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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 19025 Collections and/or Records:

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1. Main Road, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/1
Scope and Contents From the Series: A collection of monochrome postcards of Zanzibar scenes, possibly published by A.C. Gomes and Sons.
Dates: 1925
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).
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1. Strip Cropping Sentema Prison Farm Buganda, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/278
Scope and Contents The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Alternate strips of cultivation and fallow land under elephant grass can be seen. This method is most effective both for soil conservation and as an ante-erosion measure on hillsides'.
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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).
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1. Suez. - The Docks. - LL, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/1
Scope and Contents From the File: Booklet entitled 'Suez' containing 12 detachable monochrome postcards showing views of Suez, the Canal and Port Said. Published by 'Lévy Fils et Cie, Paris'. The postcards are captioned in English on the front and French on the reverse.
Dates: 1900
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).
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1. Tanganyika Territory [i.e. Tanzania]. Drying sisal fibre on a plantation, in the Tanga District, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/29
Scope and Contents The caption on the reverse continues 'Sisal fibre is produced from the plant Agave sisalana and is used mainly for the manufacture of rope and binder twine. In 1923 it was the premier export crop of Tanganyika and this export was valued at £367,228'.
Dates: 1924
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).
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1.Boehmeria nivia - Rhea or Chinese grass. 2. Ricinus communis - Castor oil or Palma Christi, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/282
Scope and Contents 200 x 150 mm.
Dates: 1906
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).
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1st Ankole Guides (Boarding School, 1928-30), 1928 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045S/12
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of 18 glass slides and 38 photographs. The slides were used by Hogbin to illustrate talks on her work when on furlough (leave of absence), and their captions were provided by her niece.
Dates: 1928 - 1930
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).
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1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders at Wadi Halfa, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/208
Scope and Contents 169 x 113 mm. A view showing a unit of Camerons on parade in a barrack square at Wadi Halfa.
Dates: 1898
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).
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1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/102
Scope and Contents 81 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman. In fact they were not to see action that day. At midday a bombardment of Omdurman was commenced and the rest of the day was spent making preparations for the expected Dervish attack the following dawn.
Dates: 1898-09-01
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).
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1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/103
Scope and Contents 164 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman.
Dates: 1898-09-01
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).
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1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/104
Scope and Contents 81 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman.
Dates: 1898-09-01
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).
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1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/105
Scope and Contents 153 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman.
Dates: 1898-09-01
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).
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1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/106
Scope and Contents 153 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman.
Dates: 1898-09-01
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).
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1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/107
Scope and Contents 153 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman.
Dates: 1898-09-01
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).
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1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/108
Scope and Contents 153 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman.
Dates: 1898-09-01
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).
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1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards, parading at Cairo, 1898-07 - 1898-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/30
Scope and Contents 161 x 101 mm. A blurred print. A view showing a group of Grenadier guards on the Parade Ground. After the success of the Battle of the Atbara, the army moved northwards to summer quarters. During the months of July and August they were reinforced by a brigade formed from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, the Lancashire Fusiliers and other units. On August 24 this strengthened army of over 22,000 men moved southwards to start the second phase of the campaign.
Dates: 1898-07 - 1898-08
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).
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1st K.R.R.C. Cairo

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 7/149
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints approximately 50 x 80 mm to 290 x 249 mm. Captions are handwritten by the Prince of Wales. This records the rest of visit to India of the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary. Subjects include: visits to Aden, Cairo, and Corfu on the return journey to the U.K., with arrival in London on May 8, 1906. Appended are photographs taken during the visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales to Madrid for the wedding of King Alfonso XIII and Queen Ena (May 31,...
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).
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1st stage of removing the rock, 1934-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364/2/1/2
Scope and Contents 65 x 40 mm.
Dates: 1934-10
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).
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2. A good holding, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/279
Scope and Contents The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'A path can be seen running through a neat lawn up to the house and in the foreground some well cultivated land'.
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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).
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2. A primitive method of fire making. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/8
Scope and Contents The caption on the reverse reads: '2. Rubbing dried sticks together to make a fire in the area where matches are not commonly found'.
Dates: 1924
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).
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2. Arab out-riders, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/2
Scope and Contents From the Series: A collection of monochrome postcards of Zanzibar scenes, possibly published by A.C. Gomes and Sons.
Dates: 1925
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).
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2. Gold Coast Police Band, 1947 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448R/2
Scope and Contents 160x105mm. Performing in the open air.
Dates: 1947 - 1957
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).
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2. Stripping the bark from the 'bark-cloth' tree. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/2
Scope and Contents The caption on the reverse reads: '2. The bark is stripped from the tree and hammered out with wooden mallets. Before the introduction of cotton cloths, bark-cloth was generally worn, but is now used on ceremonial occasions, and for clothing amongst the poorer classes'.
Dates: 1924
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).
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2. Stripping the bark from the 'bark-cloth' tree. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/13
Scope and Contents The caption on the reverse reads: '2. The bark is stripped from the tree and hammered out with wooden mallets. Before the introduction of cotton cloths, bark-cloth was generally worn, but is now used on ceremonial occasions, and for clothing amongst the poorer classes'. The copyright statement reads: 'Copyright Uganda Government. Series I. Printed in England. Raphael Tuck and Sons, Ltd. London'.
Dates: 1924
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).
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2. Suez. - The Customs Quay. - LL, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/2
Scope and Contents From the File: Booklet entitled 'Suez' containing 12 detachable monochrome postcards showing views of Suez, the Canal and Port Said. Published by 'Lévy Fils et Cie, Paris'. The postcards are captioned in English on the front and French on the reverse.
Dates: 1900
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).
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2. Tanganyika Territory [i.e. Tanzania]. Group of Ikoma natives, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/30
Scope and Contents The caption on the reverse continues 'The group shows a representative type of native of Central Africa'.
Dates: 1924
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).

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