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Martinique (dependant state)

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Subject Source: Local sources

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Magazine articles, 1885 - 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/5/9
Scope and Contents This file contains the texts of articles written by Bell, many derived from his diaries. They are listed below:‘The adventures of Futki the white elephant’ (three copies)‘The doom of Saint Pierre’‘Housekeeping in West Africa’‘The improvement of physique in Negroes’‘In a Japanese railway carriage’‘A motor cottage’‘My fishy friends in Nassau’ (three copies)‘My friends the cannibals’ (three copies)‘My friends the cannibals...
Dates: 1885 - 1946
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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Martinique, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307A/63
Scope and Contents 399 x 240 mm. A view showing the town and harbour of St Pierre, the chief commercial centre (rather than the capital) of Martinique. The picture shows the curve of the town along the bay and a harbour crowded with sailing ships at anchor (and one steamer flying the French flag, in the background). In the distance the volcanic peak of Mont Pelée looms over the town. Y307A/63-67 have an added interest and importance following the complete destruction of the town in May 1902 (see Y307E for...
Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Martinique, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307A/64
Scope and Contents

300 x 241 mm. A view looking north along the cobbled street of La Place Berlin with the partially obscured signal tower, le Sémaphore, at the left of the picture and masts of sailing-ships in the background. Le Sémaphore can also just be seen in the centre of Y307A/63, on the shoreline. With Mont Pelée in the distance.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Martinique, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307A/65
Scope and Contents

240 x 290 mm. A view looking along a shop-lined street (probably la Rue Victor-Hugo in St Pierre) with the blurred figure of Martiniquans, and one European holding an umbrella against the sun and standing still for the photographer.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Martinique, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307A/66
Scope and Contents

220 x 171 mm. A view showing residential houses and a church in St Pierre, with hills in the background.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Martinique Female Type, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307A/69
Scope and Contents

A head and shoulders portrait of a Martiniquan woman wearing the traditional ‘doullette’ and ‘madras’. 129 x 170 mm oval print. The image was used as the frontispiece to Lafcadio Hearn’s ‘Two years in the French West Indies’ (1902).

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Martinique Market woman [probably, in fact, Guadeloupe], 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307A/68
Scope and Contents

241 x 297 mm. A studio portrait against a painted backdrop of jungle trees showing a market woman posed with her foot on a wicker basket and wearing a straw hat.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Morne-Rouge L'Eruption qui précéda de quelques heures celle qui détruisit le bourg le 30 août 1902, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/43
Scope and Contents

133 x 88 mm.

Dates: 1902
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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[Open area and hills], 1902-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307I/14
Scope and Contents

80 x 55 mm.

Dates: 1902-05
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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[Open area with extensive debris], 1902-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307I/6
Scope and Contents

80 x 55 mm. And hills in the background.

Dates: 1902-05
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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Palmerale du Jardin Botanique, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/41
Scope and Contents

133 x 88 mm.

Dates: 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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Photographs of the West Indies

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307A
Scope and Contents An album of predominantly commercial photographs of varying size. Each photograph is mounted on the album page with a short typescript caption beside it. These captions appear to have been added at a later date. A small number of the photographs are professional prints and have captions within them as well. The photographs are chiefly views of places in the West Indies, together with a few portraits. They mainly show Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Guyana but the album also includes images of...
Dates: 1880 - 1889
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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Plan de la Ville St-Pierre, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/42
Scope and Contents

133 x 88 mm.

Dates: 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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Point between Carbet and St Pierre, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/5
Scope and Contents

192 x 127 mm. A view from offshore showing the shell of a large building near the beach with hills in the background.

Dates: 1902
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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Point of Carbat, Nr. St Pierre, 1879 - 1913

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307G/36
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265 x 180 mm. A beach scene at Carbet (sic) with a man and a rowing boat in the foreground of the palm-fringed beach. Carbet lies a few miles due south of Saint Pierre on the west coast of Martinique.

Dates: 1879 - 1913
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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Principal Cross Street, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/20
Scope and Contents

204 x 153 mm. A view showing rubble and raised buildings in one of the streets which cross with Rue Victor Hugo, with a man standing among the fallen masonry in the foreground.

Dates: 1902
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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Rue Victor Hugo, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/38
Scope and Contents

133 x 88 mm.

Dates: 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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[Rue Victor Hugo (?)], 1902-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307I/2
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80 x 55 mm. Two sides of the street with debris piled between the houses.

Dates: 1902-05
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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[Rue Victor Hugo (?)], 1902-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307I/4
Scope and Contents

80 x 55 mm. View with bodies in the foreground.

Dates: 1902-05
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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[Rue Victor Hugo], 1902-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307I/13
Scope and Contents

80 x 55 mm.

Dates: 1902-05
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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Rue Victor Hugo looking north, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/18
Scope and Contents

192 x 127 mm. A view showing ruined buildings and rubble in the Rue Victor Hugo.

Dates: 1902
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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Rue Victor Hugo looking north, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/19
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. A view showing ruined buildings and rubble in the Rue Victor Hugo, with hills in the distance.

Dates: 1902
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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Rue Victor Hugo looking south, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/16
Scope and Contents

191 x 127 mm. A view looking along the Rue Victor Hugo showing ruined buildings and the street filled with rubble. See postcard No. 2 for a view of the street before the disaster.

Dates: 1902
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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Rue Victor Hugo looking south, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307E/17
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. A view showing ruined buildings, rubble and volcanic ash in the Rue Victor Hugo.

Dates: 1902
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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[Ruined interior of large buildings], 1902-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y307I/8
Scope and Contents

55 x 80 mm.

Dates: 1902-05
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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