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Samoa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 204 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[A road in Samoa], 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/56
Scope and Contents

156 x 109 mm. A view along an unidentified country road in Samoa, lined with palm trees. Possibly the Tivoli Road, on the way to Vailima.

Dates: 1899
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 Samoan river, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/41
Scope and Contents

138 x 102 mm. A view showing a young Samoan boy standing beside a jungle river.

Dates: 1885 - 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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A Samoan Tapu, 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993D/5
Scope and Contents

110 x 165 mm. Three-quarter length photograph of a young woman, apparently on the deck of a ship. 'A Samoan Tapu' (young woman) is pencilled on the mount.

Dates: 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).
 File

Accreditation to Western Samoa, 1976 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/8/8
Scope and Contents

This file contains copies of official documents regarding Smedley’s appointment as non-resident High Commissioner of Western Samoa and its announcement, December 1976; newspaper cuttings reporting on the posting; copies of the Samoan welcome speech to Smedley and his reply; invitation cards for Samoan functions; Christmas cards from Chief Malietoa Tanumafili; tourist brochures and maps; and programme for 15th anniversary celebrations of independence, 1977 (circa 60 sheets).

Dates: 1976 - 1977
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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American Gatling gun, Point Mulinu’u, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/66
Scope and Contents

195 x 145 mm. A view showing a row of armed American sailors standing behind a Gatling gun team at Mulinu’u Point.

Dates: 1899
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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[Apia from the harbour], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/19
Scope and Contents

Smithson has pencilled '28/9' next to '19. Lighthouse painted with red light at night one higher up behind, mariners to get both in line to avoid reef'.

Dates: 1903
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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Apia from the sea, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/42
Scope and Contents

138 x 104 mm. A view showing part of the water frontage at Apia, with jungle and hills beyond.

Dates: 1885 - 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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Apia from the sea, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/54
Scope and Contents

157 x 102 mm. A view of the water-frontage at Apia similar to Y309B/42 but showing more coastline at the right of the picture.

Dates: 1885 - 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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[Apia, graves of sailors, late war], 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/52
Scope and Contents

196 x 142 mm. A view showing a small shaded graveyard with the graves of British and American seamen killed in the Civil War of 1899.

Dates: 1899
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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Apia, graves of sailors, late war, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/53
Scope and Contents

235 x 177 mm. Another photograph of the same graveyard, but taken in greater close-up than Y309C/52. This photograph is taken at an earlier date but in fact contains more graves. Some of the sailors were exhumed for reburial in a memorial tomb. Photograph stamped J. Davis, whose business was taken over by Tattersall in 1903.

Dates: 1899
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

Apia, Samoa, from the sea, 1884 - 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089D/80
Scope and Contents

196 x 139 mm. A view looking towards the shore from the harbour with the village stretching along the shoreline and jungle and hills beyond. Prominent on the shore is the stone church. Apia is situated on Upolu Island in Western Samoa and after Pango-Pango is the most important harbour in the Samoan Islands. See also Y309993A and Y309C.

Dates: 1884 - 1885
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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Apia. The spot where Freemen fell late war, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/62
Scope and Contents

200 x 124 mm. A view looking over a copra plantation, with a cross marked on the print in the middle of a clearing. Angel Hope Freeman was a senior Lieutenant on HMS ‘Tauranga’, which arrived in Samoa on the 24th March 1899. Freeman’s grave can be seen clearly in Y309C/53. Copyright registered 21 Aug. 1899.

Dates: 1899
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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[Avenue of palms], 1899 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993A(LS)/34
Scope and Contents

Coloured slide. No print, but there is one at Y309B/71.

Dates: 1899 - 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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Avenue of palms, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/71
Scope and Contents

58 x 99 mm. A view looking along a grass road running between two lines of palm-trees.

Dates: 1885 - 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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Beach scene, Samoa, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/51
Scope and Contents

139 x 103 mm. A view looking along rocky coastline, with palm trees at the water’s edge and a Samoan village just behind. Another print of the same photograph occurs at Y309B/64.

Dates: 1885 - 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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Beach scene, Samoa, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/53
Scope and Contents

155 x 103 mm. A view looking along a sandy beach, with a river outlet and a small wooden bridge in the background.

Dates: 1885 - 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).
 Item

Beach scene, Samoa, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/64
Scope and Contents

99 x 57 mm. A view looking along rocky coastline, with palm trees at the water’s edge and a Samoan village just behind. A duplicate of Y309B/51.

Dates: 1885 - 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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Bow of German ship ‘Eber’, 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993A(LS)/23
Scope and Contents

A view showing the beached remains of the ‘Eber’ in the foreground, with ‘Trenton’ and other wrecks beyond, and men clearing debris in Apia Harbour. Print number 26.

Dates: 1889
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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Breadfruit tree, 1899 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993A(LS)/35
Scope and Contents

A view showing a breadfruit tree laden with fruit. Print number 15.

Dates: 1899 - 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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British and American marines fighting side by side, 1889 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993A(LS)/46
Scope and Contents

Shows a Gatling gun post and British and American sailors during the Second Samoan Civil War. No print.

Dates: 1889 - 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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British consulate, Apia, 1899 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993A(LS)/36A
Scope and Contents

A view showing the British consultate a small wooden bungalow set among palm trees in its own garden. Print number 36.

Dates: 1899 - 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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British Consulate, Apia, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/27
Scope and Contents

185 x 133 mm. A view showing a small bungalow set on a low hill, with two women standing on the verandah. The flag pole in front of the house confirms an official function, although by 1899 this building was not the consulate (see Y309993A/36 for a photograph of the British Consulate during the war of 1899, a picture from another part of Wilfred Powell’s collection).

Dates: 1885 - 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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British Consulate, Apia, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/29
Scope and Contents

139 x 95 mm. A view showing a wooden bungalow with a raised verandah. As in Y309B/27 a flag pole announces the official status of the house, although this is a different building to that in Y309B/27, and is set among palm trees. From his correspondence it is clear that Powell moved several times during his stay in Samoa. The surrounding area looks very similar to that in Y309993A/36, although the building is different, or has been altered.

Dates: 1885 - 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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British Consulate, Apia, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/30
Scope and Contents

135 x 101 mm. Another view of the house seen in Y309B/29, with figures standing on the verandah.

Dates: 1885 - 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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British Consulate, Apia, 1885 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309B/86
Scope and Contents

141 x 103 mm. A view of the bungalow featured in Y309B/29-30 with figures standing on the balcony.

Dates: 1885 - 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).