Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Guyana

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — Multiple Containers

Lucas Family: business and family papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8369
Scope and Contents Business and family papers of the Lucas family, chiefly correspondence and legal documents of Philip Monoux Lucas (1778-1830), a merchant of Marylebone, London, and partner in the firm Chauncy, Lang and Lucas. Philip Lucas was active in St Vincent and the Grenadines, British Guiana [i.e. Guyana] and Trinidad and Tobago as an agent or factor between c. 1802 and the early 1810s with direct involvement in the Transatlantic slave trade and the exploitation of enslaved people. In addition to...
Dates: circa 1790-1900
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).
 Fonds

Papers of Sir Frank Stockdale

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10347
Scope and Contents Papers and letters of Frank Stockdale, mainly relating to his work in the West Indies, in particular his appointment in 1905 as Mycologist and Lecturer in Agriculture at the Imperial Department of Agriculture in the West Indies, Barbados, and his transfer in 1908 to the post of assistant director to the Department of Science and Agriculture, and Government Botanist, in British Guiana [Guyana]. This includes correspondence with Sir Daniel Morris, Imperial Commissioner of the West Indies...
Dates: 1901 - 1935
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).

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.