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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20096 Collections and/or Records:

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[Zanzibar], 1890 - 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468E
Scope and Contents

An album containing photographs measuring 110 x 80 mm.

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).
 Sub-Series

Zanzibar, 1930 - 1950

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1
Scope and Contents

Photographs of local people, farming, fishing and craft-making activities and daily life in Zanzibar. Captions have been reproduced as found.

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).
 Series

Zanzibar, 1925

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Zanzibar
Scope and Contents

A collection of monochrome postcards of Zanzibar scenes, possibly published by A.C. Gomes and Sons.

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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Zanzibar 1933-48, 1933 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/2/8
Scope and Contents

215 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'Clove buds are separated from the bunch stems by holding the bunch in the right hand and brushing off the buds against the palm of the left hand. The buds are then dried in the sun on mats or a concrete floor.'

Dates: 1933 - 1948
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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Zanzibar 1933-48 - A rural Arab shopkeeper and small-scale copra maker, 1933 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/1/27
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm.

Dates: 1933 - 1948
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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Zanzibar, a clove tree, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/1/14
Scope and Contents

90 x 135 mm. Postcard.

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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Zanzibar - An ancient grave in an Arab family graveyard, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/1/64
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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Zanzibar: an east coast village, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/1/23
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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Zanzibar and mainland principal officials, 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 155/7/2/12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Biographical notes compiled by D.H. Simpson.

Dates: 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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Zanzibar Arabs, 1937

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/11/7
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm. The date 30th April 1937 is stamped on the reverse of this print.

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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Zanzibar Arabs, 1930 - 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/11/7B
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm. The caption continues: 'Note the influence of east and west: Turban, 'Kanzu' (long white garment), sandals and sword from the east; Jackets and umbrella from the west.'

Dates: 1930 - 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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Zanzibar Arabs in dress ancient and modern, 1930 - 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/11/35
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 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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Zanzibar artefacts, 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468C/28
Scope and Contents

209 x 149 mm. A view showing a collection (presumably Rogers’) of swords, drums and a carved chair.

Dates: 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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Zanzibar, British Residency, 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011K/3
Scope and Contents

129 x 79 mm. A monochrome postcard view of the front façade of the Residency.

Dates: 1919
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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Zanzibar Cathedral - Women and children leaving an early morning service for Africans, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/1/63
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).
 Fonds

Zanzibar (Chandler Collection)

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B
Scope and Contents

A collection of separate photographs and a panorama. The photographs date from Chandler's residence in east Africa, and are chiefly of Zanzibar Island, but 60-73 and 83-87 are of Dar es Salaam, 75 is probably of England, 88-89 are of South Africa and 90-96 are of the Victoria Falls.

Dates: 1920 - 1927
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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Zanzibar city, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/1/20
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'A picture looking over the stone town from the east side. The Cathedral is in the middle distance right hand side and the large building on the left waterfront is Seyyid Barghash's Palace the Bet-el-Ajaib (Beit-el-Ajaib).'

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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Zanzibar City from the east, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/1/19
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'This picture shows the old stone town of Zanzibar and the harbour ringed by coral islands. In the centre lies the Cathedral built on the site of the former slave market.'

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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Zanzibar clove industry, 1933 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/2/9
Scope and Contents

215 x 165 mm. The caption continues: 'The cloves are harvested in bunches and before drying the buds are separated from the 'stems.' This process is seen in the picture. The bunch of cloves is held in the right hand and the buds are brushed off against the palm of the left.'

Dates: 1933 - 1948
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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Zanzibar cloves, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/1/38
Scope and Contents

120 x 165 mm. The caption continues: 'This is the stage at which they are harvested. They are the flower buds of the clove tree just before bursting into blossom.' Photograph stamped on the reverse with 'Photograph on loan. Dorien Leigh Ltd.'

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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Zanzibar cloves are packed in matting bags and sent to destinations in all parts of the world, 1933 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/3/7
Scope and Contents

180 x 160 mm. The man in the picture is stencilling 'London' as the port of destination for this batch of cloves.

Dates: 1933 - 1948
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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Zanzibar Constitutional Conference opens in London, 1962-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/632
Scope and Contents

126 x 203 mm. Mr Reginald Maudling, the Colonial Secretary, speaks at the opening of the Zanzibar Constitutional Conference at Lancaster House.

Dates: 1962-03
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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Zanzibar Constitutional Conference opens in London, 1962-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/633
Scope and Contents

131 x 204 mm. Mr. Reginald Maudling, the Colonial Secretary, pictured with the Earl of Perth, (left) Minister of State, Colonial Office, and the Secretary General of the Conference, at the opening of the Zanzibar Constitutional Conference at Lancaster House.

Dates: 1962-03
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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Zanzibar Constitutional Conference opens in London, 1962-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/634
Scope and Contents

124 x 204 mm. Sir George Mooring, the Resident in Zanzibar, speaks at the opening of the Zanzibar Constitutional Conference at Lancaster House, London. Also in the picture are Mr. Maudling (extreme right) with the Earl of Perth, Minister of State, Colonial Office, and on the other side Mr. Lawrence, Mr Dalton and Mr. Robertson (left to right).

Dates: 1962-03
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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Zanzibar Constitutional Conference opens in London, 1962-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/635
Scope and Contents

155 x 201 mm. Sheikh Muhammad Shamte Hamadi (left) and Sheikh Ibuni Saleh are seen at the opening of the Zanzibar Constitutional Conference at Lancaster House, London.

Dates: 1962-03
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).