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Falkland Islands (dependent state)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 292 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Cutting up whale carcasses, South Shetlands, 1900 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30795C/3
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).
 Item

Darwin, Stewart Slessor and Shags, 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/116
Scope and Contents

110 x 85 mm. A view showing Stewart Slessor, Senior Medical Officer, sitting on an old jetty at Darwin, in the centre of East Falkland. There are numerous Shags on a raised wooden platform at the end of the jetty.

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).
 Item

'Dennis Brundritt', 1950 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/19
Scope and Contents

200 x 132 mm photographic reproduction. The full-rigged ship ‘Dennis Brundrit’ of 462 tons was built in Runcorn by Brundrit & Whiteway in 1856. After being damaged in a gale off Cape Horn while carrying coal, it was bought by John Dean in 1879 and refitted for commerce between Britain and the Falkland Islands. It was wrecked at Salvador, East Falkland, in 1892.

Dates: 1950 - 1980
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).
 Item

[Distant view of Arthur on the skyline], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/148
Scope and Contents

90 x 55 mm. A view of Arthur on horseback, leading a spare horse along a ridge.

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).
 Item

[Dog at Government House], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/109
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

All prints are 110 x 80 mm, unless otherwise stated.

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).
 Item

Douglas Station, 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/119
Scope and Contents

110 x 85 mm. A group photograph. The caption written on the reverse in blue ink continues: 'L to R. Hugh Harding, Mrs Johnson, Eric Johnson'.

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).
 Item

En route home, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/95
Scope and Contents

[View on deck].

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).
 Item

Falkland Islands, 1870 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 273/2
Scope and Contents

A 280 x 180 mm pencil sketch showing seals, penguins and birds on the shore in the foreground, a stretch of water with a rowing boat and ship at anchor, and land with a nut in the background.

Dates: 1870 - 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).
 Item

Falkland Islands, 1870 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 273/3
Scope and Contents

A 290 x 185 mm pencil sketch showing a dead seal lying on a beach in the foreground: beyond is a grassy slope, ascended by a ladder, and at the top are three small huts with settlers standing outside.

Dates: 1870 - 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).
 Series

Falkland Islands, 1953-08 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/85-148
Scope and Contents

A series of photographs showing official events including views of Government House. Raynor Arthur was appointed Governor and Commander in Chief of the Falkland Islands in August 1953 and arrived at Port Stanley on 1 April 1954. He was appointed KCMG in January 1957 and left on 22 January 1957. Most of these photographs are sepia.

Dates: 1953-08 - 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).
 Sub-Fonds

Falkland Islands 1962, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B-C
Scope and Contents

This group contains slides relating to a visit to South America and the Falkland Islands. It comprises Marnham B: Brazil, Montevideo and Falkland Islands and Marnham C: Birds of the Falkland Islands.

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).
 Fonds

Falkland Islands album

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 273
Scope and Contents

An album of blank paper measuring 245 x 300 mm. The first thirty pages contain a miscellaneous collection of inserted photographs, original drawings and watercolours, mostly of maritime and naval interest and of family holidays, ranging in date from 1845 to 1900. There are eight original pictures of the Falkland Islands area, some of which are initialled G.M.H. or R.C.H. The last item is a photograph of troops embarking for the South African War in 1900.

Dates: 1845 - 1982
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).
 Series

Falkland Islands Dependencies, 1954-11 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/149-167
Scope and Contents

A series of photographs relating to the Governor's responsibilities for the Falkland Islands Dependencies. Arthur paid four visits, November - December 1954, February - March, 1955, March -April 1956, and December 1956 - January 1957 (with the Duke of Edinburgh). Prints 151-165 are of Graham Land, Antarctica.

Dates: 1954-11 - 1957-01
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).
 Series

Falkland Islands Dependencies, 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/554-564
Scope and Contents A series of Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey photographs. This set of prints relates to the rescue of the party of scientists of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey who were trapped at their base at Hope Bay after the station was gutted by fire in November 1948. Each has the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'Britain's Antarctic Outposts.(See Feature Set Intro. No.240).The story of John Biscoe's voyage to the Antarctic and of the eleven British scientists...
Dates: 1948
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).
 Series

Falkland Islands history, 1841 - 2002

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

A collection of photographs and printed papers presented to Parliament.

Dates: 1841 - 2002
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

Falkland Islands history, 1854 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/99-148
Scope and Contents

This box contains maps, 1884-1950; 'The settlers of the Falkland Islands' (51 pages); William Markham Dean, 'The history of the Falkland Islands Company' (348 pages); newspaper and journal extracts, 1854-1986; documents relating to the appointment of William Markham Dean as Vice Consul of the Falkland Islands for the United States, Sweden and Norway, 1886-1890; and six Falkland Island stamps, including two marking the 150th Anniversary of the Falkland Islands Company.

Dates: 1854 - 2002
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

Falkland Islands papers of William Dean

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

Papers and photographs relating to the history of the Falkland Islands and the Falkland Islands Company; correspondence and genealogical papers concerning the Dean family.

Dates: 1841 - 2004
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).
 Sub-Series

[Farming and riding scenes], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/122-148
Scope and Contents A series of photographs which appear to relate to more than one occasion, and have been roughly grouped by persons shown, costumes worn, etc. Some are captioned. Admiral Stevens refers to the Governor's 'Towering tweed-coated form' and describes him as 'an indefatigable horseman' riding in the farming areas of the Islands. All photographs, barring the last four, are sepia prints. The others are black and white modern prints taken from negatives. The typescript catalogue notes that...
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).
 Item

FIDS HQ staff, 1954-11 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/150
Scope and Contents 110 x 80 mm. A group photograph of FIDS staff. FIDS is an acronym of the 'Falkland Islands Dependency Survey', which was the name of the British Antarctic Survey in its earlier days. The caption on the reverse, written in blue ink, continues: 'L to R, Rosemary Graves (ex Guard), Frank Elliott, Margaret Northwood, Colleen Rowlands'. Frank Elliott, after working in Graham land for the Survey, was SECFIDS (the Survey Secretary) in Stanley from 1953 to 1959. 'A tough, stocky and forthright...
Dates: 1954-11 - 1957-01
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).
 Item

First sight, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/50
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).
 Item

Fitzroy, 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/122
Scope and Contents

115 x 80mm. A group standing in moorland ( Fitzroy is about 20 miles from Stanley). The handwritten caption on the reverse of the print continues by identifying the group: 'Jim Clement, Margaret [Clement], Carol [Clement], Pete [Clement], Stephen Beresford (HMS Bisbury Bay)'.

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).
 Item

Ford Darwin, first car in Falklands, 1920 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/12
Scope and Contents

105 x 80 mm.

Dates: 1920 - 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).
 Item

[Four mounted men], 1953-04-01 - 1957-01-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/133
Scope and Contents

115 x 80 mm.

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).
 Item

?Fox Bay, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/72
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).
 Item

Fox Bay or Darwin?, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham B/75
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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