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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Bushmen of Bechuanaland (Botswana)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549C
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints measuring approximately 200 x 155 mm., with typewritten captions pasted on the reverse. The term Bushmen was used to describe a group of Khoisan-speaking hunter-gatherers who lived in the Kalahari Desert. The following explanatory note is pasted onto the reverse of each print: 'Since 1958 a special survey of the Bushmen of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in the Bechuanaland Protectorate has been in progress. The other Bushmen have not been neglected, but the...
Dates: 1963
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

Central Office of Information photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI
Scope and Contents The collection comprises twenty-three boxes of photographs and thirty boxes plus one file of negatives. The majority of photographs are of Heads of Government, meetings and other conferences held in the U.K; conferences leading to constitutional progress and, in most cases, independence, of individual countries; visitors from overseas including those training in the U.K; and organisations, exhibitions etc., in the U.K. relating to the Commonwealth. Most were taken by COI...
Dates: 1948 - 1987
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

General Photographs of Basutoland (Lesotho)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30547A
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints mostly measuring 205 x 155 mm. The collection consists of 21 photographs by the Central Office of Information and four from an unknown source (no. 4-6 and 9). The prints are captioned on the reverse.

Dates: 1963 - 1964
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

General Photographs of Bechuanaland (Botswana)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints by the Central Office of Information. The prints measure approximately 205 x 155 mm and have typewritten captions on the reverse. 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 the collection's creation.

Dates: 1960 - 1965
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).
 Item

Givernment House, Entebbe, 1949-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045Q/5
Scope and Contents

244 x 194mm. Black and white glossy print of the rear of Government House. Photograph by N.T. Jones.

Dates: 1949-05
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).
 Fonds

Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana] Castles

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448N
Scope and Contents

A series of photographs of castles.

Dates: 1945
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).
 Item

Government House, Entebbe, 1949-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045Q/4
Scope and Contents

245 x 194 mm. Black and white glossy print of the front of Government House. Photograph by N.T. Jones.

Dates: 1949-05
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).
 Item

His Majesty's High Court of Uganda at Kampala, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045Q/2
Scope and Contents

246 x 192 mm. A black and white glossy print.

Dates: 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).
 Fonds

Isheri Approved School, Nigeria

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043P
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints, measuring approximately 205 x 155 mm, with an accompanying typewritten list of captions.

The photographs show activities and skills taught at the approved school at Isheri. Photographer unknown, probably for the Central office of Information.

Dates: 1950 - 1959
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

Progress in the Colonies, 1940s-1950s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R
Scope and Contents A collection of prints produced by the Central Office of Information. The prints measure approximately 165 x 115 mm and have typewritten captions pasted onto the reverse. A sheet of paper with the prints gives the title: 'Progress in the Colonies. Rejected photographs'. This selection appears to be part of a larger series of prints -the captions are often numbered and frequently make references to 'Feature Sets'. The photographs illustrate post-war developments in agriculture,...
Dates: 1940 - 1959
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).
 Item

Rubaga Cathedral, Kampala, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045Q/3
Scope and Contents

246 x 192 mm. Black and white glossy print, showing the headquarters of the White Fathers (Catholic) Mission in Uganda.

Dates: 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).
 Item

St. Paul's Cathedral, Namirembe, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045Q/1
Scope and Contents

246 x 192 mm. A black and white glossy print of the headquarters of the Church Missionary Society in Uganda.

Dates: 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).
 Fonds

Uganda (Architectural features)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045Q
Scope and Contents

Collection of images of government buildings, His Majesty's High Court and cathedrals in Uganda. The collection was given to the RCS library by the Central Office of Information, therefore, presumably, they were also the photographer.

Dates: 1949
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).