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Gambia (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

A mammy ladles out a plateful of 'chop' to this young pupil of the Mohammedan school at Bathurst [i.e. Banjul], the Gambia, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/136
Scope and Contents From the Series: A series of British Official photographs (Crown Copyright Reserved). They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'School feeding in the Gambia.To ensure that school children at Bathurst [now Banjul], capital of the Gambia, are properly nourished, the department of Education has introduced school feeding. The Gambia is the smallest and oldest of the British African territories. At the Bathurst school the pupils receive one nutritious midday meal per...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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A map of the River Gambia, 1817 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/5
Scope and Contents 'A map of the River Gambia from Eropina to Barrakunda by Capt. John Leach in 1732', an undated print of an engraving by Thomas Kitchin.
Dates: 1817 - 1866
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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A map of the River Gambia, 1817 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/7
Scope and Contents 'A map of the River Gambia from its mouth to Eropina by Captn John Leach in 1732', an undated print of an engraving by Thomas Kitchin, 'Pl. 149, No. 87, Vol. 2, p: 356'.
Dates: 1817 - 1866
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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A pictorial record of life in the Colonial Service in West Africa, 1953-1966, 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 317/2a
Scope and Contents A collection of nearly 900 labelled photographs and maps compiled by J.M.A. Sly, relating to his years on Colonial Service Courses and in the Colonial Service in West Africa. The text lists events month by month. It is mostly concerned with southern Nigeria, but also covers tours to the Cameroons, Dahomey, Togoland, Ghana, Sierra Leone and the Gambia. There are indexes of persons, places and events, animals and plants. There is an introduction by A.G.E. Sly explaining the background to the...
Dates: 2001
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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A pictorial record of life in the Colonial Service in West Africa, 1953-1966, 2001-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 317/2b
Scope and Contents A collection of nearly 900 labelled photographs and maps compiled by J.M.A. Sly, relating to his years on Colonial Service Courses and in the Colonial Service in West Africa. The text lists events month by month. It is mostly concerned with southern Nigeria, but also covers tours to the Cameroons, Dahomey, Togoland, Ghana, Sierra Leone and the Gambia. There are indexes of persons, places and events, animals and plants. There is an introduction by A.G.E. Sly explaining the background to the...
Dates: 2001-03
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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A West African record: The Gambia and Nigeria, 1920-1931, 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 317/1a
Scope and Contents A collection of around 230 labelled photographs and maps relating to A.G.E. Sly's eleven years in the Colonial Service, compiled by J.M.A. Sly from his father's photograph album. Each section begins with the relevent year from the Colonial Office List for the Gambia, 1920-1931, and includes memories and references to Sly's colleagues. The postscript includes a biography of Sly and an obituary of his wife Doris. These are followed by indexes of people and places. There is a foreword by...
Dates: 2000
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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A West African record: The Gambia and Nigeria, 1920-1931, 2003-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 317/1b
Scope and Contents A collection of around 230 labelled photographs and maps relating to A.G.E. Sly's eleven years in the Colonial Service, compiled by J.M.A. Sly from his father's photograph album. Each section begins with the relevent year from the Colonial Office List for the Gambia, 1920-1931, and includes memories and references to Sly's colleagues. The postscript includes a biography of Sly and an obituary of his wife Doris. These are followed by indexes of people and places. There is an introduction by...
Dates: 2003-11
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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Articles Vol. 1:, 1976 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 361/1/1
Scope and Contents 1 Stamps of the Cameroons trace the Country’s History2 Johann-Albrechtshohe First Day Cover 19043 ‘Arrived after Departure of Steamer’ and ‘Sch.l3’ Cachets4 ‘Cameroons Occupation Francaise’ Stamp Booklet5 Photo of Governor Ebermaier in Kamerun World War I6 Ebolowa or what?7 Cancellers of Occupied Kamerun8 German New Guinea and Klink’s Invention: An Intrusion into British Papua9 Kamerun-French Equatorial Africa: Franco-German Border...
Dates: 1976 - 1996
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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Articles Vol. 2:, 1996 - 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 361/1/2
Scope and Contents 76 Italian Prisoners of War in West Africa in World War II and Postal Censorship77 Vestiges of German East Africa 78 The Origins of the Cape Triangular?79 A Togo Telegram [From Sokode to Lome 11.7.1912]80 Ost Afrika Linie Memorabilia81 Communications between Nigeria and Enemy Territory [World War II]82 The Cleft Stick Endures [Ethiopia]83 Sierra Leone Postal Services Ltd 84 Censored Senegal Postcard [World War I]85 Kamerun...
Dates: 1996 - 2001
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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Articles Vol. 3:, 2002 - 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 361/1/3
Scope and Contents 151 Tombel, Cameroons Postmark Poser152 Federal Republic of Cameroun: the Case of the Withdrawn Reunification Stamps153 R.M.S. ‘Ebani’ on Red Cross Service in World War I154 R.M.S. ‘Mendi’ the Last and Fated 1917 Voyage155 Southern Cameroons in Postal Transition156 Nigeria 1925 RAF Pioneer Kano Flight to Cairo157 French Military Postal Franchise Cachets Used in the Cameroons Campaign158 Where is Kumbo? A Cameroons Identity...
Dates: 2002 - 2007
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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Articles Vol. 4:, 1959 - 2011

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 361/1/4
Scope and Contents 214 Victoria, B.C.215 President Ahidjo Visits Bamenda216 A Centenary: Chipundu lst May 1973 [Livingstone’s Death in Zambia]217 The Cameroons218 HMAS Shropshire: Japanese Surrender at Tokyo Bay, 2 Sep 1945219 Why Posting a Letter in Calvina, South Africa is such a tall story220 Jamaica’s Post Offices Offer ‘New Mail’ Products in New Millennium221 Admiral John Benbow’s Grave in Kingston, Jamaica222 What Constitutes a Correct Postal...
Dates: 1959 - 2011
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

