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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

In a reverse on the Mau Escarpment, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/18
Scope and Contents

205 x 159 mm. Photograph by William D Young.

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).
 Item

Kavirondo Gulf, 1902 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/25
Scope and Contents

209 x 151 mm. A view showing African girls carrying water jugs ashore with small boats moored beyond. A photograph probably taken near Kisumu (formerly Port Florence), where the Uganda Railway reaches Lake Victoria. Photograph by William D Young.

Dates: 1902 - 1904
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

Kikuyu warriors, 1901 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468B/64
Scope and Contents

147 x 102 mm. A view showing a group of Kikuyu warriors arranged in two rows. Another copy of this photograph, in good condition, can be found at Y30468H/9.

Dates: 1901 - 1905
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

Mainland Africans, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468B/45
Scope and Contents

207 x 146 mm. A view showing a group of Masai women standing in front of an encampment of tents, probably the Uganda Railway route (see Y30468B/44).

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).
 Item

Mainland Africans, 1898 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468B/47
Scope and Contents

210 x 150 mm. A view showing a group of African women carrying loads of firewood and standing in front of a tent, probably on the Uganda Railway route (see Y30468B/44).

Dates: 1898 - 1905
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

Mombasa and Uganda railway construction

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468J
Scope and Contents

Album of mounted images photographed by William D. Young. Inside the front cover reads: 'Presented by the Commonwealth Institute 1971.'

Dates: 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).
 Item

Mombasa from the Fort, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/16
Scope and Contents

207 x 149 mm. A view looking north from Fort Jesus and showing part of the town and Older Harbour. Photograph by William D Young.

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).
 Item

Nairobi from Kikuyu Road, 1902 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/23
Scope and Contents

150 x 209 mm. A view looking across meadowland towards the flat plain on which the bungalows of the settlement can be seen. Before railhead reached Nairobi in May 1899 there was no permanent population in the area, but with the decision to make Nairobi the headquarters for railway engineer work the town quickly grew. Photograph by William D Young.

Dates: 1902 - 1904
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

Nairobi Hill, 1902 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/24
Scope and Contents

206 x 153 mm. A view looking along a road towards the scattered bungalows on Nairobi Hill. Photograph by William D Young.

Dates: 1902 - 1904
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

Panorama at mile 502, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/22
Scope and Contents

405 x 150 mm (two prints joined). Photograph by William D Young.

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).
 Item

Panorama of a reverse on the Mau Escarpment, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/21
Scope and Contents

404 x 151 mm (two prints joined). Photograph by William D Young.

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).
 Item

Panorama of Mombasa from English Point, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/15
Scope and Contents

406 x 152 mm (two prints joined). Photograph by William D Young.

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).
 File

[Professional album], 1890 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468G
Scope and Contents

An album of professional collodio-chloride photographs showing scenes of Mombasa.

Dates: 1890 - 1905
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).
 File

[Professional album], 1890 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468H
Scope and Contents

An album of professional collodio-chloride photographs showing the construction of the Uganda Railway.

Dates: 1890 - 1905
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).
 File

[Professional album], 1890 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468I
Scope and Contents

An album of professional collodio-chloride photographs showing the construction of the Uganda Railway.

Dates: 1890 - 1905
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

Steaming out of a reverse, Mau Escarpment, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/19
Scope and Contents

208 x 156 mm. Photograph by William D Young.

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).
 Item

Vasco-da-Gama Street, Mombasa, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/17
Scope and Contents

209 x 157 mm. Photograph by William D Young.

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).
 Item

Viaduct near Molo, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/20
Scope and Contents

209 x 155 mm. A fine view showing a steam locomotive crossing a steel viaduct in hilly country near Molo (mile 484). Molo is situated near the top of the Mau Escarpment about 8 miles before Mau Summit Station. Several such viaducts were needed to span ravines in the railways climb out the Rift Valley. Photograph by William D Young.

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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