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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20096 Collections and/or Records:

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[Women carrying gourds to market, Northern Uganda], 1952 - 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/7/48
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 carrying loads], 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/4/80
Scope and Contents

125 x 95 mm. Showing four women walking across the valley with large semi-circular baskets balanced on their heads.

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 carrying water], 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043UU/104
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: 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Y3043UU/134 is missing.
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Women carrying water, Bafut, 1941-10-19

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/385
Scope and Contents

62 x 40 mm. Women carrying bottles of water from the spring to their houses. Normally they use calabashes but no doubt they feel superior with a bottle, and realise it is lighter.

Dates: 1941-10-19
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 for the hospital at Kajo Kaji, Equatorial Province of Southern Sudan, 1972

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

 Fonds
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

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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).
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[Women making mats at Kizimicazi], 1930 - 1950

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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).
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Women of Ghana, 1966

 File
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

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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

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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).
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Women on the Zambesi, 1975

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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).