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South Africa (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3621 Collections and/or Records:

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The Pretoria Carabineers, 1880 - 1881

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055A/21
Scope and Contents 191 x 140 mm. A group of the Pretoria Carabineers with their commanding officer Captain R.K.H. D’Arcy seated in the front row at the right. D’Arcy since 1863 had acted in various clerical capacities in the Magistrate Department in Kingwilliamstown (1863-5), Peddie (1865-7) and Aliwal North (1867-7?) and was appointed Resident Magistrate at Kimberley in 1875 (see C.O. List 1879). He was severely wounded in the left foot during the action at Six-mile Spruit on 29 December 1880. For details of...
Dates: 1880 - 1881
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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The Prince and his first Wildebeest, 1860

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V/11
Scope and Contents Copy A: 152 x 110 mm. The Prince is partly facing the camera, and he is looking down on a dead wildebeest, its head supported by a uniformed African, and another African stands behind looking on. Behind the Prince is a wagon, the horse drawing it partly visible, and a Malay can be seen in it. Another wagon, very blurred, is in the background. Copy B: 158 x 112 mm. The Prince is virtually in profile. The Malay and the horse are not visible, but a very blurred African figure is seen in the...
Dates: 1860
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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The Prince’s Interview with the Tambookies, 1860

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V/9
Scope and Contents

200 x 135 mm. Somewhat clumsy contemporary retouching has partially scalped the Prince’s horse’s mane.

Dates: 1860
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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The Prince’s travelling equipage, 1860

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V/13
Scope and Contents

150 x 105 mm. Missing from Copy B.

Dates: 1860
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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The Progress of H.R.H. Prince Alfred Ernest Albert through the Cape Colony, British Kaffraria... in the year 1860

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V
Scope and Contents A quarto, 180 page volume recording the visit of Prince Alfred, later Duke of Edinburgh, second son of Queen Victoria, to South Africa. Bound in a decorative purple cover, it appeared in 1861. It was illustrated with actual photographs stuck in; ten reproduce paintings by Thomas Bowler (1812-1869) or Thomas Baines (1822-1875); the remainder are actual photographs of events of the Prince's visit (1, 7-11 and 13).The following notes draw extensively on Bull and Denfield (1970), which...
Dates: 1860 - 1861
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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The Publishing Office and Editor’s Quarters-‘News of the Camp’, 1880 - 1881

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055A/32
Scope and Contents

190 x 137 mm. A duplicate of Y3055A/2, showing editorial staff and soldiers gathered in front of the tents and wagons used as offices by the newspaper. Figures identified beneath the print are: Capt. J.Mc.W. Clarke; Mr. Strecker (foreman printed); Mr. Lys (see also Y3055A/19); C.W. Decker (-1912), joint editor of ‘News of the Camp’ and the founder of the earlier 'Transvaal Argus’; Charles Du Val; a private of the 94th Regiment; the compositors; Mr. Mitchelson; and Mr Goodwill.

Dates: 1880 - 1881
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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[The Rand], 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/8/1/51
Scope and Contents

85 x 63 mm.

Dates: 1930
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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The Rand, 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/34
Scope and Contents

76 x 54 mm.

Dates: 1930
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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The Rand, 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/45
Scope and Contents

189 x 135 mm.

Dates: 1930
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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The Reception at Government House, 1860

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V/4
Scope and Contents

170 x 110 mm. Photograph of the painting by T.W. Bowler.

Dates: 1860
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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The Reception in Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1860

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V/3
Scope and Contents

155 x 120 mm. Photograph of the painting by T.W. Bowler.

Dates: 1860
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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The Reception of the Prince by a Burgher Escort near Queen’s Town, 1860

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V/8
Scope and Contents

Copy A: 153 x 105 mm, all corners trimmed square. Copy B: 151 x 105 mm, top left and top right corners oval trimmed; the slightly narrower print results in the deletion of the two burghers, one at each end.

Dates: 1860
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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The red hartebeast (Natal), 1920 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/78
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards printed in collotype showing stuffed animals in the Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg. Accompanying the postcards is a four page printed leaflet by the Director of the Natal Museum, Ernest Warren, dated April 1924 and entitled 'The need for the International protection of the African fauna.' All photographs by C Akerman except no. 73, which is by 'F. Teschner'.