Ascension, West Africa, New Zealand, etc

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III
Scope and Contents A collection including scenes from Ascension, Canary Islands, Madeira, Egypt, Brazil, New Zealand, Japan, Senegambia, Sierra Leone, the U.K., Gibraltar and Norway. The arrangement is a random one, but is seems likely that the left-hand photographs, one of Norway, the remainder definitely or probably New Zealand, were inserted later than those on the right. 108-113 are loose prints. The following is a list of the locations:New Zealand: 1, 12, 14, 16, 18Possibly New Zealand: 3, 7, 9,...
Dates: 1850 - 1900
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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Bathurst [i.e. Banjul], 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/95
Scope and Contents 168 x 116 mm. A view of houses and huts.
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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Bathurst [i.e. Banjul], W Coast Africa, 1870 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011III/94
Scope and Contents 160 x 123 mm. A view of the waterfront.
Dates: 1870 - 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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Bathurst. Welcome for Governor General, 1928 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043GG/8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Group photograph and amateur snapshots, presumably mostly taken by E.A. Rothery, mounted on 23 card sheets from a disbound album. Unless otherwise noted, the photographs are of varied up to 110 x 70 mm, black and white or sepia.

The photograph relate to Rothery's career as a surveyor up to 1939, and have been captioned by him. A few additions, including the identification of individuals from Blue Books and Staff Lists, have been made.

Dates: 1928 - 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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Bûmey Haman Seaka, 1817 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/9
Scope and Contents An undated print of an engraving consisting of two figures, 'Bûmey Haman Seaka, King of Barsalli, on the Gambia' and 'Plan of Yamyamakunda Factory on the Gambia', 'Plate 154. No. 89. Vol. 2. p. 360'.
Dates: 1817 - 1866
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

Central Office of Information photograph collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI
Scope and Contents The collection comprises twenty-three boxes of photographs and thirty boxes plus one file of negatives. The majority of photographs are of Heads of Government, meetings and other conferences held in the U.K; conferences leading to constitutional progress and, in most cases, independence, of individual countries; visitors from overseas including those training in the U.K; and organisations, exhibitions etc., in the U.K. relating to the Commonwealth. Most were taken by COI...
Dates: 1948 - 1987
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).
 Fonds

Commonwealth in Focus Slides

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011GGG
Scope and Contents Collection of 35mm colour slides of countries of the Commonwealth. When the 'Commonwealth in Focus' exhibition was being prepared it was felt that the strong emphasis on the historical aspect, and the fact that the only section on the contemporary Commonwealth dealt with broad issues and organisations rather than individual countries, made some additional material on contemporary developments desirable. Accordingly it was decided to have a continuous slide projection of contemporary...
Dates: 1982
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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Drawings, 1962 - 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 360/5
Scope and Contents A volume containing 36 architectural and landscape drawings in pencil and related media.

Subjects are:

The Commonwealth Institute, London, 1961-1962 (4 drawings)

West Africa Tour 1968 (8 drawings)

Canada 1969 (19 drawings)

Jamaica 1969 (2 drawings)

Gibraltar 1985 and 1988 (3 drawings)











Dates: 1962 - 1998
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

Gambia, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/135-137
Scope and Contents A series of British Official photographs (Crown Copyright Reserved). They each have the following typewritten caption on the reverse:'School feeding in the Gambia.To ensure that school children at Bathurst [now Banjul], capital of the Gambia, are properly nourished, the department of Education has introduced school feeding. The Gambia is the smallest and oldest of the British African territories. At the Bathurst school the pupils receive one nutritious midday meal per...
Dates: 1940 - 1949
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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Gambia Conference, Independence February 1965, 1964-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/240
Scope and Contents 165 x 152 mm. Photograph shows the Prime Minister of Gambia, Mr. D.K. Jawara, signing the document at the end of the conference.
Dates: 1964-07
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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Gambia Conference, Independence February 1965, 1964-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/241
Scope and Contents 187 x 151 mm. Photograph shows the Secretary of State for the Colonies Mr. Duncan Sandys signing the document at the end of the Conference. On his left is Mr. R.L.W. Mansfield, the Secretary General of the Conference.
Dates: 1964-07
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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Gambia Conference: Independence in February 1965, 1964-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/242
Scope and Contents 205 x 152 mm. Photograph shows the Prime Minister of Gambia, Mr. D.K. Jawara, and Mr. Duncan Sandys in a happy mood at the close of the Conference.
Dates: 1964-07
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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Gambia Constitutional Conference Opens in London, 1961-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/227
Scope and Contents 121 x 204 mm. A view of some of the delegates to the constitutional conference on Gambia which opened at the Colonial Office, London recently. From the left are: Mr. Gore, Financial Secretary to Gambia; Sir Edward Windley, the Governor; Lord Perth, Minister of State, Colonial Office; Mr. Iain Macleod, the Colonial Secretary, who presided; Sir John Martin, Deputy Under Secretary of State, Colonial Office; Mr. Eastwood, Assistant Under Secretary, Colonial Office.
Dates: 1961-07
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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Gambia Constitutional Conference Opens in London, 1961-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/COI/A/222
Scope and Contents 155 x 206 mm. A general view of the Gambia constitutional conference at the Colonial Office, London. On the extreme right can be seen Mr. Iain Macleod, the Colonial Secretary, who presided, and made the opening speech.
Dates: 1961-07
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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