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Middlesex (county)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A member of the Health Group gives a First Aid Demonstration on Achievement Day - Spaldings, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/547
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. Captions on the reverse, including the names of institutions, have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. The prints fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia...
Dates: 1945
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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Bog Walk, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/18
Scope and Contents

231 x 178 mm. Showing a horse and buggy driving along a country road beside the Rio Cobre, with forest on either side.

Dates: 1900 - 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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Courthouse, Mandeville, Ja, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/12
Scope and Contents

162 x 116 mm. Showing the front of the Court House at Mandeville, a building of similar design to that seen in Y3073B/10. Of square construction with two curving staircases leading to an entrance on the first floor and with an entrance at ground level directly beneath the stairs. This Court House is of a rather more elegant design, however.

Dates: 1900 - 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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In 1959, Ocho Rios was the typical rural coastal village. Its natural beauty was yet to be exploited as a tourist attraction, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/11
Scope and Contents

250 x 200 mm.

Dates: 1959
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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Muster of 4-H Club members at Annual Achievement Day - Lucky Hill, 8th February, 1945, 1945-02-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/545
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. Captions on the reverse, including the names of institutions, have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. The prints fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia...
Dates: 1945-02-08
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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[Ocho Rios, 1979], 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/12
Scope and Contents

250 x 200 mm. The caption reads 'Twenty years later, in 1979, the scene is startlingly different, with several resort complexes and shopping malls on the coastline. Ocho Rios is also a bauxite port and the combined effect of both industries has contributed to the growth of the town as a commercial centre'.

Dates: 1979
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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Old Kings House, Spanish Town, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/9
Scope and Contents

162 x 113 mm. Showing the front façade of Kings House, built for Henry Moore, who administered the island from 1756 to 1762. This façade is now all that remains of the building, the interior having been destroyed by fire in 1925. The building is situated in the Plaza in Spanish Town.

Dates: 1900 - 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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Parish Church Mandeville, Ja, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/11
Scope and Contents

162 x 116 mm. Showing the church with its square tower, taken from outside the churchyard. Mandeville lies about 40 miles west of Kingston in the centre of the island.

Dates: 1900 - 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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[Portmore, circa 1982], 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/14
Scope and Contents

250 x 200 mm. The caption reads 'The same area today houses thousands of Jamaicans in several housing schemes as housing developers, including the Government, attempted to solve the problem of overcrowding in the metropolitan area of Kingston by extending its boundaries to include the adjoining lowlands of St. Catherine'.

Dates: 1982
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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The Plaza, Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073C/3
Scope and Contents

74 x 98 mm. Showing two women with baskets on their heads walking across the Plaza. In the background can be seen various Government Offices.

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).
 File

University College of the West Indies, Installation of H.R.H. Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, as Chancellor (Colonial Cinemagazine 29), 1950-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/3/1
Scope and Contents A 16mm, black-and-white cinefilm, with sound, showing newsreel footage of the various ceremonies laid on for the installation of the new Chancellor as detailed below (times are approximate). Princess Alice was officially installed as Chancellor on 16 February 1950 after accepting the office on 10 December 1948.0 - 13sec. [Leader].13 - 24sec. Caption reading ‘Colonial Film Unit’.24 - 31sec. Caption reading ‘Colonial Cinemagazine 29’.31 - 37sec. Caption reading...
Dates: 1950-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: With the exception of RCMS 20/3/1, the cinefilms may be viewed online with the University of Cambridge Streaming Media Service at: http://www.sms.cam.ac.uk/collection/1532657 For copyright reasons, researchers wishing to view RCMS 20/3/1, (Colonial Cinemagazine 29, Colonial Film Unit, 1950) should make an appointment with the RCS Librarian to view the film in Cambridge University Library. Email: rcs@lib.cam.ac.uk.
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Up to 1959, the canefields of Portmore in St. Catherine were a major source of sugar cane for two factories, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/13
Scope and Contents

250 x 200 mm.

Dates: 1959
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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Wag Water [River] Castleton, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/20
Scope and Contents

231 x 177 mm. Showing the rocky bed of the Wag Water River running through hilly scrubland. The river runs northward through Castleton to the sea at Annotto Bay.

Dates: 1900 - 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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White River, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073B/30
Scope and Contents

230 x 178 mm. Showing a group of Jamaicans washing in and gathering water from the river. The White River enters the sea on the north coast between Ochos Rios and Oracabossa.

Dates: 1900 - 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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