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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20093 Collections and/or Records:

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13. A general view of Nsangi Hill, the demonstration 'mutala' for Buganda, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/286
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Elephant grass lines and terraces can be plainly observed'.

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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14. Dunga avenue of cloves, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/10
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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14. The summit of Nsangi-hill showing the beginning of a forest crown - the planted poles of the local tree 'kokoye' which is quick growing, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/287
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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15th Sikhs: British and Indian officers, 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042A/47
Scope and Contents

206 x 157 mm. A group of 11 English and Indian officers of the 15th Sikhs.

Dates: 1885
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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15th Sikhs view in camp, 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042A/48
Scope and Contents

205 x 156 mm. A scene in the Indian camp at mealtime, showing scattered groups of Indian soldiers sitting around pots and small fires, with rows of tents in the background.

Dates: 1885
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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16. An old Portuguese gun, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/11
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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16. Shows methods of soil conservation in use in Buganda and how the moisture is retained in the gardens, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/288
Scope and Contents

View of a small irrigation channel, with cultivation of the banks on either side.

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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17. M'Nazi-Moja Road, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/12
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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17. Shows methods of soil conservation in use in Buganda and how the moisture is retained in the gardens, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/289
Scope and Contents

View looking across a banana garden.

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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18. Zanzibar police, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/13
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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19. Afrique Occidentale - Dakar - Vue d'ensemble no. 2, 1900 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC French West Africa/1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Monochrome postcard views of French West Africa, published by A.O.F. Fortier of Dakar.

Dates: 1900 - 1928
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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19. Native Street, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/14
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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20. Native huts and street, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/15
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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21. An impounded water supply for a small village, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/290
Scope and Contents

Showing water issuing from a pipe in a water channel. The typewritten caption on the reverse continues 'which represents an advance on the most primitive method shown in No.20. of the improvement of rural water supplies'.

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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21. Main Road, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/16
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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21st Lancers leaving Wadi Halfa, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/44
Scope and Contents

77 x 76 mm. A blurred print showing soldiers of the 21st Lancers on board open railway wagons at Wadi Halfa.

Dates: 1898
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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22. Native dhow, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/17
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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22. Port-Saïd. - Entrance to Suez Canal [i.e. Qanat as-Suways]. - LL, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/8
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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22. Shows a hill-side water tank in a barren area of Buganda, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/291
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse continues 'where the smaller tank is a seepage tank and the lower represents an improved and conserved water supply'.

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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23. Port-Saïd. - The Suez [i.e. Qanat as-Suways] and Freshwater Canals, showing 14 miles. - LL, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/9
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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23. Shipping cloves, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/18
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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23. Shows a tractor on the edge of a dam, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/292
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse continues 'which is the method of conserving water which has been adopted in the flat cattle country of Teso in the Eastern Province'.

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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24. Alexandria. - Mosque of Prophet Daniel. - LL, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Egypt/54
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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24. Camels, Zanzibar, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar/19
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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24 Class 'Mikado' engine, 1952 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469L/1/10
Scope and Contents

180 x 195 mm. View of the locomotive from the right front with Suman standing to the side. This engine was the work horse of the East African Railways and Harbours, largely employed picking up loaded wagons of farmers' produce from railway sidings.

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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