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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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Woodland scene, 1900 - 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469A/86
Scope and Contents

113 x 82 mm. A view looking towards thickly wooded hillside.

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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Woodland scene, 1900 - 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469A/91
Scope and Contents

80 x 115 mm. A view from a clearing looking towards dense forest.

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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Woodland scene, 1900 - 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469A/93
Scope and Contents

81 x 117 mm. Showing a woodland clearing with what appears to be a row of railway sleepers in the foreground.

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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Woodland scene, 1900 - 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469A/94
Scope and Contents

81 x 117 mm. Very blurred.

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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[Woodland scene], 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043MM/16
Scope and Contents

140 x 107 mm.

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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Woodland scenery near the Zambesi, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305R8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A printed book illustrated by photographic prints. The captions have been used as titles and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. The book resulted from a journey from Cape Town via Kimberley and the Transvaal to the Victoria Falls and back to Port Elizabeth.

Dates: 1880
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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Woodseller-Town. Freetown, 1920 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Sierra Leone/5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Monochrome postcards showing views in Freetown. Photographer and publisher unknown.

Dates: 1920 - 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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Wool market, Port Elizabeth, Cape, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/58
Scope and Contents

202 x 138 mm. Showing sacks filled with wool in a large warehouse and a group of graders posed in the centre of the photograph.

Dates: 1925
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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Worcester - from Hangmans Hill, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/71
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A printed book containing tipped-in reproductions from photographs, all measuring 140 x 100 mm, with brief letterpress captions beneath the prints. The captions have been recorded as found and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. The prints are grainy with high contrast. Consequently, the images are listed rather than described in detail, although occasional notes and cross-references on points of interest have been added. The process used in the reproductions has not...
Dates: 1880
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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Worcester - general view, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/88
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A printed book containing tipped-in reproductions from photographs, all measuring 140 x 100 mm, with brief letterpress captions beneath the prints. The captions have been recorded as found and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. The prints are grainy with high contrast. Consequently, the images are listed rather than described in detail, although occasional notes and cross-references on points of interest have been added. The process used in the reproductions has not...
Dates: 1880
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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Worcester - market square, town hall, and English church, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/80
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA'.

Dates: 1880
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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Worcester, street in, 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/36
Scope and Contents

180 x 147 mm. A view looking along an unsurfaced, tree lined street in Worcester in the Western Cape at the foot of the Hex River Mountains and near the Breede River.

Dates: 1900 - 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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Work at the upper wells, 1930 - 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 120/1/1/14
Scope and Contents

110 x 65 mm. Showing five men stood around a well. There are two children in the foreground.

Dates: 1930 - 1937
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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Work in the laboratory forms an important part of the Agricultural Course at Njala Training College, Sierra Leone, 1950 - 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/122
Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Student Adi-Pratt is seen conducting an experiment'.

Dates: 1950 - 1959
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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Workers at Rezende Gold Mine, S.R. , 1938-05-27

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052L/31
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Collection of prints inserted in a bound copy of the Rhodesia-Nyasaland Royal Commission Report (Cmd. 5949) 1939. Written on the title page is 'Illustrated with the Chairman's snapshot photographs.' Plate 1 is inside the front cover; the remainder are in pairs on sheets of paper bound into the volume at intervals. They are prints of sharp definition and high quality, mostly 140 x 90 mm, but numbers 5, 17, 18, 44, 46 and 47 are approximately 95 x 120 mm. All have hand-written captions. ...
Dates: 1938-05-27
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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Workers in factory, 1900 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 24/35
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

82 x 82 mm. glass slides with brief, undated captions. The slides appear to have been gathered for lecture purposes and are not necessarily on the work of the CMS. They relate to various parts of the continent.

Dates: 1900 - 1947
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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Workers with filled sacks, 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS 27/38
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

82 x 82 mm. glass slides with brief, undated captions from K.H. Buxton, who is probably Kathleen Hannah Buxton (1905-1999), daughter of Reverend Leonard Buxton, the Vicar of North Mimms, Hertfordshire.

Dates: 1937
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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[Working at the well], 1930 - 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304O/1
Scope and Contents

In the Southern Sahara (Niger).

Dates: 1930 - 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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[Working at the well], 1930 - 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304O/4
Scope and Contents

In the southern Sahara (Niger).

Dates: 1930 - 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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Working it off next day, 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/335
Scope and Contents

Showing Powell's car stuck in the mud after leaving Kahama. Several people are attempting to dig the vehicle out.

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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Working party, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/2/71
Scope and Contents

125 x 90 mm. Men stood around a crashed aeroplane.

Dates: 1920
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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Working the bellows inside a low roofed open hut, which is only used by the blacksmiths, 1935 - 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/253
Scope and Contents From the File: A collection of photographs on 41 album sheets. Typed on a piece of paper stuck on one album sheet is: 'ALBUM 2. All the photographs in this album were taken by me, on a safari from Victoria (B. Cameroons) to Port Sudan. This journey lasted from April 7/35 till August 2/36. The photographs are of anthropological interest only, and deal mostly with the Mangbetu tribe in the northern Congo; the Karamojong in Northern Uganda, and various tribes in the southern Sudan. I was using only a...
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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Workmen at Kiboriani, 1903, 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/89A
Scope and Contents

161 x 116 mm. Showing a group of African labourers posed for their photograph in front of T.B.R. Westgate's hut at Kiboriani during the rebuilding of the sanatorium at Kiboriani.

Dates: 1903
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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Workmen at Kiboriani, 1903, 1903

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F/89B
Scope and Contents

161 x 116 mm. Showing a group of African labourers posed for their photograph in front of T.B.R. Westgate's hut at Kiboriani during the rebuilding of the sanatorium at Kiboriani.

Dates: 1903
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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Workmen's dwellings, Bell Village, 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/139
Scope and Contents

150 x 90 mm.

Dates: 1924
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).