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South Africa (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3618 Collections and/or Records:

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Weavers and nests, 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/9
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: 1965
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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Weavers and nests, 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/10
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: 1965
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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Wedding of the Chief Mholole at Henley near Pietermaritzburg, 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/106
Scope and Contents

297 x 86 mm. Showing a large crowd of European spectators watching Zulu warriors and dancers awaiting a train (centre of print) which is presumably carrying Chief Mholoe.

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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[Weighing tobacco], 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/74
Scope and Contents

206 x 156 mm. Showing a group of farmers of the Magaliesburg Farmers Association watching an African labourer place bundles of tobacco on a pair of scales.

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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[Welgelegen, on the Groote Schuur estate], 1920 - 1930

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059Y/11
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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Wellington, street view, 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/34
Scope and Contents

197 x 145 mm. A view looking along the main street in Wellington (40 miles north east of Cape Town) towards the church, with unhitched pony carts and passers by in the foreground.

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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Wellington, the Pulpit Rock in Bain's Kloof, 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/35
Scope and Contents

205 x 141 mm. A view looking along the mountain road and showing a horse and cart passing beneath the overhanging Pulpit Rock. Bain's Kloof Pass crosses the Slanghoek Mountains to the Breede River Valley.

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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Wesselton Mine , 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305U/10
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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West face of Table Mountain, April 1867, 1867-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/8
Scope and Contents

288 x 200 mm. A view looking across towards Table Mountain with mist moving in from the sea at the right of the print. The remainder of the caption reads '... as far as mountain at entrance to Houts Bay looking south west from Kloof Road to Camps Bay. Sea fog coming on from westward 4pm about 600ft above sea. April 1867.'

Dates: 1867-04
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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West Ravine, Vryheid Hill, 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058H/58
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115 x 95 mm. View of a campfire and seated soldier with tents at the top.

Dates: 1901
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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West side of Majuba Hill, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/61
Scope and Contents

291 x 241 mm. A view looking along the valley towards the steep-sided Majuba Hill, scene of the British defeat on February 27 1881 and the death of General Colley, the commander. The Boers made their first assault from the steep western slope. The print is signed 'E. Caney Maritzburg' and has the caption: 'West side of Majuba Hill', and is also numbered 'No. 17.'

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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West side, Pietermaritzburg, 1875 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305A/26
Scope and Contents

171 x 104 mm. A view looking over the western end of Pietermaritzburg from the market square, with a house and tree-filled gardens in the foreground.

Dates: 1875 - 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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West Street, Durban, 1888

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/62
Scope and Contents

192 x 126 mm. A view looking east along West Street with the tower of the town hall in the distance. The Methodist Church is in the right foreground.

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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West Street, Durban, 1879 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/8
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206 x 137 mm. A view looking along West Street, Durban, with spans of oxen and wagons waiting on the unsurfaced street outside the hops and commercial premises which line the way. The print is signed 'Caney'.

Dates: 1879 - 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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West Street, Durban, 1879 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/10
Scope and Contents

206 x 134 mm. A view looking along West Street from the junction with another, unidentified, road, with the general stores of W.H. Darby in the foreground and long spans of oxen drawing loaded wagons along West Street. The print is signed 'Caney'.

Dates: 1879 - 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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West Street, Durban, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/78
Scope and Contents

205 x 138 mm. A view looking west along West Street, with the dome of the town hall (built in 1906-1910) at the left and the clock tower of the post office (built in 1885 and serving as the town hall until 1910) on the other side of the street.

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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West Street, Durban, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/34
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards (one card missing from original set of twelve).

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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West Wing of Military Camp, Pretoria, from the Quarries, 1880 - 1881

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055A/12
Scope and Contents

194 x 143 mm. A view from the Quarries, with broken rock and a pool in the foreground, looking towards the Military Lines, with the Wagon Laager at the right of the print. In the left foreground, separated from the Military Lines, are a group of tents allocated to Khoekhoen.

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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Westerly Gale, Algoa Bay [i.e. Algoabaai], 1888

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/15
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190 x 126 mm. Showing surf breaking on the beach at Port Elizabeth, with part of the pier visible at the left of the print and shipping at anchor in the bay beyond. 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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Western end of Main Street, Port Elizabeth, 1865 - 1878

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059V/7
Scope and Contents

189 x 134 mm. A view looking over the rooftops of Main Street with the sea beyond and the jetty visible in the distance.

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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Western Province, 1964 - 1965

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/ARCS/8/2/51
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

These files include annual reports, accompanied in some cases by explanatory letters, reports of annual general meetings, statements of accounts and other papers.

Dates: 1964 - 1965
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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Western Province - Hex River Mountain, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/20
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled 'SA'.

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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Western view of Camp, 1880 - 1881

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055A/30
Scope and Contents

190 x 142 mm. A duplicate of Y3055A/12 showing a view from the Quarries looking towards the Military Lines, with the Wagon Laager at the right of the print. In the left foreground, separated from the Military Lines, are a group of tents allocated to Khoekhoen.

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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Whaling Industry. A whaler with catch, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/88
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114 x 88 mm. Showing a small steamer moored at the whaling station with a dead whale roped to the side.

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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Whaling Industry. En route to the whaling station - a special truck is used for this purpose, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/91
Scope and Contents

114 x 88 mm. Showing a dead whale lying on a metal platform awaiting transportation.

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).