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South Africa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3607 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Beaufort west - Main Street, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/38
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 The captions have been recorded as found and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms.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).
 Item

Beaufort West - railway camps and terminus, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/44
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).
 Item

Beaufort West. The landlord., 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/9/18
Scope and Contents

79 x 134 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).
 Item

'Begeni Izulu', Melmoth area, Zululand, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 211/9
Dates: 1947
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

Belles of the Kraal, 1939 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058G/11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A commercially published collection of prints housed in a folder. The tourist-orientated captions have been reproduced. Unless otherwise stated the prints measure 95 x 70 mm.

Dates: 1939 - 1945
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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Belvedere, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC South Africa/139
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Collection of monochrome postcards. Published by H.S. Joseph, The Handy House, Kynsa.

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).
 File

Besterspruit, 1961 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 218/1
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, press cuttings, reports, and questions and answers in the House of Assembly.

Dates: 1961 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Those wishing to consult the RCMS 218 must sign the written list of readers that accompanies the collection.
 Item

Bethlehem OFS, 1967-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham W/1
Scope and Contents From the File:

These are listed as Kodachromes and Kodak Ready Print. The first four images were taken at Bethlehem in the Orange Free State and the nearby Golden Gate Game Park, probably en route to Johannesburg where the photographs noted in Marnham V were taken. There are four scenes in Natal National Park in August 1968 and two of the construction of the Orange River Dam 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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Between George and Knysna, 1968-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/29
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: 1968-03
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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Between George and Knysna, 1968-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham X/31
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: 1968-03
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Biographical notes on John Lys, 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/76
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between the Royal Empire Society and Miss Gwendolyn M. Redwood, granddaughter of J.R. Lys, and an obituary of Mrs Lys.

Dates: 1957
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

Bird Island - near Port Elizabeth, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/36
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).
 Item

Bird Island (near Port Elizabeth) - The Lighthouse, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/39
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).
 File

Birds and flowers, 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Z
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
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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Bishop Colenso,' Sobantu', 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058F/1
Scope and Contents 108 x 143 mm. A half-length studio portrait of John William Colenso (1814-1883) taken in Durban in 1882.Colenso, born of a poor family in St. Austell, showed a marked aptitude for mathematics and had a brilliant student career at St. John's Cambridge to which college he was elected a fellow. From 1838-42 he was a tutor of mathematics at Harrow and after his marriage in 1846 held a living in Norfolk. He was appointed Bishop of Natal and Zululand in 1853 and arrived permanently in...
Dates: 1882
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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Bishop's house, Kalk Bay, 1863 - 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059A/64
Scope and Contents

139 x 69 mm. Showing the whitewashed Cape Dutch farmhouse with dry stone walls and a road in the foreground. A note in C.W. Busk's hand adds: 'Bishop Grey's seaside house. We often rented it for our holidays. It was still there in 1914'.

Dates: 1863 - 1867
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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Black and white, 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059N/17
Scope and Contents

Showing African and European youths bathing in a stream or pool.

Dates: 1897 - 1898
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

Blackspot removals in Natal

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 218
Scope and Contents

Papers and a few photographs and negatives concerning the impact of the Blackspot Removal Campaign in the province of Natal. Most of the papers are written in English, but there are a few items in Afrikaans and Xhosa.

Dates: 1953 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: Those wishing to consult the RCMS 218 must sign the written list of readers that accompanies the collection.
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Blauw Krantz [Blaauwkrantz] Bridge, Grahamstown and Kowie Railway, 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305C/28
Scope and Contents

192 x 126 mm. Showing the girder bridge spanning a gorge on the railway line between Grahamstown and Port Alfred.

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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[Blockhouse], 1901 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305Q/17
Scope and Contents

80 x 85 mm. Numerous blockhouses were erected as part of the measures against the Boer guerillas. Amy Wilson saw many and remarked of the soldiers garrisoning them 'their only desire is that each 3rd blockhouse should be a Pub' (March 27 1902).

Dates: 1901 - 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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Blockhouse near Vryheid, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058H/132
Scope and Contents

115 x 95 mm.

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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Bloemfontein, O.F.S. [Orange Free State, now known as Free State] Maitland Street, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305E/153
Scope and Contents

202 x 151 mm. A view looking along Maitland Street in central Bloemfontein with trams and motorcars 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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Bloemfontein - Orange Free State [i.e. Free State], 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305B/42
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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Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, South Africa, 1817 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 343/31
Scope and Contents

An engraving taken from a newspaper, undated.

Dates: 1817 - 1866
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

Blue Wildebeest, 1967-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Marnham Y/115
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: 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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