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Africa (continent)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20096 Collections and/or Records:

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A group of pioneer CMS missionaries on a shooting party, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/GN/110E
Scope and Contents

Bishop Peel, Mr Briggs, Dr Baxter, Henry Cole, Mr Doulton and Westgate.

Dates: 1902
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 group of pioneering CMS missionaries on a shooting party, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/110D
Scope and Contents

165 x 115 mm. A caption on the reverse identifies them as follows: Bishop Peel, Mr Briggs, Dr Baxter, Henry Cole, Mr Doulton, Westgate. With duplicate.

Dates: 1902
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 group of pioneering CMS missionaries on a shooting party], 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/110E
Scope and Contents

165 x 115 mm. Taken on the same occasion as Y30469F/110D showing Bishop Peel, Mr Briggs, Dr Baxter, Henry Cole, Mr Doulton, Westgate. With duplicate.

Dates: 1902
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 group of Swahili girls, 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047A/60
Scope and Contents

84 x 140 mm. A portrait of a group of young Swahili girls standing outside a wattle and daub house.

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 group of Tasso men - a secret society - Imperri - Sherbro, W.C. Africa, 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30446F/3
Scope and Contents 155 x 111 mm. Showing a group of four Tasso men of the Poro secret society. Their function and appearance are well described: 'Next in power to the chiefs in the great Poro institution come the heads of the Poro, called the Tassos. Each big chief of a town has his own Tasso man, who, upon very important occasions, attends with his chief.When I photographed the four Tassos ..., it was at the conclusion of a very great and unusual meeting, the installation of a chief, after several...
Dates: 1890 - 1899
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 Group of Wa-Kavirondo. April 1899, 1899-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045A/92
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Two albums with two loose prints (which may not belong to this collection) inserted. The two albums were the property of Charles Edwin Collard, Captain, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The albums have been rebound, but the labels on the covers ‘Uganda 1898-1900’ have been retained. Most of the photographs are 115 x 90 mm. Collard was presumably the photographer except for the few prints in which he appears, and all the photographs are captioned. However, it appears likely that this was...
Dates: 1899-04
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 group of Zanzibar Arabs, 1936 - 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/11/7A
Scope and Contents

165 x 215 mm. The caption continues: 'These Arabs came into town for the Silver Jubilee celebrations of H.H. The Sultan. The Arab with an umbrella in his right hand has his long sword (with the hilt showing) under his left arm.' The Sultan's Silver Jubilee is identified in other photographs both as 1936 and 1937.

Dates: 1936 - 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 guide book to the Victoria Falls, 1960

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/2/3/8
Scope and Contents

The author is Jonah Woods.

Dates: 1960
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 gully formed as a result of burning the catchment area of a small stream, 1940 - 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/361
Scope and Contents

The typescript catalogue identifies the location as 'West Suk'.

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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A half-witted Mugogo, humorous and harmless, 1900s, 1900 - 1917

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/295
Scope and Contents

119 x 161 mm. Half length portrait of an aged Mugogo man.

Dates: 1900 - 1917
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 halt by the way, Nile-Congo watershed, Bahr-el-Ghazal [? Bahr al Ghazal], 1915, 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/254
Scope and Contents

136 x 83 mm. A distant view showing porters resting by the roadside during a march. The location is possibly Bahr al Ghazal in Sudan.

Dates: 1915
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 halt for breakfast in a native market place, 1908 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/46
Scope and Contents

102 x 59 mm. A dark print showing soldiers seated in a clearing beneath the shade of overhanging trees, with crates of rations and baggage in the foreground.

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 halt for the night, 1928 - 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043GG/62
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 halt on the march, 1908 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/58
Scope and Contents

102 x 59 mm. Showing porters resting on a woodland track.

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 Halt, Uganda (n.d.), 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/279
Scope and Contents

82 x 58 mm. A view showing expedition porters resting by the roadside.

Dates: 1902
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 hammock team, 1908 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043N/66
Scope and Contents

102 x 59 mm. Showing a canvas hammock with awning, carried by four African soldiers.

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 handbook to the Victoria Falls, 1952

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/2/3/6
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Published and unpublished material collected by Sugg relating to Southern Africa.

Dates: 1952
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 happy group enjoying a hearty repast, Sierra Leone, 1920 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone/13
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards published by A. Lisk-Carew, Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Dates: 1920 - 1929
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 Hausa Chief greets the Governor, Kumasi Durbar, 12 December 1946, 1946-12-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448D/7
Scope and Contents

202x153mm. Showing a Hausa chief bowing to the ground in front of Sir Alan Burns and other colonial officials in an open-sided marquee at Kumasi.

Dates: 1946-12-12
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).
 Sub-Series

A health visitor in Africa, 1940 - 1949

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/408-418
Scope and Contents A series of British Official photographs (Crown Copyright Reserved). They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'For ten years Sister Smith, qualified nurse and health visitor trained at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, has made the journey every morning from her home at Muthaiga on the outskirts of Nairobi Makongeni six miles out on the plain. Sister Smith sees the ante-natal cases in the morning of whom there may be twenty or more. She has a chat with them about...
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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A heathen chief with four of his wives, probably Ugogo, 1900 - 1917

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/GN/293
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints, lantern slides and glass negatives. The prints mostly relate to Westgate’s earlier work, but there are a few from the 1930s, including nos. 426-454 of visits to South Africa and African islands, all processed in February 1936. The captions have been used as titles and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. They have been retained to reflect the context of their creation. Many of the lantern slides and glass negatives are uncaptioned and...
Dates: 1900 - 1917
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 heathen chief with four of his wives, probably Ugogo, 1900s, 1900 - 1917

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/293
Scope and Contents

161 x 119 mm. Full length seated portrait of a chief and his wives.

Dates: 1900 - 1917
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 history of Ankole', 1952

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 126/2/1
Scope and Contents

Complete annotated draft of Gray's unpublished history (120 sheets).

Dates: 1952
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 history of the administration of justice in St Helena and its dependencies, 1999-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 351/3
Scope and Contents

Annotated manuscript draft of a book comprising title page, dedication, foreword, note, introduction, contents, 71 chapters, conclusion, appendices of important legal precedents, index, and bibliography (circa 1,000 sheets).

Dates: 1999-05
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).
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A holiday jaunt to the Cattle Cordon, 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/1/8/7a
Scope and Contents

'A holiday jaunt to the Cattle Cordon between Barotseland and Northern Rhodesia Aug 23rd to Sept 1st 1936.'

Dates: 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).