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Samoa Islands (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:

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[A fale (Samoan house)], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/84
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of glass lantern slides, 82 x 82 mm, mostly of Samoa, taken by John Snowden Smithson. Smithson visited Samoa on holiday and presumably the remaining slides (5 of them unidentified, 13 of Yosemite National Park and 10 of Ceylon), together with a map, date from the same period. None of the slides are captioned, but the first 91 slides have numbers on their left hand corners, running from 20/10 to 30/9, with a few gaps, and presumably represent the sequence in which the photographs...
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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[A young dancer], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/65
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '23/9' next to '65.'.
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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[Another view across Pago Pago harbour], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/2
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '2 21/12' at the top of the accompanying typescript.
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 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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[At the water's edge], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/85
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of glass lantern slides, 82 x 82 mm, mostly of Samoa, taken by John Snowden Smithson. Smithson visited Samoa on holiday and presumably the remaining slides (5 of them unidentified, 13 of Yosemite National Park and 10 of Ceylon), together with a map, date from the same period. None of the slides are captioned, but the first 91 slides have numbers on their left hand corners, running from 20/10 to 30/9, with a few gaps, and presumably represent the sequence in which the photographs...
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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[Bananas growing], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/53
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '22/12' next to '53. Bananas growing'.
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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[Basket-making], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/40
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '26/8' next to the following notes: '40. Making baskets - fresh gathered leaves at back - white (?) hair - also for carrying water. Beside copra the last few years has seen the development of cocoa growing in fact one may now say there is a cocoa 'boom' soil is found very suitable and land has increased in price - nearly every one has a plantation - '.
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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[Beating out coconut fibre for use in basket-making etc.], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/38
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '26/10' next to '38. beat out fibre to afterwards plaited baskets'.
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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[Boys in canoes], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/92
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of glass lantern slides, 82 x 82 mm, mostly of Samoa, taken by John Snowden Smithson. Smithson visited Samoa on holiday and presumably the remaining slides (5 of them unidentified, 13 of Yosemite National Park and 10 of Ceylon), together with a map, date from the same period. None of the slides are captioned, but the first 91 slides have numbers on their left hand corners, running from 20/10 to 30/9, with a few gaps, and presumably represent the sequence in which the photographs...
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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[Boys paddling on beach], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/76
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '28/4' next to '76. Boys on shore'.
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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[Bush after clearing, with trees left to provide shade], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/42
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '25/4' next to '42. Clearing with trees left for shade - ? apple or pawpaw - nursery - weeding'.
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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[Bush before clearing], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/41
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '25/2' next to '41. Bush before clearing'.
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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[Chief's daughter, one of the dancers], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/66
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '24/1' next to '66. Chief's daughter'.
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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[Children outside house], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/12
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '21/6' next to the following notes: '12. Number of children. Volcanic rock. Afterwards tree tattooing - waist to knee not all done at once - sign of manhood - those not tattoed considered of no account'.
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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[Cocoa tree], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/43
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '29/7' next to '43. Cocoa tree'.
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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[Cocoa tree], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/44
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '29/8' next to '44. Cocoa tree'.
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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[Copra sheds], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/31
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '25/11' next to the following notes: '31. Chief product of the islands is copra this is the white inside of the cocoa nut dried - islands were originally covered with bush and the cocoa nut palms planted. Seedlings - copra shed'.
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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[Countryside near Apia viewed from tower], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/20
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '28/11' next to '20. View from tower'.
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).
 Fonds

Cruise of the Yacht St George, 1880s-92

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011P
Scope and Contents A collection of loose modern prints measuring approximately 245 x 180 mm. This prints were copied from an album containing 53 prints compiled during the voyage. Included with the prints are xeroxes of the original explanatory captions. The R.Y.S. 'St George' was owned by Ernest James Wythes (1868-1949); the compiler and/or photographer has not been identified.
Dates: 1979
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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[Dancers resting], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/62
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '23/12' next to '62. Resting'.
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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[Dancers seated at a gathering], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/55
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '23/4' next to the following notes: '55. Cinematography - 5 Cameras. Sitting preparatory to dance commencing. Flowers, wreaths of leaves, anklets of twigs, Cocoa nut oil in plenty, Time kept by beating on roll of mats with a stick - singing as well'.
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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[Family group], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/37
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '26/3' next to the following notes: '37. Not free from labour troubles - strike 1/2 or 1 day settled by ? or native judge after long discussion. Copra not the only thing obtained from cocoa nut palm'.
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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[Fishing in Apia harbour], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/50
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '24/11' next to '50. Fishing in harbour. Apia'.
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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[Gathering coconuts], 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y309993C(LS)/32
Scope and Contents Smithson has pencilled '29/6' next to '32. Gathering cocoa nuts'.
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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Governor Solf in his native boat, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 28/7316
Scope and Contents Landscape format. T.S.S. Tofua in the distance. [Governor being rowed in long boat . Two men in white uniforms at the bow and umbrella held over man in the stern].
Dates: 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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