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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The Right Reverend Bishop Mackenzie, 1861

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059H/4
Scope and Contents

A half length seated studio portrait of Bishop Charles Frederick Mackenzie (1825-1862) in clerical robes. Mackenzie came to the Cape as Bishop Colenso's archdeacon in 1855 . In 1858 he was supervising a mission station on the Umthali River and in 1861 was consecrated Bishop of Central Africa. He died the following year at his mission at Malo. Photograph probably by Frederick York.

Dates: 1861
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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The road and battleground, Brockhorst Spruit, 1880 - 1881

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055A/39
Scope and Contents

143 x 100 mm. Showing the road at Brockhorst Spruit, littered with the skeletons of oxen and with the mass grave of British dead (see Y3055A/40) in the background. The action at Bronkhorst Spruit, which resulted in the loss of about 77 British soldiers and 2 Boers, took place on 20 December 1880 and marked the start of the war.

Dates: 1880 - 1881
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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The road bridge across the Umgeni River, Durban, 1928-06-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/46
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Album of mostly 80 x 54 mm prints. There is a brief list describing items 1-98, which document the trip from Southampton to South Africa, travel in South Africa, and the visit to Southern Rhodesia. Many photos do not appear in the exact numerical order given in the listing. The rest of the images are uncaptioned, but their general locations have been identified by reference to the diary RCMS 353/1.

Dates: 1928-06-28
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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The road bridge across the Umgeni River, Durban, 1928-06-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/4/8
Scope and Contents

Print at RCMS 353/2/46.

Dates: 1928-06-28
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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The Royal Family at Osborne, 1859

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059E/2
Scope and Contents A portrait group showing Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and eight children posed on a patio at Osborne House. The children in the group are Princess Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa (1840-1901); Prince Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (1841-1910); Princess Alice Maude Mary (1843-1878); Prince Alfred Ernest Albert (1844-1900) (see also Y3059G/3); Princess Helena Augusta Victoria (1846-1923); Princess Louisa Caroline Alberta (1848-1939); Prince Arthur William Patrick Albert (1850-1942); Prince...
Dates: 1859
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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The Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, 1861

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V/5
Scope and Contents

125 x 80 mm. Photograph of the painting by T.W. Bowler. Though nominally related to the Prince’s visit, this is dated 1861 by the artist, as can be seen with the aid of a magnifying glass.

Dates: 1861
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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The Royal Observatory - Cape of Good Hope, 1861

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059J
Scope and Contents

'A Green, phot. The Royal Observatory - Cape of Good Hope. Presented to the Subscribers of the Cape Monthly Magazine - August 1861'. A view looking across the Salt River Marsh to the Observatory.

Dates: 1861
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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'The ruins of Modega Kraal where Mosclekatze [Mzilikazi] fought the Boers and was driven north to Matabeleland. Taken in 1868', 1868

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/38
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Water colours and pen and ink sketches documenting Anderson's travels in southern Africa, accompanied by his original captions and explanatory notes. The original titles and captions have been enclosed in single quotation marks, and have been transcribed in the catalogue as found, with the exception of an egregiously offensive term used in some titles, which has not been transcribed. Where possible, modern place names have been supplied.

Dates: 1868
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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The sable antelope (Rhodesia), 1920 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/65
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards printed in collotype showing stuffed animals in the Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg. Accompanying the postcards is a four page printed leaflet by the Director of the Natal Museum, Ernest Warren, dated April 1924 and entitled 'The need for the International protection of the African fauna.'

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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The Sanatarium at Wynberg, 1861

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059H/6
Scope and Contents

A view showing the cluster of single storey wooden buildings of the Sanatorium at Wynberg, probably only recently constructed when this picture was taken.

Dates: 1861
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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The sassaby (South Rhodesia) [Zimbabwe], 1920 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/77
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards printed in collotype showing stuffed animals in the Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg. Accompanying the postcards is a four page printed leaflet by the Director of the Natal Museum, Ernest Warren, dated April 1924 and entitled 'The need for the International protection of the African fauna.' All photographs by C Akerman except no. 73, which is by 'F. Teschner'.

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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The Sea Walk, 1897 - 1898

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N/12
Scope and Contents

A view looking along the Sea Walk with the beach on the left, 'This is a fine walk, and on Sundays and often during the week we have a band playing here. A part of the South Jetty may be seen on the left of the picture.'

Dates: 1897 - 1898
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).