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South Africa (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

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Wren Robinson Collection on South Africa

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305S
Scope and Contents

A collection of photographs of Basutoland (now Lesotho) and Zululand, some loose, some in albums, taken or collected by Mrs Wren Robinson while engaged in educational and welfare work. Most have handwritten captions either underneath or on the back by Mrs Robinson. The prints are kept with her papers at RCMS 220.

Dates: 1964 - 1980
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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Wylie's Poort on the main road to Messina, N. Transvaal, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/126
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. A view looking along the road towards the vertical rock gorge through which it runs. Two motorcars stand parked on the wooden bridge in the foreground.

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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Xhosa woman, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/131
Scope and Contents

148 x 196 mm. The caption continues: 'smoking a pipe made from one piece of wood with separate mouthpiece. Note copper armbands.'

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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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Xhosa woman, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/134
Scope and Contents

102 x 153 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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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Xhosa woman, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/135
Scope and Contents

102 x 154 mm.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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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Xhosa woman, near Bashee [Mbhashe] River, 1942, 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/133
Scope and Contents

145 x 204 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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Xhosa women, 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/132
Scope and Contents

147 x 202 mm. The caption continues: 'Faces covered with light clay. The women all smoke these long pipes and invariably carry bags. 1942'.

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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Xosa girl, Gonubie, E. Province, 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 211/41
Dates: 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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Xosa man, Gonubie, Ciskei, 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 211/40
Dates: 1948
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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Xosa motherhood, Grahamstown, Eastern Province, 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 211/38
Dates: 1948
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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Xosa witch doctor, Kingwilliamstown, E. Province [historic title], 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 211/39
Dates: 1948
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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Yellow billed hornbill, 1967-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Z/9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: Slides of South Africa created by John Ewart Marnham, the British Consul-General in Johannesburg from 1967 to 1970. They are arranged in 10 groups (Q-Z). The earlier photographs (Q-S) however, date from a visit to what were then the High Commission Territories of Swaziland, Bechuanaland and Basutoland towards the close of 1965.The first photographs from Marnham's term of office in South Africa date from April 1967 and show scenes in the garden of his Johannesburg house, which...
Dates: 1967-08
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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Yellow billed hornbill, 1967-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Z/10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: Slides of South Africa created by John Ewart Marnham, the British Consul-General in Johannesburg from 1967 to 1970. They are arranged in 10 groups (Q-Z). The earlier photographs (Q-S) however, date from a visit to what were then the High Commission Territories of Swaziland, Bechuanaland and Basutoland towards the close of 1965.The first photographs from Marnham's term of office in South Africa date from April 1967 and show scenes in the garden of his Johannesburg house, which...
Dates: 1967-08
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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Yellow flower, Blyde Canyon, 1967-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham U/34
Scope and Contents From the File:

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: 1967-10
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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Yellowood Tsitsikamma, 1968-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/127
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: 1968-08
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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Yellowood, Tsitsikamma, 1968-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/67
Scope and Contents

[See also August 68].

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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Yellowood, Tsitsikamma, 1968-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/68
Scope and Contents

[See also August 68].

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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Yellowood, Tsitsikamma, 1968-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/69
Scope and Contents

[See also August 68].

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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Yellowood, Tsitsikamma, 1968-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/70
Scope and Contents

[See also August 68].

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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Young birds, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/55
Scope and Contents

113 x 88 mm. Showing a group of partially fledged ostriches 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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Young hyena, 1969-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Y/163
Scope and Contents From the File: John Ewart Marnham had admirable opportunities for photographing flora and fauna during his stay in South Africa and in this section his own arrangement under species has been largely followed; the divisions are: lions, cheetahs, elephants, rhinos [rhinocesaurus] and hippos [hippopotamus], zebras, giraffes, buffalos, kudu, other deer and miscellaneous. Most of these animals were photographed in national parks and game reserves, though not all slides have specific locations. The main parks...
Dates: 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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Young orange trees at Addo, Sundays River. C.P., 1928-06-20

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/4/1
Scope and Contents

Print at RCMS 353/2/28.

Dates: 1928-06-20
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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Young orange trees at Addo, Sundays River. C.P., 1928-06-20

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/27
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: 1928-06-20
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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Young orange trees at Addo, Sundays River. C.P., 1928-06-20

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2/28
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: 1928-06-20
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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Young Zulu girls with stringed instruments, the ugubu, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/29
Scope and Contents

151 x 203 mm. The caption continues: 'The bow is made of solid wood or cane, fitted with a string of twisted hair, sinew, leather or wire which is struck by a thin stick. A resonator of calabash (gourd) is fixed to the bow'.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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).