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Stanley (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

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1 year of settlement 1844-5, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 273/1
Scope and Contents A 290 x 190 mm watercolour of the new capital, Port Stanley, looking north-west. A flag flies from a flagpole on a raised mound to the west of the settlement, and there are scattered buildings along the shore, and ships at anchor in the channel. Port Louis, located at the head of the Berkeley Sound, was the former French capital of the colony, founded by Louis de Bougainville in 1764, and the oldest settlement on the Falkland Islands. In 1842 the Colonial Office decided to move the...
Dates: 1845
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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1 year of settlement 1844-5, 1900 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/XII/1
Scope and Contents This is a reproduction of RCMS 273/1, which is a 290 x 190 mm watercolour of the new capital of the Falkland Islands, Port Stanley, looking north-west. A flag flies from a flagpole on a raised mound to the west of the settlement, and there are scattered buildings along the shore, and ships at anchor in the channel.Port Louis, located at the head of the Berkeley Sound, was the former French capital of the colony, founded by Louis de Bougainville in 1764, and the oldest settlement on...
Dates: 1900 - 1950
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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A Quartzite outcrop, Falkland Islands, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30795A/12
Scope and Contents

158 x 113 mm. Showing a ragged quartzite outcrop at the edge of a stone river with two women sitting on the grass in front of the rock.

Dates: 1905
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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[Arthur coming ashore], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/85
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

All of these prints are 160 x 110 mm.

Dates: 1954-04-01
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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[Arthur saluting], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/88
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

All of these prints are 160 x 110 mm.

Dates: 1954-04-01
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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[Arthur signing document in Government House], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/94
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

All of these prints are 160 x 110 mm.

Dates: 1954-04-01
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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[Arthur speaking in Government House], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/96
Scope and Contents

On the reverse of the print is the handwritten reference '32A/1'.

Dates: 1954-04-01
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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[Arthur standing outside Government House], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/97
Scope and Contents

On the reverse of the print is the handwritten reference '34A/1'.

Dates: 1954-04-01
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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[Arthur with Naval Guard of Honour], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/89
Scope and Contents

On the reverse of the print is the handwritten reference '19A/2'.

Dates: 1954-04-01
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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[Arthur with Naval Guard of Honour], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/90
Scope and Contents

On the reverse of the print is the handwritten reference '28A/1'.

Dates: 1954-04-01
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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[Arthur with Naval Guard of Honour], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/91
Scope and Contents

On the reverse of the print is the handwritten reference '24A/2'.

Dates: 1954-04-01
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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[Arthur with Naval Guard of Honour], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/92
Scope and Contents

On the reverse of the print is the handwritten reference '25A/2'.

Dates: 1954-04-01
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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[Arthur with Naval Guard of Honour], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/93
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

All of these prints are 160 x 110 mm.

Dates: 1954-04-01
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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Back at Stanley, 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/125
Scope and Contents

115 x 80 mm. A view showing Beresford and George Stewart on their horses, with two spare horses to their sides. The caption on the reverse written in blue ink continues: 'L - R, Faith, Beresford (on 'Marquita'), Byng and George Stewart (on 'Prudence').

Dates: 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22
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

Falkland Islands album

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 273
Scope and Contents

An album of blank paper measuring 245 x 300 mm. The first thirty pages contain a miscellaneous collection of inserted photographs, original drawings and watercolours, mostly of maritime and naval interest and of family holidays, ranging in date from 1845 to 1900. There are eight original pictures of the Falkland Islands area, some of which are initialled G.M.H. or R.C.H. The last item is a photograph of troops embarking for the South African War in 1900.

Dates: 1845 - 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).
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General view of Stanley from above the cemetery, 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 19/4444
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. In foreground is the site of the Old British Cantonment of 1839: note Chinese Temple across the bay. [A misty distance].

Dates: 1909
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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Government House, Falkland Islands, winter, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30795A/2
Scope and Contents

150 x 117mm. Showing a house and a cluster of outbuildings set in a snow covered field.

Dates: 1905
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).
 Sub-Series

[Governor's arrival at Port Stanley 1 April 1954], 1954-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/85-97
Scope and Contents

All of these prints are 160 x 110 mm.

Dates: 1954-04-01
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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In lasting memory, after many days and much suffering by land and sea, this gun was laid here by HMS Durban, Nov. 1932, 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/27
Scope and Contents

132 x 86 mm. The memorial continues, 'Sparrow Cove has been much improved since the gun has been removed. Now it rests on Sapper Hill where it is just as useless still.'

Dates: 1932
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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JE Cobb on anemometer stand about 1880 in Stanley, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/24a
Scope and Contents

160 x 150 mm duplicate of RCMS 277/1/24 showing Frederick Edward Cobb (1845 - 1934) Falkland Islands Company managing director.

Dates: 1880
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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Last view of Stanley, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/94
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides mainly in thick plastic frames marked 'Photopia', made in Germany, dark grey with a red top. The exceptions are numbers 72-75 in Kodachrome cardboard frames which link up with C and numbers 37-38 and 99-103 which are in silver Sytec frames. Some of the frames have brief captions pencilled on them, but these are very hard to read. Others have labels stuck on. A roughly written numbered list was in the original box. The list which follows has been derived from these...
Dates: 1962
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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Leaving Stanley, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/91
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides mainly in thick plastic frames marked 'Photopia', made in Germany, dark grey with a red top. The exceptions are numbers 72-75 in Kodachrome cardboard frames which link up with C and numbers 37-38 and 99-103 which are in silver Sytec frames. Some of the frames have brief captions pencilled on them, but these are very hard to read. Others have labels stuck on. A roughly written numbered list was in the original box. The list which follows has been derived from these...
Dates: 1962
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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Leaving Stanley, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/92
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides mainly in thick plastic frames marked 'Photopia', made in Germany, dark grey with a red top. The exceptions are numbers 72-75 in Kodachrome cardboard frames which link up with C and numbers 37-38 and 99-103 which are in silver Sytec frames. Some of the frames have brief captions pencilled on them, but these are very hard to read. Others have labels stuck on. A roughly written numbered list was in the original box. The list which follows has been derived from these...
Dates: 1962
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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Looking back to Stanley, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/93
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides mainly in thick plastic frames marked 'Photopia', made in Germany, dark grey with a red top. The exceptions are numbers 72-75 in Kodachrome cardboard frames which link up with C and numbers 37-38 and 99-103 which are in silver Sytec frames. Some of the frames have brief captions pencilled on them, but these are very hard to read. Others have labels stuck on. A roughly written numbered list was in the original box. The list which follows has been derived from these...
Dates: 1962
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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Montagu House, Stanley, home of GM Dean, birthplace of his children, 1900 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/75
Scope and Contents

105 x 82 mm.

Dates: 1900 - 1953
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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