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Florida (state)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Articles from 'The Field'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 322
Scope and Contents Ten volumes of cuttings from 'The field', including a few articles from other publications, and loose cuttings concerning the Malay Peninsula. The volumes concern countries throughout the world, but in particular Australia, British East Africa (Kenya), Canada, India, New Zealand, Nigeria, Rhodesia, South Africa, Uganda, United States and the West Indies. The articles cover a wide range of subjects, including administration, agriculture, the British Empire, climate, colonisation, emigration,...
Dates: 1888 - 1921
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).
 File

Letter from J.L. Weaver to K. Hollis, 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 315/5/6
Scope and Contents A photocopy of a letter of 5 March 1976 regarding phosphate production in Florida.
Dates: 1976
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).
 Item

Letter from Sir J.K. Laughton, on Captain James Cook, showing that there were two navigators of the same name surveying the coasts of North America in the same year 1764-5, 1889-09-27

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 269/15
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Extracts from the archives, news cuttings and various original documents. They appear to have been compiled by Frederick Hardyman Parker, probably as research for a projected history of British Honduras. Some were likely collected by his father, William Alexander Parker, Chief Justice of British Honduras.
Dates: 1889-09-27
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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Sea Island, Florida, Xmas 1952. Montreal 195[3]. St Laurence. Snowshoe Parade, 1952 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/3/5
Scope and Contents A 16mm, colour cinefilm, without sound. The writing on the film spool reads 'Sea Island. Florida. St. Lawrence Jan Feb 53. Snowshoe Parade Feb 53’.0 - 16sec. People seated at two long tables outdoors, eating a meal. All are formally dressed in either suits and ties, or dresses.16sec - 23sec. Horse-drawn carriage.23sec - 35sec. Store with signs reading ‘Indian River Fruit Juice Bar’, ‘Branded fruit shippers’, and ‘[illegible word] novelties, gifts, souvenirs’.35sec -...
Dates: 1952 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: With the exception of RCMS 20/3/1, the cinefilms may be viewed online with the University of Cambridge Streaming Media Service at: http://www.sms.cam.ac.uk/collection/1532657 For copyright reasons, researchers wishing to view RCMS 20/3/1, (Colonial Cinemagazine 29, Colonial Film Unit, 1950) should make an appointment with the RCS Librarian to view the film in Cambridge University Library. Email: rcs@lib.cam.ac.uk.

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