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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20093 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

2nd Battn 60th Rifles, Bennett’s Drift, Natal, 1881., 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022NN/31
Scope and Contents

189 x 125 mm. Lovett served with his regiment as part of the Natal Field Force in the Transvaal during the First Boer War.

Dates: 1881
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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2nd house, Kibiri, 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364/2/1/46
Scope and Contents

65 x 40 mm.

Dates: 1935
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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3 1/4 lbs. ‘Prem’ successfully reared by clinic methods, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043UU/38
Scope and Contents From the File:

Coloured slides, 50 x 50 mm, mostly Kodak, originally stored in a carrying case. They relate to nursing in Nigeria and Ghana.

Dates: 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Y3043UU/134 is missing.
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3. A good holding, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/280
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Another view of the same holding showing the lawn and corner of the house and the surrounding cultivation'.

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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3. Cotton buying at the market store. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/9
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '3. Taking the year's cotton crop to the nearest market is a time of great excitement to the peasant grower. He receives the value in cash, which he at once proceeds to spend on cotton cloths or a bicycle'.

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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3. Cotton buying at the market store. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/17
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '3. Taking the year's cotton crop to the nearest market is a time of great excitement to the peasant grower. He receives the value in cash, which he at once proceeds to spend on cotton cloths or a bicycle'. The copyright statement reads: 'Copyright Uganda Government. Series II. Printed in England. Raphael Tuck and Sons, Ltd. London'.

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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3. Rolling in wealth. Uganda cotton, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/3
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '3. This native of Uganda evidently feels the cold?'.

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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3. Suez. - Office of Suez Canal Company. - LL, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/3
Scope and Contents From the File:

Booklet entitled 'Suez' containing 12 detachable monochrome postcards showing views of Suez, the Canal and Port Said. Published by 'Lévy Fils et Cie, Paris'. The postcards are captioned in English on the front and French on the reverse.

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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3. Sultans old palace in ruins, Marubi, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/3
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of monochrome postcards of Zanzibar scenes, possibly published by A.C. Gomes and Sons.

Dates: 1925
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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3. Tanganyika Territory [i.e. Tanzania]. A scene in Kisaki District, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/31
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse continues 'Kisaki is a sub-district of the Morogoro District where cotton is an extensive crop. It is full of splendid scenery; the Uluguru Mountains run through it; and elephants abound'.

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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4. Jinja ferry, Victoria Nyanza [i.e. Lake Victoria]. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/4
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '4. This ferry crosses a corner of Lake Victoria, just above the source of the Nile at the Ripon Falls'.

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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4. Jinja ferry, Victoria Nyanza [i.e. Lake Victoria]. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/14
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '4. This ferry crosses a corner of Lake Victoria, just above the source of the Nile at the Ripon Falls'. The copyright statement reads: 'Copyright Uganda Government. Series I. Printed in England. Raphael Tuck and Sons, Ltd. London'.

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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4. Method of carrying children. Gulu District, Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/10
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '5. [4. ?] Mothers carry their children tied on their backs when travelling, and even when working in the fields'.

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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4. Method of carrying children. Gulu District, Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/18
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '5. [4. ?] Mothers carry their children tied on their backs when travelling, and even when working in the fields'. The copyright statement reads: 'Copyright Uganda Government. Series II. Printed in England. Raphael Tuck and Sons, Ltd. London'.

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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4 nurses of Dorothy Westgate, 1909-1912, Bugiri, 1909 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/20
Scope and Contents

90 x 160 mm. Portrait of four seated African girls.

Dates: 1909 - 1912
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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4 nurses outside Lokoja Hospital, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043KK/7
Scope and Contents

210 x 150 mm.

Dates: 1916
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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4. Suez. - Street Helene - LL, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/4
Scope and Contents From the File:

Booklet entitled 'Suez' containing 12 detachable monochrome postcards showing views of Suez, the Canal and Port Said. Published by 'Lévy Fils et Cie, Paris'. The postcards are captioned in English on the front and French on the reverse.

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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4. Sultans old palace in ruins, Marubi, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/4
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of monochrome postcards of Zanzibar scenes, possibly published by A.C. Gomes and Sons.

Dates: 1925
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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4. Tanganyika Territory [i.e. Tanzania]. A mountain stream, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/32
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse continues 'Lukosa River, Iringa District. These mountain streams, often dry for eight or nine months of the year, swell to fierce rivers on the fall of the rains and are often difficult to cross owing to volume and intensity of the waters'.

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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4th class passengers, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/67
Scope and Contents From the File:

Packet containing loose monochrome postcards showing scenes in Khartoum. The packet is 'Set III' of four sets issued by the Sudan Government Railways and Steamers.

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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4th Egyptian Battalion, 1898-08-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/61
Scope and Contents

78 x 80 mm. A blurred print showing units of the 4th Egyptian Battalion with officers on horseback beside them. The photograph is stuck on to an album page entitled 'Wad Hamed Camp. Sirdar's Review, August 25th'.

Dates: 1898-08-25
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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4th Egyptian Battalion, 1898-08-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/62
Scope and Contents

79 x 79 mm. A very blurred print showing the pipers of the 4th Egyptian Battalion. The photograph is stuck on to an album page entitled 'Wad Hamed Camp. Sirdar's Review, August 25th'.

Dates: 1898-08-25
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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5. Buffalo on Kigubio Island. Lake George. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/5
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '5. Large herds of buffalo wander round many of the Uganda Lakes. Hunting them is a thrilling and dangerous pastime'.

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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5. Buffalo on Kigubio Island. Lake George. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/15
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '5. Large herds of buffalo wander round many of the Uganda Lakes. Hunting them is a thrilling and dangerous pastime'. The copyright statement reads: 'Copyright Uganda Government. Series I. Printed in England. Raphael Tuck and Sons, Ltd. London'.

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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5. Egypt - The pyramids with spinx and temple, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/72
Scope and Contents

A loose stamped postcard captioned on the picture in both English and French. On the reverse is a brief note signed 'H.D.'.

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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