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South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (dependent state)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

FIDS HQ staff, 1954-11 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/150
Scope and Contents 110 x 80 mm. A group photograph of FIDS staff. FIDS is an acronym of the 'Falkland Islands Dependency Survey', which was the name of the British Antarctic Survey in its earlier days. The caption on the reverse, written in blue ink, continues: 'L to R, Rosemary Graves (ex Guard), Frank Elliott, Margaret Northwood, Colleen Rowlands'. Frank Elliott, after working in Graham land for the Survey, was SECFIDS (the Survey Secretary) in Stanley from 1953 to 1959. 'A tough, stocky and forthright...
Dates: 1954-11 - 1957-01
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).
 Item

[Man approaching seal in grass], 1954-11 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/167
Scope and Contents

160 x 195 mm. Exact location unknown.

Dates: 1954-11 - 1957-01
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).
 Item

[Notice board of Skua house FIDS], 1954-11 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/149
Scope and Contents

140 x 90 mm. A close up of the sign 'Skua Lodge'. FIDS is an acronym of the 'Falkland Islands Dependency Survey', which was the name of the British Antarctic Survey in its earlier days.

Dates: 1954-11 - 1957-01
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).
 Fonds

Photographs of South Georgia and whaling activities

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30795B
Scope and Contents Collection of loose prints and one duplicate by various unidentified photographers, most probably dating from the 1920s. The original owner, Hester McGivering, worked for Christian Salvesen Limited. It formed the third shore-based whaling station on South Georgia at Leith Harbour in November 1909 and continued operating there until 1960/61. It is therefore probable that most of the photographs of whaling stations on South Georgia are of Leith Harbour. The photographs vary considerably...
Dates: 1914 - 1929
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).
 Item

[Seals amid grass], 1954-11 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/166
Scope and Contents

160 x 195 mm. Exact location unknown.

Dates: 1954-11 - 1957-01
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).