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South Africa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3618 Collections and/or Records:

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Canna, 1968-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham T/31
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: 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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Canna, 1968-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham T/34
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: 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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Canon [sic] Kopje, 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305U/8
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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Canteen stores, Chieveley, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305H/1
Scope and Contents

119 x 95 mm. Showing a group of soldiers posed on and beside a loaded ox-wagon. The print is numbered '8507'.

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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[Cape Argus offices, Adderley Street, Cape Town, ?September-October 1857], 1857-09 - 1857-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/7
Scope and Contents 210 x 142 mm. Showing the offices of the Cape Argus at the junction of Darling and Adderley Streets on the NW corner of the Parade. A ghost image of a ponytrap which has moved during the exposure can be seen in the foreground. The plateau of Table Mountain dominates the skyline beyond the building. Founded in January 1857, the paper was re-named The Argus in 1869. The date of the picture is supplied by the placards outside the building which read 'Delhi has fallen' and 'A full report of...
Dates: 1857-09 - 1857-10
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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Cape Colony. Cradock from the north, 1906-07-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Q/6
Scope and Contents

A view from a neighbouring hill looking over the town of Cradock, with a plantation of firs on the slope in the foreground.

Dates: 1906-07-04
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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Cape Colony, Cradock Park, 1906-07-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Q/7
Scope and Contents

A view looking across lawns and flowerbeds in the park at Cradock.

Dates: 1906-07-04
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Cape Colony meteorological observations, 1885 - 1886

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/74
Scope and Contents

Readings for barometer, thermometer, wind direction and strength at Ookiep, Cape Colony, February-May, June-October and December 1885, and January and May, 1886. There is also a sheet showing rainfall for 1885.

Dates: 1885 - 1886
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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[Cape Dutch façade (?)], 1920 - 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/19
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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[Cape Dutch farmstead (?)], 1920 - 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/13
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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[Cape Dutch house], 1920 - 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/15
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).
 File

Cape flight, 1920, 1920

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/1/6/3
Scope and Contents

A navigation log book.

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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Cape Flight - Spitsbergen, 1920 - 1924

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4
Scope and Contents

Photographs from the Cape Flight, 1920; Belgium, France, Zurich, Surrey and Wales, 1920; R36, 1921; Jersey, 1921; Scotland, 1922; Amsterdam and Berlin, 1923; the King's Cup, 1923; Gothenburg, 1923; and Spitsbergen, 1924. Photographs 1-3, 65, 72, 82, 149 and 241 are housed in separate clear plastic sleeves.

Dates: 1920 - 1924
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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Cape Govt. [i.e. Government] Railways Dining saloon train. Interior of the dining saloon, 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/13
Scope and Contents

195 x 148 mm. A view looking along the wood panelled saloon car interior with tables laid for a meal.

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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Cape Hernes [i.e. Hermes] and settlement, St John's River, a view from the Western Gate, E.C. of Africa, 1884-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/46
Scope and Contents

197 x 137 mm. A view looking down onto the scattered houses of Port St John with the sea and headland beyond

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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Cape homesteads. Fransch Hoek [Franschhoek], Burgundy 1791, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/23
Scope and Contents

203 x 151 mm. Showing the homestead 'Burgundy' built on land settled by Pierre de Villiers in 1694. The main gable, dated 1791 and one of the oldest in the area, is the only surviving one from a fire which also destroyed the thatch; the building as seen has a corrugated iron roof but it is unclear whether this photograph was taken before or after the fire.

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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Cape homesteads. Fransch Hoek [Franschhoek], La Cote [Cotte] 1844, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/22
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. Showing the T-shaped house named after La Coste in Provence, France, by Jean Gardior, who settled the land in 1694. An old waterwheel remains from the early days but the house seen here, with a decorative iron roof over the stoep, dates from 1844.

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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Cape homesteads. Fransch Hoek [Franschhoek], La Dauphiné 1804, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/21
Scope and Contents 190 x 139 mm. Showing the homestead 'La Dauphiné' at French Hoek, situated on land settled by Estienne Niel in 1694. With a group of African labourers seated on the road in the foreground. 'The present house has two good gables of the early neo-classical type, the east one dated 1800. The end gables are exceptionally finished, with the apex split into two scrolls: they are reminiscent of the outstnding end-gables of Bien Donne. Under the west gable, there is a dummy door, of plaster. A...
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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Cape homesteads. In the Stellenbosch district, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/24
Scope and Contents

190 x 139 mm. Showing a mid-nineteenth century homestead with flat-pitched gables set in woodland in the Stellenbosch area. Exact location and name unidentified.

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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Cape homesteads. Near Hout Bay, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/20
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. A view looking along the entrance facade of a Cape Dutch homestead, with two figures standing beside a motorcar in the driveway. Exact location and name unidentified.

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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Cape homesteads. Tokai, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/19
Scope and Contents 202 x 151 mm. Showing the front facade of the house in Tokai built by Andreas Rauch in the 1790's: 'This is the usual peninsula u-shaped house, but with an added bar, with gabled ends ... The steeply-sloping ground calls for an exceptionally high stoep, unique in being reached not centrally, but at the two ends by twin flights of steps, gracefully curved ... The forecourt is marked by symmetrically-placed outbuildings on two sides, and a line of pillars on the third: the two central pillars...
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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Cape mounted Rifleman, Full Dress, 1960 - 1980

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011Q/7
Scope and Contents

114 x 147 mm. Photograph, mounted on card, of a painting from an unidentified publication. There are a number of annotations on the reverse, at least some of which refer to uniform. Unfortunately, they are not all complete as the card upon which the photograph has been mounted has, at some stage, been reduced from its original size losing some of the annotations in the process.

Dates: 1960 - 1980
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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Cape of Good Hope, 1970

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 342/2/7
Scope and Contents

The caption reads 'By 1777 the Cape of Good Hope had become a busy port'.

Dates: 1970
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-sub-class

[Cape Point], 1928-07-18

 Sub-sub-class
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/101-103
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: 1928-07-18
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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Cape Point, 1860

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V/2
Scope and Contents

165 x 105 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).