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Bahama Islands (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 88 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-Series

[4th Out Island Regatta 11-13 April 1957], 1957-04-11 - 1957-04-13

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/172-176
Scope and Contents From the Series: A series of photographs showing Raynor Arthur's official duties (including several images of Government house) and his leisure time, taken during his office as Governor and Commander in Chief of the Bahamas. Sir Raynor Arthur arrived on 1 April 1956 and left on retirement on 14 June 1960. Most of these photographs are by the Bahamas News Bureau and are approximately 255 x 200 mm, unless otherwise stated.
Dates: 1957-04-11 - 1957-04-13
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 chronology of events in West Indies and Bahamas during the 19th century, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/14/20
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Davis had a life-long interest in the history of the West Indies and more specifically of Barbados, and this collection comprises a vast body of material gathered by him from archives in Britain, the Caribbean and Europe. He contributed many historical articles to newspapers and periodicals in British Guiana, Barbados and the United States. His intention to compose a comprehensive history of the West Indies was frustrated by ill health.
Dates: 1908 - 1915
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 sisal plantation, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/8
Scope and Contents 226 x 177 mm. A view showing two Europeans in pith helmets standing in a field of growing sisal plants. A pencilled note on the back of the print reads: 'A Sisal Fibre Plantation Little Abaco Bahamas'.
Dates: 1879 - 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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Along the shore, East of Nassau, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/3
Scope and Contents 211 x 170 mm. A view looking along a dirt road with a wooden thatched hut in the foreground and the sea beyond.
Dates: 1879 - 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).
 Fonds

Andros Tomato Farm, Bahamas 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071E
Scope and Contents Photographs contained in a report on a visit to the Colonial Development Corporation Tomato Project, Andros Is. Bahamas May 1952 by F. Hardy and R.E.D. Baker. Thirty copies of the 17 page typescript report were produced.1-6 Photographs taken Tuesday 13th May, 1952 between 9 and 10am after a night of heavy rain (2½ inches in about 8 hours). Each measuring 55 x 55 mm.7-12 Photographs of Andros Tomato Farm taken by Carl F. Warner (Acting Manager of the farm). Each measuring 100 x...
Dates: 1952
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

[Arrival of Sir Raynor Arthur 1 April 1957], 1957-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/168-170
Scope and Contents Three images showing Raynor Arthur's arrival in the Bahamas. All photographs are 255 x 200 mm prints.
Dates: 1957-04-01
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).
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Avenue of Spanish Laurel, near Library, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/13
Scope and Contents 226 x 175 mm. A view in a Nassau park showing a row of Spanish Laurels. Pencilled caption on the reverse reads: 'Indian fig trees (ficus netida) Nassau Bahamas'.
Dates: 1879 - 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).
 Series

Bahamas, 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/168-225
Scope and Contents A series of photographs showing Raynor Arthur's official duties (including several images of Government house) and his leisure time, taken during his office as Governor and Commander in Chief of the Bahamas. Sir Raynor Arthur arrived on 1 April 1956 and left on retirement on 14 June 1960. Most of these photographs are by the Bahamas News Bureau and are approximately 255 x 200 mm, unless otherwise stated.
Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14
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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[Bell in carriage], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/70
Scope and Contents 102 x 74 mm. Showing Bell seated in a small horse carriage outside an unidentified building, probably in Nassau in the 1890's.
Dates: 1890 - 1899
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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Bread Fruit Tree, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/7
Scope and Contents 210 x 169 mm. A view showing a breadfruit tree growing beside a path, with thatched huts in the background.
Dates: 1879 - 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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Cocoanut [i.e. coconut] tree in full bearing, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/11
Scope and Contents 176 x 226 mm. A view showing a coconut tree heavily laden with fruit.
Dates: 1879 - 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).
 Sub-Fonds

