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Film footage of the visit of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret to the Union of South Africa during February-April 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 358
Scope and Contents

Two 8 mm cine films (without sound) entitled Royal Tour of South Africa, part 1 no.82005 and Royal Tour of South Africa, part 2 no. 82006. Film type: Cine Kodagraph Eight.

Dates: 1947-01 - 1947-04
Conditions Governing Access: Copyright: British Film Institute. Permission has been obtained from the British Film Institute for the films to be streamed via the University of Cambridge's Streaming Media Service, to make them available for research and teaching within the University of Cambridge. They may not be downloaded. Online access is limited to holders of Raven passwords (University of Cambridge). All other researchers: please contact to make an appointment. For copyright reasons, the films can be viewed upon request only and in person at Cambridge University Library. All other requests to use any part of the films must be addressed to the British Film Institute. The films may be viewed at: For a longer version of the film, including sound and additional material, please see the British Film Institute’s Colonial Film website:

Newscuttings on Royal Visit to South Africa, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 335
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of articles regarding the Royal Tour of 1947 taken from editions of four South African newspapers.

Dates: 2004
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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

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  • Subject: South Africa (nation) X
  • Names: Elizabeth, 1900 - 2002 (née Bowes-Lyon, Queen Consort of George VI) X

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