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Samoa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

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. 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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Ceremony, Apia, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/76
Scope and Contents

201 x 146 mm. A view showing a circle of dancing Samoans with European spectators in the background. This page of the album also contains two paper clippings concerning German reactions to the Anglo-American action in Samoa, and demanding compensation for the bombardment of Apia.

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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Copra making, Samoa, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/54
Scope and Contents

195 x 139 mm. A view showing three Samoans removing the kernels from a large pile of coconuts.

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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‘Fuia’ Samoan girl, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/65
Scope and Contents

139 x 192 mm. A full length portrait of a Samoan girl, wearing a mat skirt and standing in front of a palm thatch house.

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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Near R.C. [Roman Catholic] Mission, Apia, Samoa, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/55
Scope and Contents

192 x 146 mm. A view showing three Samoans in rough country in a creek, with two in a rowing boat and one standing in the water.

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).
 Fonds

New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089D
Scope and Contents An album containing mounted prints, most measuring approximately 200 x 140 mm, depicting the landscape and people of New Zealand, Fiji and Samoa. All the prints except for ten are signed and captioned by Burton Brothers. The ten unsigned photographs, mainly of Maori warriors, are the work of American Photo Company, Auckland (Y3089/53-54) and Pulman Studio, Auckland (Y3089D/58-65). The album breaks down into geographical locations thus:65 prints of New Zealand10 prints of...
Dates: 1884 - 1885
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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Papaseea Falls, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/69
Scope and Contents

146 x 198 mm. A view of the rock and waterfall, with a party of men at the top of the falls, and two men in the water below.

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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Papiloa falls, Samoa, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/68
Scope and Contents

145 x 198 mm. A view of the waterfall also known as the 'sliding rock.'

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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Reception on arrival, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/77
Scope and Contents

175 x 140 mm. A view looking down on Samoan boats and canoes drawn up alongside a steamer in Pago-Pago harbour (Tutuila Island). Copyright registered 28 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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Warships at Apia, Samoa, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309C/40
Scope and Contents

196 x 143 mm. A view looking across the harbour at Apia, with Samoan craft in the foreground, and three unidentified men-of-war at anchor beyond. Probably taken during the 1899 crisis.

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).