Correspondence concerning James Carmichael Smith, 1971 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/27
Scope and Contents Correspondence between D.H. Simpson, R.C.S. Librarian, Kathleen Walton Smith, Dr Ian Duffield and others, 1971-1972, regarding the career of James Carmichael Smith; a xerox copy of Smith's pamphlet 'Impressions of Sierra Leone', 1897; a copy of an address to Smith on his retirement as Postmaster-General of Sierra Leone, 1912; a note concerning Smith; miscellaneous related papers.
Dates: 1971 - 1972
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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[Departure of H.R.H the Duke of Edinburgh], 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/207
Scope and Contents 255 x 250 mm. Showing Prince Philip waving goodbye from the open hatch of the airplane.
Dates: 1959-04-28
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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[Fort Charlotte], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/221
Scope and Contents A view from one of the archways at Fort Charlotte of a canon. The typescript caption attached to the reverse of the print reads: 'The bright red coats of the english gun crews that once served the cannon of Nassau's Fort Charlotte are only dim ghosts now, but the old fort that has never seen a shot fired in anger is still a favourite with visitors who explore every nook and cranny of the citadel both above and below ground. -30-.' The caption also reads: 'From: Bahamas News Bureau,' and...
Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14
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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Geographical, 1942 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MC/E
Scope and Contents Arranged by area, then by country (including a few which are not members of the Commonwealth):The Mediterranean 30Cyprus 11Gibraltar 3Malta 16Middle East 3Jordan 1Palestine 2Indian Sub-Continent 81General 1Bangladesh 4Bhutan 2India 51Nepal 1Pakistan 16Sri Lanka 6South East Asia 58Brunei 5Indonesia 1Malaysia 43Singapore 9East Asia 33China 3Hong Kong 29Korea ...
Dates: 1942 - 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).
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Government House, Garden, Nassau, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/2
Scope and Contents 224 x 176 mm. A view showing lawns and shrubs in the gardens with two figures standing in the centre of the picture; possibly the Governor and his ADC, the men have not been positively identified (possibly Sir Ambrose Shea, Governor 1887-1895).
Dates: 1879 - 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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[Government House gardens], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/219
Scope and Contents Showing a view through wrought iron gates (possibly the Entrance gates to Government House) and along a tree-lined avenue.
Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-22
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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[Government House gardens], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-22

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/220
Scope and Contents A view along an avenue lined with palm trees, towards with a gazebo.
Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-22
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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[Government House gardens], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/216
Scope and Contents A view of the gardens at Government House, with a patio and pond.
Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14
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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[Government House gardens], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/217
Scope and Contents Another view of the gardens at Government House, showing the patio, pond and a long stepped path running beside them and then into the gardens.
Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14
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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[Government House gardens], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/218
Scope and Contents A more expansive view of the gardens at Government House (than Y3011XX/216-217), including a long straight path and palm trees.
Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14
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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[Group photograph], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/208
Scope and Contents 255 x 250 mm. Group photograph. Prince Philip is on the left, the Governor, Raynor Arthur, and his wife are on the right. The man standing beside Prince Philip is unidentified.
Dates: 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28
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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[Guard of Honour, Nassau, August 22 1899], 1899-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/4
Scope and Contents 86 x 70 mm. Showing colleagues of Bell lined up on the quayside in a mock military parade on his departure from the Bahamas to take up his appointment as Administrator of Dominica: 'Left Nassau today much to my regret. A great number of people came to see me off, and I had no idea I had made so many friends here. By way of a genial joke, Spencer-Churchill, Rees Davies, Harcourt Malcolm and a number of other good fellows formed up into a Guard of Honour and 'presented sticks' at me as I left...
Dates: 1899-08
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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[Hope Town on Elbow Cay], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/222
Scope and Contents A view of a beach from under a palm tree. Wooden buildings are visible on the headland. The typescript caption attached to the reverse of the print reads: 'The resort islands of the Bahamas away from Nassau have an allure of their own. This idyllic scene at Hope Town on Elbow Cay is in the Abaco chain. Fine beach homes have been built on this beautiful island by a group of Americans and the Abaco chain also offers fine transient facilities. -30-.' At the bottom of this caption there is...
Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14
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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[Inside Government House], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/211
Scope and Contents Showing an interior view of Government House, possibly a Drawing Room, with grand fluted columns, soft arm-chairs, a coffee table and pictures of Chinese floral images on the walls.
Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14
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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