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Africa (continent)

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Subject Source: Local sources

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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).
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[Woman carrying basket], 1935 - 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/70
Scope and Contents

The caption below the photograph reads: 'The few women who wear the tamburu, and who do manual work have specially designed basket to carry their loads [sic]. They cannot carry anything on their heads'.

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 two infants, 1895 - 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30446L/72
Scope and Contents

200 x 130 mm. Stereoscopic pair.

Dates: 1895 - 1911
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 wood], 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/201
Scope and Contents

85 x 130 mm. Showing a woman with a load of wood on her back.

Dates: 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 cutting sorghum stalks for the local princess , 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304E/22
Scope and Contents From the Series: A collection of numbered prints, unless otherwise stated measuring circa 210 x 160 mm, in a 19 page typescript volume entitled 'Barotseland', written and illustrated by Max Gluckman. His typescript is undated but the illustrations closely resemble, and in some cases are identical with, those used in Gluckman (1945) of which a photocopy is filed with this collection. It is not known how these photographs were used - perhaps projected by epidiascope. Numbers 1-54 are captioned on the back,...
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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[Woman dressed in long garment], 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/89
Scope and Contents

55 x 60 mm. Showing a woman wearing a head to toe garment stepping up onto a partially seen building or perhaps a vehicle.

Dates: 1932
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 drinking from river, 1890 - 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468A/100
Scope and Contents

102 x 72 mm. A view showing an African woman drinking from a river.

Dates: 1890 - 1905
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 farming, Tamunken-Nkambie, 1940-02-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/312
Scope and Contents

44 x 40 mm. Woman of Tamunken farming with her basket for food on her back.

Dates: 1940-02-22
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 Field Worker is a member of the Wamawia tribe from Portuguese East Africa, 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/439
Scope and Contents

Half-length portrait of a woman field worker. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'These people travel from places as far off as six hundred miles in Portuguese East Africa to work on the Tanganyika sisal estate. Despite the fact that the poll tax in Tanganyika is higher than in any other part of East Africa they still migrate there, of their own accord, a fact which speaks well of labour conditions and wages on the sisal estates of Tanganyika'.

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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Woman grinding on stone block with baby strapped to her back, 1914 - 1918

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469K/186
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection comprises black and white photographs, mostly 125 x 75 mm or 75 x 125 mm in size, film negatives and glass negatives. Some of the prints from glass plates are smaller, approximately 85 x 65 mm. The prints are good compositions, though some are rather dark, and were listed by Erica Ryan of the National Library of Australia, using, among other sources, the captioned envelopes in which the original negatives had been stored. The provenance of the collection is unclear,...
Dates: 1914 - 1918
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 grinding on stone block with baby strapped to her back, 1914 - 1918

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469K/GN/186
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection comprises black and white photographs, mostly 125 x 75 mm or 75 x 125 mm in size, film negatives and glass negatives. Some of the prints from glass plates are smaller, approximately 85 x 65 mm. The prints are good compositions, though some are rather dark, and were listed by Erica Ryan of the National Library of Australia, using, among other sources, the captioned envelopes in which the original negatives had been stored. The provenance of the collection is unclear,...
Dates: 1914 - 1918
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 harvesting cloves], 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/1/28
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 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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[Woman harvesting cloves], 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/1/29
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 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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[Woman harvesting cloves], 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/1/30
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 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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[Woman harvesting cloves], 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/1/31
Scope and Contents

160 x 215 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 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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[Woman harvesting cloves], 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/1/32
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 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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[Woman in African dress, with elaborate hair style], 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043PP/47
Scope and Contents

65 x 100 mm. Marked on back ‘Return to Mr Holt’.

Dates: 1890 - 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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Woman in European clothes, Nkungie, 1940-02-25

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/315
Scope and Contents

63 x 98 mm. Seldom if ever having seen a white woman these girls were firmly convinced that they were following the Feminine European fashion in dress. This Albino was dressed in a yellow imitation felt hat, red and blue sweater, red skirt, bright blue stockings and huge imitation leather shoes. The boys to foster this habit assure the girls who have never travelled that they are wearing the latest European Ladies Fashions.

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 in Freetown, 1960 - 1969

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/11/6/6
Scope and Contents

155 x 204 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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 of Kakali, 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/381
Scope and Contents

Head and shoulders portrait.

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 of Kakali, 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/383
Scope and Contents

A full-length portrait.

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 of Kakali], 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/384
Scope and Contents

A head and shoulders portrait.

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).