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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20093 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

5. Muganda woman. Lake Region. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/11
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '5. The Baganda are the most civilised of the tribes in the Protectorate. They do not disfigure their faces or bodies, like most Bantu tribes'.

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. Muganda woman. Lake Region. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/19
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '5. The Baganda are the most civilised of the tribes in the Protectorate. They do not disfigure their faces or bodies, like most Bantu tribes'. 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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5. Suez. - A Street. - LL, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/5
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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5. Tanganyika Territory [i.e. Tanzania]. Sultan Ikoma and his wives, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/33
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse continues 'This shows the household of a typical native chief taken against the stockade of his house'.

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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6. A coffee tree. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/12
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '6. Arabian and Robusta coffees are generally grown, but this is the new type of Excelsa which is being tried in Uganda'.

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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6. A coffee tree. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/20
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '6. Arabian and Robusta coffees are generally grown, but this is the new type of Excelsa which is being tried in Uganda'. 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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6. An Arab carved door, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/5
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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6. Por-Saïd [i.e. Port Saïd]. - The Landing Stage and Suez Canal Office. - LL, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/6
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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6. Sezi Bwa [i.e. Sezibwa] Falls. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/6
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '6. Very pretty falls in Buganda Province, about 30 miles from Kampala, just off the Jinja Road'.

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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6. Sezi Bwa [i.e. Sezibwa] Falls. Uganda, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/16
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: '6. Very pretty falls in Buganda Province, about 30 miles from Kampala, just off the Jinja Road'. 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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6. Some gulley erosion on the outskirts of a banana garden, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/281
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. Captions on the reverse have been recorded as found. The prints fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72...
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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6. Tanganyika Territory [i.e. Tanzania]. The Harbour, Dar es Salaam, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/34
Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse continues 'Dar-es-Salaam, the seat of Government, is a modern town, and is the chief seaport and the coastal terminus of the railway. It is a well-laid-out town with spacious and well-built houses, and the avenues are lined with ornamental trees which give a mass of colour. This view shows the Anzani front and the Cathedral. Dar-es-Salaam means 'Haven of Peace''.

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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7. Mother with twins, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/6
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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8. A wash-stop of stakes which has already begun its work of preventing the top soil from being washed away, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/282
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. Captions on the reverse have been recorded as found. The prints fall into subject collections.Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72...
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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8. Alexandria. - Fort Kait Bey. - LL, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/59
Scope and Contents From the File:

Booklet containing detachable monochrome postcards. Published by Lévy et Neurdein Réuins, 44 Rue Letellier, Paris.

Dates: 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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8. H.H. the Sultan's Palace and flag, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/7
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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8 months old sugarcane Inhambane, Saccarum officinarum, 1905 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303E/196
Scope and Contents

77 x 96 mm

Dates: 1905 - 1906
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

9 photos - Zululand, 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305S/88-96
Scope and Contents

A collection of coloured matt photographs, all measuring 127 x 89 mm. The envelope is annotated: '1980. 9 photos - Zululand - are of 'Makhalafukwe' the shanty town inside Melmoth 'white' area. These people have got permission to take up jobs in Melmoth! (mostly for Government servants!) Their employers are whites, working in KwaZulu'. The photographs were taken by Wren Robinson.

Dates: 1980
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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9. Shows how soil-erosion is combatted on the verge of banana gardens and how paths must not be allowed to run straight down across the contours, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/283
Scope and Contents

Showing a large and extensive number of bundles of sticks staked to the ground to prevent erosion of the top-soil.

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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10. A simple method of taking levels for terracing, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/284
Scope and Contents

Showing men spaced-out on a hillside, taking measurements and levels of land to be terraced.

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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10 a.m. At the right of the flagstaff, Lieut Staveley R.N., Capt. Watson, K.R.R., A.D.C. On the left the Sirdar's Egyptian A.D.C, 1898-09-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/137
Scope and Contents 158 x 130 mm. A view showing the flag-raising ceremony at Gordon's palace which took place on September 4th. Two flagpoles have been mounted on the ruined palace. By the right hand pole stand Lieutenant (later Admiral) Cecil Staveley and Captain (later Lieut. Col) James Watson. By the left hand pole stand the Sirdar's Egyptian ADC and Bertram Mitford (later Major General). In the foreground massed soldiers face inwards towards the ruined walls of the palace. A rear view of Capt Von...
Dates: 1898-09-04
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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11. Splitting coconuts from shells, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/8
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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11. Swamp drainage in Kigezi District, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/285
Scope and Contents

General view looking along a valley. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Note the thin dark line down the centre of the old water course, which is now the main canal, and how the cultivation is now spreading over what was the wide marshy bed of the old river'.

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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12. Kisubi (Uganda). - Sick people of the Sleeping sickness, 1900 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/40
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Miscellaneous monochrome postcards. Photographers and/or publishers unknown, apart from no.40, issued by the White Fathers.

Dates: 1900 - 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).
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12. Main Road, showing old barracks, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/9
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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