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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20093 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A court, 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/217
Scope and Contents

55 x 60 mm. Showing men seated on the ground inside a large hut. They are looking at an European sat at a desk.

Dates: 1930 - 1937
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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A court in the Gold Coast, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448L/59
Scope and Contents

(PC1).

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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'A' Coy, 1 S.N.R. at musketry, 1908 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/35
Scope and Contents

102 x 59 mm. Showing a row of African soldiers on the parade ground, probably at Okigwi, with rifles held in the firing position.

Dates: 1908 - 1910
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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A creek scene near Barberton, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/116
Scope and Contents

154 x 208 mm. A view looking along a small stream running through thick woodland, with two figures standing among the vegetation.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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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A cricket match in progress on the main playing field, 1952 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/7/1/5/70
Scope and Contents

205 x 160 mm.

Dates: 1952 - 1964
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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[A cricket match in progress on the main playing field], 1952 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/7/1/5/71
Scope and Contents

215 x 165 mm. There is a stamp on the reverse: 'Uganda Protectorate, Public relations Photographic Dept.'

Dates: 1952 - 1964
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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[A cricket match in progress on the main playing field], 1952 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/7/1/5/72
Scope and Contents

200 x 130 mm.

Dates: 1952 - 1964
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

A critical assessment of the Tanzanian model of development, 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 162/2/1/2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Papers by Fergus Wilson and others, including four articles by Dr G. Rangaswami, Vice-Chancellor of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India.

Dates: 1977
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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A crop of bullrush millet, a traditional crop, on the Mahalapye [i.e. Mahalatswe] Agricultural Experimental Station, which was established in 1947, 1960-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/15
Scope and Contents

204 x 156 mm. Showing an African examining a plant in a field of Bullrush millet. A more lengthy caption summarises the physical and human geography of the Bechuanaland Protectorate.

Dates: 1960-07
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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A cross-section of Representatives of Universities and other Institutions, 1961-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448F/7
Scope and Contents

140 x 105 mm.

Dates: 1961-11-25
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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A cross-section of Representatives of Universities and other Institutions, 1961-11-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448F/8
Scope and Contents

140 x 105 mm.

Dates: 1961-11-25
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

A. da Costa Veiga, ‘Relacao das Plantas da India Oriental’, 1936, 1950 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 126/11/13
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Published and unpublished works on African history written by Gray, accompanied by research notes from archives and secondary sources.

Dates: 1950 - 1970
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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A Dahomey priest spinning sacred cotton, 1938 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448P/6
Scope and Contents

365 x 250 mm. extract from the ‘Illustrated London News’ 20 December 1877, page 620.

Dates: 1938 - 1950
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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A. de Smidt, Surveyor General, C. Town [i.e. Cape Town], 1869 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305L/17
Scope and Contents 50 x 64 mm. (Oval image). A carte de visite head and shoulders studio portrait of Abraham de Smidt (1829-1908). A surveyor and amateur artist, de Smidt entered the Cape Civil Service as a clerk in the Commissariat Department in 1846 and was admitted as a government surveyor in 1848. During the years 1849-1850 and 1853-1856 he served on the re-survey commissions in the eastern districts of Cape Colony and was Surveyor-General from 1873-1889. He retired to England and died in Brighton. ...
Dates: 1869 - 1889
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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A debauched mission youth at Meridi, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/220
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of photographs on 41 album sheets. Typed on a piece of paper stuck on one album sheet is: 'ALBUM 2. All the photographs in this album were taken by me, on a safari from Victoria (B. Cameroons) to Port Sudan. This journey lasted from April 7/35 till August 2/36. The photographs are of anthropological interest only, and deal mostly with the Mangbetu tribe in the northern Congo; the Karamojong in Northern Uganda, and various tribes in the southern Sudan. I was using only a...
Dates: 1935 - 1936
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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A decrepit R.H., 1928 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043GG/156
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Group photograph and amateur snapshots, presumably mostly taken by E.A. Rothery, mounted on 23 card sheets from a disbound album. Unless otherwise noted, the photographs are of varied up to 110 x 70 mm, black and white or sepia.The photograph relate to Rothery's career as a surveyor up to 1939, and have been captioned by him. The captions have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. Titles composed by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. A few additions,...
Dates: 1928 - 1939
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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A deep well between Dausa and Tahota in the Southern Sahara, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304O/2
Scope and Contents

It is possible that the places referred to are Dosso and Tahoua, both of them departments in south-western Niger. The major settlement of each department is called by the same name.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
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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A demonstration experiment in the Junior Chemistry Laboratory, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/205
Scope and Contents

Showing pupils watching a teacher perform an experiment.

Dates: 1945
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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A desert well, Zibau, Northeastern Algeria, 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304H/130
Scope and Contents From the File:

Measuring 220 x 285 mm, this album contains postcards, some of which are coloured. The majority portray Algiers (including 12 of the museum), Algerian people, Biskra, and the ruins of Timgad, Constantine, Tunis and Carthage.

Dates: 1922
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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[A dhow], 1933 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/32
Scope and Contents

110 x 160 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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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[A dhow at sea], 1933 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/42
Scope and Contents

130 x 85 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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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A dhow from Cutch, 1933 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/2
Scope and Contents

200 x 215 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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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A dhow from Muscat, 1933 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/3
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm. The caption continues: 'This picture gives some idea of the beautifully ornamented poops of the Arabian dhows which visit East Africa each year with the monsoon.'

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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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[A dhow from Oman], 1933 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/6
Scope and Contents

215 x 165 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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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A dhow from Oman, 1933 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/8
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'This picture shows typical rigging of a Muscat dhow. The main mast is about sixty feet high whilst the overall length is about one hundred feet.'

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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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