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South America

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Cattle Dipping in South America in Cooper's Cattle Dip, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/861
Scope and Contents Photograph of cattle dipping using Cooper's Cattle Dip in South America in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Papers in geography, history, and science, 1750-1781

Identifier: Coll205/2/2 (Dc.1.58)
Scope and Contents Approximately 75 mostly handwritten leaves, including a 2-page colour drawing of Burrum chundalle, an extract from a history of Louisiana by W. de Page du Pratz (1783); extract from a history of Sumatra by William Marsden (1783); extract from the 'Constitution of the German Empire', s.n., s.d.; extract from 'Baretti's Account of the Manners and Customs of Italy' (1775); extract from 'Baretti's Travels Thro' England Portugal Spain & France to Genoa (1760); extract from 'Travels thro'...
Dates: 1750-1781

Papers of Rev. Bruce Kenrick

Identifier: Coll-1363
Scope and Contents A tranche of material acquired in 2012 is composed of diaries and journals, notebooks, notes, talks and broadcast scripts, letters, newspaper clippings, more specifically: Box containing school reports, a copy of school newspaper, and letters: Merchant Taylors’ School (Crosby) Terminal Reports, Summer Term 1930 to Winter Term 1936; a copy of Merchant Taylors School newspaper, ‘Weekly Echo’, No.1. (ed....
Dates: 1927-1989

Poyais land grant for 60 acres from Gregor MacGregor, April 1834

 Item — Box CLX-A-353
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0166
Scope and Contents Grant of 60 acres of land in Poyais given by Gregor MacGregor. The document is signed by MacGregor himself, as well as Hugart Sempill, William M. Peacock, A. Hillary and a fourth person. 'Poyais' was a fictional Central American territory that MacGregor, a Scottish soldier and confidence trickster, claimed to rule as 'Cazique' (leader). Many lost their savings by investing in spurious 'Poyaisian' government bonds and land certificates. The text is in English, with a translation in French.
Dates: April 1834

Quinoa, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2549
Scope and Contents Illustration of a Quinoa plant, the common name for Chenopodium quinoa found in South America.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Quiona, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2543
Scope and Contents Illustration of a Quiona plant, the common name for Chenopodium quinoa found in South America.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Table Showing Ports in the United Kingdom Receiving Meat Imports, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2049
Scope and Contents Table from Weddel's Circular showing the various ports in the United Kingdom that received imported meat from Australia, New Zealand and South America in 1908.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Table Showing the Total Number of Carcasses of Frozen Mutton and Lamb and Quarters of Beef, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2051
Scope and Contents Table showing the total number of carcasses of frozen mutton and lamb and quarters of beef imported monthly into the United Kingdom during 1908 from Australia, New Zealand and South America.
Dates: 1870s-1930s