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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20097 Collections and/or Records:

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Woermann’s factory, Kamerun, 1870 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043NN/29
Scope and Contents

196 x 135 mm.

Dates: 1870 - 1889
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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Woermann’s factory (trading post) in Gabon, 1870 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043NN/1
Scope and Contents

200 x 133 mm. Two copies of the same photograph.

Dates: 1870 - 1889
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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Wolchefit pass, 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/5/18
Scope and Contents

115 x 125 mm. Showing the zigzagging roads cut into the mountains.

Dates: 1943
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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Wolf cub enrolment, Miss Warner + Cubs and Helpers. 1936 or so, Sophiatown, 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448O/173
Scope and Contents

100 X 65 mm. This loose print is somewhat puzzling. The preceding details are written on the back (not in Canham's hand). Sophiatown was an African suburb of Johannesburg, and in 1936 Canham was at Oxford. Possibly it was given to him by a friend in view of his interest in young people.

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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Wolf Cubs, 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448O/141
Scope and Contents

140 x 90 mm. Sepia. Empire Day.

Dates: 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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Wolseley to Glover, 1873-12-17

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 131/6/110
Scope and Contents

Forwards petition from inhabitants of Quitta.

Dates: 1873-12-17
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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Wolseley to Glover, 1874-01-17

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 131/7/25
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

This collection is composed of archives relating to Glover’s government of Lagos and the Volta campaign during the Second Anglo-Asante War.

Dates: 1874-01-17
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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Wolseley to Senior Naval Officer, Cape Coast, 1873-12-31

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 131/6/123
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

This collection is composed of archives relating to Glover’s government of Lagos and the Volta campaign during the Second Anglo-Asante War.

Dates: 1873-12-31
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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[Woman], 1939 - 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/255
Scope and Contents

55 x 125 mm. Showing a woman stood before a fence or partition made of sticks and woven dried grasses. She is wearing a patterned skirt, and has a robe draped over her shoulder.

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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[Woman], 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/4/87
Scope and Contents

95 x 125 mm. Showing a woman stood posing for the camera.

Dates: 1943
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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Woman, 1870 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/78
Scope and Contents

110 x 167 mm. A view showing a woman with a baby in Sierra Leone.

Dates: 1870 - 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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Woman and child, 1900 - 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469A/80
Scope and Contents

80 x 129 mm. Showing an unidentified young woman standing in the open air with a child in her arms.

Dates: 1900 - 1909
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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[Woman and child], 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/5/143
Scope and Contents

55 x 85 mm. A view from behind of a young woman carrying a child in a sling on her back.

Dates: 1943
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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[Woman and child], 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/426
Scope and Contents

The caption on the album page reads: 'Douli[?] probably Banana Tribe but has married a Mousgoum and has removed her lip plug'. Logone River area, Chad.

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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Woman and child, St Paul de Loando [i.e. Luanda], 1884-03-21 - 1884-03-25

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/34
Scope and Contents

112 x 147 mm. A studio portrait showing a Luanda woman with a baby on her back kneeling in front of a large pestle and mortar.

Dates: 1884-03-21 - 1884-03-25
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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[Woman and donkey], 1933

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/149
Scope and Contents

60 x 60 mm. Shoeing a woman seated on a donkey.

Dates: 1933
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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[Woman and waiters], 1927 - 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/106
Scope and Contents

65 x 45 mm. Showing a woman sat with waiters stood either side of her. The waiters are both wearing fez caps. Location unidentified, but probably Egypt.

Dates: 1927 - 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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Woman at dance, Nkungie, 1940-02-25

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/321
Scope and Contents

40 x 62 mm. Mother comes to see the dance but can't participate owing to having her child with her.

Dates: 1940-02-25
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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[Woman at riverside], 1939 - 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/97
Scope and Contents

115 x 115 mm. Showing a woman stood at the rivers edge, a large pot at her feet. There is a shelter constructed close to the waters edge.

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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[Woman at well], 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/4/67
Scope and Contents

125 x 180 mm. Showing a woman with pots beside a well.

Dates: 1943
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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[Woman bathing], 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/413
Scope and Contents

The caption reads: 'While we were washing beside this stream. This girl came and began bathing'.

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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[Woman by the Chiefs compound, Mona], 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/430
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of photographs on 77 loose sheets. On one sheet, in ink capitals, is written 'Photographs taken between June 18th 1934 - December 1934, in the Lamu Archipelago, Tanganyika, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, Ruanda Urundi, French Equatorial Africa, Cameroons, Nigeria, French West Africa.' The majority of the photographs have been captioned by hand, in a difficult handwriting, and some of the names of peoples and places have not been traced in works of reference. The following...
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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[Woman carrying baby], 1935 - 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/31
Scope and Contents

The caption below the photograph reads: 'The excessive length of the skull always appears to be more conspicuous in children than adults. With old adults the skulls almost resume their normal proportions. This babies cranium seems to overflow it's binding [sic]'.

Dates: 1935 - 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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Woman carrying baby, Bamenda, 1937-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/20
Scope and Contents

39 x 61 mm.neg; print 69 x 96 mm. The common method of carrying baby in the Bamenda division. The child sits astride the mother's back in a sort of hammock of goat skin slung from the shoulders and attached by thongs passing round the waist. The children seem to take to this method naturally and one often sees them helping the mothers and never a word is spoken, each does her 'bit' in getting comfortable.

Dates: 1937-10
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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Woman carrying baby, Lagos, 1946-12 - 1947-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011KKK(GS)28
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The slides are 25 x 25 mm. Y3011KKK(GS)1-12 are boxed with Y3011WW Eastham. The remainder are in three separate slide boxes.

Dates: 1946-12 - 1947-01
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).