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Port Louis (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

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[Announcement of Armistice, Government House, Port Louis, November 1918], 1918-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/85
Scope and Contents

134 x 78 mm. A slightly blurred view looking across the flag-draped courtyard of Government House, showing Bell announcing the armistice to the crowd from the first floor verandah.

Dates: 1918-11
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 with] Lt. Col. Godfrey [and] Major Walker [? 18 May 1916], 1916-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/38
Scope and Contents

130 x 78 mm. Showing Bell marching with Lt. Col. Austin Charles Godfrey (Inspector General of Police) and Major E.W.N. Walker, Officer commanding troops in Mauritius. Photograph probably taken outside Government House on Bell's arrival.

Dates: 1916-05
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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Champ de Mars Race Course, 1921, 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/35
Scope and Contents

172 x 148 mm. View looking across the course towards the grandstand, with race-goers seated on the grass or strolling across the field.

Dates: 1921
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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Chien de Plomb Wharf, Port Louis, Mauritius, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Mauritius/1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of coloured 'oilette' postcards of Mauritius, published by Raphael Tuck and Sons for the British Empire Exhibition 1924.

Dates: 1924
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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Effects of the cyclone, Port Louis, Mauritius, 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30483A/1
Scope and Contents

236 x 171 mm. View looking across a section of Port Louis, showing ruined houses, trees stripped bare of leaves and debris littering the ground. This devastating cyclone took place on 29 April 1892.

Dates: 1892
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, Port Louis, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/33
Scope and Contents

226 x 101 mm. A view of the two wings of Government House, Port Louis, from the Place D'Armes. The groundfloor was first laid out by Mahe de Labourdonnais in 1738 and the present building dates from 1771. Facing the square is an undistinguished statue of Queen Victoria erected in 1902 and, largely obscured in the court yard behind, the statue of Sir William Stevenson (Governor of Mauritius 1857-63), erected in 1867.

Dates: 1916
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 outside ?Government House, ?Mauritius], 1917 - 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/106
Scope and Contents

73 x 98 mm. Showing Bell standing in the centre of an unidentified group of two men and four women.

Dates: 1917 - 1924
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, Government House, Port Louis, (?18 May 1916)], 1916-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/37
Scope and Contents

130 x 78 mm. Showing troops drawn up outside Government House, probably on Bell's arrival as Governor.

Dates: 1916-05
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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Hindu festival, Port Louis, 1919 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/66
Scope and Contents

204 x 150 mm. Showing Bell, Lightfoot, other Europeans and a large group of Indians standing in front of a flower-decked marquee.

Dates: 1919 - 1921
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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His Excellency Sir H. Bell K.C.M.G., leaving Government House, Port Louis [c. 1916], 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/34
Scope and Contents

179 x 128 mm. Showing Bell climbing into an automobile parked in front of the main entrance to Government House. The statue of Sir William Stevenson can be seen more clearly in this print. Photograph by Baretti.

Dates: 1916
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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Ile Maurice - La Rade de Port Louis, 1922 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/147
Scope and Contents

140 x 72 mm. Coloured postcard.

Dates: 1922 - 1923
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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Le Champ de Mars, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/49
Scope and Contents

194 x 134 mm. A view looking across the Port Louis racecourse towards the grandstand, with spectators, carriages and motor vehicles in the foreground. The first races held in Mauritius took place at the Champ de Mars, situated at the NE edge of the city, in 1812. Photograph by (?William) Baretti.

Dates: 1916
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

Letters, 1923-01-19 - 1924-01-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/4/12
Scope and Contents

These letters document Bell’s service as Governor of Mauritius and include the following subjects: descriptions of his accommodation, social life and leisure; work routine, official duties, colleagues, other officials, political factions, constitutional questions and Mauritius’s peoples; improvements in housing, education, sanitation and health; finance, economic initiatives and trade policy; and the views of the press (75 sheets).

Dates: 1923-01-19 - 1924-01-01
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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Maison Lorton, the Hermitage, Valley of the Ponce, near Port Louis, 1856

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/1/3/6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: This is a collection of art work created by the Royal Engineer Edward Charles Frome (1802-1890). In 1929 Frome’s surviving daughter, Mrs Frank Wynne, presented some of the South Australian drawings to the Royal Empire Society through the good offices of Sir Harry Wilson, to whom she bequeathed the rest of the collection. He presented it to the society in 1931. The majority of Frome’s individual watercolours and drawings, varying in size from 250 to 450 mm, were then housed in eight...
Dates: 1856
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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Mauritius, 1915 - 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/5/4
Scope and Contents Notes on Mauritius’s people, culture, economy, history and natural history written or collected by Bell, some extracted from his diary. The file also includes Bell’s speech on his re-appointment as Governor in 1922, a minute on working class dwellings in Port Louis, 27 Apr. 1922, a speech on the opening of the Council of Government, 10 June 1924, a few newspaper clippings and items of correspondence, a map showing the location of mosquitoes in 1922, and a postcard of a dodo (circa 120...
Dates: 1915 - 1933
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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Monument to Sir J Stevenson, 1919 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/42
Scope and Contents

73 x 97 mm. Statue of Sir William Stevenson at the entrance to Government House, Port Louis. The likeness was made by the Mauritian artist Prosper d'Epinay, and unveiled in 1867. The caption wrongly gives Stevenson's initial as 'J'.

Dates: 1919 - 1921
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 box, 1919 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/36
Scope and Contents

119 x 82 mm. Showing Bell and other Europeans in the Governor's box in the grandstand at Champ de Mars Race Course.

Dates: 1919 - 1921
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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Place d'Armes, Port Louis, 1922 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/148
Scope and Contents

350 x 170 mm. Two photographs joined to form a panorama looking over the harbour.

Dates: 1922 - 1923
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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[Place d'Armes, Port Louis, looking out into the harbour], 1921 - 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/88
Scope and Contents

115 x 65 mm. Water colour, signed F. de Segrai (?).

Dates: 1921 - 1924
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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[Port Louis], 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302K/149
Scope and Contents

130 x 80 mm. postcard.

Dates: 1953
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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Port Louis from near the shoulder of the Ponce, 1852 - 1856

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/1/3/40
Scope and Contents

pen and ink sketch

Dates: 1852 - 1856
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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Port Louis from the shoulder of the Ponce, 1852 - 1856

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/1/3/41
Scope and Contents

pen and ink sketch

Dates: 1852 - 1856
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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Port Louis Races, 1919 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/115
Scope and Contents

105 x 82 mm.

Dates: 1919 - 1923
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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Port Louis Races, 1919 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/116
Scope and Contents

105 x 82 mm.

Dates: 1919 - 1923
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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Port Louis Races, August 1916, 1916-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011J/51
Scope and Contents

195 x 146 mm. View looking across the course towards the mountains, with race goers in the foreground. In the background can be seen the obelisk over Governor Malartic's tomb. Photograph by (? William) Baretti.

Dates: 1916-08
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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