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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 holiday jaunt to the Cattle Cordon, 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/1/8/7b
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).
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A homestead at Kano, Northern Nigeria, 1933 - 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/4/33
Scope and Contents

205 x 150 mm. The caption continues: 'Note groundnut haulms stored in the trees for cattle fodder in the dry season.'

Dates: 1933 - 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 Hottentot [Khoekhoe] man and woman, 1864

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/43
Scope and Contents

'A Hottentot [Khoikhoi] man and woman with a view of the Table Mountain and Cape Town at the Cape of Good Hope. Engraved by T. Wallis from an original picture by W.M. Craig. Publish[e]d by C. Brightly, T. Kinnersley, June 1864'.

Dates: 1864
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 Housemaster's Bungalow, 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448H/90
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of photographs taken by the Ministry of Information West African Photographic Service, giving a comprehensive record of the varied aspects of the College's work. These pictures have been extensively reproduced in books and articles. As Dr. R.W. Stopford is shown as Principal, a post he held from 1941 to 1945, they must date from this period. The Library has three different groups of photographs drawn from this series, two of which form this collection:(A) 55, 260 x...
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 Housemaster's Bungalow, 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448H/91
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of photographs taken by the Ministry of Information West African Photographic Service, giving a comprehensive record of the varied aspects of the College's work. These pictures have been extensively reproduced in books and articles. As Dr. R.W. Stopford is shown as Principal, a post he held from 1941 to 1945, they must date from this period. The Library has three different groups of photographs drawn from this series, two of which form this collection:(A) 55, 260 x...
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 housemaster's bungalow attached to one of the Boarding Houses, 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/224
Scope and Contents

Exterior view of the house.

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 hunting party of natives setting off; you can see the Forest Edge; this is on the Kibiri-Kimingine Rd, 1934-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364/2/1/9
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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A journey in French West Africa in 1901

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 145
Scope and Contents

An account of a journey undertaken by White, then 23, and two companions, from Dakar through St Louis, Kayes (on Mungo Park's route to the Niger), and Djéné on the Bani River, arriving finally at Bobodiulasso, 15 pages. There are references to the activities of Samori and comments on colonial policy. The account is accompanied by a covering letter from White to the Secretary of the Royal Empire Society, 12 July 1948, and the Secretary's reply, 21 July 1948.

Dates: 1948
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

A journey to Asia and Africa

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011MMM-XXX
Scope and Contents A collection of albums, containing captioned black and white photographs, taken by one, or more, people travelling in the same group. The albums form a photographic account of a six-month long touring holiday.Of the albums, the first ten are all of the same style and manufacture and each has an embossed title on the front. They follow the journey chronologically. The remaining two contain a smaller selection of images from the same journey, again in chronological order. They are...
Dates: 1935-09 - 1936-03
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).
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A juju man impersonating a woman, 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/159
Scope and Contents

56 x 84 mm.

Dates: 1938
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 Kampala Indian's upholstery shop, 1952 - 1964

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

210 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 Kasompe hawker finds customers interested in second hand clothing purchased in the Belgian Congo and renovated at Kasompe, 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/51
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of black and white photographs arranged under broad headings in approximate chronological order within each heading, the majority of which were captioned by R.S. Thompson at the time of donation. The captions, used as titles and recorded in the notes, may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. The photographs...
Dates: 1951
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 Kasompe shoe repairer at work, 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/54
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of black and white photographs arranged under broad headings in approximate chronological order within each heading, the majority of which were captioned by R.S. Thompson at the time of donation. The captions, used as titles and recorded in the notes, may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. The photographs...
Dates: 1951
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 Kasompe tailor at work, 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/53
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of black and white photographs arranged under broad headings in approximate chronological order within each heading, the majority of which were captioned by R.S. Thompson at the time of donation. The captions, used as titles and recorded in the notes, may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. The photographs...
Dates: 1951
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 Kasompe tinsmith making water vessels for sale to African women, 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/55
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of black and white photographs arranged under broad headings in approximate chronological order within each heading, the majority of which were captioned by R.S. Thompson at the time of donation. The captions, used as titles and recorded in the notes, may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. The photographs...
Dates: 1951
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 Kavirondo Boy with face painted White. Mumias 1899, 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045A/90
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
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 Kavirondo Masher. 1899, 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045B/60
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
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 Kelkaff loom, 1942-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/4/20
Scope and Contents

95 x 100 mm. Showing a man sat on the ground using the loom.

Dates: 1942-06
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 Kenya Stream, 1939 - 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/188
Scope and Contents

90 x 90 mm. General view of a stream.

Dates: 1939 - 1941
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 Kikiu village, 1939 - 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/180
Scope and Contents

145 x 95 mm. Showing four circular huts beside the road.

Dates: 1939 - 1941
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 kind of vegetable I ate at Logwi, 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/490
Scope and Contents

The caption continues: 'It grows on a creeper and tastes like a sweet potato'.

Dates: 1934
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 Kopje (a weathered inselberg) showing weathered joints and faults], 1933 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/27
Scope and Contents

115 x 135 mm. View of a Kopje, in this case a granite or rock formation.

Dates: 1933 - 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 Kopje (a weathered inselberg) showing weathered joints and faults, 1933 - 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/4/20
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm. View of a Kopje, in this case a granite or rock formation, on an otherwise smooth plain.

Dates: 1933 - 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 Korama Hunter, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043L/6
Scope and Contents

112 x 155 mm. Showing a hunter posed beside a village hut, holding his bow and with a leather basket slung over one shoulder. In the background a small circular thatched granary can be seen.

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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A Korama hunter showing position of hands and method of using ring, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043L/8
Scope and Contents

113 x 159 mm. A close-up view of a hunter using his bow and showing clearly the position of the hands and the leather (?and iron) ring attachment tied to the bowstring in order to facilitate drawing.

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).