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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20093 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Women carrying water for the hospital at Kajo Kaji, Equatorial Province of Southern Sudan, 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/9/4/12
Scope and Contents

185 x 235 mm. glossy print.

Dates: 1972
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 carrying water, Zanzibar, 1901 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468B/26
Scope and Contents

102 x 75 mm. A view showing a group of women carrying water in tin cans on their heads, probably in Zanzibar Town.

Dates: 1901 - 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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[Women dancing at Kisii festival], 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/12
Scope and Contents

200 x 145 mm. Showing women with sticks dancing, probably at Kisii festival.

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 dancing at Kisii festival], 1933 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/13
Scope and Contents

200 x 145 mm. Showing women dancing, probably at Kisii festival.

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 drawing water near Ziwani, Zanzibar, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047A/61
Scope and Contents

105 x 80 mm. A view showing women filling cans and jugs at a country well.

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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Women fetching water, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/402
Scope and Contents

Approximately 220 x 160 mm. Photographer unknown.

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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Women fishing in seasonally flooded swampland, 1952 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/7/13
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm.

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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Women going to the pits for water, Serowe 1907, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/77C
Scope and Contents

85 x 85 mm. Negative only.

Dates: 1907
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 grinding berries for food, 1904 - 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549A/13
Scope and Contents

65 x 41 mm. Showing a group of Bakalahadi women grinding a pile of berries laid in an animal skin with a large wooden pestle. Reproduced in Hodson facing p 90, where the location is identified as Ngoatie.

Dates: 1904 - 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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Women grinding corn at Ikothom[?], 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/491
Scope and Contents

Showing a number of women and children grinding corn on rocks.

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).
 Fonds

Women in Uganda today

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045P
Scope and Contents Collection of thirty-nine (from an original set of forty-nine) loose prints, mounted on card and measuring approximately 375 x 300 mm. The series, which was produced for display at a conference held in Kampala in 1961 on the role of women in Uganda, is accompanied by a typed checklist of captions together with some identification on the reverse of some of the prints. The photographs are split into seven groups:Group A: In the homeGroup B: Women in the makingGroup C: Women...
Dates: 1961
Conditions Governing Access: 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 making mats at Kizimicazi, 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/3/11
Scope and Contents

130 x 155 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).
 Item

[Women making mats at Kizimicazi], 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/3/12
Scope and Contents

85 x 80 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).
 File

Women of Ghana, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/4/3/2
Scope and Contents

Unpublished draft of work (circa 18,000 words) by Lady Smedley entitled, ‘Women of Ghana’, dated 9 March 1966, accompanied by draft sheets and notes; letters with comments on the draft from Dr Letitia Obeng (Zoologist, Ghana), 17 August 1966; Don Taylor, 14 August 1966 and Docia A.N. Kisseih; and correspondence with Curtis Brown Literary Agency and Longmans regarding attempts to publish the work, 1966.

Dates: 1966
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 on camels], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/80
Scope and Contents

45 x 65 mm. Showing two women sat on camels. 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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[Women on camels], 1927 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/5/81
Scope and Contents

65 x 45 mm. Showing two women sat on camels. 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).
 File

Women on the Zambesi, 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 223/5
Scope and Contents

Part of a proposed editorial introduction to David Livingstone's Zambesi journal, 1861-1863. There is a covering letter to D.H. Simpson, 11 June 1975.

Dates: 1975
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 picking cloves from the ground (the higher branches are usually harvested by men and boys), 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/1/42
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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Women saluting, 1908 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/116
Scope and Contents

141 x 84 mm. Showing two Hausa women bowing to one another.

Dates: 1908 - 1912
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 teachers at Mvumi. The two with babies are the daughters of Andereya., 1900 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/208
Scope and Contents

103 x 76 mm. Showing a group of female teachers seated at forms in a classroom.

Dates: 1900 - 1935
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 wear beaded aprons of goatskin, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/140
Scope and Contents

A full-length photograph of a Turkana woman.

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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Women welcoming the Paramount when he arrived at Limulunga from Lialui in 1942, 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304E/88
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: Other: 1942
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 with large basket on head], 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/4/112
Scope and Contents

95 x 130 mm. Showing a woman carrying a very large basket of what appears to be sticks and twigs on her head. She is wearing a small 'skirt' made out of beads and leather strips.

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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[Women with pots], 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/4/99
Scope and Contents

125 x 130 mm. Showing two women with pots at their feet.

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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[Women with pots], 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/4/100
Scope and Contents

95 x 135 mm. Showing three women, two of whom have large circular pots on their heads, the other is sitting on one behind them.

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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