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South Africa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3616 Collections and/or Records:

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The Vaal River, Griqualand west below Klip Drift. Taken in December 1876, 1870-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/19b
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. Numbers 2-3, 7, 11 and 15 were missing when the collection came to Cambridge. Their captions and explanatory notes are included for research purposes.

Dates: 1870-12
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 taken in 1869 between the Transvaal and Orange Free State, looking west, 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/18
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. Numbers 2-3, 7, 11 and 15 were missing when the collection came to Cambridge. Their captions and explanatory notes are included for research purposes.

Dates: 1869
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 Valley of Desolation, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/31
Scope and Contents

385 x 291 mm. Showing the spectacular eroded rock formations in th Valley of Desolation near Graaff Reinet. The print is signed 'W. Roe, Photer, Gr. Rt', and has the following caption, written in calligraphy: 'The Valley of Desolation.'

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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 Waterfall, Waterval Boven, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/129
Scope and Contents

153 x 206 mm. A view looking down on to the face of the waterfall on the Elands River after which Waterval Boven and Waterval Onder are named.

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 Western Gate of St John's River, looking W. from rocks on Porpoise Point, E.C. of Africa, 1884-06

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/45
Scope and Contents

196 x 136 mm. A view of the Western Gate looking acros the Umzimvubu from the east.

Dates: 1884-06
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 white rhinoceros (Zululand), 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/61
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 Wilderness, George, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/87
Scope and Contents

154 x 112 mm. A view from woodland looking over a small settlement of houses in a clearing, with headlands and the sea beyond.

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 witch doctor [historic title], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/162
Scope and Contents

214 x 156 mm. Showing a Zulu girl and a healer seated on the ground outside a thatched hut. Between them on a straw mat are small pieces of bone, stones and other items which are being used in the consultation.

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 Wonderboom, near Pretoria, 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/78
Scope and Contents

191 x 125 mm. A close up view of the wonderboom, a wild fig tree outside Pretoria estimated to be over a thousand years old.

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 working face - 2000 feet below surface, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/196
Scope and Contents

197 x 151 mm. Showing European and African miners drilling at the working surface in the tunnel of a gold mine.

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 Zulus of Natal, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/41
Scope and Contents

A newscutting dated in pencil 1857 and comprised of an article and two engravings, 'West-Street, D'Urban, Natal' and 'Zulu Youth - from a photograph'.

Dates: 1857
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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Thomas MacFarlane , 1890 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055C/14
Scope and Contents

A half length portrait of MacFarlane seated at a desk. He was employed in the Department of Native Affairs.

Dates: 1890 - 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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Thomas Pringle, Esq. Author of the ' African Sketches', 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059G/1
Scope and Contents A photographic copy of an engraving of Thomas Pringle (1789-1834) the Scottish poet, journalist and philanthropist. Pringle was a co-editor of the ‘Edinburgh Monthly Magazine’ from 1817-19 and spent the years between 1820-1826 at the Cape where he was connected with John Fairbairn (see Y3059F/5) in various enterprises. From 1822-24 he was Parliamentary Librarian and on his return to England became secretary of the Anti-Slavery Society in 1827. His ‘African Sketches’ (London 1834) contains...
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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Three arms in front and one behind , 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/151
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards

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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[Three men in the South African countryside], 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/12
Scope and Contents

78 x 51 mm.

Dates: 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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Tigendra, 1969-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham T/57
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides including a group of seven interiors of Marnham's house taken in August 1968, three showing servants in February 1968 and one of the visit of the Mayor for the celebration of the Queen's birthday on 20 April 1968. The majority show the garden, from scenes in April 1967 to seven transparencies making up a panorama taken on the eve of departure in March 1970. In between these are extensive views both of individual clumps of flowers and more general scenes.

Dates: 1969-01
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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Tigendra, 1969-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham T/58
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides including a group of seven interiors of Marnham's house taken in August 1968, three showing servants in February 1968 and one of the visit of the Mayor for the celebration of the Queen's birthday on 20 April 1968. The majority show the garden, from scenes in April 1967 to seven transparencies making up a panorama taken on the eve of departure in March 1970. In between these are extensive views both of individual clumps of flowers and more general scenes.

Dates: 1969-01
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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Tigendra, 1969-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham T/64
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides including a group of seven interiors of Marnham's house taken in August 1968, three showing servants in February 1968 and one of the visit of the Mayor for the celebration of the Queen's birthday on 20 April 1968. The majority show the garden, from scenes in April 1967 to seven transparencies making up a panorama taken on the eve of departure in March 1970. In between these are extensive views both of individual clumps of flowers and more general scenes.

Dates: 1969-01
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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[? Tigendra in border], 1969-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham T/59
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains slides including a group of seven interiors of Marnham's house taken in August 1968, three showing servants in February 1968 and one of the visit of the Mayor for the celebration of the Queen's birthday on 20 April 1968. The majority show the garden, from scenes in April 1967 to seven transparencies making up a panorama taken on the eve of departure in March 1970. In between these are extensive views both of individual clumps of flowers and more general scenes.

Dates: 1969-01
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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Tigers Kloof in the Langberg Mountains, west of Griqualand, 1872, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/25
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. Numbers 2-3, 7, 11 and 15 were missing when the collection came to Cambridge. Their captions and explanatory notes are included for research purposes.

Dates: 1872
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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Tobacco growing in the Cape, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/59
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. A close-up of tobacco plants in a field.

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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Toisi River. Drying wool at the wool washery, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/40
Scope and Contents

201 x 144 mm. Showing African women tending large piles of wool drying on stones.

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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Tokai, An avenue, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/14
Scope and Contents

202 x 151 mm. Showing a wagon loaded with logs driving along an avenue of oaks in Tokai, a suburb of Cape Town.

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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[Tomb of President Paulus Kruger in Pretoria], 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/132
Scope and Contents

152 x 205 mm. Showing the grave of President Kruger in the old cenetry at Pretoria, consisting of a massive black marble tombstone topped by a white bust of him (1825-1904). To the left of his grave, in the same plot, is the tomb of his second wife Gezina Susanna Frederika Wilhelmina Du Plessis (1831-1901) whom he had married in 1847. Kruger died in Switzerland and was embalmed and temporarily laid in a vault beoire finally being moved to Pretoria.

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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Tommy at a Railway siding, 1901 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305Q/18
Scope and Contents

85 x 85 mm. Presumably captioned on the reverse. Showing a soldier sitting on a wall, with huts and wagons in the background.

Dates: 1901 - 1902
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).