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Falkland Islands (dependent state)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 292 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

[View towards shore from the deck of an unidentified ship], 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/81
Scope and Contents

152 x 92 mm. This could be the 'Great Britain' pictured in RCMS 277/1/80.

Dates: 1866
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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[View towards shore from the deck of an unidentified ship], 1880 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/82
Scope and Contents

152 x 92 mm. This could be the 'Great Britain' pictured in RCMS 277/1/80.

Dates: 1880 - 1930
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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Views over sea - birds swimming in foreground, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham C/36
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides obviously taken on the same visit as B since the numbers inter-relate with the original numbers of 72-75 in that list. These comprise 29 Kodachrome slides printed in England undated, 4 Ektachromes and one in a grey and red Photopia frame. They are not captioned or numbered by John Ewart Marnham and arranged by processing number.

Dates: 1962
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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[Visit by Sir John F. Stevens], 1955-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/107
Scope and Contents 110 x 85 mm. Group showing the Governor in full-dress uniform with naval officers and others, identified by the Naval Historical Branch, Ministry of Defence, through the good offices of Mr William Stravely, as the visit of the Commander in Chief, America and West Indies, Vice-Admiral Sir John F. Stevens, KBE CB, in February 1955. The group shows Commander (S) A. J. Petrie-Hay, Admiral's Secretary; Commodore D. H. Connell-Fuller, Commanding Officer of 'Superb', the flagship; the Governor;...
Dates: 1955-02
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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Waterfront houses, Port Stanley, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30795A/9
Scope and Contents

159 x 115mm. A view looking along the waterfront from behind the row of houses that line the harbour. The harbour can be seen in the background and mountains in the distance. In the middle ground stands Christ Church Cathedral whose tower was completed in 1903.

Dates: 1905
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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West coast from 'Philomel', 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/120
Scope and Contents

110 x 85 mm. A view of the west coast of the Falkland Islands taken from the 'Philomel', a motor fishing vessel which was brought out in 1947 to link up town and scattered farms. On the reverse of the print, written in pencil, is the reference '8A'.

Dates: 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22
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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[Whale jaw bone arch, adjacent Christ Church Cathedral], 1880 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/31
Scope and Contents

85 x 135 mm. The arch was constructed in 1933 from the jawbones of two blue whales, celebrating the centenary of British government in the Falklands.

Dates: 1880 - 1940
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

Whaling in Falkland Islands Dependencies

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30795C
Scope and Contents

Three postcards and two prints, probably collected as part of the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee material (see introduction to Fisher Collection). The photographs are captioned on the backs.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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Whaling Station, South Shetlands, 1900 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30795C/2
Scope and Contents

140 x 90 mm. postcard.

Dates: 1900 - 1905
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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Wick and Sally Clement when she rode to fetch me from penguins to catch plane, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/74
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides mainly in thick plastic frames marked 'Photopia', made in Germany, dark grey with a red top. The exceptions are numbers 72-75 in Kodachrome cardboard frames which link up with C and numbers 37-38 and 99-103 which are in silver Sytec frames. Some of the frames have brief captions pencilled on them, but these are very hard to read. Others have labels stuck on. A roughly written numbered list was in the original box. The list which follows has been derived from these...
Dates: 1962
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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Wickam Clement, Fox Bay, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/73
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains slides mainly in thick plastic frames marked 'Photopia', made in Germany, dark grey with a red top. The exceptions are numbers 72-75 in Kodachrome cardboard frames which link up with C and numbers 37-38 and 99-103 which are in silver Sytec frames. Some of the frames have brief captions pencilled on them, but these are very hard to read. Others have labels stuck on. A roughly written numbered list was in the original box. The list which follows has been derived from these...
Dates: 1962
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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[William Gill?], 1850 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/18
Scope and Contents

60 x 87 mm. A caption on the reverse seems to read 'William Gill, son of the original.'

Dates: 1850 - 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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[William Horton Smyley], 1840 - 1849

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/16
Scope and Contents

95 x 55 mm. portrait of William Horton Smyley (1792 - 1868), American sea captain and consul.

Dates: 1840 - 1849
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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[William Horton Smyley], 1850 - 1851

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/17
Scope and Contents

60 x 75 mm portrait of William Horton Smyley (1792 - 1868), American sea captain and consul in his diplomatic uniform.

Dates: 1850 - 1851
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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William Markham Dean, 1920 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/41
Scope and Contents

83 x 70 mm.

Dates: 1920 - 1953
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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WM Dean in hat, Mrs WM Dean on his left looking opposite way, 1900 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/74
Scope and Contents

82 x 58 mm.

Dates: 1900 - 1930
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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Wreck of the Mission ship Allan [sic] Gardiner, 1851 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 273/13
Scope and Contents A watercolour of the battered shell of the Allen Gardiner, a schooner named after the missionary Allen Francis Gardiner. Gardiner’s proselytizing took him to Port Natal in the 1830s and then to Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego in the 1840s. His tragic death of starvation, alongside his missionary colleagues on Picton Island off Tierra del Fuego in 1851, prompted his former naval colleagues including Captain Bartholomew James Sulivan (see RCMS 273/4) to raise funds to revive the...
Dates: 1851 - 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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