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South Africa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3621 Collections and/or Records:

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The Second Boer War, Natal campaign, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 172/3/3
Scope and Contents

205 x 152 mm. View showing of a group of officers seated at a table under an awning, with Sitwell seated on a box at the extreme right. Possibly an image of the mess of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers of which Sitwell was lieutenant colonel.

Dates: 1900
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 Second Boer War, Natal campaign, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 172/3/4
Scope and Contents

152 x 202 mm. An enlargement of RCMS 172/3/3 showing Sitwell.

Dates: 1900
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 Second Boer War: Sitwell mounted, 1899 - 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 172/3/5
Scope and Contents

172 x 150 mm.

Dates: 1899 - 1900
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 Sentinel, Table Mountain, 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/64
Scope and Contents

85 x 53 mm

Dates: 1942
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 Shipping, Algoa Bay [i.e. Algoabaai], 1888

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/14
Scope and Contents

191 x 126 mm. Showing shipping moored off Port Elizabeth being tossed about in rough seas. It seems probable that this photograph has been inadvertently reversed.

Dates: 1888
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 sitatunga antelope (North Rhodesia), 1920 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/67
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).
 Fonds

The South Africa Campaign, 1879

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058B
Scope and Contents

A memorial volume, compiled by J.P. MacKinnon and Sydney Shadbolt, containing sixty-one Woodbury types of head and shoulders portraits (mainly in uniform) of officers killed during the Zulu War. The oval prints, taken by a variety of photographers, measure 91 x 113 mm.

Dates: 1879
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 South Africa Medal (Anglo-Zulu War), 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ORCS.4.12.01
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Three medals.

Dates: 1879
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 South African Labour Party, 1908-1958: a memoir, 1983

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 199/1
Scope and Contents

Hepple had intended to revise the memoir and expand the last section, which deals with his years as leader of the South African Labour Party, but it remained uncompleted at his death, and has received only minor editing. The volume includes an appendix providing a full list of Hepple's parliamentary speeches, books, pamphlets and articles.

Dates: 1983
Conditions Governing Access: The typescript may not be reproduced without the prior permission of Professor B.A. Hepple.
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The South African Public Library and Museum, 1860

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V/16
Scope and Contents

Copy A: 122 x 80 mm. contains virtually all the details in Copy B, 131 x 85 mm. It is therefore either a reduced print or a different photograph of the original. 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 southern eland (Natal) [South Africa], 1920 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/68
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 Telegraph Camp at Mafeking. With Rev. Moffat, Sir Sidney Shippard, and the Resident Magistrate, 1890-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/15
Scope and Contents A group portrait showing the identified figures and eight other Europeans posed beside a row of wagons, the nearest of which bears the legend ‘James Stanton, Builder, Grahamstown’. Rev. John Smith Moffat had left the LMS in 1879 and was at this time the British Representative in Matabeleland. Sir Sidney Shippard was the Administrator of British Bechuanaland. The Civil Commissioner and Resident Magistrate at Mafeking from 1890-2 was A.G. Hatchard. Also identified (beneath the following plate)...
Dates: 1890-05
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 Telegraph camp at Mafeking With Rev Moffat, Sir Sidney Shippard, and the Resident Magistrate, 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3052A/16
Scope and Contents

Modern copy. A similar view to Y3052A/15 but taken from closer in and showing the figures in the photograph in more detail. Photograph probably taken in May 1890.

Dates: 1890
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 'Terpsichore' in floating dock], 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/57
Scope and Contents

191 x 246 mm. Location unidentified but possibly Durban.

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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The terraces with Pretoria beyond taken from the steps of the Union Buildings, 1928-07-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/60
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: 1928-07-03
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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The Town Hall, Durban, 1928-06-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/52
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: 1928-06-30
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 Town Hall, Port Elizabeth, 1865 - 1878

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059V/12
Scope and Contents

188 x 134 mm. Showing the Market Square façade of the Town Hall, a two storey building with a porticoed entrance. The foundation stone was laid in 1858 by Sir George Grey and the building completed in 1862. A tower was later added to the building.

Dates: 1865 - 1878
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 Town House, Cape Town, 1861

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059I/5
Scope and Contents

A view looking across Greenmarket Square towards the Old Town House, with Burg Street at the right and Longmarket Street running off to the left.

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 town of George from the Mountains, 1928-06-19

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/26
Scope and Contents

The train climbs 1650 ft in 15 miles from George. This photo was taken after we had gone about 8 miles from George, which keeps on coming into view as the train goes up the mountain.

Dates: 1928-06-19
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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The Transport Department-Major Walton D.A.C.S., 1880 - 1881

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055A/25
Scope and Contents

191 x 119 mm. Showing a group of Transport Officers (with Major Walton presumably seated in the middle of the front row) in the Camp, with a larger number of men in the background.

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 tunnel at Water-val Boven on the Johannesburg-Delagoa Bay line, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/124
Scope and Contents

202 x 151 mm. A view looking along the line towards the tunnel through a large spur of rock.

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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The Twelve Apostles, from Camp's Bay tramway route, 1900 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/97
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of loose coloured (80-88) and monochrome (89-98) postcards of Cape Province, by J.G.B, Spes Bona Series (80-83), T.D. Ravenscroft (84-87), Valentine and Sons (88-90), W.E. Courteney, East London (91), Stewart and Schaefer, Cape Town (92-94), unknown (95-98). Nos. 89-91 are original photographs.

Dates: 1900 - 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 Union Buildings taken from the road, 1928-07-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/61
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: 1928-07-03
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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The Union Buildings taken from the terraces, 1928-07-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/59
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: 1928-07-03
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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'The Vaal River, below Klip Drift 1870, looking east. Diggers in their boats returning home to Waldeck's. A storm coming on', 1870

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/19a
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: 1870
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).