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Bahama Islands (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 88 Collections and/or Records:

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[Inside Government House], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/212
Scope and Contents

Another view of the Drawing Room (?), described in Y3011/211, at Government House, but looking the other way and showing a glass-fronted corner bookcase.

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/212a
Scope and Contents

Another view of the Drawing Room (?), described in Y3011/211, at Government House, but looking the other way and showing a glass-fronted corner bookcase. Identical to Y3011XX/212.

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/214
Scope and Contents

Another view ot the Drawing Room (?) at Government House, (see: Y3011XX/211 and Y3011XX/212), but from a different angle.

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/215
Scope and Contents

Showing another view of the Drawing Room (?) at Government House, (see: Y3011XX/211, Y3011XX/212 and Y3011XX/214), but from a different angle.

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, Dining Room], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/213
Scope and Contents

Showing the dining room in Government House, with the table set for 14 diners.

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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Lady Arthur and Lady Mountbatten, 1956-04-01 - 1959-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/210
Scope and Contents

115 x 140 mm. Showing Lady Arthur and Lady Mountbatten having tea. Lady Mountbatten visited the Bahamas as Superintendent in Chief of St. John's Ambulance Brigade.

Dates: 1956-04-01 - 1959-06-14
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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['Lady M'], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/191
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A close view of the sailing boat 'Lady M' with her eight occupants. Location 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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[Marching Band], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/199
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. Showing a marching band in front of Government House, Nassau.

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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Miscellaneous photographs from Uganda, Northern Nigeria, the Caribbean and Mauritius 1899-1930s, 1899 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints of various sizes (mainly snapshots) by various photographers. The prints are largely uncaptioned and are mainly duplicates of prints in the other parts of the collection. The prints have been grouped chronologically thus: Uganda (1-47), Northern Nigeria (49-68), Caribbean (69-88), Mauritius (89-111), miscellaneous (112-117). The collection also includes 10 original negatives which are listed with the prefix 'Y3011G/ON'. Two geographical anomalies have crept...
Dates: 1899 - 1939
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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Modern Commonwealth photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/MC
Scope and Contents This broad heading has been used to cover a substantial collection of loose prints, dating chiefly from the period 1960-1982, but including a few of earlier date. The majority come from the files of the RCS journal known successfully as ‘United Empire,’ ‘Commonwealth Journal,’ and ‘Commonwealth,’ in which some were published, but there are also items obtained for inclusion in the exhibition ‘Commonwealth in Focus’ in 1982 and these are indicated by CIF and the catalogue number in the...
Dates: 1936 - 1980
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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[My Yankee horse and four wheeler], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/71
Scope and Contents

102 x 81 mm. Showing Bell in a small horse carriage in a driveway.

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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My Yankee horse and four wheeler, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/72
Scope and Contents

95 x 74 mm. Showing Bell in a small horse carriage in a driveway.

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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Myself in Nassau 1896, 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/69
Scope and Contents

81 x 102 mm. Showing Bell riding along a road in Nassau on a bicycle.

Dates: 1896
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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[Official welcoming ceremony to Nassau], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/186
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A view of Prince Philip and others during his welcoming ceremony in the public square at Nassau. The Governor, Raynor Arthur, is just visible to the left of Philip.

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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Parasitical cactus, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/12
Scope and Contents

211 x 167 mm. A view showing a heavy growth of cactus on a host tree with small wooden cottages 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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[Photographs of Government House], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/211-220
Scope and Contents

250 x 170 mm. Black and white. All of these photographs are stamped 'Bahamas News Bureau Photo by Frederic Maura'.

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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Photographs of the Bahamas

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose photographs measuring approximately 225 x 175 mm. The photographs have, for the most part, printed captions stating location and photographer's name. Photographed by J.F. Coonley.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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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[Picnic on a beach], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/223
Scope and Contents Showing two men and two women sitting on a beach having a picnic. A boat is moored in the sea behind them. The typescript caption attached to the reverse of the print reads: 'Picnic luncheon ashore is a relaxing noon time 'break' for a group of yachting enthusiasts. Charter yachts sailing out of Nassau harbour are one of the most popular forms of vacation among visitors who love the sea. Other resort islands as well as remote cays are all on the agenda for the explorer of the...
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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Prince inspects Worcestershire Guard, 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/184
Scope and Contents

180 x 130 mm. The typescript caption continues: 'The Duke of Edinburgh inspects a guard of honor from the Worcestershire regiment during four-day visit to the Bahamas. The police band is in attendance during the ceremony on Prince George Wharf in Nassau. -30-.' The caption also reads: 'From: Bahamas News Bureau ... by Bill Seward,' and 'Direction of (to): Hill and Knowlton, Inc.' and gives full address details for both.

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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[Prince Philip and statue of Columbus], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/205
Scope and Contents

255 x 250 mm. A view of the statue of Christopher Columbus before Government House, with Prince Philip in the background.

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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[Prince Philip and the Governor], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/203
Scope and Contents

255 x 250 mm. Showing Prince Philip and Raynor Arthur being driven past onlookers with the roof top down.

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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Royal African Palm, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/10
Scope and Contents

177 x 230 mm. A view from the street showing a Royal African palm growing in a Nassau garden. The caption on the back of the print reads: 'Royal Palm 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).
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Royal Palms, Cumberland Street, 1890 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071A/7
Scope and Contents

228 x 176 mm. A view looking from Cumberland Street towards the sea, with houses and palms in the foreground and the harbour lighthouse visible in the distance.

Dates: 1890 - 1895
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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Royal Tour of the West Indies, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307C
Scope and Contents A collection of loose photographs measuring approximately 205 x 155 mm, with captions pasted to the backs of the prints. The photographs show scenes and events during the tour of 1966 which started at Georgetown, British Guiana and following the line of the islands (apart from a detour to Nassau) and ended in Jamaica. This was the first visit of the Queen to most of the islands although she had been to Jamaica and Bermuda during her world tour of the Commonwealth in 1953-4. Photographs by...
Dates: 1966
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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[Sailing], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/189
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A view of six sailing boats. Location 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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