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New Providence (island)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

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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).
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[Arrival of H.R.H the Duke of Edinburgh's ship in Nassau Harbour], 1959-04-24 - 1959-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/179
Scope and Contents

255 x 200mm. A view from a window looking out at Nassau harbour at the arrival of the ship carrying the Duke of Edinburgh. A lighthouse can be seen on the headland, 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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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).
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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).
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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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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 - 1960-06-14

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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[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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[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...
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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[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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[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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[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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[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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