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Africa (continent)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20096 Collections and/or Records:

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[Woman picking cloves], 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/1/41
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 police constable on duty in Freetown, 1961

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/11/6/8
Scope and Contents

154 x 204 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1961
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 reaching up into a tree], 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043UU/151
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: 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Y3043UU/134 is missing.
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Woman thinning out (ku sunga) maize in a sitapa garden near Liyala village, 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304E/17
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 who took refuge in Kahuhia Mission after maltreatment by Mau Mau, 1952 - 1960

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/14/63a
Scope and Contents

153 x 98 mm. glossy print with 111 x 150 mm. copy.

Dates: 1952 - 1960
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 with basket], 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/4/102
Scope and Contents

125 x 135 mm. Showing a woman stood holding a conical basket on her head, with a pipe in her mouth. Another woman and a child stand near her.

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 with bush umbrella, Bamenda, 1937-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/100
Scope and Contents

66 x 100 mm. A woman wearing the bush umbrella or sunshade of the type worn in the Banso and Bamenda districts. It is built on a bamboo frame that also forms the head piece and over the frame is stretched a closely woven matting of dried grass. It is light, adequately covers the wearer, and a child if she has one with her, allows both arms to be free and is absolutely waterproof.

Dates: 1937-12
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, with child, washing clothes by a stream], 1920 - 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/32
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of high quality photographs, measuring 210 x 160 mm, mounted on black album sheets. They are uncaptioned but most have been identified from books on the Cape and on South African architecture; 25-31 are almost certainly photographs of Zulu peoples; the remainder are less clearly identified. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1920 - 1930
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 with firewood, Ugogo, 1900s, 1900 - 1917

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/346
Scope and Contents

107 x 82 mm. Showing a woman with a bundle of branches on her head.

Dates: 1900 - 1917
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 with load on head], 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/4/81
Scope and Contents

95 x 125 mm. Showing a woman with a large fully laden semi-circular basket balanced on her head. She holds a walking stick. The handwritten caption reads: 'These loads were incredibly heavy. Perhaps three hundred weight, which accounts for the dreadful legs of most of the women. The men generally carry only a stick!'

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 with load on head], 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/4/82
Scope and Contents

125 x 95 mm. Showing a woman with a large semi-circular basket balanced on her head. There are children and youths (mostly male) stood with her.

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 with parasol], 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/5/112
Scope and Contents

95 x 120 mm. Informal portrait.

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 with pot], 1939 - 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/258
Scope and Contents

65 x 125 mm. Showing a woman stood in front of a hut holding a large cylindrical pot on her head. She wears many bands around her ankles and arms, and material around her hips.

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 with pot on head], 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/4/111
Scope and Contents

95 x 125 mm. Showing a woman carrying objects in a pot on her head. She is wearing a small 'skirt' or beaded 'cache-sexe'.

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 with produce], 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/4/104
Scope and Contents

115 x 115 mm. Showing a woman carrying produce slung over her shoulder. She is wearing a short 'skirt' or a beaded 'cache-sexe'.

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 with young children], 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/5/97
Scope and Contents

170b x 110 mm. Showing a woman sat outside a stone building engaged in some domestic activity with four young children around her.

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, working, and children, 1914 - 1918

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469K/GN/196
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, working, and children, 1914 - 1918

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469K/196
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's costume, Bali, 1941-10-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/391
Scope and Contents

35 x 40 mm. The only dress they wear is a small fringe of strings at the back. In this area the fringe is short whilst in others it may extend down to the knees.

Dates: 1941-10-30
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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[Women], 1939 - 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/3/58
Scope and Contents

50 x 100 mm. Showing two women walking by. One of them is smoking a pipe.

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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[Women], 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043UU/107
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: 1951
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Y3043UU/134 is missing.
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Women assembled in forest glade, Ntumbo, 1940-01-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/237
Scope and Contents

53 x 40 mm. (emulsion without gelatine support). The women all assembled in the forest glade and after singing and gesticulating, formed up into a crowd and still singing, marched to the Chief's compound.

Dates: 1940-01-10
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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Women at Kisii festival, 1933 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/14
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing a group of women each wearing a headdress. There are many spectators in the background.

Dates: 1933 - 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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Women bearing pots on head, walking along path, 1914 - 1918

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469K/179
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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Women bearing pots on head, walking along path, 1914 - 1918

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469K/GN/179
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).