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Armstrong family of Natal [KwaZulu/Natal]

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058D
Scope and Contents

A collection of three loose prints and one pencil sketch, of various sizes, with some identification on the reverse, which have been used as titles. They appear to relate to the emigration of the Armstrong family to southern Africa. Photographs by T.F. Haskell and others.

Dates: 1875 - 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).
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Blackspot removals in Natal

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 218
Scope and Contents

Papers and a few photographs and negatives concerning the impact of the Blackspot Removal Campaign in the province of Natal. Most of the papers are written in English, but there are a few items in Afrikaans and Xhosa.

Dates: 1953 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Those wishing to consult the RCMS 218 must sign the written list of readers that accompanies the collection.
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Development of the white community in Natal, 1845-72

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 208
Scope and Contents

A Ph.D. thesis for the University of London, including a map and diagrams.

Dates: 1936
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).
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Marine Villa Boarding House, Durban, Natal

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058C
Scope and Contents 179 x 131 mm. An albumen print (possibly by A. Cameron) mounted on card. The pencilled caption on the reverse reads: '26 February 1875. (?)Rice Villa. Pieter Maritzburg. A. Cameron.' However, on the side of the building is painted 'Marine Villa Boarding House. B. Winder,' and this accords with the entry in the 'Natal Almanac Directory and Register 1875' which gives Mrs. Winder as the proprietress of the Marine Villa Hotel in Gardiner Street, Durban (facing the bay).The view...
Dates: 1875
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).
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Newscuttings on New Zealand immigration

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 307
Scope and Contents A newspaper cuttings book originating from New Zealand, containing articles on immigration to New Zealand, 1849 and 1850; letters to newspaper editors, 1852; and articles and letters on the settlement of New Zealand, 1866-1868. There are also a few articles on immigration to Van Diemen's Land, Australia, New Brunswick, California, Natal and Chile. The latter discusses the 1868 South American earthquake. Some of the cuttings are mounted on loose cardboard. Near the back of the book are a...
Dates: 1849 - 1868
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).
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Redwood Natal [i.e. Province of KwaZulu-Natal] and Zululand Album 1879-80

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A
Scope and Contents An album containing albumen prints, measuring approximately 190 x 130 mm, with handwritten captions beneath the plates. The captions have been used as titles and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of their creation. The album contains views of Durban and Pietermaritzburg as well as Zulu War Scenes (at Fort Pearson, Isandhlwane and Rorke's Drift).Natal and Zululand in 1879.The photographs in this...
Dates: 1879 - 1880
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).
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South African papers of Killie Campbell

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 333
Scope and Contents

A wide range of papers relating to South Africa, particularly the Native Question.

Dates: 1919 - 1941
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).
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The Natal team which beat the Cape Colony, first contest

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058E
Scope and Contents 144 x 101 mm., mounted on card. Photographer unknown, possibly H.F. Gros. The print is a group photograph of the fifteen uniformed members of the Natal Shooting team holding their rifles (see below). The photographic process has not been identified but is the same as Y3055H. The identifications written on the reverse of the mount are also in the same handwriting as those found on Y3055H and both prints were probably presented on the same occasion. The seven identified...
Dates: 1875 - 1880
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).
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Vryheid, South Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058H
Scope and Contents This album is associated with the 1st Battalion of the South Lancashire Regiment, which departed from Fulwood Barracks, Preston, on 30 November 1899 to join Sir Redvers Buller’s army in Natal in January 1900. It documents the regiment’s service at Vryheid in the eastern Transvaal between 1900 and 1901, and includes images of its officers and men, encampment, defences, patrols, logistics and recreational activities, and the arrival of allied Zulu warriors. There are also images of the town...
Dates: 1901 - 1902
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).

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