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South Africa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3607 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Activities on the wharf, Durban, Natal [KwaZulu-Natal], 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/86
Scope and Contents

203 x 151 mm. Showing a busy scene on a Durban wharf, with bales of wool being loaded by crane on to a moored steamer.

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).
 Item

Adderley St., 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/2/70
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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Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059U/3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of small images measuring 82 x 63 mm with captions on the prints. Photographs by Charles F. Kimble and Sons.

Dates: 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).
 Item

Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305F/1
Scope and Contents

200 x 150 mm. A view looking south east along Adderley Street with the General Post Office, completed in the late 1890s, in the left foreground. Trams and pony cabs are on the roadway and the portico of the Standard Bank can be partially seen beyond the post office at the Darling Street junction.

Dates: 1899
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).
 Item

Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305I/1
Scope and Contents

77 x 99 mm. A view looking along Adderley Street busy with horse wagons and pedestrians; with the General Post Office at the left of the print.

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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Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/6
Scope and Contents

193 x 125 mm. A view looking south-west along Adderley Street from the corner of the Parade, with hansom cabs lining the street and part of the Standard Bank Buildings (1883) visible at the left of the print.

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).
 Item

Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/28
Scope and Contents

191 x 134 mm. A view looking across Adderley Street towards the post office with the Parade and the Dutch Reformed Church beyond and Table Mountain on the skyline in the background.

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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Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/4
Scope and Contents

111 x 85 mm. A view looking south east along Adderley Street with tramlines and horse carts on the roadway.

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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Adderley Street, Cape Town, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305J/5
Scope and Contents

115 x 91 mm. A view looking south east along Adderley Street and showing the Standard Bank (opened in 1883) and the Mansion House Buildings (1898) at the junction with Darling Street. With horse carts and cabs parked 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).
 Item

Adderley Street, looking east Cape Town, 1900 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/96
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of loose coloured (80-88) and monochrome (89-98) postcards of Cape Province, by J.G.B, Spes Bona Series (80-83), T.D. Ravenscroft (84-87), Valentine and Sons (88-90), W.E. Courteney, East London (91), Stewart and Schaefer, Cape Town (92-94), unknown (95-98). Nos. 89-91 are original photographs.

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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Admiral's house, Simon's Town [i.e. Simonstad], Cape Good Hope, 1884-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/14
Scope and Contents

197 x 136 mm. Showing the lawn and near façade of Admiralty House.

Dates: 1884-05
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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Aerial view of Johannesburg, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3055G/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of small postcards measuring 83 x 58 mm., captioned in letterpress on the reverse. Photographs by Art Co.

Dates: 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).
 Sub-Fonds

Affidavit on the capture of 'La Union', 1798-05-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/72
Scope and Contents

An affidavit on the capture of the Spanish privateer 'La Union' by the English privateer 'Indispensible' on 19 February 1798, heard before the Earl Macartney at the Cape of Gold Hope.

Dates: 1798-05-08
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).
 File

Africa, Heligoland, Canada, 1829 - 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 40/1/6
Scope and Contents

Frome's original sketches of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, numbers 187, 189-91 and 196 were sold to the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, in 1975. Photographs of these sketches are stored at RCMS 40/3/15-19. Glass plates which had been made from several of Frome’s drawings of the Rideau Canal (missing when the collection arrived in Cambridge) have been reproduced on Cambridge Digital Library as Y3062T.

Dates: 1829 - 1858
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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African crapps, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/29
Scope and Contents

76 x 52 mm. Three Africans playing crapps, possibly at Kimberley.

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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African Kraal, south side of hill, 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058H/101
Scope and Contents

115 x 95 mm.

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).
 Item

African lion and lioness (North Rhodesia) [Zambia], 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/60
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards printed in collotype showing stuffed animals in the Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg. Accompanying the postcards is a four page printed leaflet by the Director of the Natal Museum, Ernest Warren, dated April 1924 and entitled 'The need for the International protection of the African fauna.'

Dates: 1920 - 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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[African man in ceremonial dress], 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y302K/132
Scope and Contents

120 x 155 mm. colour postcard.

Dates: 1953
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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[African scout holding a pair of binoculars], 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058H/91
Scope and Contents

95 x 115 mm.

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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African Theatre, Riebeeck Square, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 342/3/5
Scope and Contents

The caption reads 'In 1801 the African Theatre, the first entertainment house, opened its doors on Riebeeck Square where it stands to this day'.

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).
 Fonds

African travel diary of A.R.H. Mann

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 116
Scope and Contents

A diary describing a journey from London via Egypt to the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa, Cameroons and South Africa in four volumes, each of 50 pages.

Dates: 1935
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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African woman - happy - regal, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/162
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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Agricultural Show - Beaufort West, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059H/7
Scope and Contents

A general view of the market place at Beaufort West (260 miles ENE of Cape Town) with cattle, wagons and tents in the foreground. Photographer unknown, probably F. Townsend.

Dates: 1861
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

Album of coastal profiles

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 6
Scope and Contents Fifty-eighty pages of sepia drawings (12" x 6"), with captions and dates. The drawings give latitude and longitude, and appear to be competent renderings of coast profiles. The places featured include the Cape Verde Islands, Trinidad, Table Bay (including plan), Ceylon, Malaya and the East Indies, Macao, Sunda Straits, St Helena, Ascension and Britain. Some of the profiles, including those for Cape Town, Macao and Jamestown, St Helena, give details of buildings. None are signed, but...
Dates: 1783-12-30 - 1785-06-06
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).
 File

'Alex Hepple: South African socialist: a memoir by Bob Hepple' (Cape Town, 2011), 2011

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 199/2/7
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Material collected by Hepple while researching the history of the trade union movement, workers' organisations and industrial relations in South Africa.

Dates: 2011
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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