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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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Transcript of interview: Sir Robin Christopher, 2021

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 215
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2021
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Tim Dowse, 2020

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 196
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2020
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transvaal, 1967-08 - 1969-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham U
Scope and Contents

The majority of these were taken in the north of the province; at Magoebaskoof (two visits); Tzaneen (including a sequence showing sisal growing and processing); Vendaland in the extreme north and a few coming south to Orhigstad and Graskop. A group taken at Mala Mala camp is assumed to be in the Transvaal, though the precise location has not been found. The section concludes with a visit to a fishing lodge at Dulstroom in December 1969.

Dates: 1967-08 - 1969-12
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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Transvaal: a gold mine, Johannesburg, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/16
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of 12 monochrome postcards of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Dates: 1920
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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Transvaal: a mountain road, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/19
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of 12 monochrome postcards of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Dates: 1920
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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Transvaal: a river scene, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/20
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of 12 monochrome postcards of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Dates: 1920
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

Transvaal and Orange Free State [i.e. free State], 1920

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/10-21
Scope and Contents

Collection of 12 monochrome postcards of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Dates: 1920
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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Transvaal Annexation Commission

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055H
Scope and Contents 142 x 101 mm. A cabinet print with identifying captions on the reverse. The print is a permanent photograph of some kind but the precise process has not been identified. The print shows a formally posed group portrait of Sir Theophilus Shepstone and his staff during the annexation of the Transvaal in April 1877. The attribution of this photograph to H.F. Gros is from Rider Haggard's ‘The days of my life' (2 vols. London 1926) where a photograph of the group (Vol. I, facing p.73), taken...
Dates: 1877
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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Transvaal: Church Square, Pretoria, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of 12 monochrome postcards of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Dates: 1920
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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Transvaal gold fields - waterfall 'Mac Mac', 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/93
Scope and Contents

This photograph appears to be mirrored. The negative from which this print has been made had the signature of W. Roe etched on the bottom left hand corner; now it appears in reverse.

Dates: 1880
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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Transvaal: Government House, Pretoria, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/13
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of 12 monochrome postcards of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Dates: 1920
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-Fonds

Transvaal native land holding judgement, 1905-04-04

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/79
Scope and Contents

The judgement of the Supreme Court of the Transvaal in favour of Edward Tsewu versus the Registrar of Deeds who had refused Tsewu's purchase of land.

Dates: 1905-04-04
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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Transvaal: residential Johannesburg, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/17
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of 12 monochrome postcards of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Dates: 1920
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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Transvaal: the Falls, Waterval Boven, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/18
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of 12 monochrome postcards of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Dates: 1920
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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Transvaal: Town Hall, Johannesburg, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/15
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of 12 monochrome postcards of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Dates: 1920
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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Transvaal: Union buildings, Pretoria, 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of 12 monochrome postcards of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

Dates: 1920
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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Treaty of Ulundi pen, 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ORCS.4.15
Scope and Contents

This pen was used by Zulu leaders at their capital Ulundi on 1 September 1879 to sign the treaty which concluded the Anglo-Zulu War. The ceremony began with an address by Sir Garnet Wolseley, Governor and High Commissioner in South Africa, setting out the terms. An original caption accompanying the pen reads, ‘The wooden holder was sharpened, dipped in ink and each chief’s hand was guided by Mr. John Shepstone [who acted as translator].’

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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Tree fern, Kirstenbosch, 1968-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/46
Scope and Contents From the File: The early photographs in this section were taken during two visits to Kokstad in the east of the province; the first at the end of 1965 followed John Ewart Marnham's visit to Lesotho; the remainder dated August 1967. A number of purely family photographs have been removed. Following these are a number of scenes in the vicinity of Cape Town and along the southern coast - Somerset West, George, Knysa, Hermanus, the ostrich farm at Oudstchoorn, the mouth of the Storms River and nearby...
Dates: 1968-03
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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[Tree lined avenue, possibly Constantia Vale], 1920 - 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of high quality photographs, measuring 210 x 160 mm, mounted on black album sheets. They are uncaptioned but most have been identified from books on the Cape and on South African architecture; 25-31 are almost certainly photographs of Zulu peoples; the remainder are less clearly identified. Photographer unknown.

Dates: 1920 - 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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Tribal dancing at Johannesburg gold mine, 1967-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham V/13
Scope and Contents From the File:

This group of Kodachromes shows Africans dancing in what is clearly the same spot. No 6 is marked 'Mine dancing Durban Deep' and no 13 'Tribal dancing at Johannesburg gold mine.' Presumably, despite its name, Durban Deep is in Johannesburg. Nos 11 and 12 are captioned 'Gumboot dance' but the other slides are merely marked 'MD' without further details.

Dates: 1967-10
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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Troops outside a house, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305U/102
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection consists of a negatives album, produced by Lennon Ltd., Cape Town, containing 125 x 95 mm negatives and an envelope with six further negatives of the same size. Some are poor photographs but many that are apparently very faint contain a good deal of detail. Seven modern prints have also been made and are listed as Y305U/105-111. The images were taken by Albert Ernest Lamb and the captions are from the list in the front of the album. The captions have been used as titles...
Dates: 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).
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Tube mills - grinding the crushed quartz into fine particles, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/197
Scope and Contents

203 x 151 mm. Showing the cylindrical tube mills in action with driving machinery behind.

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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Tugela Falls, Colenso, Natal, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 195/343
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A series of watercolours commissioned from the Rhodesian artist Mrs Gilbert Stephenson to be used in colouring lantern slides to illustrate the fifth handbook, A.J. Sargent, 'South Africa: seven lectures (London, 1914). Stephenson had been recommended by the British South Africa Company.

Dates: 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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Tulbagh - cascade on Waterfall River, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A printed book containing tipped-in reproductions from photographs, all measuring 140 x 100 mm, with brief letterpress captions beneath the prints. The captions have been recorded as found and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. The prints are grainy with high contrast. Consequently, the images are listed rather than described in detail, although occasional notes and cross-references on points of interest have been added. The process used in the reproductions has not...
Dates: 1880
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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Tulbagh - Kloof [i.e. Oorlogskloof] Waterfall River, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/60
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: A printed book containing tipped-in reproductions from photographs, all measuring 140 x 100 mm, with brief letterpress captions beneath the prints. The captions have been recorded as found and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. The prints are grainy with high contrast. Consequently, the images are listed rather than described in detail, although occasional notes and cross-references on points of interest have been added. The process used in the reproductions has not...
Dates: 1880
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).