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South Africa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3618 Collections and/or Records:

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Cape Town and Table Mountain, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 195/173
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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Cape Town and Table Mountain, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/99
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Envelope containing monochrome postcards (set of twelve plus additional card) showing views in Cape Province.

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).
 Fonds

Cape Town anti-convict petition

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 196
Scope and Contents 460 x 29 cm. In 1841 it had been suggested that criminals from India might be brought to Cape Town, and in 1842 that young offenders might be more suitable, but both ideas had been opposed. Then, on 7th August 1848, Earl Grey, Secretary of State for the Colonies, sent a public despatch to the Governor of Cape Colony, Sir Harry Smith, in which he suggested men with tickets of leave might be a useful addition to the labour force and sought local views on the matter. Local reaction was...
Dates: 1849
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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Cape Town Bay and shipping ... Jany 1867, 1867-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/2
Scope and Contents

276 x 197 mm. A general view of the neatly laid out streets of Cape Town with Table Bay beyond. The remainder of the caption reads: '... Tygerberg Hills on right hand 12 to 14 miles off, foot of Signal Hill on left hand, from Blockhouse on Kloof Road on road to Camps Bay (about 600 ft above sea) looking North by east about ...'.

Dates: 1867-01
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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Cape Town beach, 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/13
Scope and Contents

78 x 47 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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Cape Town: Camp's Bay, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/102
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Envelope containing monochrome postcards (set of twelve plus additional card) showing views in Cape Province.

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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Cape Town (Camp's Bay), The Twelve Apostles from the Victoria Road, 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/7
Scope and Contents

196 x 136 mm. A view looing down on to the Victoria Road which follows the rocky coastline from Cape Town to Camp's Bay, with the pinnacles of the Twelve Apostles on the skyline.

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 Town - Darling Street, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/67
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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Cape Town - Devil's Peak, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/63
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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Cape Town: Devil's Rock, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/103
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Envelope containing monochrome postcards (set of twelve plus additional card) showing views in Cape Province.

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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Cape Town Docks and Table Mountain, 1900 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/81
Scope and Contents

Image by J.G.B, Spes Bona Series.

Dates: 1900 - 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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Cape Town Docks and Table Mountain from Breakwater, 1900 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/82
Scope and Contents

Image by J.G.B, Spes Bona Series.

Dates: 1900 - 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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Cape Town Docks, arrival of a mail steamer, 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/6
Scope and Contents

191 x 136 mm. A view looking along the docks with a steamer moored on either side of the wharf and carts, hansoms and a railway locomotive in the foregound.

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 Town - entrance to castle, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/17
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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Cape Town from Signal Hill, 1940 - 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/148
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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Cape Town from the Air, 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/68
Scope and Contents

53 x 80 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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Cape Town - from the quarry, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/4
Scope and Contents

A view of Cape town looking north over the curve of Table Bay. 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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Cape Town from the slopes of Lion's Head, 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/69
Scope and Contents

53 x 80 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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Cape Town from the Table Mountain, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305R2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A printed book illustrated by photographic prints. The captions have been used as titles and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. The book resulted from a journey from Cape Town via Kimberley and the Transvaal to the Victoria Falls and back to Port Elizabeth.

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).
 Sub-Fonds

Cape Town garrison list, 1959

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/68
Scope and Contents

Undated negative photographs, 16'' x 12½'', of a list, in Dutch, of the arms, equipment and stores of the garrison of the Castle of Cape Town, 1795, circa 125 sheets. The pages are numbered up to 236. In most cases each print covers two facing pages, but some have been stuck together in groups of two or three to form tabular statements.

Dates: 1959
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 Town - Government Avenue, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/12
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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Cape Town, Government Avenue (winter), 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/3
Scope and Contents

199 x138 mm. A view looking along the treelined avenue which runs south east from the Parliament Buildings.

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 Town - Government House, 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/96
Scope and Contents

The print is initialled, on the left hand side, with '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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Cape Town. Grain Elevator and storage bins. Capacity 30,000 tons, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/4
Scope and Contents

203 x 152 mm. Showing a large grain elevator on the Cape Town waterfront, with a cargo steamer moored in the foreground, the city beyond and Table Mountain in the background.

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 Town. Houses of Parliament, 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/3
Scope and Contents

202 x 151 mm. A view from the east of the Avenue showing the east and north facades of the Parliament buildings, with Table Mountain in the background.

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).