'laying out a 'model village' at Clare Hall, about a mile away from the town, and am hoping to be able to induce a lot of people who are now living in the most awful conditions in the town slums to move up there...
Dates: 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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Modern Colonial Hospital, nearing completion in Trinidad, B.W.I. [British West Indies], 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/69
Scope and Contents 152 x 115 mm. The caption on the reverse reads: 'A new Colonial Hospital of 500 beds and estimated to cost approximately $6,300,000 will be opened in July, 1954, in Trinidad and Tobago in the British West Indies.The hospital is situated in the Southern portion of the Island, San Fernando, the second largest town of the Colony and contains the most modern equipment. Two of the wings of the new hospital with towers are shown from the entrance of the new...
Dates: 1954
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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