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Bahama Islands (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 88 Collections and/or Records:

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[Sailing], 1959-04-24

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/190
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A view of four sailing boats. Location unidentified.

Dates: 1959-04-24
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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[Sailing], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/192
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A view of a sailing boat numbered '3962' with two occupants, possibly Prince Philip and one other, with the headland in the background. Exact location unknown.

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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Silk Cotton Tree, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/5
Scope and Contents

228 x 177 mm. A view showing two Bahamians standing in front of the huge curling roots of a silk cotton tree. Written on the back: 'The Great Silk Cotton Tree in the Public Square, Nassau, Bahamas, about 200 years old'.

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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Sir Daniel Morris Collection: West Indian views

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints of various sizes. Not all are captioned. Titles composed for the catalogue are enclosed in square brackets. The collection includes photographs by J.F. Coonley (1-13), Adolphe Duperly (15-19), Norton Brothers (32-33), Tempest Anderson (34-35) and others unknown. The geographical areas represented in the photographs break down thus: 1-13, Nassau; 14, Barbados; 15-20, Jamaica; 21, St Lucia; 22-26, Antigua; 27, St Kitts; 28-31, Dominica; 32-34, St Vincent; 35,...
Dates: 1879 - 1913
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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Sir Henry Hesketh Bell Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36
Scope and Contents

Diaries, notebooks, letters, scrapbooks and publications. Titles and captions, including the names of institutions, have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation.

Dates: 1889 - 1948
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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[Sir R. Arthur on Quayside], 1957-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/168
Scope and Contents

255 x 210 mm. Showing Arthur having just disembarked on the quayside.

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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[Sir R. Arthur walking across the Quay], 1957-04-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/169
Scope and Contents

255 x 210 mm.

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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Sir Raynor Arthur Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs and slides, by various photographers, relating to the career of Sir Raynor Arthur. Apart from one photograph of Cyprus, the photograph collection relates to Arthur's last three posts (Bermuda, the Falkland Islands and the Bahamas), and, as well as more general scenes, includes images of several special events and distinguished visitors. Most of the Bermuda and Bahamas material consists of professional photographs; those of the Falkland Islands and Falkland...
Dates: 1937 - 1960
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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[Sir Raynor Arthur on a beach], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/225
Scope and Contents

90 x 110 mm. A group photograph of Sir Raynor Arthur, an unidentified woman and a small boy. Exact location is unidentified. The print is stamped on the reverse with '15 211.'

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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Sisal fibre Plants, Bahamas, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/9
Scope and Contents

176 x 227 mm. A view showing the two men in Y307G/8 standing on either side of a sisal plant. The title is taken from the note on the back of the print.

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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[Straw Market], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/224
Scope and Contents Showing a couple watching a straw hat maker at work. The typescript caption attached to the reverse of the print reads: 'Products sold from the stalls of Nassau's straw market have become the most popular souvenir of a visit to the Bahama Islands. Frivolous or utilitarian they have a tremendous appeal to vacationers, and those who have predetermined ideas as to style and decoration may even have special designs completed in time to carry the prize home with them. -30-.' The caption also...
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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Synopsis of diaries, 1890-01-07 - 1899-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/1
Scope and Contents Notes from rough diaries Bell kept during his service in the Gold Coast between 1890-94 (initially as Supervisor of Customs), in the Bahamas as Receiver General and Treasurer, and then from 1899 as Acting Governor of the Leeward Islands and Administrator of Dominica. Before destroying these old diaries Bell extracted 'all that appeared to be of interest in regard to my experiences and the development of my character.' Prominent subjects include Bell’s official duties, colleagues, ideas for...
Dates: 1890-01-07 - 1899-12-31
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 Bahamas, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/4/8
Scope and Contents

Probably the draft of an historical article or chapter in Davis's projected book.

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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The Bahamas, 1908 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 259/4/18
Scope and Contents

Probably the draft of an historical article or chapter in Davis's projected book.

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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The Banyan Tree, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/6
Scope and Contents

210 x 168 mm. A view showing a banyan tree in Nassau.

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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The Government House, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/1
Scope and Contents

210 x 169 mm. A view looking along the drive towards the front façade of the Bahamas Government House at Nassau. The house stands on the range of hills to the south of the town and looks along George Street towards the harbour. Written on the back in pencil: 'The Government House 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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[The Governor and Prince Philip], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/209
Scope and Contents

255 x 250 mm. Showing the Governor, Sir Raynor Arthur, and Prince Philip walking as others follow up the stairs behind them. Judging from their attire, they are either on their way to, or coming from, a formal event.

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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The Silk Cotton Tree, 1879 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/4
Scope and Contents

231 x 177 mm. A view showing the large silk cotton tree which stands behind the Post Office in the grassy square east of Parliament Street, Nassau.

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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The unveiling of the statue of Queen Victoria on Empire Day by His Excellency Sir Wm Grey-Wilson

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071B
Scope and Contents Captioned, mounted print. The photograph is accompanied by a newspaper cutting from the 'Nassau Guardian' of May 27 1905 which contains a detailed report of the event. The picture shows the unveiled statue in Rawson Square with crowds of spectators, many carrying umbrellas, in the foreground. The balcony of the government building behind is also crowded and is decked with flags. The statue, 'of the finest Carrara marble' shows Queen Victoria seated in robes of state and carrying the orb...
Dates: 1905
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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[Three successive Governors of the Bahamas], 1956-04-01 - 1960-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/171
Scope and Contents

A group photograph, identified on the reverse of the print in black ink, and dated in blue ink: 'Sir Raynor Arthur 1957-60, Lord Ranfurly Bahamas1953-56, Sir Richard (here scored out and replaced with 'Robert' using a different pen) Neville 1950-53'.

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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Views in Nassau and its vicinity 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071D
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints presented for use in the exhibition 'Commonwealth in Focus', but not included owing to the late date of receipt. All measure 250 x 200mm. A sheet of paper with a brief description attached to each photograph has been used as the basis of this list. Photographs by Bahamas News Bureau.

Dates: 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).
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Views in the Bahamas. circa 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3071C
Scope and Contents

A collection of prints, mainly measuring approximately 255 x 205mm, with captions pasted to the reverse of the prints. The photographs are aimed at the tourist market and show places and sights in Nassau and San Salvador. Photographs by Roland Rose for the Bahamas News Burea, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and BOAC.

Dates: 1965
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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[Visit of H.R.H the Duke of Edinburgh], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/187
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A view of Prince Philip in the foreground (possibly standing in a boat) in a harbour with the Governor, Raynor Arthur , and others. Exact location unknown.

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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[Visit of H.R.H the Duke of Edinburgh], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/188
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A view of Prince Philip in the foreground standing in a boat in a harbour with the Governor, Raynor Arthur , and others. People are watching and taking photographs of the group from other boats in the background. Exact location unknown.

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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[Visit of H.R.H the Duke of Edinburgh], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/194
Scope and Contents

255 x 200 mm. A view of a crowd, mostly children, all of whom carry small United Kingdom flags, and in lines, possibly a youth rally. A band can be seen far right. There are a number United Kingdom flags flying, and two large ships can be seen in the background. The location is identified as Nassau Harbour by the lighthouse which can be seen on the headland to the right, variously known as Nassau Harbor Lighthouse, Paradise Island Lighthouse and Colonial Beach Lighthouse.

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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