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Saint Catherine (parish (political))

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

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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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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[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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